"One party government is rarely a good thing. In my four years on the County Board, we’ve brought true debate and discussion to the community table. I’ve added balance to the Board - and I need your help to keep it there!" - John Vihstadt
A long time civic leader, John was elected to the Arlington County Board following 30 years of schools and neighborhood activism. As the only political Independent on the Board, he has brought true debate, discussion, and balance to our local government. He works for our community - not a political party. Read more about John
Why I Am Running
Four years ago, voters from every Arlington neighborhood and from across the political spectrum rallied to our Independent campaign...a campaign that focused on the nuts and bolts of local government and community empowerment, not the corrosive partisanship that plagues our federal and state governments.
“…Vihstadt (I), who helped push the auditor position through a reluctant previous County Board, and who is now [co-] chair of the…audit committee, called Horton’s report a ‘very thorough and hopefully impactful audit’ that will result in saving the County money.” Read more here ….Read More