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Election Day in Herndon and Reston

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.

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Burke and Fairfax: ‘Steady’ Stream of Voting at Robinson Secondary

Teri Ayres of Fairfax is in her fourth year as chief election officer at the Robinson Secondary School voting location.

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Fairfax County: Republicans Celebrate the Victorious

And honor the defeated

Supervisor John Cook (R-Braddock) said he much preferred this night to the one when he was elected to his first term. A close race with his opponent meant waiting around until late into the evening. This year, Cook defeated Democrat Janet Oleszek by a more handy margin of about six percent of the vote.

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It’s Mayor Silberberg in Alexandria

A “new day” for Silberberg marks end of era for Mayor Euille.

In the mayoral race, Vice Mayor and Democratic candidate Allison Silberberg unseated incumbent Mayor William “Bill” Euille, who after his loss in the Democratic primary, waged a write-in campaign.

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Fairfax County: Palchik Upsets Incumbent Reed for Providence School Board Seat

With 58.22 percent of the vote in unofficial election results, Dalia Palchik of Annandale defeated the incumbent Providence District Fairfax County School Board representative Patty Reed, who garnered 41.31 percent.

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Fairfax County: Hough Edges Incumbent Velkoff for Third At-Large School Board Seat

Fairfax resident Jeanette Hough said her race for the Fairfax County School Board started with a phone call to Springfield District representative to the board Elizabeth Schultz. “What are we going to do about the school board?” Hough remembers asking. “We’re being ignored as parents and taxpayers.”

Voting for Better Schools in Vienna

Talking with voters at Vienna Elementary.

Vienna residents cast their ballots at Vienna Elementary School on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election Morning in Dranesville

Photos from Dranesville polling stations

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Democrats Claim Victories in Local Elections

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.”

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Arlington: At the Polls, Voters Fulfill Their Responsibility

26-27 percent turnout anticipated.

Election day dawns cool and crisp.

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Mount Vernon: About Scott Surovell

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.

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Mount Vernon: Friends, Neighbors and Constituents reflect on Jerry Foreman

“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."

Editorial: Vote Nov. 3

Read Election coverage at www.ConnectionNewspapers.com.

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.

Keep GMU Blue Rally

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.

Fairfax County: School Bond Referendum Tops $300 Million

The Nov. 3 election ballot will include a Fairfax County Public Schools bond referendum, featuring school improvement projects totaling $350,000,000.