Virginia Briefing

Virginia Briefing

Tuesday, May 5, 2009


Alexandria, Vienna Polls Open Today

Voters in Alexandria and the town of Vienna will head to the polls for local elections today. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In Alexandria, 10 candidates, including five incumbents, are vying for six spots on the City Council.

All nine School Board seats are also up for election; six are uncontested Mayor William D. Euille (D) is also on the ballot for reelection and running unopposed.

In Vienna, five candidates, including two incumbents, are running for three at-large council seats.

A Washington Post voters guide is available at

-- Michael Laris


Driver Crashes Into Oncoming Traffic, Dies

Arlington County police are investigating a fatal crash on North Glebe Road yesterday that killed a 59-year-old man.

About 8 a.m., Xuan Van Pham was southbound on North Glebe near North River Street when he drove over the median and into oncoming traffic, police said.

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