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Be Prepared: What's on the Ballot?

Early voting (technically voting absentee-in-person) is already underway in Virginia, so you can go out and vote this week.

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County Gets Election Ready

Fairfax County prepares voters for new election measures.

"The good news in Fairfax County is that almost everyone who is eligible is registered to vote," said Cameron Quinn, Fairfax County’s chief election official. "Our problem in Fairfax County is not voter apathy, and it’s not getting people to register. What we don't have is every registered voter registered at their correct address."

Editorial: Be Prepared: What's on the Ballot?

Early voting (technically voting absentee-in-person) is already underway in Virginia, so you can go out and vote this week.

Editorial: Vote Now

Don't sweat voter ID; voter registration card, current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government check with name, address of voter will work.

Changes in Virginia's voter identification rules are causing confusion in many quarters, and some voters might be tempted to stay home rather than deal with a difficult situation. Slow down, there are alternatives, including a current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck indicating the name and address of the voter.

Vote Now

How to Register, Vote, Vote Early.

Changes in Virginia's voter identification rules are causing confusion in many quarters, and some voters might be tempted to stay home rather than deal with a difficult situation. Slow down, there are alternatives, including a current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck indicating the name and address of the voter.

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McLean's Cordial Debate Turns Controversial

Allen, Kaine battle for Northern Virginia votes.

“I’m open to dialogue, and I don’t see how openness is something controversial.” —Tim Kaine "If you want a job, you ought to join the Allen team.” —George Allen

Letter: Not Voting Has Own Message

Henry M. Covert ("Why Not Compulsory Voting?", Sept. 19) argues, "Just as licenses are required to drive on public and private roadways residents should be required to vote or face a fine."

Letter: BRAC Lack Of Impact

Last week, Michael Lee Pope wrote an interesting article on “The BRAC Five”, a small group of local politicians who apparently initially supported the construction of the controversial BRAC-133 facility at Mark Center. In his article, Pope focused on the possibility that the BRAC situation could be used against those incumbents come November. While bringing out the BRAC controversy may elicit cheers from debate audiences, its true effectiveness on the political battlefield has yet to be seen in our area.

Editorial: Vote Now

How to Register, Vote, Vote Early.

Changes in Virginia's voter identification rules are causing confusion in many quarters, and some voters might be tempted to stay home rather than deal with a difficult situation. Slow down, there are alternatives, including a current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck indicating the name and address of the voter.

Vote Now

How to Register, Vote, Vote Early.

Changes in Virginia's voter identification rules are causing confusion in many quarters, and some voters might be tempted to stay home rather than deal with a difficult situation. Slow down, there are alternatives, including a current utility bill, bank statement, government check or paycheck indicating the name and address of the voter.

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Romney Addresses Fairfax Crowd

Presidential candidate draws almost 3,000 at Van Dyck Park.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney appeared in Fairfax, Thursday, Sept. 13, bringing almost 3,000 supporters out to Van Dyck Park. Attendees packed the streets surrounding the park all morning, and stayed in line even if they weren’t able to get in throughout Romney’s speech.

Letter: Democracy Means Voting

We are now entering the final weeks of political campaigns for local offices that provide truly historic opportunities for Alexandrians.

Letter: ‘Found Wanting’

Although I am a strong supporter of President Obama, I had the idea that Mitt Romney was the best of the Republican candidates and capable of being the President if elected.

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Trio of Challengers on the Ballot to Challenge Moran This November

Republican, Independent Green and independent offer a variety of options for voters.

A trio of challengers will oppose longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8) this November, although the Northern Virginia district is solidly blue and not considered competitive.

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Ryan Gets a Warm Welcome

GOP Victory Rally with VP candidate Paul Ryan fills West Springfield HS Auditorium.

“I’m here because I’m tired of looking for my career. I hope this ticket and these people can make a difference and give us job opportunities.” That’s why Jay H. from Herndon says he drove all the way to attend the GOP Victory Rally at West Springfield High School on Friday, Aug. 17, featuring VP candidate Paul Ryan on his campaign swing through Virginia. A 2011 graduate from a local college with a degree in business, Jay says he has been looking for “something more than a job in retail” since then.