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VICTORY! DEBRA RODMAN UPSETS 17-YEAR INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN

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DEBRA RODMAN ANNOUNCES UPSET VICTORY IN HOUSE DISTRICT 73 HENRICO, Va. – After her upset victory in a district long held by Republicans and last contested in 2009, Delegate Elect Debra Rodman released the following statement: “I am truly and deeply humbled to have been elected to represent the citizens of the 73rd district. Throughout our campaign, we focused on the issues that are most important to people here in Henrico—access to affordable healthcare, strong public schools, and building a workforce and a community for the 21st century. Voters showed that they are ready for change from the tired policies that put politics before our health, and allowed special interests to endanger our schools and our environment. I look forward to representing the interests of real people in Richmond.” Rodman…
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Is John O’Bannon really helping Henrico Schools?

Is John O’Bannon really helping Henrico Schools?

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Henrico, VA- In a race coming down to the wire between anthropologist and educator Debra Rodman and 17 year politician Delegate John O'Bannon, the final flyers of the campaign have begun landing in mailboxes around Henrico and Glen Allen. In an interesting twist, Del. O'Bannon has chosen, as his #1 reason for re-election, his support for "local schools." [caption id="attachment_216" align="aligncenter" width="534"] John O'Bannon touts his record, but a closer reading shows that he has voted against Henrico County Public Schools repeatedly.[/caption] That claim, weighed against his legislative record, would be laughable if it weren't so troubling. Instead of supporting Henrico County Public Schools, Del. O'Bannon has repeatedly voted to remove local control from the Henrico County School Board when it comes to accepting Charter schools in our community, and…
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