Arlington County Board Elections

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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 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.

Special Election Next Tuesday

A special election to fill the County Board seat vacated by Chris Zimmerman — his unexpired term will end Dec. 31, 2014 — will be held Tuesday, April 8.

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Special Election Down the Pike for Arlington County Board

Democrat and independent to face off in April special election.

The special election to replace retiring County Board member Chris Zimmerman is the closest thing Arlington will probably have to a referendum on the streetcar.

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Streetcar Issue Dominates Political Landscape in Special Election for Arlington Board

Four candidates vying to replace Chris Zimmerman.

Where do they stand on the streetcar? Do they approve of the recent direction of the county government? What kind of accomplishments would they like to make?

Longtime Arlington County Board Memer Chris Zimmerman To Step Down

January departure to open the way for special election in April.

After 18 years on the Arlington County Board, Chris Zimmerman announced last week that he is stepping down to take a position as vice president for economic development of Smart Growth America, a Washington-based advocacy group that promotes walkable neighborhoods near public transit.

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Arlington Election Officials Prepare for Record Breaking Number of Absentee Ballots

Last two presidential cycles have seen dramatic spike in absentee voting.

Election officials in Arlington are predicting another record-breaking turnout for absentee ballots, which have been dramatically increasing in recent years.

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Freshman Arlington County Board Member Faces Two Opponents in November

Streetcar debate dominates discussion this election cycle.

It’s only been about seven months since voters in Arlington chose longtime School Board member Libby Garvey to fill the unexpired term vacated by Barbara Favola, who was elected to the Virginia state Senate last year.

Meet the Arlington County Board

Since 1930, the county has been governed by a five-member County Board rather than a County Board of Supervisors. Board members are elected at-large for staggered four year terms, and the chairmanship rotates annually.

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Hidden History of St. Asaph Racetrack

Del Ray was once home to an infamous gambling operation creating by a double-dealing senator.

You’d never know it today, but Del Ray was once the capital of gambling in Northern Virginia.

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