VIRGINIA, USA — On Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 Virginia voters will be going to the polls to help elect candidates for the offices of governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, house of delegates and several local offices in the state.
In Virginia, election day polling places are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m -- anyone in line by 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote. You can find your polling place here: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/polling-place-lookup.
You do not need to bring your voter registration card to vote in Virginia but you do need to show an ID, or sign an ID Confirmation Statement to vote in person. According to the Virginia Board of Elections, acceptable forms of identification include:
- Voter confirmation documents
- Virginia DMV-issued driver’s license or ID card (Virginia law permits an expired Virginia DMV license to be used for voting purposes. A Virginia driver’s privilege card is NOT acceptable for voting purposes.
- United States Passport
- Employer-issued photo ID
- Student ID issued by a Virginia college/university/high school
- Student photo ID issued by U.S. college/university
- Other U.S. or Virginia government-issued ID
- Tribal enrollment or other tribal ID
- Virginia Voter Photo ID card
- Any current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document with your name and address (within the past 12 months)
Here is a list of the contested races and ballot questions in our area, along with biographical information.
Terry McAuliffe (D)
Terry McAuliffe earned his bachelor's degree from Catholic University and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law School.
He worked as a businessman, political adviser for the Democratic Party and former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, serving from 2001 to 2005. He served as co-chairman of President Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign and chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign.
McAuliffe previously served as Governor of Virginia from 2014 to 2018. He succeeded Gov. Bob McDonnell (R).
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Glenn Youngkin ( R)
Glenn Youngkin earned a bachelor's degree from Rice University in 1990 and a graduate degree from Harvard Business School in 1994.
He co-founded the Virginia Ready initiative, which helps Virginians reskill for in-demand jobs. He is also the former co-CEO and president of The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, where he worked from 1995 to 2020.
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Princess Blanding (L)
Princess Blanding earned her bachelor's degree in biology from Morgan State University. She then received a master's degree in K-12 education and supervision and a specialist degree in educational leadership.
Afterward, Blanding served as a middle school science teacher and as an assistant elementary and high school principal.
In 2018, Blanding's brother was fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting. In the aftermath, Blanding and her family founded Justice and Reformation, a community activism organization focused on policing reforms.
Hala Ayala (D)
Hala Ayala worked as a cybersecurity specialist with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She founded and served as president of Prince William County's chapter of the National Organization for Women. She has served on Gov. McAuliffe's (D) Advisory Council on Women.
In 2017, Ayala and Elizabeth Guzman were the first Hispanic women in the state's history to be elected to the House of Delegates.
Winsome Sears (R )
Winsome Sears served in the United States Marines. She was also the Vice President of the Virginia State Board of Education and received presidential appointments to the US Census Bureau, where she co-chaired the African American Committee and the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. She is also a trained electrician, the leader of a men’s prison ministry and a director of a women’s homeless shelter for The Salvation Army, according to her website.
Mark Herring (D)
Mark Herring is the current Attorney General and is seeking re-election. He has been Virginia's Attorney General since 2014. Before that, he served as a State Senator from Virginia's 33rd District from 2006 - 2014. He is the first Democrat to serve as Virginia’s attorney general in more than 20 years, and the first attorney general to be reelected in nearly 30 years, according to his website.
He received a B.A. in foreign affairs and economics and an M.A. in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia. He also received a J.D. from the University of Richmond.
Jason Miyares (R)
Jason Miyares received a B.B.A. in business administration from James Madison University in 1998 and a J.D. from the College of William & Mary in 2005.
He is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 82. He assumed office in 2016.
He has worked as a private attorney, serving as a prosecutor, and he’s served in the office of Congressman Scott Rigell (R).
House of Delegates: District 2
Candi P.M. King (D-incumbent)
As a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, Candi King served on the House Finance Committee, House Privileges and Elections Committee and the Public Safety Committee.
She earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Norfolk State University. She has served as a community relations professional and a special needs parent advocate and has previously volunteered with Freedom High School. She has also served as a Girl Scouts Troop Leader and Vice-Chair of the Woodbridge Democratic Committee. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Virginia Commission on Unemployment Compensation.
Gina R. Ciarcia (R)
Gina Garcia has served as a teacher full-time and through homeschooling her own children. She is the wife of a retired Marine officer and a mother of five.
She earned her bachelor's degree from Oral Roberts University.
House of Delegates: District 10
Wendy W. Gooditis (D-incumbent)
Wendy Gooditis has served on the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee, Vice chair Counties, Cities and the Towns Committee Labor and Commerce Committee.
She received her bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and her M.Ed. from Shenandoah University. She has experience working as a realtor and in education.
Nicholas S. "Nick" Clemente (R)
Nick Clemente received his B.A. in Communications from Wittenberg University and his master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship from George Mason University. He is a member of the Potomac Valley Officiating Association, primarily working youth basketball and softball games. He serves as the Membership Director for the Virginia chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors since 2018, helping small businesses find ways to thrive in a struggling economy. Nick has also fought on behalf of small businesses during his service on the Leesburg Planning Commission, he stated via a survey completed by Ballotpedia https://ballotpedia.org/Nick_Clemente#Campaign_themes.
House of Delegates: District 13
Danica A. Roem (D-incumbent)
Danica Roem received a bachelor's degree in journalism from St. Bonaventure University and spent nine years reporting news in Prince William County, at the Prince William Times. Most recently, Roem served on the Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee Counties, Cities and Towns Committee and House Transportation Committee.
Christopher M. Stone (R)
Christopher Stone has served as an Air Force officer in regular, reserve and National Guard for over 17 years. As a National Guard officer, he served as a domestic contingency planner for situations such as natural disasters, pandemics, and civil unrest. He is also a business executive and worked as the Executive Director of a municipal chamber of commerce, building and sustaining local businesses. He has also served as a Vice President of a firm supporting senior government officials in both Republican and Democrat administrations, as well as domestic and international organizations.
House of Delegates: District 14
S.M. "Rhett" Deitz (D)
Rhett Deitz graduated from James Madison University with a degree in social work, a field and passion she says has helped her transition into politics. She helps run a union print shop when not working on her family’s farm in Henry County. She said she decided to run in the 14th district after seeing how the COVID-19 pandemic affected her brother, who struggled with virtual learning due to not having access to affordable and functioning internet.
D.W. "Danny" Marshall, III (R-incumbent)
Danny Marshal is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He assumed office in 2002 and is running to continue representing District 14. Marshall is a native of Pittsylvania County. He graduated from George Washington High School and later attended Danville Community and Averett Colleges. He is a former professional racecar driver, he finished 3rd at the 24 Hours of Daytona in both 1999 and 2000. He has also served on the Danville City Council, as president of the Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce and on numerous area development boards and commissions, including the Dan River Region Vision Committee.
House of Delegates: District 15
Emily G. Scott (D)
Emily Scott was raised in Woodstock where she graduated from Central High School before attending Randolph Macon Women’s College. Scott moved to Michigan in the late 90’s while working in the tech industry. She later returned to Woodstock and currently works for the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen in Front Royal.
C. Todd Gilbert (R-incumbent)
Todd Gilbert graduated from Central High School in Woodstock in 1989. He later attended the University of Virginia and the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Gilbert was first elected to the House in 2005. In 2018, he was elected Republican Leader of the House of Delegates. Gilbert has won several awards during his tenure, including the Virginia YMCA’s “Service to Youth Award.” In 2017, he was named a “Legislator of the Year” by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
House of Delegates: District 18
Douglas J. Ward (D)
71-year-old Dr. Douglas Ward lives in Rappahannock County with his husband Rev. Earl Johnson. Ward spent three years teaching junior high school in a small village in Liberia, West Africa after joining the Peace Corps while in college. He says that experience is what convinced him to pursue a “career helping others.” Ward later went to medical school and has spent the last 34 years practicing medicine in D.C. He strongly supports raising minimum wage and green energy.
Michael J. Webert (R-incumbent)
Michael Webert has called Virginia home since moving to Fauquier County in 1999. He is a graduate of George Mason University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. He started managing his family farm, Locust Hill Farm, in 2007 after working as a radio producer. Webert says his family has strong ties to the environment and conservation. He also serves on the Rappahannock River Basin Commission.
