Late last year, in leaving the County Board, I vowed to keep tabs on my now former colleagues and continue to weigh in on issues of the day. Yet little did I think I would be back to 2100 Clarendon Boulevard so soon! On Tuesday, January 29, I was on the other side of the…

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November was a bittersweet month. We just couldn?t overcome the hyper-partisan national atmospherics that sank our independent purple tugboat.

Yet November also brought me great satisfaction as a County Board member, and served as a coda of sorts for what we?ve been able to accomplish since taking office in April 2014.

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Unite America

Independent Arlington County Board Member John Vihstadt announced today that Unite America, a new national movement formed to bridge the growing partisan divide, has endorsed his bid for re-election to the County Board.  

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Dr. Taylor & John Vihstadt at Community Festival

I?m honored and humbled to share the good news that I?ve just been endorsed by?Dr. Alfred O. Taylor, Jr.,?a prominent author, long-time Nauck community leader, and former President of the local NAACP chapter.

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