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Arlington County Democratic Committee

Democrats to mark Veterans Day with Saturday breakfast

The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s monthly breakfast event on Saturday, Nov. 12 will focus on veterans and their service to the nation.The event will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at Busboys & Poets in Shirlington, and will feature...

Democrats aim to protect dropboxes, but may be playing defense

In its efforts to maintain all current 24-hour voting dropboxes sprinkled across the community, the Arlington County Democratic Committee may be going down, but it won’t be going down without a fight. Party leaders on Nov. 2 said that, once...

Party chair: Democrats have solid record over past 2 years

Win or lose on Election Day, Democrats have much to be proud of when it comes to national accomplishments over the past two years. That’s the assessment of Steve Baker, chair of the Arlington County Democratic Committee, rallying the troops...

Arlington Democrats aim to make difference in tight downstate race

With national polling in the weeks before Election Day suggesting whoop-whoop-red-alert status for Democrats, the Arlington County Democratic Committee made the call for its members to go even more afield to help an embattled incumbent. At the Nov. 2 committee...

Incumbent: Victory in County Board race not guaranteed

As the days ticked down to a final verdict from voters, Matt de Ferranti became his own canary in the coal mine. “I do not know for sure that we will win,” the incumbent County Board member warned the Arlington...

Arlington Democrats hit the road to try and save Spanberger

The Arlington County Democratic Committee is funneling more resources into a suddenly competitive congressional race. Arlington Democrats are being asked to take shifts for every-day-until-Election-Day door-knocking in support of embattled U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-7th), who is seeking to hold...

Dems hope to party like it’s 2008 on Election Night

Win, lose or draw, the Arlington County Democratic Committee will hold an Election Night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at William Jeffrey’s Tavern, 2301 Columbia Pike. “We’ll be tuning in to various channels and...

Democrats putting finishing touches on election-readiness effort

Although this year would not seem to have the urgency of 2021 – more on that later – Arlington County Democratic Committee leaders are anticipating a full complement of volunteers to be staffing the county’s 54 precincts on Election...

Editor’s Notebook: Democrats on hunt for some great knockers

Some days I just can’t help myself (li'l stinker that I am), and if not everyone gets the connection between Teri Garr in “Young Frankenstein” in the photo and associated headline, I suggest you get hold of the film...

Arlington Democrats rip Younkgin transgender-policy revisions

The Arlington County Democratic Committee on Oct. 5 formally denounced the Youngkin administration’s plan to revamp Virginia Department of Education guidelines on transgender students that had been put in place during the governorship of Ralph Northam. Committee members voted, seemingly...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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