House of Delegates: District 20
Randall K. Wolf (D)
Randall Wolf grew up on a farm in eastern Pennsylvania. He would later become a journalist serving communities, both local and international, for over 40 years. Wolf says that he spent his journalism career listening to people’s stories and using data to identify trends and find ways to share that information so that others could make informed decisions. Wolf says he will work to maintain open space, expand broadband and cell phone coverage and protect the environment.
G. "John" Avoli (R-incumbent)
John Avoli was born in Italy and came to America when he was 10 years old when his family moved to Weirton, West Virginia. Avoli graduated from Madonna High School and later attended the University of Richmond. He went on to become a teacher and football and track coach before earning his masters and continuing his career in education. In 1990, Avoli ran for Staunton City Council, he served for 16 years, including 14 as Staunton’s mayor.
House of Delegates: District 28
Joshua G. Cole (D-incumbent)
Joshua Cole became the first African-American and youngest person to receive any party’s nomination when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 28 in 2017. Raised in the district, Cole has spent his entire life in Fredericksburg and Stafford County. He has served on the Stafford County Public Schools Superintendent’s Equity, Diversity and Opportunity Committee and is a member of the Greater Fredericksburg Area Interfaith Council and the former President of the Stafford County NAACP. Cole says he has been an advocate for Climate Change and lead legislation to rename Jefferson Davis Highway to Emancipation Highway.
Tara A. Durant (R)
Tara Durant has lived in Stafford County for 18 years. She is an elementary school teacher and served on the Board of the Fredericksburg Area Service League, the Citizens Review Panel with United Way, the PTO, and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity. Durant says she was motivated to run for public office after a “tense encounter” with rioters last summer.
House of Delegates: District 29
Delmara F. "Deetzie" Bayliss (D)
William D. "Bill" Wiley (R-incumbent)
Bill Wiley was elected to Winchester City Council in 2014, he was voted council vice-president one year later and council president in 2018. Prior to joining city council, Wiley served for five years on the Winchester Planning Commission and was Chairman for three of those years. Wiley breaks down his platform into six main categories: Taxes, jobs, the second amendment, police support, prolife and history.
House of Delegates: District 30
Annette H. Hyde (D)
Annette Hyde is a 20-year yoga teacher living in Madison County. In 2019, she ran against Sen. Emmett Hanger after voters in her Senate district weren't able to choose a senator in a general election since 2007. She lost against Hanger but was able to flip the General Assembly to Democratic control for the first time since 1993. She's a founding member of Madison County's chapter of Moms Demand Action. And was appointed by the Madison County Board of Supervisors to the Virginia Career Works – Piedmont Workforce Development Board. She's also a member of the State Rehabilitation Council for the Virginia Department of the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Nick Freitas (R-incumbent)
Nick Freitas is an Army veteran who served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 25th Light Infantry Division as an Infantryman. He served two tours in Iraq as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant and Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant before he was honorably discharged in 2009. Freitas worked alongside Virginia Senate candidate Bryce Reeves, who went on to defeat a 28-year Democrat incumbent. He was elected to be the Culpeper County Republican Committee Chairman in 2014.
House of Delegates: District 31
Elizabeth R. Guzman (D-incumbent)
Elizabeth Guzman is a social worker and public administrator who was one of the first two LatinX women elected to the House of Delegates. She defeated a 16-year Republican incumbent in Virginia’s 2017 election. She serves as Vice-Chair of the Education Committee and was named 2020’s “Legislator of the Year” by the Virginia Education Association and by the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers.
Benjamin W. "Ben" Baldwin (R)
Ben Baldwin served in the Marines for ten years. He currently works as a financial advisor helping families secure their financial future. He currently serves as a member of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the Veterans Council and Economic Development Committee and is a member of the American Legion.
House of Delegates: District 32
David A. Reid (D-incumbent)
David Reid served as a Naval Intelligence Officer for 23 years until 2011 before he honorably retired as Commander. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal on three occasions. He started his own small business called Rockbridge Consulting, where he specializes in studies and analysis. He is a recreational and travel soccer coach and is a certified soccer referee. David and his family also volunteer at the Loudoun Interfaith Relief food pantry.
H. Scott Pio (R)
Scott Pio is a Florida native who resides in Virginia and works as a software engineer for a large defense contractor. He's a leader of a children’s AWANA group at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly.
Nick M. Allegro (I)
House of Delegates: District 33
Paul W. Siker (D)
Paul Siker is a 33-year-old resident of Loudoun County. Siker has spent the majority of his professional career in technical recruitment and has recently focused his business on talent acquisition training/consulting engagements. He served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the Community Foundation of Loudoun & Northern Fauquier Counties. He currently serves on the board for the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS).
Dave A. LaRock (R)
Dave LaRock currently represents the 33rd District in the Virginia House of Delegates. He and his wife own a general contractor business, building two to three homes a year. Dave started his political career in 2008 helping conservative candidates campaign for office. He served as Blue Ridge District Chairman for the Loudoun County Republican Committee.
House of Delegates: District 34
Kathleen J. Murphy (D-incumbent)
Kathleen Murphy has represented Virginia's 34th District for the past six years. She is a member of the House Finance, Transportation, and General Laws Committees. She also founded the House Gun Violence Prevention Caucus and introduced several bills to keep firearms out of the streets. She serves as the Vice-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and also belongs to the Military and Veterans Caucus and the Virginia Environment and Renewable Energy Caucus. She also serves on the Board of Veterans Services and chairs the Women Veterans Workgroup.
Gary G. Pan (R)
Gary Pan is a 30-year resident of Northern Virginia. He founded two small businesses that were recognized by Inc. Magazine as among the 100 fastest-growing private companies in America. He serves as a founder and Camp Director for the Wolf Trap First Time Campers Program. He has served on the boards of several local organizations such as the Great Falls Citizen Association, Great Falls Grange Foundation, Rotary Club of Great Falls, Northern Virginia Technology Council.
House of Delegates: District 35
Mark L. Keam (D-incumbent)
Mark Keam currently represents Virginia's 35th District. He became the first Asian-born immigrant and the first Korean American elected to any state-level office in Virginia in 2009. Mark serves on the House Commerce & Labor Committee, Finance Committee, Education Committee, and Agriculture, Chesapeake & Natural Resources Committee.
Kevin E. McGrath (R)
Kevin McGrath was born and raised in Fairfax. Having earned a degree in Political Science from Virginia Tech, McGrath joined the CIA in 1978 and retired in 2015. McGrath describes himself as a political activist, doing whatever he could since 1976 to help Republican candidates win offices in Virginia and national elections. His platform focuses on several issues, including ending lockdown, lowering state income taxes and supporting the second amendment.
House of Delegates: District 36
Kenneth R. "Ken" Plum (D-incumbent)
Ken Plum is a retired school teacher and administrator. He served as Director of Adult and Community Education, Fairfax County Public Schools and has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates since 1982.
Matthew J. Lang (R)
Matt Lang describes himself as a veteran, father and husband. Recently, he retired from the US Navy Reserve and currently works as an International Security Officer for an international aid organization. Matthew says he plans to fight for the hardworking people of Virginia’s 36th District.
House of Delegates: District 37
David L. Bulova (D-incumbent)
David Bulova lives in Fairfax with his wife and children. He received a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary and later received a Masters in Public Administration and Policy from Virginia Tech. He is also a graduate of the Sorensen Institute of Political Leadership at the University of Virginia. Bulova was elected to the General Assembly in 2005. He currently serves on the General Laws, Appropriations, Education, and Agriculture, Chesapeake, and Natural Resources committees. He is also chair of the General Laws Committee and chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, as well as many other boards and commissions.
Kenny W. Meteiver ®
Kenny Meteiver was born and raised in Indiana and later moved to Virginia with his wife in 2014. Meteiver enlisted in the United State Army as a Combat Engineer following the September 11 attacks. Meteiver says he is running for the House of Delegates because the Commonwealth of Virginia is seeing issues such as skyrocketing debt, burdensome government actions and regulations.
House of Delegates: District 38
L. Kaye Kory (D-incumbent)
Kaye Kory and her husband have lived in Fairfax County for over 35 years. She became well known for being a very vocal critic of the Fairfax County School Board and administration, later winning a special election for the Mason District seat on the school board in 1999. She has been a member of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee since 2001. She is the chair of the House Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns,The Animal Welfare Caucus, and The Joint Women's Health Care Caucus, Disability Commission.
