H.F. 'Harry' Atherton III (I)

Age: 54.

Residence: Marshall.

Education: BA, Harvard University; JD, Catholic University.

Occupation: Farmer.

Elected offices/civic activities: Chairman, Fauquier County Planning Commission.

Family: Married; two children.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I have the most experience of any candidate from Marshall District, having played a part in every critical land-use decision in the past two decades. I have helped draft three comprehensive plans and a system of open-space and farmland preservation tools which make Fauquier County one of the nation's best protected counties on an urban fringe."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"I am committed to preserving Fauquier County, where my wife and I have lived all our lives and raised our children."

Traci M. Guynup Stribling (I)

Age: 34.

Residence: Markham.

Education: BA, Cedar Crest College; PhD candidate, George Mason University.

Occupation: Farmer; owner, Stribling Orchard.

Elected offices/civic activities: Former president, Vienna area branch, American Association of University Women; Earth Day 1990 organizer, Angeles chapter, Sierra Club; member, Leeds Ruritan Club.

Family: Married; one child.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I believe in more accessible government. I believe in the service I can give. I believe that I can help our community. I will preserve farmland, open space and forests in Fauquier. Our children will get a quality public education. I will support local business. I will find the best transportation alternatives and work to develop better original solutions. I will monitor salaries for county employees to maintain quality. I will address water and sewer problems in the Marshall District."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"I have all the tools and expertise to be an excellent supervisor. I enjoy listening to voters."

Web site: www.citizenet.com/business/stribling

E-mail address: tguynup@gmu.edu