With votes tabulated Tuesday night, Biden won 2,354 votes to 906 for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, 881 for Sanders and 527 for Mike Bloomberg. The 4,891 total ballots cast was 48 percent of all active voters in the City.
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
In the “Super Tuesday” Democratic primaries yesterday, with former Vice President Joe Biden winning in Virginia statewide by a 53.3 percent margin to 23.7 percent for his primary contender Sen. Bernie Sanders, voters in the City of Falls Church responded with a near record turnout for a primary, according to […]
U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes Falls Church, one of the earliest public officials to endorse Pete Buttigieg as a Democrat for president last year, issued a statement upon learning that Buttigieg suspended his campaign last night.
This was the second such close vote this month, coming after the Mary Riley Styles library renovation project was OK’d two weeks ago by a similar margin.
Candidates in next Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary in Virginia are zeroing in on Northern Virginia, including Falls Church directly, as their campaigns reach a fever pitch this weekend.
“Postmodernism” is the enemy in the modern era has been the European Enlightenment of the 18th century and the Enlightenment’s primary achievement, the American revolution and founding of a Constitutionally-based democracy.
In a vote with the narrowest of possible margin for approval, the Falls Church City Council Monday night scraped together a four “yes” vote majority to approve the expenditure of an additional $1.207 million to finally complete by mid-May what’s wound up being a $20.3 million project over the last decade for the renovation and expansion of City Hall.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told supporters last night at a fundraiser in Alexandria, Virginia, that Sunday marked the launch of a 10-day push that will be “absolutely crucial” to the future of the country, leading to the South Carolina primary this Saturday and then the Super Tuesday primaries, including Virginia’s, […]
The $54.6 million budget, which now heads to the Falls Church City Council for approval, falls within the 3.1 percent budget guidance (for the second year in a row) and seeking a City appropriation of $44.6 million.
This Monday, the Falls Church City Council will take up the issue of paying an additional $1,207,000 for completion of the City Hall renovation project, City staff having negotiated the agreed upon price with Hitt Construction