Tom L. Pafford (R)
Tom Pafford says he plans to focus on several issues as part of his campaign, including after school programs for children, increasing funding to keep police in schools, equity, removing “Sexual Education” from being taught in schools and replacing it with more academic studies, ending transgender students from using the bathrooms of their chosen gender and removing critical race theory from the curriculum.
House of Delegates: District 39
Vivian E. Watts (D-incumbent)
Watts is the longest-serving woman in the Virginia House of Delegates. She is a ranking minority member of the Courts of Justice, Finance and Science and Technology committees. She was first elected in 1981 and left to serve as Virginia’s Secretary of Transportation and Safety in 1986. Watts was elected back to the House in 1996.
Watts graduated from the University of Michigan as an English major with minors in math and psychology. She served as Executive Director of Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) helping children in abuse and neglect cases.
Maureen T. Brody (R)
Maureen Brody is a lifelong Virginian who has served in volunteer positions relating to education, sports, homeowners’ associations, church, scouts and roadside and stream cleanups in Fairfax County for the last 35 years.
House of Delegates: District 40
Dan I. Helmer (D-incumbent)
Dan Helmer is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and West Point graduate who has served tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and Korea. He also runs a business helping veterans access quality healthcare.
Harold Y. Pyon (R)
Harold Pyon is a manager at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he has worked since 1985. Pyon has served on the Fairfax County Park Authority Board, Virginia Board of Elections, Fairfax County Small Business Commission and as Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
He obtained an M.S. in chemical engineering at the University of Virginia, attended George Washington University Law School and earned a graduate certificate in Advanced Public Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
House of Delegates: District 41
Eileen Filler-Corn (D-incumbent)
Eileen Filler-Corn is House Speaker and is the first woman and Jew to hold the position. She has served in the House of Delegates since 2010.
Filler-Corn served on the PTA in Fairfax and co-chaired the Safe Virginia Initiative Task Force, which solicited feedback from Virginians about how to combat gun violence after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. She was an organizer of the Million Mom March in Washington D.C. to call for stricter gun control. She graduated from Ithaca College with a B.A.
John M. Wolfe (R)
John Wolfe has served as PTA president and vice president as well as a scout leader in Fairfax County. Wolfe has lived in the 41st district for more than 40 years.
Wolfe attended Vanderbilt University and obtained an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
House of Delegates: District 42
Kathy K. "KL" Tran (D-incumbent)
Kathy Tran was first elected in 2017. She served at the U.S. Department of Labor and did advocacy work at the National Immigration Forum. She served as president of her local PTA.
Tran graduated from Duke University and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan.
Edward F. McGovern (R)
Ed McGovern coordinated resources at the Department of the Army and spent seven years in Japan and Panama serving the federal government. McGovern is Newington Precinct Captain and a member of the Fairfax County Republican Committee. He serves on his Homeowners Association Board and was involved with youth sports.
McGovern has a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and political science degree from Shippensburg University.
House of Delegates: District 43
Mark D. Sickles (D-incumbent)
Mark Sickles is House Democratic Caucus Deputy Minority Leader and has served in the House of Delegates since 2004. From 1995 to 1998 he served as Chairman of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee. Sickles has served on the Fairfax County Library Board and President of United Community Ministries, a nonprofit providing employment services and resources for people without homes.
He has two Master’s degrees from Georgia Tech and a B.S. from Clemson University.
Brenton H. Hammond (R)
Brenton Hammond served in the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division for eight years before joining a defense contracting company.
House of Delegates: District 44
Paul E. Krizek (D-incumbent)
Paul Krizek has served as delegate since 2016. He served for more than a decade on the State Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia and on the 8th Congressional District Democratic Committee. Krizek is Chief Counsel and Vice President for Christian Relief Services Charities.
Krizek graduated from the University of Virginia and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.
Richard T. Hayden (R)
Richard Hayden works for a settlement company in Kingstowne and serves as their DC counsel. Before that, he ran a law practice focusing on real estate and business law. Hayden is involved in Boy Scouts and Little League.
House of Delegates: District 45
Elizabeth B. Bennett-Parker (D)
Elizabeth Bennett-Parker is Vice Mayor in Alexandria and a member of the Alexandria City Council. Bennett-Parker co-leads Together We Bake, a nonprofit job training and personal development program for under-served women. She is founder of Fruitcycle, a business fighting food waste. Previously, Bennett-Parker worked for the National Governors Association and served on the Community Criminal Justice Board.
She is a graduate of Emerge Virginia and the Alexandria City Academy.
Justin D. "J.D." Maddox (R)
Justin Maddox served as branch chief in the Central Intelligence Agency focusing on counterterrorism. He has also served as Deputy Coordinator of the Global Engagement Center, which combats disinformation, as an advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security and as a National Nuclear Security Administration operations officer. Maddox was deployed to Iraq twice. He has been an adjunct professor at George Mason University since 2011. He is an appointed member of the City of Alexandria’s Information Technology Commission.
Maddox received his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s College and his master’s degree from Georgetown University.
House of Delegates: District 47
Patrick A. Hope (D-incumbent)
Patrick Hope has served six terms as Delegate. He serves as Chair of the House Public Safety Committee and sits on the Health, Welfare and Institutions and Courts of Justice Committee. He is a health care attorney who has worked for various health care organizations and is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Hope received his B.A. in History from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and his Master’s of Arts in Congressional Studies and J.D. from The Catholic University.
Laura A. Hall (R)
House of Delegates: District 48
Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan, Jr. (D-incumbent)
Rip Sullivan was elected to the House of Delegates in 2014. He is a partner in the law form Bean Kinney & Korman, P.C., in Arlington. Before that, he served on various community institutions including as Vice Chair of the Fairfax County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, President of Legal Services of Northern Virginia and Adjunct Professor at George Mason University School of Law. Sullivan served two terms as the House Democratic Caucus Campaign Chair.
Sullivan graduated from Amherst College and received his law degree from the University of Virginia.
Edward William Monroe, Jr. (R)
Edward Monroe has been a teacher for more than nineteen years and has worked overseas with the U.S. Peace Corps. Monroe is a former Fulbright Scholar and is currently earning a graudate degree in education leadership. Monroe served as an Elections Officer at a local precinct during the 2020 general election. Monroe has also coached youth sports.
House of Delegates: District 49
Alfonso H. Lopez (D-incumbent)
Alfonso Lopez has represented the 49th District in the Virginia House of Delegates since 2012. He is Majority Whip of the Virginia House Democratic Caucus. Lopez served as a political appointee in the Obama Administration and Kaine Administration. Lopez was a member of the Arlington Fiscal Affairs Advisory Commission from 2003 to 2006 and served on the Commonwealth Coalition’s Virginia State Advisory Board in 2006.
Lopez graduated from Vassar College and received his law degree from Tulane Universiy Law School.
Timothy E. Kilcullen (R)
Timothy Kilcullen has worked in political campaigns nationwide.
Terry W. Modglin (I)
Terry Modglin has served as an Army officer and worked as a Capitol Hill staffer, a nonprofit program manager and CEO for youth and municipal crime prevention. He has also worked as a condominium Board member and is involved with his veterans’ military association.
House of Delegates: District 50
Michelle E. Lopes-Maldonado (D)
Michelle Lopes-Maldonado is a small business owner and former attorney. She has served on the AwakeTeams Advisory Board and the Sojourners Board of Directors and is a member of the Representative democracy Brain Trust. Lopes-Maldonado graduated from Barnard College at Columbia University and attended the George Washington University School of Law.
Steve T. "Dr. Steve" Pleickhardt (R)
Steve Pleickhardt has been a dentist in Northern Virginia for nearly two decades. Pleickhardt has served as the president of his local Home Owners Association for the last sixteen years.
House of Delegates: District 51
Briana D. Sewell (D)
Briana Sewell helped establish the Virginia Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy in 2018, which supported bipartisan policies including paid family and medical leave, lower-cost child care and job training programs. She serves as Chief of Staff to the County Chair and was previously Prince William County District Director.
Sewell earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the College of William and Mary and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from American University.
Tim D. Cox (R)
Tim Cox is a commanding officer in the Navy Reserve and works as a third-party contractor. He was deployed overseas twice. Cox worked as Assistant Certification Officer in Norfolk.
