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Editor’s Notebook: This could get interesting in a hurry

As the days tick down until he assumes office, Virginia Attorney General (in waiting) Jason Miyares is sending public signals that he's relishing the possibility of a fight, or many, with certain left-leaning prosecutors, particularly those up here in...

Letter: Yes, Maine was a lesson lost on Democrats in Virginia

Editor: Great contribution by Georgia Brainard on the parallels between the Virginia governor’s election in 2021 and the 2020 U.S. Senate race in Maine . I spent 10 days in Maine during the Senate election cycle last year and saw...

Updated: Changes in Arlington voting process unlikely to be rushed

With the 2021 election season a blissfully fading memory, it’s time to turn to 2022 – and the possibility that ranked-choice voting will be implemented for Arlington County Board races.

Election officials put 2021 behind them, turn focus to 2022

Arlington election officials expect to need about as many workers for the November 2022 election as they had for November 2021, and based on past levels of interest and results of a new survey, do not expect to have...

Editorial: Spare us another legislative election

Were he a betting man, Del. Alfonso Lopez told a gathering of seasoned local Democrats recently, he’d wager that the courts will rule that Virginia must hold yet another election for all 100 seats in the House of Delegates...

Candidate: Fewer campaign signs swiped this season

Perhaps it was a slightly more kinder-and-gentler election in 2021. In her annual election wrapup at the first Arlington County Board meeting after the votes were in, perennial protest candidate Audrey Clement told board members that she’d been able to...

More changes sought to Vienna Town Council elections

It was a pill they didn’t want to swallow, but Vienna Town Council members approved a resolution Nov. 15 asking the General Assembly next year to alter the town’s election schedule so all Council members’ seats will be up...

Editor’s Notebook: Never underestimate the ‘share-a-brewski’ factor

Opinions are like you-know-whats -- we've all got them and frequently they stink -- so it's no surprise that pollsters and pundits are coming out of the woodwork to explain what went right for Republicans and what went wrong...

Rural vote flexes its muscle in Va. elections

If Virginia Democrats thought they could win statewide elections without expending much effort in cultivating the commonwealth’s rural vote, they got a wake-up call on Nov. 2. More like a rake handle to the face, that is. The question now becomes:...

GOP still has long climb back to relevancy in county

Arlington Republicans who celebrated political success at the state level on Nov. 2 still have to contend with the results of a local campaign that saw the party either field no candidates for races, or have those who did...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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