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Voters will get notification of where they landed, district-wise

With Virginia congressional and legislative redistricting now in the rear-view mirror, the focus is on making sure the electorate understands the changes. “Every voter in the commonwealth will be getting a notice of their new districts and polling place,” county...

Editor’s Notebook: Cracking under the stress?

What’s not to love about U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th)? I mean, heck, we’re not exactly on the same page on many issues, yet he’s a good guy and represents the bulk of his constituents well. But I’m wondering if the...

Data: Arlington delegate districts to remain strongly pro-Democratic

The three newly redrawn House of Delegates districts that include portions of Arlington are likely to be – spoiler alert! – Democratic strongholds, according to a new voting analysis by the Virginia Public Access Project. All three of the newly...

Del. Sullivan losing Arlington, but will remain its legislative friend

He’s been redistricted out of Arlington, but Del. Rip Sullivan said he will always consider the community a second political home. “I’ll still be there fighting for Arlington,” Sullivan said at the Jan. 5 Arlington County Democratic Committee meeting, the...

Editorial: Redistricting process gets the job done

It was more than a little like the sausage-making process – inquire too intently and you’re sure to lose your appetite – but in the end, the new procedure for redistricting congressional and legislative seats across the Old Dominion...

Del. Sullivan losing Arlington but staying focused on priorities

He is a quasi-lame duck in terms of Arlington (for reasons that will be explained below), but Del. Rip Sullivan has high hopes for productivity, even from a minority position, in the coming 60-day General Assembly session. “I am an...

Redistricting gives Arlington senators a holiday gift

Forget hand-knitted sweaters, gift cards or stale fruit-based confections: Two state senators whose districts include Arlington may have gotten the best holiday gifts of them all. State Sens. Barbara Favola and Adam Ebbin have emerged from the redistricting sausage-making process...

Editor’s Notebook: Don’t make people hysterical and then complain about them

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association was out with a press release yesterday pleading with the public not to run to emergency rooms if they are not facing severe COVID symptoms or other major health emergencies. “Most individuals who contract...

Arlington to comprise 30% of new 8th District

Arlington will contain just over 30 percent of the population of the reconstituted 8th Congressional District, which will remain a Democratic fortress under its new boundaries. The Virginia Supreme Court on Dec. 28 unanimously approved new boundaries for the commonwealth’s...

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...
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