Cox graduated from Cedarville University with a B.A. in Global Economics and International Business. He obtained three graduate degrees including a Master of International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
House of Delegates: District 52
Luke E. Torian (D-incumbent)
Luke Torian was first elected as delegate in 2009. He is the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee and serves on the Rules and General Laws Committees and the ABC/Gamin Subcommittee. Torian has been a minister for over 35 years and has served as Pastor of First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Dumfries since 1995. Torian is chair of Virginia’s Minority Business Commission and Vice Chair of the Major Employment and Investment Project Approval Commission.
Torian is a founder of Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement (VOICE). He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Winston-Salem State University. He pursued graduate studies at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and earned a Master of Divinity from the School of Theology at Virginia Union University. He also earned a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Howard University School of Divinity.
Maria E. Martin (R)
Maria Martin is an artist and author. She has worked in the Prince William County School System for the last 27 years. Martin has volunteered at the National Marine Corps Museum and served on a mobile team helping recovery efforts during hurricane Harvey.
Martin attended community college in Maryland, where she studied English and business. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Park University.
House of Delegates: District 53
Marcus B. Simon (D-incumbent)
Marcus Simon is a real estate attorney in downtown McLean. He co-founded the Law Firm of Leggett, Simon, Freemyers and Lyon and Ekko Title, a real estate settlement, title and escrow company. Before that, Sion worked as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. As an Army Captain, he served as a prosecutor where he handled officer misconduct cases.
Simon earned a Bachelor’s degree in Middle East Studies and Journalism from New York University and worked on campaigns before attending law school at American University’s Washington College of Law.
Sarah White (R)
Sarah White is Chief Operations Officer for YHR Holdings. She has worked in the service industry for most of her career. White is a member of the Fairfax County Republican Committee, National Association of Women Business Owners and is President of the Arlington/Alexandria County chapter of the Virginia Restaurant Lodging and Travel Association. White is a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and is a member of Tyson and Dulles Chamber of Commerce, an Ambassador for the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, and on the policy board for Arlington Chamber of Commerce.
House of Delegates: District 54
Eric M. Butterworth (D)
Robert D. "Bobby" Orrock, Sr.
Bobby Orrock has represented the 54th Virginia House of Delegates district since 1989. He taught at Spotsylvania High School for more than 30 decades and is an EMT and trustee with the Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad. He serves as a deacon and trustee at Bethany Baptist Church.
Orrock graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Agriculture Education. He obtained a Master’s of education in Agriculture Education from Virginia State University.
House of Delegates: District 67
Karrie K. Delaney (D-incumbent)
Karrie Delaney was elected to represent Virginia’s 67th district in 2017. She owns a consulting firm and served as chair to the Fairfax County Citizen Corps Council and chair of the Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees. Delaney was Communications Director for Shared Hope International, a nonprofit that works to end sex trafficking.
Bob L. Frizzelle (R)
Bob Frizzelle was Vice President at Northrop Grumman and Booz Allen Hamilton. He served overseas as a Signals Intelligence Officer. Frizzelle was president of his local Homeowners Association for ten years and a volunteer at New Life Church in Chantilly.
House of Delegates: District 86
Irene Shin (D)
Irene Shin is Executive Director of the Virginia Civic Engagement Table, a nonprofit that works to increase civic education and engagement. Before that, Shin worked in community and political organizing.
Julie Anna Perry (R)
Julie Perry teaches 9th grade world history and 11th grade U.S. history at Centreville High School in Fairfax County.
House of Delegates: District 87
Suhas Subramanyam (D-incumbent)
Suhas Subramanyam started a consulting firm in Loudoun County to advise companies and nonprofits on technology, government regulations and economic empowerment. He worked as a technology and regulatory attorney. He was named a White House technology policy advisor to President Obama and led a task force on technology policy. Subramanyam has served as a volunteer EMT/Firefighter and was appointed to the Loudoun Health Council.
Subramanyam attended Tulane University and earned his law degree at Northwestern University School of Law.
Gregory J. Moulthrop (R)
Greg Moulthrop ran the Virginia office for a startup based in Silicon Valley. Before that, he founded a tech startup in Viginia, which he sold in 2018.
Moulthrop attended Longwood Univesity.
House of Delegates: District 88
Kecia S. Evans (D)
Kecia Evans has worked in the field of criminal justice for more than 22 years. She serves as secretary on the Stafford County Board of Zoning Appeals and was chair of Stafford County’s Parks and Recreation Committee. Previously, she led the Legal Redress and Criminal Justice committees for the Stafford Branch of the NAACP and was their representative on the Human Rights Coalition at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.
Evans holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Master’s degree in Cybersecurity/Digital Forensics from the University of Maryland University College and a law degree in National Security Law from Regent School of Law.
Phillip A. "Phil" Scott (R)
Phillip Scott leads a team of background investigators for a government contractor. Before that, he was a background investigator for the federal government. Scott has worked in management in the food service and customer service industries and spent more than 10 years in residential and commercial construction. Scott worked for a residential remodeling company based in Dumfries and a glass company in Orange.
Scott attended Word of Life Bible Institute and Liberty University. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies, a Master’s degree in Management and Leadership, a Juris Masters and is currently earning a Ph.D. in Public Policy specializing in National Security.
Timothy M. Lewis (L)
Timothy Lewis is a retired combat veteran with 20 years of service in the United States Marine Corps. He is a third-party contractor working for the U.S. Department of State. He serves on the Board of Directors for Beacon Hall, a non-profit that works with disadvantaged children.
Alexandria City: Mayor
Annetta M. Catchings
Annetta Catchings is co-director of a tennis nonprofit called Elite 10s and Education Foundation. She worked for more than 30 years as a flight attendant for American Airlines and was a substitute teacher, tennis coach and certified hospice care provider. Catchings attended Dillard University.
Justin M. Wilson (incumbent)
Justin Wilson was elected Mayor in 2018. He previously served 8 years on the City Council and served as Vice Mayor from 2016 to 2019. Wilson has served as chair of the Alexandria Transit Company Baord of Directors and on the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee. He is Senior Director at the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak).
Wilson holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University.
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL
John Taylor Chapman (D-Incumbent)
He was first elected to the City Council in November 2012 and re-elected in November 2015 and November 2018. As a third-term member of City Council, he has previously served on the following local and regional boards: the Local Emergency Planning Committee; Eisenhower Partnership Board of Directors; Eco-City Alexandria Environmental Action Plan Steering Committee; Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy; Gang Prevention Task Force; and the Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission. He also currently serves on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Public Safety and Human Services Committee, Sister Cities Committee, City/School Subcommittee, ARHA Task Force; AEDP Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Transportation Commission and the City Naming Committee.
Amy B. Jackson (D-Incumbent)
She was elected to City Council on November 6, 2018, to serve a three-year term from 2019 through 2021. As a member of City Council, Jackson serves on a variety of local and regional boards: The City Manager’s Quality of Life Committee, City Corps Council, INOVA Alexandria Hospital Task Force, Eisenhower Partnership Board of Directors, Combined Sewer Outfall Project Review Team Workgroup, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Chesapeake Bay Policy Committee, Potomac Watershed Roundtable, Gang Prevention Community Task Force, and the Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission.
Darryl Nirenberg (D)
Nirenberg is a 22 year resident of Alexandria. He is an attorney, and also worked on Capitol Hill for 14 years in the Senate. According to his website, he is “a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance, a grassroots national organization dedicated to transforming the culture of youth sports and making organized sports more accessible to youths in underserved communities.”
Canek Aguirre (D-Incumbent)
Aguirre was elected on November 6, 2018, to serve a three-year term on City Council from 2019 through 2021. He is the first Latino elected to City Council. Currently in his first term, Canek serves as Vice Chair of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) and was appointed to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board of Directors as an Alternate Director in 2020. He also serves as chair of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) Access for All Advisory Committee.
Sarah Bagley (D)
She is executive director of a non-profit, a local precinct captain, and attorney. She volunteers for the Alexandria Democratic Committee and Moms Demand Action. She left her legal career to work for an affordable housing non-profit. The group connects tenants with community resources.
Alyia Smith-Parker Gaskins (D)
Graduated from Vanderbilt University with a masters degree from University of Pittsburgh. Worked on Michelle Obama’s Lets Move initiative. Gaskins is a public health strategist and urban planner.
