Kingstowne, Franconia Area Voter's Guide
Residents will choose state, local representation Nov. 8.
Elections for state and local officials are Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Here’s your complete guide to who’s running to represent Kingstowne. For all of our election stories from this year, go to kingstowne.patch.com/topics/participate.
Where and When to Vote
The last day to register to vote is Monday, Oct. 17.
Due to statewide redistricting, some voters may be going to a different polling location than in past years, even if the voter has not moved. Find out where to vote here.
Complete information on absentee voting is available on the Fairfax County government website.
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT
Area residents will be selecting a state senator, house delegates, and Fairfax County schools and government officials.
Ebbin, McGhee: State Senate – District 30
Timothy T.C. McGhee and Adam Ebbin are vying for Patricia Ticer’s seat in the 30th district for state senate. McGhee (website, Facebook), a Republican, works in church administration. Ebbin (website, Facebook), a Democrat, is current a member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
Frederick, Puller: State Senate – District 36
Republican Jeff Frederick is challenging Democratic incumbent Toddy Puller in this southeastern Fairfax and Price William counties district. Puller (website, Facebook, Twitter) was a Virginia delegate from 1992 – 2000, when she was elected to the state senate. Frederick (website, Facebook, Twitter) served three terms in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Kolazas, Watts: House of Delegates – District 39
Sickles: House of Delegates – District 43
Barsa, Glean, Surovell: House of Delegates – District 44
Republican John Barsa and Independent Joseph A. "Joe" Glean are challenging Democrat incumbent Scott Surovell. Barsa (website, Facebook, Twitter) is serving on the Virginia Board of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Glean (website, Facebook) is a political activist and a student of constitutional government. Surovell (website, Facebook, Twitter) has served in the House of Delegates since 2010.
Board of Supervisors Chair
Incumbent Sharon Bulova (website, Facebook, Twitter)is being challenged by Republican Michael “Spike” Williams (website, Facebook), Independent candidate Will Radle (YouTube, Facebook) and Independent candidate Christopher DeCarlo (website, YouTube).
See Patch's Q&A series with each candidate on topics like transportation funding, public school construction budgeting and economic development for more information about each candidate's positions.
Lee District Supervisor
Incumbent Jeff McKay (website) is running unopposed.
Fairfax County Sheriff
Republican William Cooper is facing current Sheriff Stan Barry in this election. Cooper (website, Facebook) is a former deputy sheriff lieutenant. Barry (website) has been Fairfax County Sheriff for 12 years, though there is some controversy over Barry's participation in the DROP program as it relates to his potential re-election.
Seven candidates are running for at-large seats on the Fairfax County school board. In addition, voters will choose school board representatives for the local school districts.
Sheree A. Brown-Kaplan (profile, positions)
Lin-Dai Y. Kendall (profile)
Lolita I. Mancheno-Smoak (profile, positions)
Ryan L. McElveen (profile, positions)
Ilryong Moon (profile, positions)
Steven M. F. Stuban (profile, positions)
Theodore J. "Ted" Velkoff (profile, positions)
Mount Vernon District
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Bond Referendum: Fairfax County Public Schools
See Patch's article on the proposed $252 million bond issue for more information.
Shall the Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, Virginia, contract a debt, borrow money, and issue capital improvement bonds in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $252,750,000 for the purposes of providing funds, in addition to funds from school bonds previously authorized and any other available funds, to finance, including reimbursement to the County for temporary financing for, the costs of school improvements, including acquiring, building, expanding and renovating properties, including new sites, new buildings or additions, renovations and improvements to existing buildings, and furnishings and equipment, for the Fairfax County public school system? Yes or no.
Raymond Morrogh, a Democrat, is running unopposed. Morrogh (website) has been CA since 2007.
FAIRFAX CO. SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DIRECTOR
Voters may vote for up to three people for the position of Soil and Water Conservation Director, Northern Virginia District.
The agency's goal, according to it's website, "is to promote clean streams and protected natural resources." It is not a regulatory agency, but provides technical expertise in soils, conservation engineering, water quality and erosion control.
The candidates are:
Johna Good Gagnon
George W. Lamb
John W. Peterson