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New House of Delegates districts leave open seat locally

Arlington’s reconfigured districts in the House of Delegates will be as easy to remember as 1-2-3. Literally, 1-2-3. Those are the new numbers of three districts (down from the present four) that will include portions of Arlington in the lower house...

Arlington NAACP ranks local legislators high

Members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly were in near-unanimous alignment with the legislative priorities of the Arlington branch of the NAACP during the 2021 legislative session, according to a new scorecard. All four members of the House...

Local Democrats win backing of Va. agriculture PAC

The three incumbent members of the Arlington delegation to the House of Delegates facing the voters in November have won the endorsement of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s political-action committee, called AgPAC. They were among 81 House of Delegates candidates...

Could redistricting give county 3 tidy House of Delegates districts?

The math seems almost too simple to be true: Arlington has about 240,000-ish residents, and each Virginia House of Delegates district is comprised of about 80,000-ish people. So as Virginia embarks on legislative redistricting, why not just carve Arlington up...

Facing GOP challenge, Del. Hope launches re-election bid

He’ll be facing his first general-election opposition in six years, but Del. Patrick Hope also is focused on doing his part helping Virginia Democrats keep their statewide majority intact. “This is the most important election in your life,” Hope said,...

Editor’s Notebook: Let’s get this election season started!

One of the reasons, given the choice between dueling ice-cream socials among Democrats over the weekend, I went for the one hosted by Del. Patrick Hope is I figured – correctly as it turned out – that much of...

Del. Hope lauded by Va. orthopaedic society

The Virginia Orthopaedic Society has named Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) its 2021 Legislator of the Year. The organization saluted Hope for his commitment to improving health care in Virginia for both patients and the providers who deliver care. As the...

Hope campaign plans ice-cream social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for . . . Del. Patrick Hope? The Arlington delegate is planning his 12th annual “Hope Ice Cream Social” on Sunday, June 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at a new location –...

Del. Hope lauded by American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has presented Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with its 2021 Distinguished Advocacy Award. “We honor Del. Hope for his tireless work to save lives and protect the health of all Virginians,” said...

Local legislators choosing up sides in attorney-general race

The quest by Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) to unseat Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring in the June 8 primary may seem to be fading in homestretch, but he retains a strong supporter in Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington). “Working alongside Jay...
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Editor’s Notebook: Crazy days in the battle to end segregation

Perhaps no surprise here: The year 1961 featured some big battles on the school-integration front, both locally and at...
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