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Corey Stewart Joins Pat Herrity in Scapegoating the Latino Community for Political Gain

April 11, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Frank Anderson frank@fairfaxdemocrats.org (703) 573-6811 Click here to download press release En Español COREY STEWART JOINS PAT HERRITY IN SCAPEGOATING THE LATINO COMMUNITY FOR POLITICAL GAIN Virginia Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart on Monday reminded us all how eager he and politically-ambitious Fairfax Supervisor Pat Herrity (R) are to vilify and scapegoat the Latino community in pursuit of their political ambition. In the latest example of white supremacist

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Gun Violence in Schools – What can we do?

In 2019 there have been at least 10 reported incidents of gun fire in schools across the country. In the wake of the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL many are asking “what can we do to combat gun violence in schools?” As a country we have abandoned our children’s and teachers’ inalienable right to safety. We must now take action to support the brave students who stand up and say

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Fairfax Democrats cheer the victory of Karen Keys-Gamarra, At-Large-Elect Member of the Fairfax County School Board

August 29, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bruce Neilson Fairfax Democrats Cheer the Victory of Karen Keys-Gamarra, At-Large-Elect Member of the Fairfax County School Board FAIRFAX – Karen Keys-Gamarra, attorney in private practice and a member of the Fairfax County Planning Commission, was the clear winner in the Special Election conducted today to fill the vacant position of At-Large member of the School Board governing the Fairfax County Public Schools. Accompanied by elected officials, family,

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DEMOCRATIC CHAIR CALLS ON ED GILLESPIE and CHRIS GRISAFE TO REJECT WHITE SUPREMACIST’S ENDORSEMENT

Local Alt-Right member Supporting School Board Candidate Chris Grisafe and incumbent Elizabeth Schultz; Ed Gillespie holding Grisafe fundraiser August 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bruce Neilson, Bruce.Neilson@cox.net 703-725-6929 While white supremacists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members demonstrated in Charlottesville with a torch-bearing rally and anti-Semitic chants, local white supremacist “Resistance Media” (@ResistCM14) celebrated the horrifying spectacle by featuring the torch rally photo as the profile banner on their Twitter account. In Fairfax County, Republican

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STATEMENT OF SUE LANGLEY ON REPUBLICAN PARTY NOMINATION OF LOLITA MANCHENO-SMOAK FOR DELEGATE

June 12, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bruce Neilson, Bruce.Neilson@cox.net 703-725-6929   This past Saturday, the Fairfax County Republican Party held an under-the-radar caucus to quietly select their nominee for the 42nd District in the Virginia House of Delegates. They chose Tea Party activist Lolita Mancheno-Smoak to replace retiring Delegate Dave Albo. Fairfax County Democratic Committee Chair Sue Langley pointed out the contrast between the parties’ nominating contests: “While a few hundred far right activists met

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Fairfax Democrats Endorse Karen Keys-Gamarra for School Board At-Large

A special election will be held on August 29th, 2017 for an At-Large (countywide) Member of the Fairfax County School Board to fill a vacancy. The members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee voted on June 23rd to endorse Karen Keys-Gamarra for School Board At-Large.  We thank all the candidates and members who participated in the process.  Keys-Gamarra will enjoy our full support going into the August 29 special election.     June 25, 2017

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STATEMENT OF SUE LANGLEY ON SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER JEANETTE HOUGH’S RESIGNATION

May 29, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bruce Neilson, Bruce.Neilson@cox.net Jeanette Hough resigned her position on the Fairfax County School Board, effective May 31, 2017, due to her husband’s job transfer overseas, and to spend time serving her family abroad. Troubling signs indicate that Republicans may have pressured Ms. Hough to resign early. According to Virginia code, had the resignation occurred after June 10, the special election to fill the vacancy would coincide with the November

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Fairfax Democrats Endorse School & Public Safety Bond Referendums

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 24th, 2015 Contact: Frank Anderson (703) 573-6811 info@fairfaxdemocrats.org Fairfax Democrats Unanimously Endorse School Bonds, Public Safety Bond Referendums “Yes” vote on 2015 ballot referendums will improve safety, quality of life for county residents FAIRFAX – At its general meeting this week, the members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) voted unanimously to endorse two bond referendums on this November’s ballot.  The Schools bond will provide funding for much-needed construction

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