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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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Arthur Purves Illustrates the Current State of the Fairfax County Republican Party

While most folks believe Senator Janet Howell will coast to reelection in the 32nd District since her opponent is a repeat candidate who has hardly any money backing his campaign, the rhetoric used by Arthur Purves is a prime example … Continue reading

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Washington Post Endorses Dan Helmer and John Bell

With four days until the election, the Washington Post has weighed in on several of the crucial General Assembly races here in Northern Virginia. After calling out the “vitriolic” and “poisonous tone” resulting from the Republicans taking “a page from … Continue reading

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Video: Elaine Tholen’s Opening Statement at MCA Forum

At a recent forum hosted by the McLean Citizens Association for candidates running for the Dranesville district seat on the Fairfax County School Board, Elaine Tholen made it clear that she’s a candidate who has the background and vision necessary … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Opening Statements in the 34th House of Delegates District

The McLean Community Association held a forum last night for the candidates running for the House of Delegates from the 34th District, which stretches from the McLean area all the way out to some portions of Loudoun county. Delegate Kathleen … Continue reading

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GOP Senate Candidate Says Gun Violence Result of Taking Lord’s Prayer and 10 Commandments Out of Public Schools

During last night’s League of Women Voters forum held at the Sully District Government Center for the 32nd Senate District, the candidates were asked about what they’d do the help address the gun violence epidemic that’s facing our country and … Continue reading

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School Board Candidate Andi Bayer Says LGBT Students are “Loudest Special Interest Group” and “We Should Stop Wasting Our Time” on Equality

I’m still working on several more posts that will provide in depth analysis and recordings of last night’s League of Women Voters forums for the Providence district, but I wanted to draw attention to the answers the school board candidates … Continue reading

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Video: Karl Frisch Opening and Closing Statements at LWV Forum

The League of Women Voters held a forum in the Providence district portion of Fairfax County last night with candidates for both the Board of Supervisors and the School Board. There’s a lot of information to decompress, so I will … Continue reading

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Springfield Forum Highlights Clear Differences Between Linda Sperling and Pat Herrity

One of the major themes being discussed during community forums here in Fairfax leading up to election day is the idea that we need to set aside partisanship when it comes to local government and focus in on getting things … Continue reading

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Video: Phyllis Randall Talks Community Support and Blocking Trump Style Politics

One of my major complaints during this year’s election cycle has been the constant attacks and misinformation campaigns many Republicans have been using during forums and on the campaign trail in a desperate attempt to divide our community. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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