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Arlington Politics: Vihstadt Endorses McMenamin

County Board Independent candidate Mike McMenamin received the endorsement of John Vihstadt, Independent County Board member.

Arlington Politics: McMenamin Cites Overdevelopment Concerns

County Board independent candidate Mike McMenamin expressed support Oct. 7 for a citizens’ group that is worried about overbuilding in the Pentagon City area.

Arlington Politics: Teachers Endorse Dorsey, Cristol

Forty current and former Arlington Public School teachers this month endorsed Christian Dorsey and Katie Cristol for the Arlington County Board.

Arlington Politics: Women’s Groups Endorse Cristol

The Virginia Democratic Women's Caucus and Virginia Chapter of NOW have endorsed Katie Cristol, Democrat for the Arlington County Board.

Arlington: Fight for the Neighborhoods

Four Candidates vie for 40 percent of County Board.

There’s no President, no congressional, and no governor on the ballot this year.

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Arlington Snapshots: Clarendon Day

The street was lined with pizza stacked high, chili tasting booths for the International Chili Cookoff Tournament, one-hour free yoga giveaways, craft beer and a sangria booth, five bands playing all day, balloons and face painting for Clarendon Day on Saturday, Sept. 26.

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Arlington: Thomas Jefferson Students Learn Global Perspective

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is an International Baccalaureate school.

Multi-colored flags from around the world line the hallways, and a map of the world covers one wall in the main office at Thomas Jefferson International Baccalaureate World School at 125 South Glebe Road.

Arlington: Outrage Avoided

Arlington School Board prohibits gender identity discrimination.

Two months ago, the Fairfax County School Board added “gender identity” to its nondiscrimination policy amid a hail storm of outrage from its community.

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Arlington Democrats: Rebound Or Retreat

Arlington Democrats express confidence and concern following County Board Democratic primary.

Arlington Democrats seemed to have emerged from the June 8 primary confident in their choice of leadership, but the push to keep two of Arlington’s County Board seats Democratic won’t be going unopposed with two independents running in November.

Democratic Committee Backs Primary

At its monthly meeting, the Arlington County Democratic Committee voted unanimously in favor of a primary for local candidates in the November 2015 election.

General Election Results

Source: Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Arlington Votes

A morning of low turnout at Arlington’s Madison and Marshall precincts.

Arlingtonians lined up to vote on Election Day to choose between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.

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Arlington Votes

A morning with the election staff and voters at Arlington’s Madison and Marshal precincts

Arlingtonians lined up to vote on Election Day to choose between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. At a more local level, they also chose a candidate to represent the 8th district in the House of Representatives, to vote on the candidates for County Board and School Board, and to vote on four bonds.

Bonds on the Ballot

Arlington puts $200 million in bonds to a public vote.

This year, Arlington is putting the fate of $219 million in the hands of its citizens. On the Nov. 4 ballot, residents will have a chance to vote on four major bonds.

Supporting Streetcar

The following open letter was addressed to Aubrey L. Layne, Jr. Secretary of Transportation Commonwealth of Virginia.

As members of the Arlington County General Assembly delegation, we strongly support the Commonwealth of Virginia’s commitment to provide funding for the regional streetcar system that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) has included in its six-year improvement program.