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Activist Boyd Walker officially declares Alexandria City Council run

Activist Boyd Walker will run in the Democratic primary for city council, the lifelong Alexandrian announced Monday at a local Democratic Party meeting. The 43-year-old...

Planning guru Donna Fossum declares run for Alexandria City Council

West End resident Donna Fossum, a 22-year member of the city’s planning commission, announced she will run as a Democrat for city council Monday. The...

Opinion: Time for Romney to summon his inner Reagan

“What I asked you about, professor, was what you thought about the Equalization of Opportunity Bill.” “Oh that?” said Dr. Pritchett. “But I believe I...

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.
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