Tag Archives: 2019 Elections

Eileen Filler-Corn Isn’t the Only Candidate for Speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates

When she was elected Minority Leader last December, most Democrats assumed Eileen Filler-Corn would become the next Speaker of the House of Delegates once the Democrats gained the majority. Now that Tuesday’s election resulted in the Democrats having a 55 … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Schultz Blames Everyone Else for Her Lack of Community Engagement

Most of the candidates endorsed by the Fairfax County Republican Party for the school board this year have been ranting and raving about how Democrats have had a majority on the school board since it became an elected position back … Continue reading

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Why is the Fairfax County Republican Party Suddenly Interested in Stolen Political Signs?

Stealing political yard signs is unacceptable, illegal, and immature, but it’s something that’s been going on for years and has almost become part of the political process here in Virginia. As a part of their overall strategy to paint themselves … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows Virginia Voters Want Democrats to Control the General Assembly

There’s a motto among political staffers that the only poll that matters is on Election Day. Considering how most polling data suggested Hillary Clinton was going to win the 2016 presidential election, this is most certainly something to keep in … Continue reading

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James Walkinshaw and Jason Remer Square Off in LWV Forum

Republicans running for county level positions in Fairfax this year have frequently claimed they want to defeat politicians who have a “radical agenda” and practice “partisan politics.” The statements are obviously designed to imply they’ll focus on things like fixing … Continue reading

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Beto O’Rourke Addresses Gun Violence While Campaigning in Northern Virginia

Congressman Beto O’Rourke has been on a swing through Virginia this weekend drawing attention to his presidential campaign, but also rallying support for state and local candidates who have an election coming up on November 5. One of his stops … Continue reading

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Kirk Cox Starts Airing TV Commercial

I was talking with some candidates on the ballot this November over the weekend and they were talking about how fundraising has been relatively slow recently. They’re therefore focused in on making sure they can fund good mail campaigns and … Continue reading

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Department of Elections Rules Against Del. Nick Freitas

In what looked like a safe Republican district a couple months ago, Del. Nick Freitas has been facing difficulties with his candidacy ever since he failed to file the proper paperwork to get on the ballot this November. This ultimately … Continue reading

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Kenny Boddye Dominates Democratic Primary for Occoquan District Supervisor

There’s an old saying that “showing up is half the battle.” If that’s indeed the case, then Kenny Boddye winning yesterday’s Democratic primary for the Occoquan District seat on the Prince William County Board of Supervisors shouldn’t come as a … Continue reading

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Voters and Democratic Leaders “Strongly Reject” Tim Chapman’s Negative Campaigning

Considering how most of the Democrats who represent Fairfax endorsed Jeff McKay shortly after he entered the primary for Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and many activists quickly got behind his campaign, the race wasn’t supposed to … Continue reading

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