Virginia Politics: Alexandria


Posted at 12:43 AM ET, 09/13/2012

BRAC debate dominates Alexandria forum

A dozen candidates for Alexandria City Council grappled with issues from the West End of town, including the Mark Center traffic.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  12:43 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Nominees for Virginia special election in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax district to be chosen Thursday

A pop-up caucus and canvas vote are planned for the vacancy in a House district that covers parts of Alexandria, southern Arlington and Belle Haven in Fairfax County.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:39 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Alexandria, House of Delegates

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Alexandria mayoral race fundraising warms up

Incumbent Mayor Bill Euille has a $10,000 edge on opponent, independent Andrew Macdonald, four months before the general election.

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Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Alexandria city council candidate Boyd Walker targeted in attack ad

A mailer attacking Alexandria City Council candidate Boyd Walker arrived in local mailboxes this week.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  06:44 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Alexandria Democrats raise $343,000 in primary race

The crowded field of Democrats vying for the six nominations in the Alexandria City Council race raised a lot of money this year.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  06:42 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/19/2012

Alexandria appeals its own board decision

A city says it’s appealing a decision by one of its boards, not suing itself.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 02:55 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Alexandria passes budget without tax increase

The Alexandria City Council passed a $588 million budget for the next fiscal year Monday night without raising the property tax rate, although the average homeowner will see $52 increase in their tax bills because of higher property values.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:55 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Alexandrians crowd election ballots

Three Republicans, 14 Democrats and an unknown number of independents want to run for Alexandria City Council.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:23 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Alexandria Democratic candidates warming up

As Alexandrians begin to consider which of the 14 Democrats will be the party’s nominees for City Council after the June 12 primary, they have a lot of issues to weigh.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:38 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 03/29/2012

14 Alexandria Democrats to run for City Council

In June 12 primary, Alexandria Democrats will have to pick from among 14 candidates for six council seats.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  06:15 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Alexandria council candidate quits race; ex-vice mayor resigns from Democratic committee

Scott Gordon, a Republican, left the campaign and endorsed a Democrat. Meanwhile, former vice mayor Andrew Macdonald left the Democratic committee.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  07:06 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria