Responding to conservatives, and the elections results from earlier this month, Virginia Senate Republicans voted to replace Senator Walter Stosch as their leader.
In a closed door meeting the caucus named Sen. Thomas K. Norment Jr., of
Conservatives had hoped to take over the Leadership however such a takeover failed to materialize. While the goal of ousting Stosch was achieved, his replacement is probably not much of an improvement to Stosch.
Conservative senators had been unhappy with Stosch for several years, and the election returns seemed to provide the push that was needed.
In other results Sen. Kenneth W. Stolle,
Also, Mark D. Obenshain, of