Springfield Dems tackle road clean-up

By Susan Laume: With only a short rest after poll operations on November 14, the Springfield District Democrats (SDDC) of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) tackled a road clean-up project under the VDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program. As John Wittman, active…

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Capital punishment may be abolished in VA

By Paul O’Shea: For the first time in Virginia’s history, capital punishment, a grim and tragic legacy, may finally be abolished. That was the theme of the recent annual awards luncheon of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (VADP).…

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Fairfax confident of Biden-Harris victory

By Bryan Graham, Chair, Fairfax County Democratic Committee: Fairfax County and the Commonwealth of Virginia sent a confident message that four years of Donald Trump was more than enough. While we continue to wait on decisive results from Arizona, Nevada, Georgia…

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Voting open at 14 satellite Fairfax County locations

Fourteen satellite locations are now open for absentee voting in Fairfax County through October 31 from Monday through Friday, 1 p.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Great Falls is only open on Saturdays beginning October 17.) They are: Centreville Regional…

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Guns banned from Fairfax County polling places

On September 15, The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance prohibiting all firearms at any: Facility or property owned or leased by Fairfax County for government purposes; Public parks; Recreation and community center operated by the county, and…

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Handwritten postcards target undecided voters

By Grace Aspinall: Neither snow nor rain nor sleet nor a pandemic can stop the dedicated individuals determined to get out the word that every vote matters, especially for the Democratic candidates – they’ve just turned to an innovative solution…

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Early voting is underway in Fairfax County

By Karen Kirk: Fairfax County residents can choose Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be their president and vice president at the Fairfax County Government Center, where early voting in person is now underway and mail-in absentee ballots can be…

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Will VA go blue? It’s up to you!

By Herb Smith: The Commonwealth of Virginia has less than two months to go before Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris become the 46th President of the United States and the Vice President respectively. In 2016, Virginia turned blue.…

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Protests are an effective instrument for change

By: Matt Savage Dr. King said, “protests are the language of the unheard.” When millions of people gather, politicians listen. Throughout the history of the United States, peaceful protests have been a constructive vehicle for change in national policy. The…

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