Tag: democrat

Our View: We need consumer-based local politics

It’s an economic truism that competition benefits the consumer. When more than one company produces or provides goods or services, consumers have choices of what...

Longtime Alexandria resident Joe Sestak runs for president

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] He was late to the start line, but Joe Sestak is far from counting himself out of the 2020 presidential...

Your Views: Why are the Democrats trying to re-elect President Trump?

To the editor: It took a lot of mistakes on the Democrats’ part to elect Donald Trump to the presidency in the first place. As...

Letter to the Editor: City’s election process is undemocratic

To the editor: This is in response to your final report on the mid-term elections for city council. As you reported, all of the elected...

Letter to the Editor: A primer for elections in Alexandria

To the editor: With all the hoopla about national politics, it may have escaped some voters’ notice that Alexandria’s entire city council is up for...

Vying for voters at West End forum

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At a forum Saturday afternoon, city council candidates gathered for the first time since the Democratic Primary in June to...

To the editor: New PAC seeks change on council

To the editor: It’s time for a change. Alexandrians for Better City Government represents Alexandrians seeking real choice and change in the upcoming Alexandria Democratic...

Our View: March Madness gives way to electoral fever

Alexandria’s local elections are fun – at least for those on the sidelines watching. Our city’s Democratic primary campaigns tend to hold most of the...

Letter to the editor: Hardwick stands out in council field

To the editor: This year’s Alexandria City Council race is quite crowded, with 12 candidates throwing their hats in the ring on the Democratic side...

Crowded slate of candidates vies for council

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria is moving into election season full steam ahead now that the last call for Democratic candidates to file for...