R. Kirk McPike (D)
Kirk is the Chief of Staff to Congressman Mark Takano (D-California). He is also the former chair of the Alexandria Economic Opportunities Commission.
Glenda Gail Parker (D)
Retired from the U.S. Air Force, Parker was a financial manager for the U.S. Air Force’s Research and Development operations. She is a retired USAF Reservist Intelligence Officer. Mother of 3 children..
Florence M. King (I)
King has lived in the city for 30 years. She has served in these roles: Chairwoman of the City’s Commission on Employment, Vice-President of the Northern Virginia Urban League, Alexandria Freedman’s Cemetery Steering Committee, Vice Chair of the Alexandria Historical Resources Commission, and an Alexandria Elections officer for 25 years.
ALEXANDRIA CITY SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT A
MICHELLE RIEF (INCUMBENT)
She is a former college professor and education non-profit executive.
DEANNA M.R. ‘D’ OHLANDT
She has worked as a college professor, special education inclusion aide in elementary schools and a preschool classroom aide.
A.M. ‘ISH’ BOYLE
He served in the United States Marine Corps and has had a career in Cybersecurity.
WILLIE F. BAILEY, SR.
He served in the US Army and the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. He is also a former city council member.
JACINTA E GREENE (INCUMBENT)
She was first elected to the school board in 2018. She is also a marketing consultant and meeting planner.
ALEXANDRIA CITY SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT B
ASHLEY SIMPSON BAIRD
She has worked in education for 20 years—as a teacher, coach and researcher.
ch, school board chair, researcher, and parent. as a student, classroom teacher, coach, school board chair,
BRIDGET SHEA WESTFALL
She is a grants management officer at the Administration for Children and Families.
TAMMY S. IGNACIO
She has worked as a teacher, assistant principal, and as a Chief of Staff in the Alexandria City Public Schools administrative office.
DEBORAH J. ASH
Moved to Alexandria in 2017. Has teenager at Alexandria City High School.
Is a former principal of Polk Elementary School in Alexandria.
KELLY CARMICHAEL BOOZ
Served on Alexandria school board from 2013-2015.
RICARDO N. ‘COACH RICO’ ROBERTS
Alexandria City School Board: District C
ABDEL S. ELNOUBI
He works at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
W. CHRISTOPHER HARRIS
He is a former football coach at T.C. Williams. He is a 4th generation Alexandrian.
MEAGAN L. ALDERTON (INCUMBENT)
She has held this office since 2018. She has a background as a special education teacher.
Arlington County Board of Supervisors
TAKIS P. KARANTONIS (D-INCUMBENT)
He was first elected to this office in 2020. He is an economist with 25-plus years in urban and regional planning.
AUDREY CLEMENT (I)
She is a statistical programmer and has served on the Arlington Coalition for Sensible Transportation (2006-2021) and on the Arlington Transportation Commission (2018-2021).
MICHAEL T. CANTWELL (I)
He served in the U.S. Navy. He currently serves as a Branch Chief in the Maritime Safety Office. He also serves as President of the Yorktown Civic Association.
ADAM THEO (I)
He works as a communications consultant and video producer in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He also served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as a structural engineer.
CLARKE COUNTY: BOYCE MAYOR
He is a U.S. Navy veteran and was recently appointed to the Boyce Planning Commission.
ZACHARY B. HUDSON
He currently serves on the town council and is a lifelong resident of Boyce.
CLARKE COUNTY: BOYCE RECORDER
Carli A. Pope
She is a special education teacher at Boyce Elementary School.
Whitney L. Maddox (Incumbent)
She is a counselor and was appointed by the council last September to fill a regular seat vacated by Carol Everly, who resigned.
FRANK REAVES, JR.
He is a certified private Investigator and works part-time with Culpeper Police. He is a Culpeper native and council member.
JON D. RUSSELL
Russell has served on the town council since 2014. He is a small businessman. He has owned a coffee business and started three medical clinics with his wife, who is a family nurse practioner.
CULPEPER TOWN COUNCIL
ADRIAN D. SLEDGE
He is a logistics management specialist with the Department of the Army. He spent more than 25 years active and in the reserves in the U.S. Army before his retirement in 2019. He is also a retired pastor.
B. Travis Brown
Is a Culpeper native and a union electrician.
DAVID P. KULLIVAN, JR.
He has lived in Culpeper for 14 years. He has worked most of his career in the nonprofit world. He has served has served on numerous boards and committees, some of which include: the Boy Scouts of America’s National Venturing Program Committee, and the 4-H Shooting Sports National Committee,
J. FRED SAPP
He works for Xerox Business Solutions.
JOE M. SHORT
A senior systems engineer and U.S. Army veteran.
N. JANIE SCHMIDT
She has lived in Culpeper for 25 years. She’s a retired electric utility executive. She currently works part-time with memory care patients.
ROBERT M. “BOBBY” RYAN
He has served on the town council.
Robert W. "Wes" Mayles, Jr.
He has a background in human resources. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce. He was also the Chamber’s President/CEO for 2 years.
heir Major Industry Advisory Council and Young Professionals Committee. Through this, he earned the opportunity to lead the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce as President/CEO for two years.
Pranas A. Rimeikis (incumbent)
He has held this office since 2014. Prior to that he was Mayor, serving two terms from 2002-2010.
William M. "Bill" Yowell (incumbent)
He has served on the council from 1988-1998, and again from 2002 to present. He has served as Vice-Mayor since 2004.
Culpeper County: Cedar Mountain District—Board of Supervisors
David E. Durr
He has served on the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce, including as Chairman of the Board and Interim President and CEO. He has also been a substitute teacher.
C. Jack Frazier (Incumbent)
He is seeking his third term on the Board of Supervisors. He was first elected in 2013.
Culpeper County-Stevensburg District-Board of Supervisors
LAURA A. ROGERS
She is a business owner and served on the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce for 15 years. She has also served on the Planning Commission.
SUSAN L. GUGINO
She is a farmer and IT professional and a former Planning Commissioner.
WILLIAM C. ‘BILL CHASE, JR. (INCUMBENT)
He has served on the Board since 1982, including as chairman. He is also a farmer.
Culpeper County: Stevensburg District School Board
ELIZABETH HUTCHINS (Incumbent)
CULPEPER NATIVE WHO HAS BEEN ON SCHOOL BOARD FOR MORE THAN 15 YEARS. SAYS SHE WOULD LIKE CULPEPER CO. TO BUILD A VOCATIONAL SCHOOL.
LORI J. MEDLEY
MARINE CORPS VETERAN AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RETIREE. ONE OF HER PRIORITIES IS TEACHER RETENTION
REBECCA D. BRAGG
SUPPORTS REMOVING THE MASK MANDATE IN SCHOOLS AND OPPOSES TEACHING OF CRITICAL RACE THEORY.
FALLS CHURCH CITY COUNCIL
Caroline S. Lian
Caroline Lian graduated with a BA in Biology from the University of Virginia. She worked in financial services and investment banking, and also for the DC government as COO for the Office of the Chief Technology Officer and DC Public Schools. Her current job is at FreddieMac, where she developed affordable lending programs. She has lived in Falls Church since 2006, volunteers at schools and supports the Falls Church Education Foundation.
Scott C. Diaz
Stuart M. Whitaker
Whitaker's Linkedin profile shows he's had jobs as a financial and economic analyst, conference developer, and transportation entrepreneur.
David F. Snyder (incumbent)
He is an attorney and is currently Vice President, International Policy, for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI). He is running for a 7th term, and has served as mayor and vice mayor.
Debora "Debbie" Schantz-Hiscott (incumbent)
She has been serving on the Falls Chuch City Council since last November. Her Linkedin profile shows she is the Director of Team Development at Team Dynamics, and attended the University of North Carolina.
Marybeth D. Connelly (incumbent)
She was first elected to the city council in 2013 and currently serves as Vice-Mayor. She has been employed as Falls Church City Public School Community Outreach Director since 2005.
Falls Church City: School Board
He clerked for a federal judge and worked at two Washington law firms. Now he is a vice president of the Cato Institute. Ilya Shapiro graduated from Princeton and earned a law degree from the University of Chicago.
Lori K. Silverman
She is a self-employed consultant and mother of two elementary school age children. Silverman graduated from the University of Illinois and George Washington Law School.
Jerrod F. Anderson
Anderson earned a PhD in economics with a focus on health economics. He moved to Falls Church in 2016, to take a job as a health statistician. Before that he worked in the public schools in Memphis, Tennessee.
