Archives: ‘Choice 2017’

Beyer Overwhelmingly Re-elected

November 9th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017]

Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District voters sent Democrat Don Beyer back to Congress for a second term last night by a 40-point margin. Beyer received 68.36% of the vote; Republican Charles Hernick got 27.29% of the vote; and Independent Julio Gracia received 4.07% of the vote.

Alexandria Votes Overwhelmingly Democratic

November 8th, 2016 | [From: 2016 Year In Review, Choice 2017, Top Stories]

As expected, the City of Alexandria voted overwhelmingly Democratic in today’s General Election: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine got 75.89% or 57,147 votes; incumbent Democratic Congressman Don Beyer got 71.76% or 52,573 votes.

At The Polls In Alexandria

November 8th, 2016 | [From: 2016 Year In Review, Choice 2017]

After what seems like a lifetime of campaign rallies, speeches and ads, voters are having their say at the polls.

Guns At The Polls

November 5th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017, Top Stories]

Virginia is an open carry state. Therefore, in some circumstances, people who legally own guns are permitted to carry them to the polls and on public streets outsides the polls.

Alexandrianews.org Voters Guide

November 5th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017]

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, there will be a General Election for U.S. President and Vice President, U.S. House of Representatives and two Proposed Amendments to the Virginia Constitution. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

NOVA To Host 2016 Post-Election Conference

November 4th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017, Schools]

The Northern Virginia Community College Institute of Public Service will host the 2016 Post-Election Conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the Bisdorf Building Room 196 at the Alexandria Campus, 5000 Dawes Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311.

Absentee Voting Ends Tomorrow

November 4th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017]

Don’t let a long commute, business trip, vacation, disability or illness put your right to vote at risk. Your absentee ballot will be counted after polls close on Election Day and included in the results reported that night.

Every Vote Counts. Period.

November 4th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017]

Opinion: New Virginia Majority

It’s time to make a plan to vote at the polls this Tuesday, Nov. 8. This year’s election will be the first in over 50 years without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act.

District Election Officers Appointed To Handle Potential Complaints Of Election Fraud And Voting Rights Abuse

November 1st, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017, Top Stories]

Assistant U.S. Attorneys James P. Gillis, Randy Stoker, and L. Margaret Harker have been appointed to serve as District Election Officers for the Eastern District of Virginia, and will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming general elections.

Voter Registration, Absentee Voting Up In Alexandria

October 28th, 2016 | [From: Choice 2017, Top Stories]

According to Alexandria General Registrar Anna Leider, as of Oct. 26, 2016, there are 91,550 active registered voters in Alexandria. This is up from 85,900 active registered voters at the same time in 2012.