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Meet the Candidates for Alexandria School Board at Upcoming Virtual Forum

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – The general election takes place on Nov. 2. On the ballot in Alexandria, there are contests for mayor, city council, sheriff, commonwealth’s attorney, and school board. There are numerous choices for the school board. The candidates are divided into three districts: A, B, and C.

District A includes Michelle M. Rief, Deanna M. R. “D” Ohlandt, A. M. “Ish” Boyle, Willie F. Bailey Sr., and
Jacinta E. Greene. District B includes Ashley E. Simpson Baird, Bridget Shea Westfall, Tammy S. Ignacio
PreeAnn Johnson, Ricardo N. “Coach Rico” Roberts, Deborah J. Ash, and Kelly Carmichael Booz District C includes Abdel S. Elnoubi, W. Christopher Harris, and Meagan L. Alderton.

On Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m., a virtual forum will be held to give voters a chance to meet the candidates. Before the meeting, you can learn about each one by visiting HERE.

The forum is hosted by the Alexandria PTA Council. On its  website, the group describes itself as “the advocacy voice for all of our children all of the time — not just one grade, one school, or one side of town.”

The event can be accessed via Zoom and will be recorded. Afterward, there will be a candidate question and answer session by district.

To join the forum, use the Zoom link HERE. The passcode is 689302.

Don’t have a computer?  Call in by telephone. Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799. The webinar ID is  872 0375 3791.

General Election in Alexandria: Deadline To Register To Vote Oct. 12

Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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