Ten Candidates File For Statewide Office Nominations at 2013 RPV Convention
According to the Call approved by the Republican Party of Virginia State Central Committee on November 30, 2012 and published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, the deadline for candidates seeking the Republican nomination in 2013 for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General ended at 5:00 p.m. today, January 14, 2013.
Per the approved and published Call, should only one candidate properly file for an office by the January 14, 2013 5:00 p.m. deadline that individual shall be deemed the nominee of the Republican Party of Virginia. The following candidates filed by today's deadline:
Statement of RPV Chairman Pat Mullins:
* since Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli was the only candidate to file for Governor by the deadline, he has been deemed the Republican nominee for Governor.