For the last 12 years Mooney has provided diagnostic testing and education consulting to medical organizations, focusing on women's health. During the pandemic she led the Falls Church City Parents for Schools, a parent group that advocated for children to return to "safe and immediate return to in-school learning."
David S. Ortiz
He worked as a program manager and policy researcher at the RAND Corporation for 15 years. Now he serves as the Deputy Director of Electric Reliability at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Kathleen E.C. Tysse
She worked as a public school teacher in Charlottesville and a private school teacher at International Baccalaureate school in Quito, Ecuador. She served as President-elect and then President of the Falls Church Elementary PTA from 2018-2020.
Tate O. Gould
He is currently the CEO and co-owner of education-focused companies that provide policy support for local, state and national organizations. He also taught high school math, before working for the Department of Education during the Obama Administration for six years.
Frederick County: Red Bud District--Board of Supervisors
Shontya' C. Washington
She has worked as a Software and Systems Engineer. She currently sits on the Frederick County School Board. She is a 2019 graduate of the Chamber's Community Leadership Program (CLP).
Blaine P. Dunn (incumbent)
Dunn is the owner and president of Dunn Financial Advisors, LLC. He holds a Certified Financial Planner designation. He has been on the Board of Supervisors since winning a special election in November 2015.
Frederick County: Red Bud District--School Board
Ellen G. White
She is a registered nurse with more than a decade of experience. She is a mother to a 1 year old and a 3 year old.
Tim S. Stowe
He owns and operates Stowe Engineering, a local small business that provides engineering expertise for large infrastructure projects. Stowe served as Chairman of the Frederick County Republican Committee from 2018 to 2020.
Frederick County: Shawnee District--Board of Supervisors
Josh E. Ludwig (R)
Ludwig earned his Aerospace Engineering degree from Missouri S&T.
Richard D. Kennedy
He's held senior-level business and financial positions across industries such as banking, transportation, manufacturing, computer, staffing, and non-profit over 42 years.
Warren W. Gosnell (I)
He is a Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant. He first joined the force in 1998, and worked in the traffic division before becoming a lieutenant in 2013.
Frederick County: Shawnee District--School Board
David D. Stegmaier (incumbent)
He won a special election last November to fill the unexpired term of Shannon Trout. Stegmaier has also worked as the Director of Community Outreach for both Rep. Frank Wolf and Rep. Barbara Comstock.
He served as President at New Hope Foundation Inc.
Eric W. Reifinger
He works as a Process Improvement Analyst at Navy Federal Credit Union and has a BS in Mathematics from Shenandoah University.
Miles B. Adkins
He has worked as a risk solutions consultant for an insurance company. On his Facebook campaign page, Adkins describes himself as a Constitutional Conservative.
Frederick County: Stonewall District--Board of Supervisors
Theologis is the founder and President of Slones Real Estate, a residential real estate brokerage and property management company. He has served on the Board of Zoning Appeals in the City of Falls Church and has volunteered in the Landlord/Tenant clinic of Legal Services of Northern Virginia.
Judith McCann-Slaughter (incumbent)
She was first appointed to the Board in January of 2016, and then won a special election in 2017. Prior to serving on the Board, she served as a member of the Frederick County Finance Committee.
Frederick County: Stonewall District--School Board
Diana L. Hackney
After teaching for six years in Frederick County, Hackney held administrative jobs at Shenandoah University, the University of Charleston in West Virginia, Drexel University, and the University of Massachusetts.
She is now retired.
Issa V. Kassis
John J. Lamanna
He recently retired as executive director of Timber Ridge School. He is also a former chairman of the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber of Commerce. After serving on the school board for 17 years, he stepped down in 2019 to run for the Board of Supervisors but lost that race.
Linda G. Martin
Linda Martin earned a degree in fashion from Massey Junior College and one in business from Shenandoah University. She founded and operates Linda's Nutritional Centre and Naturally Yours with her daughter.
Frederick County: Stephens City--Town Council
Linden A. "Pete" Fravel, III
He was appointed to the council in January of this year. He works as an emergency management specialist with FEMA. He attended VMI, and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1995-2015.
Linden "Pete" Fravel III attended VMI, and served in the Air Force from 1995 to 2015.
Mariah C. Smith
She became a member of the town Planning Commission in February, and was appointed to fill a vacant seat on the town council in June. She also served in the U.S Army for 20 years.
Fredericksburg City Council: District 2
Jon A. Gerlach
He has been a small business owner for more than 30 years. He is also an attorney.
William Andrew Reese
He served in the U.S. Navy. After working at Fairfax Hospital and being part of the faculty at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he worked at Mary Washington Hospital.
He also developed his own medical businesses, and is the Medical Director for Fredericksburg Fire and Rescue.
Fredericksburg City Council: District 3
Rene Alfonzo Rodriguez
He has chaired both the Fredericksburg Electoral Board and the City Planning Commission. He has been a Sr. Vice Commander at Fredericksburg VFW Post #3103. He is also a founding member and investor in the Fredericksburg Food Coop.
Tim P. Duffy (incumbent)
He has served on the city council since 2014. He taught at Mary Washington and at Fredericksburg Academy, where he was also College Counselor and Head of the Upper School. He started working in Fredericksburg City Public Schools in 2007, and is currently the principal at James Monroe High School.
Fredericksburg City Council: District 4
Amber B. Peebles
She holds a degree in human resources and is president of the Athena Construction Group. She is a member of the Fredericksburg Police Department's Citizens' Advisory Panel.
Charlie "Chuck" Frye, Jr. (incumbent)
He is currently serving as Vice-Mayor. Since 2001 he has worked for UPS and is currently a package delivery driver. He has also worked as a cetified natural gas pipe fitter.
Fredericksburg City School Board - District 3
Jesus A. Dominguez
Now retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps, Jesus is a contractor specializing in Cybersecurity.
Jennifer L. Boyd (incumbent)
She currently works at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, as the Digital Modeling Director in the Warfare Analysis and Digital Modeling Department. She has been a member of the school board since 2016.
King George County School Board - James Monroe District
Matthew J. Roles
Roles graduated from the Air Force Academy in 2001. He now works as an aerospace engineer.
Miriam M.W. Niemi
She has served as President of the King George preschool PTA for 3 years. She has worked for a communication company that supports K-12 school districts.
King George County Board of Supervisors - Shiloh District
Cedell Brooks, Jr.
He served on the board for 26 years (1992 to 2018). He worked as a mortician before opening his own funeral home in 1998.
Cathy E. Binder (incumbent)
Loudoun County: Purcellville Town Council
Erin K. Rayner
Erin Rayner has spent more than 20 years working in public service. She has worked in government, non-profits and as a volunteer.
Rayner is vice president for the Purcellville Business Association and president of the Mountain View Elementary School PTA.
Sean MacDonald works for the Department of Homeland Security. He is a licensed pilot and a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
For questions: SeanForPurcellville@gmail.com
Manassas City: Commissioner of Revenue
Stacia M. Jennings (R)
Stacia Jennings graduated from the University of Michigan in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She earned a Master of Science Degree in Sports and Health Science from the American Military University in 2017. She has a 28-year military career with 6 years of enlisted service in the United States Marine Corps and 22 years with the United States Army Reserves as an Intelligence Officer.
Jennings is a Virginia licensed real estate agent and co-owns a small business.
Tim Demeria (D)
Tim Demeria has spent the past 15 years as a member of the Manassas City School Board. He has managed a 150-acre sod farm in Centreville since 1985.
Demeria was a board member of the Virginia Sod Growers Association for 10 years, including 4 years as president. He also worked as state representative for Turf Producers International for two years.
Manassas City: Council
David S. Farajollahi (D)
David Farajollahi was appointed by the City Council to fill a vacant council seat in January 2021. He is a federal employee who works as a congressional liaison for the U.S. Geological Survey.
Farajollahi graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a double major in political science and chemistry. He earned a Master's Degree in Global Affairs from George Mason University.
Lynn Forkell Greene (R)
Lynn Forkell Greene serves as a member of the Parks, Culture and Recreation Committee for the City of Manassas. She also chairs the Keep Manassas Beautiful Advisory Committee.
She works as a project manager for a global services firm where she focuses on providing project, business administration and research support to the company's diversity and inclusion practice.
