2024-07-13 8:26 AM

Bulova Favored in Tuesday Election, But Turnout is Key

Fairfax Race for Sups’ Chair May Be a Squeaker Buoyed by a strong endorsement from the man she’s running to succeed, Fairfax County Board Chair candidate Sharon Bulova is favored to win next Tuesday’s special election, but a low voter turnout could throw the outcome into doubt.

Bulova Says She’ll Work on F.C. Relations


Against the backdrop of the Virginia Railway Express’s station at Backlick Road yesterday, Sharon Bulova, who is also the current vice chair of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors, announced her candidacy for board chair, ending months of speculation that the Democratic supervisor intended to replace outgoing chair, Congressman-elect Gerry Connolly.

Editorial: Obama, Moran, Feder, Warner, Connolly

Leading into perhaps the most important election of our lifetime, with the contrast so stark between the directions the nation will head under one or the other of the presidential candidates, the News-Press reiterates its wholehearted endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama for President of the U.S., of Mark Warner for the U.S. Senate, and, for […]

Kaine Says Financial Meltdown Has ‘Reset Presidential Race’


Democratic Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, in exclusive comments to the News-Press in Tysons Corner yesterday morning, said that the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, sell off of Merrill Lynch, near failure of AIG and the attendant stock market nosedive has triggered what he called a “reset” of the presidential campaign.

Fur Flies in Byrne-Connolly Clash, Dem Vote Tuesday

2 Others Also on 11th Distrct Primary Ballot In their final head-to-head debate before the Democratic primary election next Tuesday, 11th Congressional District contenders Former Rep. Leslie Byrne and Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly clashed sharply in what has developed into a highly-contentious race.  

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

While the Democratic presidential primary process was getting daily media attention here and across the country, it was easy to overlook the fact that, right here in Northern Virginia, there will be three Democratic primaries for congressional seats on Tuesday. That’s right – this coming Tuesday, June 10, voters in the 8th, 10th, and 11th

Falls Church News Briefs

Gov. Kaine Weighs In on 11th District Dem Primary  Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine threw his support to Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly Tuesday, balancing the endorsement U.S. Senator Jim Webb gave last month to Connolly’s rival, Former Rep. Leslie Byrne. Connolly and Byrne appear to be the front runners in a hot, four-way race […]

Falls Church News Briefs

Planners Split Vote, 3-3, on Hotel Near St. James At 12:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, members of the Falls Church Planning Commission completed voting on their recommendation to the City Council concerning a proposed Hilton Garden Inn in the 700 block of West Broad St., a half-block away from the St. James School. The vote was […]