Passings: Delegate Jim Scott

James M. “Jim” Scott, born June 11, 1938, passed away April 13, 2017. Jim was a well respected figure in Fairfax County politics for his entire career. He was first elected to public office in 1971. He represented the Providence District on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors from 1972 to 1986. He left the […]

Call to Convention

Call to Convention VA 8th, 10th, and 11th Congressional Districts This spring, each Virginia Congressional District will be electing 20 members to the Democratic State Central Committee. In Northern Virginia, these elections will take place in the respective District Conventions held by the VA 8th, 10th, and 11th Congressional District Democratic Committees. The dates and […]

The Democrat, March-April 2017

Here is the March-April issue of The Democrat. In this edition there is a piece about ICE Raids, a short piece on FCPS Budget and a piece regarding resisting Trump. Happy Reading! – Editorial Team Click here to read or print The Democrat March-April 2017

How you can take Action Today

Ever since last year’s election we’ve received an influx of people asking what they can do to help and get involved.  Well, there’s a lot you can do.  First, we’ll provide some information about what the Fairfax Democrats are doing, and then a list of organizations that work on issues we care about. The Fairfax […]

2017 Elections

In November 2017, Virginians will elect a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and all 100 Members of the Virginia House of Delegates.  Seventeen of those 100 districts are partly or wholly within Fairfax County. Before we get to the general election, we will be nominating our candidates.  The three statewide offices are up for a […]