Manassas City: Treasurer
Anna V. Phillips (R)
Anna Phillips is a forensic scientist. She has managed and worked in criminal cases in the areas of fingerprinting, DNA and firearms. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Patricia E. Richie-Folks (D) (incumbent)
Patricia Richie-Folks is running for re-election as Manassas City Treasurer. She was first elected to the position in 2016.
Richie-Folks has served as Chair of the Manassas City Family Services Advisory Board and as a member of the Prince William County Regional Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs. She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Prince William County Arts Council. She holds a degree in Business Administration from Miami-Dade Community College.
Chairman, School Board
Megan L. Gordon
Megan Gordon is Program Director for Page Alliance for Community Action. She worked as Deputy Clerk of the School Board for Page County Public Schools from 2015 to 2018. She also worked as Financial Clerk for Federal and State Grants/Secretary to the Superintendent for Page County Public Schools from 2013 to 2015.
Gordon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science at Bridgewater College in 1999.
Jason Scott Breeden (incumbent)
Jason Scott Breeden is seeking re-election as chairman of the School Board for Page County Public Schools. He was elected to the office in November 2020.
Breeden has held several teaching positions. He served as Assistant Principal for Page County Public Schools from 2013 to 2014, and PK Supervisor for Page County Public Schools from 2014 to 2015.
Breeden earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology/Early Childhood Education from James Madison University in 1999. He received a Master's Degree in Education Administration from Shenandoah University in 2004 and an EdS in K-12 Reading Education from the University of Virginia.
Prince William County: Haymarket Town Council
Edward L. Robinson, Jr.
Edward Robinson is running for a seat on the Haymarket Town Council.
Mary A. Ramirez
Mary Ramirez is running for a seat on the Haymarket Town Council.
Rappahannock County: Board of Supervisors, Piedmont District
John "Cliff" Miller, IV
John "Cliff" Miller owns and operates the Schoolhouse Nine Golf Course, the Inn at Mount Vernon Farm and Headmaster's Pup in Sperryville. He earned a degree in Mathematics from Dartmouth College and is a graduate of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Christine Smith (incumbent)
Christine Smith is seeking re-election to the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors representing the Piedmont District. She first joined the board in January 2018 and has served as both Chair and Vice-Chair.
Rappahannock County: Board of Supervisors, Stonewall-Hawthorne District
David L. Konick
David Konick is an attorney. He served as Chair of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission in 2020. He also has served as county zoning administrator and appointed member of the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Konich has served as treasurer of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department and director on the board of Wakefield Country Day School.
He graduated with a law degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University.
Van C. Carney
Van Carney is co-owner of Pen Druid Brewing in Sperryville. He is co-founder of the Rappahannock Farmer's Market and a Benevolent Fund board member. He and his brothers are members of the rock band Pontiak which has released 11 albums on the independent record label Thrill Jockey Records.
Rappahannock County: School Board, Stonewall-Hawthorne District
Roderick S. "Rod" Osborne
Rod Osborne retired from his position as a major at the Prince William-Manassas Adult Detention Center after serving in public safety for 35 years. He also served on the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Board of Prince William County, the advisory board of East Coast Polytechnic Institute University and the Prince William Adult Basic Education Board.
Larry E. Grove (incumbent)
Larry Grove is running for re-election to the Rappahannock County School Board. He has served on the board since 2014.
Grove is co-owner of Belle Ridge Farm.
He served as a classroom teacher for four years, a guidance director for eight years and as a principal in Arlington County Public Schools for 20 years.
He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education from East Carolina College and a Master's Degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Grove volunteers at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department and was active with the Rappahannock County Conservation Alliance.
Shenandoah County: Board of Supervisors, District 1
G.A. "Hap" Kwiatkowski, Sr.
Hap Kwiatkowski has been coaching soccer in the Shenandoah County school system since 2002. He has served on the county's Board of Zoning Appeals since 2014. He served on the Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board in 2011 and 2012.
His family owns a farm in Mount Jackson, where they raise cattle and sheep.
Kwiatkowski attended the Virginia Military Institute.
Joshua M. Stephens (incumbent)
Josh Stephens is running to keep his seat on the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors. He was appointed as the District 1 representative in December 2020 to fill a vacant seat.
Stephens served four years on the Shenandoah County Planning Commission.
He owns and operates a farm in Quicksburg.
He has worked as the Branch Manager at Valley Equipment Company in Harrisonburg.
Shenandoah County: Board of Supervisors, District 4
H. Wade Guinn
H. Wade Guinn is a U.S. Army veteran. He was deployed for Operation Desert Shield/Storm with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. He specialized in providing medical care for Coalition Forces. After retiring from the U.S. Army in 1996, Guinn worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs, serving at the Veterans Medical Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Deployable Emergency Response Personnel Team, which assists medical facilities impacted by disasters.
He retired in 2018.
Guinn is a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Karl V. Roulston (incumbent)
Karl Roulston is running for re-election to the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors, representing District 4. He was first elected to the board in 2017.
Roulston founded Regulus Group, a radar engineering support firm in Woodstock in 2002. He is part-owner of the Woodstock Brewhouse and the Box Office Brewery in Strasburg.
Roulston earned a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from California State University, Fresno and an MBA from Benedictine University.
Shenandoah County: Board of Supervisors, District 5
Randall L. Hamman
Randall Hamman owns Hangouts Grill in Strasburg. He has worked for hospitality franchisees as both an operations manager and vice president of operations.
Dennis M. Morris (R) (incumbent)
Dennis Morris is running for re-election to the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors, representing District 5. He has served 10 non-consecutive terms.
Morris is a full-time farmer.
Morris is chairman of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission. He also serves on the board of directors of both the Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River and the Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter.
Shenandoah County: School Board, District 1
Dennis C. Barlow
Dennis Barlow is a retired U.S. Army colonel. He worked at the Pentagon as a planner on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He also served as director in the Special Operations Directorate in the office of the Secretary of Defense.
Barlow taught military history at Princeton University and worked as an associate professor at James Madison University from 1996 through 2010.
He worked 14 years as a public school teacher, also coaching wrestling, lacrosse and softball.
Barlow attended Purdue University, Johns Hopkins University and Naval War College.
Keven M. Walker
Keven Walker is chief executive officer of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.
He previously worked for Antietam National Battlefield, where he served for 11 years as a National Park Service park ranger, a Cultural Resources Specialist and the Acting Cultural Resource Program Manager.
Walker studied agriculture business at Penn State University.
Shenandoah County: School Board, District 4
Kyle L. Gutshall
Kyle Gutshall currently attends Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, where he is pursuing a major in Business Administration.
Gutshall has volunteered with the Woodstock Rotary Club, Strasburg Express and Woodstock River Bandits.
Steven P. Shaffer
Steven Shaffer previously served on the Shenandoah County School Board from 1996 to 2003.
For 35 years, he operated a screen-printed T-shirt company in Woodstock. For the last three years, he has worked as a school bus driver.
Shaffer has served on the Parks and Recreation Board and the Regional Special Education Board.
Shaffer is the Central boys and girls swim coach. He is also president and founder of the Shenandoah Swim Club.
Shaffer attended both Indiana University and American University, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Shenandoah County: School Board, District 5
Brandi Rudolph Rutz
Brandi Rutz works as a sales support specialist in Winchester. She worked six years as a manager in college bookstores for Shenandoah University, Bridgewater College and Lord Fairfax Community College.
William D. French, Jr.
William French works for John Deere as a Senior Robotics Engineer. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor's degree in 2011 and a master's degree in 2014 in mechanical engineering. He has served as a tutor for students in calculus and engineering.
Spotsylvania County: Board of Supervisors, Battlefield District
Baron P. Braswell
Baron Braswell is a member of the School Board for Spotsylvania County Public Schools. He was first elected to the school board in 2013.
Braswell works as an insurance and financial services advisor.
He is Executive Pastor of Beulah Baptist Church in Woodford. He is also a member of the President's Advisory Board for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Mary Washington.
Braswell served in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1993.
He earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Virginia State University.
Nick Ignacio (R)
Nick Ignacio has worked with a Volunteer Fire Department and has served as an Emergency Medical Technician.
He earned an associate's in Administration of Justice from Northern Virginia Community College. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice at Marymount University.
