On June 13, every Virginia voter has the opportunity to vote in the Primary Election to choose the candidates for their chosen party for governor and lieutenant governor.
Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello are vying to be the Democratic nominee for governor.
Ed Gillespie, Cory Stewart and Frank Wagner are seeking the Republican nomination for governor.
For lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax, Gene Rossi and Susan Platt are seeking the Democratic nomination.
Bryce Reeves, Glenn Davis Jr. and Jill Vogel compete for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor.
The filing deadline for independent and non-primary party nominees is June 13 at 7 p.m. for the November general election.
For more information on voting in Alexandria, www.alexandriava.gov/Elections
Send Father’s Day Photos
Father's Day is Sunday, June 18, and once again the Gazette will publish a gallery of Father's Day photos.
Every year at this time, the Gazette puts out the call for photographs of fathers and their children, grandfathers and their children and grandchildren.
Send in photos with the following information: the town where you live, the names of everyone in the picture, the approximate date the picture was taken, the ages of the children and a sentence or two about what is happening and where the photograph was taken. Be sure to tell us your town name and neighborhood. Photos are due by June 12.
You can submit your photos online at www.connectionnewspapers.com/fathersday. You can also email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.