City of Alexandria Elections

City of Alexandria Elections


Information for Candidates for Local Elected Office in Alexandria

The City of Alexandria is providing information for candidates interested in running for local elected offices.

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Early Voting Begins for March 5 Presidential Primaries

Early voting begins for the March 5 dual presidential primary elections in the City of Alexandria. The ballots will contain a contest for either the Democratic or Republican nominee for President of the United States. In dual primary elections, voters may vote in either primary, but not both.

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Turnover at City Hall

As the era of Justin Wilson draws to a close, what comes next?

The era of Mayor Justin Wilson is drawing to a dramatic finish, creating an open seat for mayor at City Hall for the first time in 20 years.

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Surovell to Lead Senate Democrats

New Senate Majority Leader

New Senate Majority Leader

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Nov. 7 General Election

What’s happening at polling places on Election Day.

Election Day

Candidate Connection: Senate District 39

We asked candidates for a brief bio and to tell us about their interaction with a voter whose questions or story inspired them to take action.

Early Voting Continues Through Saturday, Nov. 4

Those who wait until the last minute to vote do so at their peril.


Make a Plan to Vote Early; Or Vote Nov. 7

The City of Alexandria residents have early voting options for the Nov. 7 General Election. All registered voters in Virginia are eligible to vote by mail or in person.

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Following the Money

Alexandria delegation pulls in almost $3 million despite lack of competition.

“The amount of money is fascinating, although I’m not sure what it says about our current state of democracy.” — Brian Moran, former Alexandria delegate who served as chairman of the House Democratic Caucus

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Ebbin to Face Challenger in Alexandria

Senate race will be the lone contested election in Alexandria this November.


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It’s Easy—Just Fill in the Bullets

Primary ballots will be using ranked choice voting; here’s what that means.

How To Vote: Ranked Choice Voting

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Reston Association Chooses New CEO

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

Puller Institute, Applications Open

Puller Institute

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Two Independents, One Republican Face Six Democrats in Alexandria

Voters will have six votes for six seats.

Back in May 2009, an independent and a Republican were able to knock off two incumbent members of the Alexandria City Council in an extremely low turnout election where only 12 percent of voters showed up to the polls. A few weeks later, the lame duck council ditched the idea of having May elections in favor of moving the election to November, when turnout is much larger and Democrats tend to perform better.

Meet the Candidates in Alexandria

15 vying in School Board election; only three incumbents seeking re-election.

School Board Election