Chris "Yak" Yakabouski (incumbent)
Chris Yakabouski is running for re-election to the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors, representing the Battlefield District.
He was elected to his first term in 2003. His second term began in 2014, and he was elected to a third term in 2017.
Yakabouski owns a home remodeling company. He studied political science at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Spotsylvania County: Board of Supervisors, Lee Hill District
Lori Hayes is a co-owner of a family business in Stafford County. She has served as First Vice President of the Massaponax Band Parent Association. Hayes is a graduate of George Mason University.
Todd Rump has worked in support of the Department of Defense as an intelligence analyst. He served four years in the U.S. Army.
Rump has served on the Spotsylvania Department of Social Services Advisory Board and the Lee Hill Community Board of Directors.
Spotsylvania County: Battlefield District--School Board
Lawrence A. Dibella, III
He is a Spotsylvania sheriff's deputy, and has served in the Sheriff's Office for 14 years. For the past 11 years he has worked as a school resource officer (SRO).
She is a financial educator and serves on the Citizens Budget Review Committee.
Spotsylvania County: Berkeley District--School Board
April M. Gillespie
She grew up in Spotsylvania County and ran for this office back in 2017. Gillespie serves on the Citizen's Budget Review Committee. She
Erin K. Grampp (incumbent)
She is running for re-election and has held this office for 8 years. She is a lifelong resident of Spotsylvania County
Spotsylvania County: Lee Hill District-School Board
Richard "Rich" Lieberman
He is a small business owner and has worked in insurance and the sports memoralbilia fields. He has also coached for Parks and Recreation and been a mentor with Spotsylvania County Schools.
Lisa A. Phelps (incumbent)
She is running for re-election and has held this seat since 2017. Phelps has served on the Spotsylvania County Citizens Budget Review Committee and the Special Education Advisory Committee for Spotsylvania County Public Schools.
Stafford County: Aquia District-Board of Supervisors
Monica L. Gary
She lead the effort to establish the Multicultural Coalition in Stafford County. She holds a degree in theology and founded a ministry outreach to women in the adult industry
Paul V. Milde, III
He served on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors from 2005-2017, including a stent as Chairman. Also while on the Board he served as Chairman of the Board's Community and Economic Development Committee
Stafford County: Falmouth District--Board of Supervisors
Sandy S. Cole
She is a manager in the hospitality industry. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Human Relations, and an MBA in Operations Management.
M.G. "Meg" Bohmke (incumbent)
She was first elected to the board in 2013 after serving one four-year term on the Stafford County School Board. She has experience in finance.
Stafford County: Garrisonville District--Board of Supervisors
Barton M. "Bart" Randall
He is a retired Navy veteran and represents the Garrisonville District on the Planning Commission and serves as the commission's vice-chair.
R. Pamela Yeung
She currently serves on the Stafford County School Board. She holds degrees in business and information technology, along with science and technology.
Stafford County: Hartwood District--Board of Supervisors
Darrell E. English (R)
He serves on the Stafford County Planning Commission and worked in the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. He is also a volunteer with the County Rescue Squad.
Keith D. Jones (D)
He is a retired U.S. Secret Service agent. Since his retirement he has worked as an Anti-Money Laundering Investigator for a bank. He has also worked as a U.S. Custom's Inspector.
Stafford County: Aquia District--School Board
David S. Fauth
He is an engineer with experience in budgeting and policy development. He is also a PTO member and volunteer.
Maya P. Guy
She is the mother of 5 children and has volunteered to serve on school advisory committees. She has also volunteered as the Education Chair for the Stafford NAACP.
Stafford County: Garrisonville District--School Board
Maureen L. Siegmund
She works for a government affairs firm that specializes in education and youth development. She has also been Chair of the Stafford County School Board's Gifted Advisory Committee.
Wanda D. Blackwell
She served in the U.S. Army for 21 years. She has a master's degree in Organization Management and Behavior and has taught business management.
Stafford County: Hartwood District--School Board
Alyssa D. Halstead
According to her website, she has a background in public health and education. Currently she works with dogs at a facility in Woodbridge
Marc K. Broklawski
He holds degrees in computer science and engineering, with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence.
Chris M. Hartless
He has worked in law enforcement for over 20 years. He's served with the Augusta County Sheriff's Office, Staunton Police Department, as well as the Staunton Sheriff's Office, where he was chief deputy.
Matt H. Robertson (incumbent)
He has served as Sheriff since 2016. He started his career in the Sheriff's Office back in 1992. He has also worked for the Staunton Police Department.
Warren County: Front Royal--Town Council
Amber Faith Morris
She is a member of the Warren County Republican Committee and has been its treasurer for more than 3 years.
H. Bruce Rappaport
He works in Procurement and Production Planning at Accuracy International North America. He ran for this office back in November.
Warren County: Happy Creek District--School Board
Antoinette D. Funk
She is a former Warren County school principal.
Stephanie J. Short
She is a 20 year resident of the county has done lots of volunteer work.
Warren County: North River District--School Board
Angela Clark Robinson
She has been an educator for over 20 years. She is currently a math instructional coach.
Melanie C. Salins (incumbent)
She was appointed to the School Board after Arnold Williams Jr. resigned in July because he moved out of the district.
Westmoreland County: Colonial Beach--Town Council
Andrea E. Clement
David L. Williams
Kenneth E. Allison, Jr. (incumbent)
He has been a government contractor for over 20 years. He is currently the Program Director and technical lead for the Stafford office of SimIS Inc., which supports the United States Marine Corps.
Winchester City: First Ward--Council
Jorge V. Gonzalez (R)
He is an information technology project manager. He also served in the U.S. Navy--both active duty and reserves--for 20 years.
Richard S. Bell (D-incumbent)
He was appointed to the council in 2020. Previously he served on the Winchester School Board for 7 years (2013-2020), as well as the Winchester-Frederick County Economic Development Commission (2001-2008).
Arlington County Bond Qustion: Metro & Transportation
If passed, this proposal will fund a variety of transportation, road, pedestrian enhancement and transit projects across the County. The projects to be financed under this proposal are expected to be $20.7 million to fund a portion of Arlington County's share of WMATA / Metro's capital improvement program, $17.5 million to fund a portion of the costs for paving local streets and roadways, and $0.5 million to fund bridge maintenance, and replacement. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other transportation projects within the County's Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.
Arlington County Bond Question: Local Parks/Recreation
If passed, this proposal will fund a variety of parks and recreation projects. The projects to be financed under this proposal are expected to be $5.0 million for the Bluemont Park Tennis Court Complex, $1.0 million for the trail and bridge modernization program, $0.8 million for the Arlington Boathouse. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other parks and recreation projects within the County's Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.
Arlington County Bond Question: Community Infrastructure
If passed, proposal will fund a variety of County infrastructure projects. The projects to be financed under this proposal are expected to be $8.0 million for Courthouse Complex Renovations and Infrastructure, $4.6 million for facilities maintenance capital projects, $2.0 million for Neighborhood Conservation, $1.8 million for Courts / Police Building Improvements, and $0.7 million for the Quincy Property redevelopment. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other County and community infrastructure projects within the County's Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.
Arlington County Bond Question: Public Schools
If passed, this proposal will make funds available for the Arlington Public Schools' capital improvement program. The proposed bonds are expected to fund the following projects:
Building refresh and kitchen renovations at Campbell, Drew, and Randolph, Long Branch, and Hoffman-Boston Elementary Schools, Swanson and Kenmore Middle Schools, and the Langston High School Continuation Program ($11,620,000)
Phase 2 of The Heights Building ($11,390,000)
The School Board may reallocate bond funds among other school projects within the School Board's Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.
Election Day/November 2
Poll Hours: 6 a.m.—7 p.m.
Go to this link to find your polling place: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/polling-place-lookup/ or contact your General Registrar at this link: https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation/PublicContactLookup
According to the Virginia Board of Elections, Virginians have the right to:
•Vote if you have been registered at your current address at least 22 days before Election Day.
• Ask any election officer for help.
• Be shown how to mark and cast your ballot.
• Ask for a new ballot if you want to change your vote before you cast it.
• Vote a provisional ballot if your name doesn’t appear on the voter list and you believe it should, or you forgot to bring an acceptable ID and refuse to sign an ID Confirmation Statement.
• Bring your child, age 15 or younger, into the voting booth.
• Vote if you are in line by 7 pm when the polls close.
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