Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Five Arlington County precincts included in this race.
Absentee voting for the Sept. 4 special election to replace Del. David Englin is under way at the Arlington County Voter Registration Office. The office is on the third floor of the county administration building at 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Democrat Rob Krupicka, Republican Tim McGhee and Libertarian Justin Malkin are facing off for Englin's seat in the 45th House District. Englin admitted to an extramarital affair in April and subsequently resigned from his position effective Aug. 31. The following Arlington County precincts are affected by this race: Click here to see a sample ballot for the Sept. 4 special election.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The 45th House District Nominating Committee convened on Thursday to organize a caucus to nominate a candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates.
Just days after Gov. Bob McDonnell called for a special Sept. 4 election to fill the soon-to-be empty 45th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, Democrats in Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax have laid the groundwork for a last-minute caucus to choose a nominee. The 45th District includes Alexandria, parts of southern Arlington County including Fairlington, and a portion of the Huntington-Belle Haven area of Fairfax County. The seat is being vacated by Del. David Englin, who recently announced his resignation effective Aug. 31. On Thursday evening, the nominating committee decided to offer two opportunities for registered voters to participate in the caucus. Craig Fifer, chairman of the 45th House District Nominating Committee…
Monday, April 9, 2012
Arlington School Board member is one of two Democrats to announce they will seek Del. David Englin's seat.
James Lander believes he can go to Richmond and build bridges that will help Democrats in the House of Delegates advance their agenda and move this state forward. Lander, 42, has served in the U.S. Navy actively or as a reservist for 22 years. He's about halfway through his first two-year term on the Arlington School Board, his first public office. And he's a national program manager for Goodwill Industries International, doing workforce development for veterans who are transitioning back to civilian life. Lander is one of two Democrats who have announced their intentions to seek the seat in the House of Delegates that will be vacated by Del. David Englin, D-Alexandria. The other is Alexandria City Councilman Rob Krupicka. Last week, …