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Alexandria City Council Elections

Alexandria held an election for city council yesterday. In the Democrat strong hold where Obama received 72% of the vote in the presidential election, two Republicans were elected to the six seat City Council. Tim Lovain (D) lost to Frank Fannon (R) and Justin Wilson (D) was defeated by Alicia Hughes (I) a Republican-backed independent. Hughes, a patent examiner, could not seek the party’s formal endorsement because she works for the federal government.

Fannon said winning along with Hughes was especially significant.

“To get anything discussed, you need to have a second vote. It was very important. If I were the only one up there, it could have been a lonely spot,” Fannon said.

Last month, John Cook (R) won the special election to the Braddock District board of Supervisors, which has been a Democrat seat forever.

Republican gains are showing that even in Northern Virginia, the policies of Obama are seen as failures and the Democrats message is being rejected all over the state, which is a good indication for the state wide elections this fall.

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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