The Virginia Chamber of Commerce awarded Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41), the Excellence in Education & Workforce Development Award
Local CEO to Run for Albo’s Seat
More than 300 voters attended a Fairfax County Republican Committee straw poll and candidate forum on March 25, according to FCRC executive director Eric Johnson. The event was held at Robinson Secondary School.
Comstock, Connolly, Beyer re-elected; meals tax voted down; bonds voted up.
MEALS TAX referendum would have allowed Fairfax County supervisors to enact up to a four percent tax on prepared foods and beverages.
Del. Scott Surovell (D-44) will be switching to the Senate side of the capitol building in Richmond, after he defeated Republican challenger Jerry Foreman for the 36th District senator job. Foreman finished with 3,684 votes, over 31 percent, to Surovell’s 7,934 votes, over 68 percent.
Polls opened in Virginia from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 3 for the election, where voters will choose state and county lawmakers.
Teri Ayres of Fairfax is in her fourth year as chief election officer at the Robinson Secondary School voting location.
Talking with voters at Vienna Elementary.
Vienna residents cast their ballots at Vienna Elementary School on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Photos from Dranesville polling stations
But General Assembly stays in the red column.
“We didn’t win the war tonight, but we did come out ahead in some of the important local battles, and that’s a good start.”
Liz Smith: “To me, he is involved with his neighbors, his community and is very easy with everybody. He’s not standoffish at all, talks with people on the things they’re interested in and answers their questions very directly when he’s talking with them.
“I’ve found him to be very effective, with solid values to cut taxes and improve the environment for business. I think he’s done that for the most part."
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If you live in a district with a hotly contested race, you definitely know from the contents of your mailbox that there is an Election coming up.
On Monday, November 2 from 4-5:30pm, the George Mason Democrats will be hosting the #KeepGMUBlue Rally at North Plaza on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University.
Republicans pour nearly half a million dollars into the race.
In the last week before Election Day, Danny Vargas (R) got one more huge infusion of cash from Virginia Republicans.