Monday, April 30, 2012
Deadlines for Absentee Voting
Surprise: On Tuesday, June 12, 2012, there will be both Democratic and Republican Primary Elections in Fairfax County. In McLean: The state legislature drastically changed the congressional districts in McLean and around the state. All of McLean was formerly in the 10th District. Now half of McLean, generally south of Dolley Madison Blvd is now located in the 8th. The other half remains in the 10th. Here are the candidates and the schedule for absentee voting which begins April 27. Republican Party Primary Election - United States Senate Jamie L. Radtke George F. Allen R. G. "Bob" Marshall E. W. Jackson Democrat Party Primary Election - House of Representatives 8th District James P. "Jim" Moran, Jr. Bruce B. Shuttleworth Absentee voting …
Friday, January 20, 2012
No loyalty oath presumed; no write-ins allowed.
The Richmond Times Dispatch reported this morning that Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has endorsed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as absentee voting begins (today) in the state’s Republican presidential primary. McDonnell made the endorsement a day ahead of the South Carolina primary, The Times Dispatch reported. McDonnell recently campaigned for Romney in South Carolina. "My message will be if you want to win the race in November, vote for Mitt Romney," McDonnell said on CNBC's "Squawkbox," the Times Dispatch reported. Earlier this week, election officers around Virginia weren’t 100 percent sure which names would appear on the GOP primary ballot. But by Tuesday afternoon, they could finally order printed ballots, after a …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Good Morning Neighbors, Election Results: Incumbents win: Foust, Epstein, Howell, Comstock. The Favola-Merrick Race. Favola wins the 31st District. Local Architect Honored. Cited for community service. Photos of Election Day in Fairfax
Election results as they are reported
12:06am. Jane Strauss has retained the Dranesville School Board seat after a bitter race against school activist Louise Epstein. Both teacher organizations had endorsed Epstein. John Foust handily won reelection as Dranesville supervisor. More details in tomorrow morning's editions. 10:44 pm. Dranesville School board incumbent Jane Strauss leads in the hotly contested race against Louise Epstein with more than half the precincents counted. Dranesville Supervisor John Foust won handily over his Republican opponent Dennis Husch. Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock continues to lead her Democratic opponent Pamela Danner. 9:51 pm. Incumbent Dranesville Supervisor has large lead against Republican challenger Dennis Husch with a little over a …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Good Morning Neighbors, Huge election today! Voters Survival Guide. What you need to know to vote today and candidate information. Early Christmas Shopping, Try the Animal Shelter. Pet adoption starts today. McLean Auxiliary Police Officers Honored. McLean Chamber recognizes truly unsung community servants. Reminder: Airplane noise hearing tonight at 7 pm. at the Old Firehouse Teen Center in downtown McLean.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Little known office has 5 candidates vying for 3 seats
The Nov. 8 general election ballot includes candidates for the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD) Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is composed of five members, three of whom are elected every four years. The two remaining directors are appointed by the board, one being a Virginia Cooperative Extension agent serving Fairfax County. Adria Bordas was appointed to that position in 2002. Five candidates—three incumbents and two challengers—are vying for three NWSWCD seats. Candidates run as independents. However, Johna Good Gagnon and George W. Lamb have been endorsed by the Fairfax County Democratic Committee, and Peter Marchetti is a candidate with the Independent Green Party, Virginia's affiliate of the…
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Top McLean News Last Week
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Monday October 31 Tuesday November 1 Wednesday November 2 New Elections Chief. Meet the Fairfax Elections registrar who took over the job last month. Historic Father-Son Letter. CIA receives letter on Hitler's stationary out of the mists of history. Volunteers of the Year: Claude Moore Farm Workers. The volunteers "are the farm" according to citation from the McLean Chamber of Commerce. Thursday November 3 Presidential Candidate Visits McLean. Herman Cain speaks to technology council. MCA Considers Community Center Tax Reduction. As a way of reducing the community center's $12 million surplus. Special Award for a Special Leader. McLean banker receives special recognition for her community service. Friday November 4 6 Things to Know for Nov…
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Foust raises nearly $40,000 in September.
The incumbent Dranesville supervisor running for re-election far outdistances his opponent in campaign contributions, according to the latest finance reports filed by the candidates. The fundraising is a little more complicated in the Dranesville School Board race between incumbent Jane Strauss and challenger Louise Epstein, which has become one of the most watched races in the county. Strauss has lent her campaign nearly $50,000, while Epstein's media consultant has given nearly $60,000 in services as an in-kind contribution. John Foust, a Democrat who is running for his second four-year term on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, raised nearly nearly $28,000 in cash in September. The cash plus in-kind contributions gave Foust nearly…
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Favola and Merrick Appear at Falls Church synagogue.
The differences between 31st District Senate candidates Democrat Barbara Favola and Republican Caren Merrick became clearer Sunday as they discussed issues ranging from background checks for gun ownership to new regulations for abortion clinics at an appearance at Temple Rodef Shalom The candidates are competing for the open seat in the dramatically reconfigured 31st Senate District, which stretches from National Airport north to Loudoun County. Most of the district and the voters are in Arlington County. Election day is Nov. 8. Favola, an Arlington resident, has served on the Arlington Board for 14 years. She told the Jewish Community Relations Council on Sunday that she looked forward to her son's graduation from George Mason in June. …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Good Morning Neighbors, School Board Candidates Exchange Sharp Words. Jane Strauss and Louise Epstein clash at forum. Another Day, Another Closed Republican Fundraiser. Staffers race to hide names of supporters. Supervisor Candidates Sedate Debate. John Foust and Dennis Husch explain their views. McLean Resident Celebrates 100 years. A grand party and best wishes from actor Robert DeNiro. Noon -Major Traffic Change on Friday.