Residents will choose new state and local representation Nov. 8.
Here’s your complete guide to who’s running to represent Vienna. For all of our election stories from this year, visit our Elections Page.
Where and When to Vote
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.
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT
Vienna's residents will be selecting a state senator, house delegates, and Fairfax County schools and government officials.
For videos from the Vienna debate between Petersen and Culipher, click here.
Forrest, Howell: State Senate – District 32
Forrest is a former senior official in the Department of Homeland Security. Howell is a current senator; she has served since the early 1990s.
Comstock, Danner: House of Delegates – District 34
Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock is running against Democrat Pamela Danner. Comstock (website, Facebook, Twitter) was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2009. Danner (website, Facebook, Twitter) is an attorney, small business owner and has served in many local leadership capacities.
Cannon, Plum: House of Delegates – District 36
Plum (website) served in the House of Delegates from 1978 to 1980, and from 1982 until now.
Vienna residents are in the Hunter Mill and Providence Fairfax County Board of Supervisors districts
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).
Hunter Mill District Supervisor
Incumbent Catherine Hudgins (website) is running unopposed.
Providence District Supervisor
Incumbent Linda Smyth, a Democrat, has served on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors since 2004. Republican Chris Grisafe is her challenger. Miriam Erickson, also a Republican, withdrew from the race earlier this year.
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.
Seven candidates are running for at-large seats on the Fairfax County school board. In addition, voters will choose school board representatives for the Hunter Mill district.
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)
Hunter Mill District
Incumbent Patty Reed is running unopposed. Reed has served on the board of supervisors since 2009.
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 candidates are:
Johna Good Gagnon
George W. Lamb
John W. Peterson
For a look at each candidate, click here.
Included on the Nov. 8 general election ballot is a referendum for a $252.75 million school bond to fund Fairfax County Public School's 2012-16 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).
Each year Fairfax County Public Schools develops a five-year CIP to address future facility needs, including renovations of existing facilities and building of new facilities.
For a breakdown of projects included in the CIP, click here.
To read the transcript of Patch's chat about this year's bond with Kevin Sneed, director of design and construction for FCPS, click here.