Thanks to the hard work of our volunteers, Democrats won
big in Mt. Vernon District on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2011. Supervisor Gerry Hyland won easily as did School
Board member Dan Storck. The three Democratic-endorsed at-large school board
candidates won as well. Adam Ebbin is our newest state senator with 64% of the vote and
our other Democratic senators won re-election: Toddy Puller (55%), George
Barker (53%), David Marsden (54%), and Dick Saslaw (62%). In the House,
Dave Englin won with 94%, Vivian Watts with 77%, Mark Sickles with 99%, and
Scott Surovell with 58%. Jack Dobbyn put up a fight against Republican
Del. Dave Albo, pulling 38% of the vote.
Surovell and Puller, who had been targeted by state Republicans,
celebrated after the election with supporters at the Polo Grill in Lorton. They
thanked supporters and staff for their hard work and dedication to keeping Mt.
Support the Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee's GOTV effort for local Democrats in advance of the Nov. 8 general election. Enjoy food, soft drinks and participate in canvassing starting at 10 a.m. and then throughout the day until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5. Location: Lorton Library-Lorton Park, 9520 Richmond Hwy, Lorton, VA. Bring your friends!
The Fairfax County Democratic Committee's Voter Guide for the Mount Vernon District started arriving in mailboxes earlier this week. It introduces you to your Democratic and FCDC-endorsed candidates, and answers questions about voting rights, Election Day and re-districting. Download a copy of the Voter Guide below or get a copy from FCDC by calling 703.573.2811.
Also, maps of the new House and Senate districts are below.
Reminder: You must complete an absentee ballot application before every election you intend to vote absentee. For the November 8, 2011, election, the request must be received in your local voter registration office by 5:oo PM EDT on Tuesday, November 1st, but try to mail or fax your form as soon as possible.
Application form below.
Don't miss the Lobsterfest on Oct. 1 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Justice Snowden Farm. Tickets are a must. See the below flyer for details.
Kick off the fall campaign season with ice cream, live music, and the company of your local Democrats, including MVDDC members, candidates and elected officials such as Mount Vernon District Supervisor Gerry Hyland and Virginia House of Delegates Member Scott Surovell. This is a FREE family event. Sponsorships are available at the following levels: One Scoop ($25); Two Scoops ($50); Three Scoops ($60); Banana Split ($100); Ice Cream Cake ($200).
RSVP using the below flyer or online
The Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee will host a public forum for the Democratic candidates for Virginia's 30th Senate district on July 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Government Center, 2511 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA. The forum will include an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates, who are:
--Adam Ebbin, Delegate (49th district), Virginia House of Delegates
--Libby Garvey, Chair, Arlington County School Board
--Rob Krupicka, Member, Alexandria City Council
Join us and invite your friends!
Join MVDDC members and Democratic candidates Jack Dobbyn, Mark Sickles and others in the Lorton Independence Day Parade on July 4. Assemble at the Lorton firehouse (7701 Armistead Road, Lorton, VA) at 10 a.m. Parade starts at 11 a.m. See you there!