Filling Out the 2015 Loudoun County Candidate Slate

This year’s General Election is on November 3rd, 2015. The LCDC is excited to announce that at least one candidate has been identified for the following offices:

VIRGINIA SENATE
13th District
31st District
33rd District

VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
32nd District
33rd District
34th District
86th District
87th District

LOUDOUN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Chair
Algonkian
Ashburn
Broad Run
Catoctin
Leesburg
Sterling

LOUDOUN SCHOOL BOARD
At Large
Algonkian
Broad Run
Dulles
Leesburg
Sterling

LOUDOUN CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES
Commonwealth Attorney
Treasurer
Clerk of the Court

SOIL & WATER BOARD
At Large x3

We are still seeking candidates for the following offices:

VIRGINIA SENATE
27th District

VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
10th District
67th District

LOUDOUN BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Dulles
Blue Ridge

LOUDOUN SCHOOL BOARD
Ashburn
Blue Ridge
Catoctin

LOUDOUN CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES
Commissioner of Revenue
Sheriff

To see which districts you live in, visit https://voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/PublicSite/Public/FT2/PublicLookup.aspx?Link=Registration and submit your information, then click the (+) sign next to “Districts”.

If you are interested in helping us fill out the 2015 slate by seeking nomination to a partisan office, the deadline for filing is March 26th, 2015 by 5:00PM. For filing requirements pertaining to state legislative offices, please contact LCDC Chair Valerie Suzdak at chair@loudoundemocrats.org. For Board of Supervisor and County Constitutional offices, candidates must submit 125 signatures of registered voters who reside in the office’s jurisdiction, as well as a $100 filing fee.

In instances where multiple candidates are seeking the same nomination, an unassembled caucus will be held on May 2nd, 2015.

School Board and Soil & Water Board are non-partisan offices. However, candidates may seek the Democratic endorsement.

To learn more about the process for seeking nominations or endorsements, or to acquire a nomination form, please send an email to chair@loudoundemocrats.org.

Councilwoman Kelly Burk Elected
Vice Mayor of Leesburg

Kelly BurkLast week Councilwoman Kelly Burk got elected to be Vice Mayor of the Town of Leesburg. Kelly was reelected to the Town Council in November with the most amount of votes – 5,198. She had the support of her fellow Democrats on the Town Council:

“I want to congratulate Kelly on the election in November and I think she’s well-deserving of being vice mayor, and I’m happy to support her,” Dave Butler said. Councilman Butler is the Town’s prior Vice Mayor.

Mayor Kristen Umstattd and Councilman Marty Martinez also supported and voted for Burk. The motion made, by Martinez, passed 6-1 with only Councilman Tom Dunn dissenting.

Congratulations to Vice Mayor Kelly Burk!!

Dem. Kathleen Murphy wins Va. House 34th District

Kathleen Murphy, topped Republican nominee Craig Parisot in a special election for the Virginia House of Delegates 34th District seat Tuesday,  Jan. 6, 2015 in a tight, low-turnout election to succeed Barbara Comstock, a Republican who vacated her state House seat after winning Virginia’s 10th Congressional District seat in November.  Get more info at http://www.loudountimes.com/news/article/murphy_wins_va._house_34th_district_shifts_blue543