Local Elections

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

After A Stunning Alexandria Primary, What's Next For The Waterfront?

Is there still room for compromise on plans that would tear down old warehouses and redevelop those properties? The path forward will become clearer after November's election.

WAMU 88.5

What Do Virginia's Primary Results Mean For November?

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5 News, breaks down Tuesday's results in Alexandria's hotly contested mayoral race, as well as key races in other areas of the state.

WAMU 88.5

Alexandria Mayor Wasn't Only Incumbent Defeated In Virginia

Like Bill Eiulle in Alexandria's race, delegates in Winchester and Portsmouth found themselves rejected by members of their own party.

WAMU 88.5

Silberberg Wins Alexandria Mayoral Primary Over Euille And Donley

The current vice mayor scored an upset over the mayor and a former mayor.

WAMU 88.5

Maryland Candidates Continue To Line Up For Cascade Of Openings

An open Senate seat begets two open House seats in the D.C. suburbs, and there is no shortage of Democrats ready to campaign in 2016.

WAMU 88.5

With Virginia Primaries A Week Away, The Direct Mail Is Coming

It's the final week before primary election day in Virginia, and that means the gloves are coming off in direct mail campaigns for races like the State Senate and local boards of supervisors.

WAMU 88.5

Competitive Northern Virginia Seat Takes International Flair

The campaign for the seat of David Ramadan reflects the increasingly diverse demographics of Loudoun County.
WAMU 88.5

Alexandria Candidates For Mayor Clash Over Waterfront

One of the big issues in the Alexandria mayoral primary is the waterfront development: is it driving the economy, did it cost too much, will it be worth it in the end?
WAMU 88.5

Potomac Yard, DOD Facility Divide Mayoral Candidates At Alexandria Debate

Mayor Bill Euille faces challenges from former Mayor Kerry Donley and current Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg. A new Metro station and a Department of Defense facility on the West End were points of contention at a debate Tuesday night.

WAMU 88.5

Expensive Campaign Season Begins in Virginia

"Most of the seats are already clearly Democratic or clearly Republican, the handful of seats that might flip get all the attention and all the money," says Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington.

Pages