Today is Election Day in Falls Church and all over Virginia, and while the prospect of a Democratic sweep for the three statewide offices promises to make major headlines nationwide, for people in Falls Church it is the City Council race here that has everyone’s interest piqued, as well as the rate of the referendum to sell the City’s water system.
Apart from the national implications of the statewide races, there are equally important races right down to the local level, with all 100 state delegate races being contested today, including the one in the 53rd district that includes the City of Falls Church, and an important Falls Church City Council race and referendum on the sale of the Falls Church water system.
Follow all the updates on all the races throughout the day right here on FCNP.com. We’ll bring you the local results, LIVE, as they are reported by the City registrar when polls close at 7 p.m. tonight here. We will be on top of this big election with routine updates you will want to keep pace with throughout the day, including direct reports from the polls, the first and fastest local results, the lingering results, the parties and celebrations into the night.
In Falls Church, the contest by five candidates seeking four seats on the City Council is the race of greatest interest locally, as well as concern for the passage of the water sale referendum. While the state may make a major political turn if the latest polls hold and the Democrats win, so will Falls Church make a turn with three of the four seats on the City Council being vacated by incumbents not seeking re-election and an array of promising candidates to fill them.
Stay with us through the day for the best Election Day coverage right here.