Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Alexandria City Councilman Rob Krupicka handily won over his two competitors, Republican Tim McGhee and Libertarian Justin Malkin.
Democrat Rob Krupicka won in a landslide Tuesday night in his quest to secure a House of Delegates seat representing the 45th District of Virginia. "[This election] is a wakeup call for all of us for the next two months that we are going to work tirelessly so the direction of this state and country keeps moving forward to make our country stronger," Krupicka said at his victory party at Fireflies in Del Ray. "You're not going to stop us for standing up for what we believe in as a community. That's standing up for education, equal pay, good jobs, giving everyone a seat at the table no matter their sexual orientation or race." Krupicka took 75.7 percent of the vote—about 6,384 total votes—in the unofficial count after polls closed at 7 p.m. …
Voters in five Arlington County precincts to help pick delegate state's 45th House District.
South Arlington voters will join their counterparts in Alexandria and part of Fairfax County on Tuesday in the special election to fill the unexpired term of former state Del. David Englin. Englin, a Democrat, admitted to an extramarital affair in April and subsequently resigned from his position effective Aug. 31. Today, voters will choose someone to fill the vacant seat among Democrat Rob Krupicka, Republican Tim McGhee and Libertarian Justin Malkin. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. The following Arlington County precincts are affected by this race: Click here to see a sample ballot for today's special election. For more information, visit the Arlington County Office of Voter Registration Despite having a general election …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Libertarian Justin Malkin is one of three candidates on the ballot in Tuesday's 45th District special election.
Justin Malkin’s platform for the 45th District seat in the House of Delegates is a simple one, one that he even says is a little corny. “I honestly believe in my message and that it will resound with voters, and that’s social tolerance and fiscal responsibility,” he said. The Libertarian candidate is on Tuesday’s special election ballot, where he will face Democrat Rob Krupicka and Republican Tim McGhee. How does his Libertarian Party philosophy mesh with a constituency that largely depends on the government for jobs and livelihood? Malkin says it’s an uphill battle, but he also believes the 45th District is not an outright void when it comes to libertarian thinking. “I think there are a lot people out there who will take a government job …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Five Arlington County precincts included in this race.
Absentee voting for the Sept. 4 special election to replace Del. David Englin is under way at the Arlington County Voter Registration Office. The office is on the third floor of the county administration building at 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Democrat Rob Krupicka, Republican Tim McGhee and Libertarian Justin Malkin are facing off for Englin's seat in the 45th House District. Englin admitted to an extramarital affair in April and subsequently resigned from his position effective Aug. 31. The following Arlington County precincts are affected by this race: Click here to see a sample ballot for the Sept. 4 special election.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Libertarian candidate Justin Malkin will face Democrat Rob Krupicka and Republican Tim McGhee in Sept. 4 special election.
The special election to replace Del. David Englin as representative of the 45th District in the House of Delegates is now a three-way race. Libertarian Party candidate Justin Malkin filed election paperwork with Alexandria this week and will be on the ballot on Sept. 4. He will face Democratic nominee Rob Krupicka, an Alexandria city councilman and a member of the State Board of Education, and Republican Tim McGhee. Krupicka defeated Karen Gautney last week in a caucus to earn the Democratic nomination. McGhee, a Web developer and former candidate for state Senate, was the lone Republican to gain candidacy. Absentee voting for the special election begins Friday at the Arlington County Voter Registration Office on the third floor of the …