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8th Congressional District

Polls open in Democratic congressional primary

Polls are open until 7 p.m. today as voters in the 8th Congressional District choose a Democratic nominee. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) is being challenged by Victoria Virasingh. Although there will be a Republican nominee and independent on the...

Independent qualifies for 8th District ballot

The race for 8th District U.S. House of Representatives has an independent face in it. Teddy Fikre qualified for the ballot ahead of the June 21 filing deadline, waiting to see which Democrat – incumbent Don Beyer or challenger Victoria...

Primary gives Democrats a recruiting opportunity

While results of the June 21 8th District congressional primary are most likely a foregone conclusion, they still are likely to provide a way for the party to recruit volunteers for November. Precinct captains for the party currently are on...

NAACP chapters collaborate on 8th District candidate forum

The Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax branches of the NAACP will jointly host an 8th District congressional forum online on Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Democratic incumbent Don Beyer and challenger Victoria Virasingh have been invited to participate, as have...

Letter: Beyer beware; a better option has emerged

Editor: Victoria Virasingh, a Democrat who presents a fresh perspective, new ideas and concern for the overlooked and underrepresented, is running in the Democratic primary for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives seat on June 21. Virasingh is a...

Arlington to comprise 30% of new 8th District

Arlington will contain just over 30 percent of the population of the reconstituted 8th Congressional District, which will remain a Democratic fortress under its new boundaries. The Virginia Supreme Court on Dec. 28 unanimously approved new boundaries for the commonwealth’s...
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GOP rank-and-file split on County Board endorsement

Their party has no candidates for County Board and School Board, and the rank-and-file of the Arlington County Republican...
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