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School Board caucus

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...

Arlington Democrats seeking caucus volunteers

The Arlington County Democratic Committee is seeking volunteers for its upcoming School Board caucus, to be held over four days in June. Caucus voting will take place at various locations on June 4, 5, 7 and 11. The winner of...

Last call for Democratic School Board aspirants

April 27 at 5 p.m. is the filing deadline for prospective candidates for the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s School Board endorsement to file paperwork with the party to get on the ballot. Democrats will choose their endorsee during voting in...

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...

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...

Updates to School Board caucus remain work in progress

The Arlington County Democratic Committee plans to finalize rules for its School Board caucus in early April, with campaign filing set for shortly after and the voting itself likely to be held in early to mid-June. And for the first...

School Board member expresses regret over pro-caucus remarks

When the Arlington County Democratic Committee in early February debated whether to retain the organization’s nominating caucus for School Board seats, Mary Kadera was among those enthusiastically supporting its retention. Kadera acknowledged the process had its faults and needed reforms....

Editor’s Notebook: You’re on your own, daddy-o!

We had coverage a few days ago of a bill patroned by Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Still My Senator Until Redistricting Kicks In or I Finally Relocate!) that would remove from the Code of Virginia a provision that adult children...

Editorial: Democrats retain School Board caucus

We had no dog in the hunt and are not going to quibble with the outcome, but it is worth noting that, earlier this month, the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s politburo (we kid, Arlington Democrats, because we love!) voted...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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