Alexandria Politics

Alexandria Politics


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Alexandria: Legacy of Euille

A celebration of accomplishments.

Over the last 12 years in office, Mayor William Euille has won a fair share of friends, and they nearly all showed up to the Mayor’s Legacy Reception at the Carlyle Club on Nov. 23.

Alexandria: New Faces on School Board Face Old Problems

Newcomers brace for coming budget and redistricting battles.

While incumbents held onto the City Council, the 2015 Alexandria election is bringing some new faces to the Alexandria School Board.

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It’s Mayor Silberberg in Alexandria

A “new day” for Silberberg marks end of era for Mayor Euille.

In the mayoral race, Vice Mayor and Democratic candidate Allison Silberberg unseated incumbent Mayor William “Bill” Euille, who after his loss in the Democratic primary, waged a write-in campaign.

School Board–Alexandria District C: Ramee Gentry

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Alexandria: ‘The Math Doesn’t Add Up’

Fights over debt and development heats up in final council debate.

The light at the end of the campaign tunnel is within sight. Alexandria’s City Council candidates fought their last debate of the campaign season on Oct. 14 at the Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center hosted by the Old Town North Civic Association.

Alexandria: Mayoral Showdown

Democratic candidate Allison Silberberg faces write-in challenge from Mayor William Euille.

Once a month, Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg hosts a coffee meetup where she talks informally with any members of the public who arrive.

Alexandria: What’s in a Write-in Name?

City’s Electoral Board to determine “intent of the vote.”

Despite being dead for 10 years now, Rosa Parks is virtually uncontested on the Democratic ticket for mayor of Alexandria.

Alexandria: Keep Moving Forward

Euille: Keep moving forward.

William Euille has a legacy.

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City reveals redesign for its website.

City Manager Mark Jinks remembered a time when the City of Alexandria was considered the leader in its municipal website.

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Alexandria: City Offers Plans To Resolve Cyclist and Pedestrian Concerns

City hopes to reconcile longstanding feud between pedestrians and cyclists.

The Mount Vernon Trail runs 18 miles, from Arlington to Mount Vernon in Fairfax.

Alexandria: ‘Significant Oversight’

Write-In Euille Campaign faces state-level campaign violations.

“NOTICE: Individuals or groups who use this sample ballot for their own purposes must replace the above authorization line with their own.”

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Alexandria: City Council Candidates Go West

Candidates debate future of the West End.

Landmark Mall. BRAC 133. Overcrowded schools. Crumbling infrastructure.

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First Round in the Fight for Alexandria's City Council

The long table at the front of the Departmental Progressive Club in Old Town was packed with candidates...

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Tear Downs in Alexandria

Council approves demolition of 226 The Strand, overturns decision to preserve Ramsey Homes.

Despite two different and controversial discussions in City Council: Ramsey Homes and 226 The Strand are coming down.

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Alexandria: City’s Democrats Face Civil War

Euille officially announces write-in campaign.

When Mayor William Euille officially announced his pursuit of a write-in campaign for reelection at a Sept. 7 rally, he referred to the Dylan Thomas poem about a man who believes his work is unfulfilled.