Republican from Virginia
Bob McDonnell is the Republican governor of Virginia.
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The governor estimates that a pilot TV drama set at the Norfolk Naval Station could generate $50 million for Hampton Roads should the show go into serial production. We can't verify that number.
So far, we’ve assessed the governor’s follow through on 39 campaign pledges and have rated 18 of them as a Promise Kept. One reason for good marks is that McDonnell often qualified his promises that required cooperation from the General Assembly.
The Bob-O-Meter tracks 48 promises that Gov. Bob McDonnell made during his 2009 gubernatorial campaign. Of the 38 that so far have been rated, we've found that nearly half -- 17 -- have been fulfilled and earned a Promise Kept. Three were judged to be a Promise Broken.
The rest of the pledges have either resulted in Compromise, been Stalled by events or are rated In the Works as McDonnell begins his last year in office.
Gov. Bob McDonnell's mathematical proof doesn't always hold up.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made many jobs claims during his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Tuesday night. Some were familiar to PolitiFact Virginia.
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