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First Shots Fired in Mayoral Race

Democratic candidates define their issues.

With campaigns kicking off in late February and early March, the mayoral election season has begun in Alexandria.

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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.

Alexandria Welcomes Zombie Apocalypse Survivors

The mayor welcomed Rick Grimes and others from the AMC show “The Walking Dead” to the city. Grimes entered the city on March 1 and has expressed an interest in joining local law enforcement. In the show, based on a comic series by Robert Kirkman, Alexandria is a safe-zone relatively protected from apocalyptic horrors.

Focusing on Residents’ Priorities

It's an honor to serve you as your Maryland state delegate, representing District 15.

Democratic Committee Backs Primary

At its monthly meeting, the Arlington County Democratic Committee voted unanimously in favor of a primary for local candidates in the November 2015 election.

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Scott Surovell (D-44) Announces Bid for State Senate

Del. Scott Surovell (D-44) used his blog and e-newsletter to make his intention known: Less than a week after Sen. Toddy Puller (D-36) announced she would not look to serve another term, Surovell declared he would run for the vacant seat on Sunday, Jan. 18.

Virginia Senator Toddy Puller (D-36) Will Not Seek Re-Election

Just as the Virginia General Assembly kicked off its 2015 January session, state Senator Linda T. “Toddy” Puller (D-36) announced her decision to not run for re-election later this year.

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Sharing Struggle Against Addiction in Alexandria Detention

Sober Living Unit Celebrates 26th Anniversary

A recurring theme of loss and hope for recovery weaved through the songs, poems, and presentations at the Sober Living Unit’s 26th anniversary. Inmates and alumni of the program shared their stories of addiction and the long road to recovery.

General Election Results

Source: Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Centreview Election Results

Election Results

Election Results

Election Results

Steady Voter Turnout at Fairfax's Greenbriar East

More than a third of those registered there voted Tuesday.

Most voters at Greenbriar East Elementary (GBE) didn’t want to reveal specifics about which candidates they voted for on Tuesday, but they did share their reasons for casting their ballots, in general.

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2014 Maryland and Montgomery County Election Results

Except for the results at the top of the ticket, Montgomery County continues to have 100 percent Democratic elected officials.

Arlington Votes

A morning of low turnout at Arlington’s Madison and Marshall precincts.

Arlingtonians lined up to vote on Election Day to choose between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.