Tag: election

November Election Day looms

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] All 140 seats in the Virginia legislature are on the ballot Nov. 5, including five races in which people in...

Your Views: Election security in Virginia

To the editor: In November, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates and all 40 members of the Virginia State Senate are up...

Your Views: Sen. Ebbin’s critique was misguided

To the editor: It is unusual for elected officials to criticize newspapers because the way our system works is that newspapers are supposed to criticize...

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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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...