The Arlington Connection went to press on Election Day, Tuesday, morning Nov. 2, 2021, before the polls had closed and before any results were available. For more, see www.ConnectionNewspapers.com.
Kylie Williams (left) and Sophie Davis, Yorktown High School students, are sitting outside the polling place at Madison Community Center selling donuts, coffee and homemade cupcakes to raise funds for the Model General Assembly in Richmond in April 2022. Business started slow but picked up about 7:20 a.m. when the sun came up.
Kim Zarish-Becknell has just voted and stands by a sign that said “Vote, Tell them Ruth Sent You,” with a lace collar representing Ruth Bader Ginsberg, outside Madison Community Center. This election has made her feel uneasy, she says. She usually posts yard signs and works at the polls but not this year .”I have been busy with kids. But things don’t feel the same.”