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Democratic congressional contenders state case to rank-and-file

Victoria Virasingh appears to have opted against embracing the “if you’re going to try and unseat an incumbent, you have to let the voters know what you think said incumbent has done to deserve defeat” school of electioneering. Virasingh, who...

17-year-olds now welcomed as full-fledged Arlington Democrats

Allowing 17-year-olds to participate as active members of the committee – so long as they will turn 18 by the time of the next general election – brings the local party into alignment with state election policy, which allows...

Democrats seek rerun of House of Delegates election

Arlington Democrats Seek New House of Delegates Elections: The Arlington County Democratic Committee on April 6 joined a chorus of largely Democratic- and left-leaning groups urging a November 2022 special election for all 100 House of Delegates seats. Under state...

Democrats OK caucus rules as first candidates emerge

The 2022 Arlington County Democratic Committee School Board caucus will be an in-person-only affair with the controversial party-loyalty oath retained, based on rules adopted by the party’s rank-and-file on April 6. Democrats will select their School Board endorsee during four...

Editor’s Notebook: And they’re off to the races!

Last night’s Arlington County Democratic Committee meeting brought out the first (and maybe only) two contenders seeking the party’s nod for the School Board seat being vacated by Barbara Kanninen. Brandon Clark, a teacher in the county school system, and...

Democratic breakfast to feature 8th District contenders

Candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives seat have been invited to take part in a breakfast event sponsored by the Arlington County Democratic Committee. The meet-and-greet is slated for Saturday, April 9 at...

Dates announced for Democratic School Board caucus

It is not yet set in stone, but the Arlington County Democratic Committee now has tentative dates set for its School Board endorsement caucus. Assuming that more than one candidate materializes to seek the party’s endorsement, voting is slated to...

School Board kickoff announcements on horizon

Candidates seeking the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s endorsement for the open School Board seat on the November ballot are likely to converge on the party’s monthly meeting, to be held April 6. At that meeting, county Democrats are expected to...

Democrats want public to contact governor on veto

The Arlington County Democratic Committee is urging its rank-and-file to contact Gov. Youngkin and express displeasure over his veto of legislation impacting the county. Youngkin earlier this session turned thumbs down on a measure from Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) to...

Filing open for Democratic County Board primary

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has opened filing season for those seeking its nomination for the lone County Board seat on the November ballot. Prospective candidates will have until April 7 to file paperwork with the committee. If more than...
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Golf teams see plenty of tournament action

Of the local high-school golf teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas, the McLean Highlanders have enjoyed the most...
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