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Apply to Join Alexandria School Board; Special Election Scheduled Jan. 9, 2024

Paperwork due by Tuesday, Dec. 5


ALEXANDRIA, VA-Following the resignation of Willie F. Bailey from the Alexandria City School Board, the city’s Circuit Court has called for a special election on Jan. 9, 2024.

Interested in becoming a member of the School Board and helping to make decisons about the direction of Alexandria’s public schools?

This election is specifically for District A. Elections are nonpartisan, and candidates are required to run as independents.

Documentation is due by Tuesday, Dec. 5 to the Voter Registration & Elections. Include the following:

  • Declaration of Candidacy
  • Candidate Petitions (with 125 signatures of qualified voters from School Board, District A)
  • Certificate of Candidate Qualification
  • Statement of Economic Interests
  • Statement of Organization

All individuals filing for candidacy are required to submit campaign finance reports reqularly.  Note that the signed Statement of Organization must be turned into the Office within 10 days of meeting any of the following conditions:

  • Acceptance of a contribution
  • Expenditure of any funds
  • The payment of a filing fee for any party nomination method
  • The filing of a candidate statement of qualification
  • The appointment of a campaign treasurer, designation of a campaign committee or designation of a campaign depository

The Office posts Statements of Organization immediately upon receipt.

For more information, contact Alexandria Office of Voter Registration and Elections. The mailing address is 132 North Royal St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314. Send email to [email protected] or call 703-746-4050. [SEE ALSO:  Justin Wilson Will Not Seek Re-election]

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 also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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