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Dems Schedule Five County Board Debates

Alan Howze, Peter Fallon, Cord ThomasThe three Democratic candidates for Arlington County Board member Chris Zimmerman’s soon-to-be-vacant seat will debate five times in the next month before the party’s caucus.

Alan Howze, Peter Fallon and Cord Thomas all announced their candidacies for the seat at the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s December meeting, and a nominee will be chosen in an instant run-off vote during unassembled caucuses on Thursday, Jan. 30 at Key Elementary School (2300 Key Blvd) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 1 at Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road) from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Four of the five planned debates are sponsored by the ACDC, and the fifth will be hosted by the Arlington Young Democrats on Jan. 15.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 8, 7:00-9:00 p.m. — National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd (entrance on N. Taylor St.)
  • Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7:00-9:00 p.m. — National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd (hosted by the Arlington Young Democrats)
  • Saturday, Jan. 18, 2:00-4:00 p.m. — Campbell School (in the multi-purpose room), 737 S. Carlin Springs Road
  • Thursday, Jan. 23, 8:00-9:00 p.m. — Glebe School (in the multi-purpose room), 1770 N. Glebe Road‎
  • Monday, Jan. 27, 8:00-9:00 p.m. — Drew School (in the multi-purpose room), 3500 S. 23rd Street

In addition to Howze, Fallon and Thomas, independent John Vihstatd and libertarian Evan Bernick have announced that they’re running for Zimmerman’s board seat. The special election will be scheduled by the Arlington Circuit Court when Zimmerman officially steps down from his seat, which he has said he will do by the end of the month.

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