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Burke: Meeting the Braddock District Candidates

League of Women Voters hosts event at Kings Park Library.

Sophomore Joe Russell with the George Mason University Democrats said his organization has helped register around 950 additional voters on campus. They’ve brought all the Democrat candidates for local offices to visit their school, Russell said.

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Mount Vernon: Crowd Fills Candidate Forum

Without an incumbent running for Mount Vernon District supervisor, the candidates meet and greet event at the Sherwood Regional Library was understandably crowded. Republican Jane Gandee is running against Democratic primary winner Dan Storck to replace longtime supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon), who announced he would not seek re-election last year.

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Fairfax County: Meet the Candidates for County Board

All politics is local, in Fairfax County, too: Who runs for Board of Supervisors in November?

You may be surprised – or dismayed – to learn that the 10 men and women who occupy Fairfax County Board of Supervisors wield enormous power and influence over your everyday lives.

Four Seek Democratic Nod for Mount Vernon Supervisor: Dan Storck

Budgets are statements of principles. I firmly believe that education is the cornerstone for continuing to move our communities forward.

Four Seek Democratic Nod for Mount Vernon Supervisor: Jack Dobbyn

It is easy to say that FCPS and/or the county must cut trim operating size, or learn to operate with less. Like most individuals around Fairfax County and in the Mt. Vernon District, I recognize that FCPS and the county both have needs, and that we need revenue diversification to ensure our high quality of life is maintained.

Four Seek Democratic Nod for Mount Vernon Supervisor: Candice Bennett

As a product of public schools and the daughter of educators, I understand and appreciate the importance of maintaining FCPS’ excellent reputation.

Fairfax County: Primary Voting

While November’s elections are still months away, voters have the opportunity to select Democratic representatives for several races in the party’s primary on June 9.

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Corazon Foley Announces Bid for Springfield Supervisor

Burke resident Corazon Foley has taken her mission to establish a permanent activity center for seniors in Burke and West Springfield to the next level.

Burke and Springfield: Independent Carey Campbell Enters Braddock Supervisor Race

Carey Campbell announced he has entered the race for Braddock District supervisor as an Independent, joining incumbent Republican John Cook and Democrat challenger Janet Oleszek.

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Democrats Hold Mardi Gras Straw Poll in Alexandria

Surovell, Sargeant lead.

As the saying goes: In Virginia, every year is an election year. And every election year is replete with straw polls. The first such event leading up to the June 9 Democratic primary was a Mardi Gras-themed dinner party held March 7 at Don Beyer Volvo in Alexandria.

John Cook Announces Re-Election Bid for Braddock Supervisor

Supervisor John Cook (R-Braddock) was first elected to represent the Braddock district in a 2009 special election. He won his first full term in 2011 and on March 3 formally announced he would seek another term to sit on the Board of Supervisors.

Foust Bridging Political Divide

Democrats hope Foust’s reputation as a “bridge-builder” connects with voters.

Straightening his tie, John Foust is preparing for yet another “meet-and-greet” event at the Clifton home of Democratic supporters Terry Matlaga and Kevin Bell.

Herrity’s Top Local Issues for 2014

Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) talks about what he believes will be the top issues this year in Fairfax County:

Fairfax County School Board Elects Ilryong Moon as Chairman

The Fairfax County School Board has elected Ilryong Moon (at-large) as chairman and Tamara Derenak Kaufax (Lee District) as vice chairman for a one-year term.

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Better Training, More Technology

The bipartisan commission released findings, recommendations regarding long lines on Election Day.

"The commission has identified a variety of improvements and efficiencies to ensure access and convenience for voters in future elections.” —Sharon Bulova