Tuesday, November 07, 2006


Voting in VA's 8th Congressional District

Jim Webb for the Senate
James P. Moran, Jr. for the House

No on Proposed Constitutional Amendment #1
"Shall Article 1 (the Bill of Rights) of the Constitution of Virginia be amended to state:

That only a union between one man and one woman may be a marriage valid in or recognized by this Commonwealth and its political subdivisions.

This Commonwealth and its political subdivisions shall not create or recognize a legal status for relationships of unmarried individuals that intends to approximate the design, qualities, significance, or effects of marriage. Nor shall this Commonwealth or its political subdivisions create or recognize another union, partnership, or other legal status to which is assigned the rights, benefits, obligations, qualities, or effects of marriage.'"

Yes on Proposed Constitutional Amendment #2

Article IV. Legislature. Section 14. Powers of the General Assembly; Limitations.

"Shall Section 14 of Article IV of the Constitution of Virginia be amended by deleting the provision that prohibits the incorporation of churches, a provision that was ruled to be unconstitutional and therefore now is obsolete?"

No Recommendation on Proposed Constitutional Amendment #3

Article X.
Taxation and Finance.
Section 6. Exempt Property.

"Shall Section 6 of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia be amended to authorize legislation to permit localities to provide a partial exemption from real property taxes for real estate with new structures and improvements in conservation, redevelopment, or rehabilitation areas?"

Yes on Both Bond Issues


Barbara said...

I think Jim Moran is a really creepy guy, who has abused his wife and made antisemitic statements, which he attempted less than successfully to retract. I voted for the independent in that race.

Kate said...

I am new to VA politics and did not know these things about him. Wish I had asked you.