Tag: election

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...

Our View: Change is in the air

Two events earlier this week heralded new directions in Alexandria. First up was the announcement that the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus will be located directly...

Greg Parks wins Democratic clerk of court nomination

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Greg Parks won Alexandria’s Democratic clerk of court nomination during Tuesday’s primary by 894 votes, according to the Virginia Department...

New school board induction marks beginning of new term

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com A new mayor and city council were not the only officials sworn in during the past week: Alexandria also has...

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: Christopher Suarez for Alexandria School Board

To the editor: In my 45 years as a resident of Alexandria, I never recall having a burning issue that propelled me to write a...

Our View: Serial promise-breaking erodes trust

Increasingly in Alexandria, it seems that promises are made to be broken. It’s particularly disturbing when this breach of trust comes from those we...

Letter to the Editor: Times story was investigative journalism at its...

To the editor: As we sort through the upheavals of the June 12 election, let us not focus only on the results but on some...

Our View: June madness

We suspect few Alexandrians expected this particular collection of seven candidates to emerge victorious from the Democratic primary held Tuesday. The results, in total,...

Letter to the Editor: Where have you gone Patsy Ticer?

To the editor:  What has become of the Democratic Party, once the party of the common folk, but today increasingly in the thrall of its...