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Democrat Will Radle to challenge Jim Moran for 8th District House...

Rep. Jim Moran (D-8) faces a primary challenge after Fairfax County resident Will Radle Jr. announced his aspiration to unseat the 11-term incumbent last...

Sumpter is latest Democrat to join herd of Alexandria City Council...

West End resident Charles Sumpter Jr. is the latest person to join the race for a seat on the Alexandria City Council in 2012. Sumpter,...

Former Alexandria City Councilman Justin Wilson, a Democrat, announces 2012 run

Former Alexandria City Councilman Justin Wilson will try to rejoin his former colleagues at City Hall next year, the Del Ray resident announced Monday. Wilson,...

Moderate Republican Scott Gordon announces 2012 run for city council

Del Ray resident Scott Gordon has become the first challenger to vie for an Alexandria City Council seat in 2012. Gordon, 30, describes himself as...

Elephants in the room

Republicans debate for a chance to unseat a Democratic fixture in Moran

Independents Added to Council Slate; Candidates champion West End issues

With just hours to go before the deadline, Alicia Hughes and Rich Williamson filed to run as Independents in the May 5 City Council election broadening the race for six Council seats. Both registered as Independents and will take on six Democratic incumbents and two Republicans. Mayor Bill Euille will run unopposed.

Council Seat Will Take Party Effort For GOP

Republicans Phil Cefaratti and Frank Fannon were nominated as City Council candidates on the Republican slate following last Saturdays GOP Canvass at Minnie Howard, ending a not-so- suspenseful wait for at least part of the partys ticket.

Your Views | Fannon Fills the Bill

I have been a teacher and football coach in Alexandria since 1973, and I am writing to support Frank Fannon for City Council. My association with Frank over the years, especially his involvement with the Alexandria Sportsmans Club, has shown me his commitment, compassion and concern toward our youth in Alexandria.

For Democrats, City Council slate lacks new faces

One relative newcomer, five incumbents and one former Alexandria mayor competed for six seats on the Democratic ballot for City Council, culminating in a strong caucus turnout at T.C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus Saturday.

Much to Be Thankful For

High on our list of things to be thankful for is this remarkable democracy that we live in and often take for granted.
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