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Democrats set up abortion-focused Web resource

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has created an online resource to provide information on abortion and the political implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling sending the matter back to states. The site – www.arlingtondemocrats.org/roe – “includes information on...

Governance panel takes no opinion (for now) on School Board caucuses

Should the Arlington County Civic Federation tell political parties they shouldn’t engage in endorsing candidates for technically nonpartisan School Board seats? Apparently, that has been the position of the organization, if a not well-known one, for more than 70 years. Delegate...

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...

County Democrats endorse School Board contender

The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s membership voted June 1 to endorse School Board candidate Bethany Sutton’s candidacy, giving her all the momentum she probably will need to make quick work of the November general election. “I want nothing more than...

Democrats set tentative timetable for final bylaw changes

It’s insider baseball to say the least, but the internal task force working on revising the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s bylaws expects to have its work done by summer in time for a vote later in the year. Assuming the...

Democrats set vote on School Board endorsement

The Arlington County Democratic Committee on June 1 will decide whether to endorse a candidate for the School Board seat being left vacant by the retirement of Barbara Kanninen. Bethany Sutton ended up being the only candidate to seek the...

Arlington Democrats laud gung-ho spirit of volunteers

In addition to presenting Inta Malis with its Mary Marshall Outstanding Democrat Award during the recent Blue Victory Dinner, the Arlington County Democratic Committee also honored the following volunteers: • Newcomer of the Year Award: Ankit Jain. • Campaigner of The...

Senior Democrats to stay ‘virtual’ for time being

COVID just doesn’t want to cooperate, and as a result, the Arlington Senior Democrats organization will remain in an online format for at least a little while longer. “We’re going to be conservative and not meet in person for a...

Democratic award-winner praises party’s growth in size, scope

The recipient of the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s highest accolade for longtime service says she is pleased that the party continues to expand in both size and scope. “With more people doing more things, our organization is more complex than...

‘Blue Families’ group to host School Board candidate forum

The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s Blue Families initiative will host a forum featuring candidates for the Democratic endorsement for School Board on Saturday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m. at Busboys & Poets in Shirlington. A meet-and-greet will begin at 9...
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Vienna 180 atop district standings, will play July 4

The long-standing American Legion District 17 all-star baseball game won’t be played the morning of July 4 like so...
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