The new Republican-leaning state Senate District 13, which includes parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, is as much a window into the dramatic changes in Northern Virginia during the past 10 years as it is a guide to the region’s future.
Aug. 19, 2011 Farmhand Sheree Michaud tends to animals at the A Z Farm in Loudoun County. Behind the farm is the Stone Ridge planned community. The development and others in the fast-growing area have significantly increased the population in the area and could alter the political landscape. Matt McClain/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo