A critical election for Northern Virginia With the retirement of Vince Callahan, the Virginia General Assembly will have only one Northern Virginia chair—none in the Senate—of an important committee unless we elect Democrats to the Virginia Senate and House from Northern Virginia.
Fall is in the air (finally!) and elections are coming soon. The yard signs are sprouting, the mail is coming fast and furious, and cable TV ads are proliferating.
The election is not until next May, and this November’s state legislative elections are looming, but things are heating up already in anticipation of a contentious Falls Church City Council race.
In the last couple of weeks, Arlington Democrats felt the tremors of a political shift among some of the key players that will be interesting to watch, even if it is not quite as momentous as implied by the venerable Arlington Sun Gazette.
The telephone rang in our kitchen this weekend, and the recorded voice asked if we would respond to a political survey. My husband grimaced and handed the telephone to me. It was a WUSA Channel 9 poll, surveying responses about the Senate race in Virginia. It was one of those […]