NEWS

November County Board Update

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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Arlington government set to tuck away more cash for looming crunch

“The decision to save, rather than spend, the bulk of the surplus also is a vindication of sorts for County Board member John Vihstadt, who long has advocated such a course.”   Read More  
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Vihstadt TV Ad – Being Independent

Check out our TV ad. Being Independent is a good thing. Local government doesn’t have to be partisan.  
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Vihstadt Endorsed by 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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Sun Gazette endorses Vihstadt in Arlington County Board race

“Vihstadt’s dual victories in 2014 had immediate, significant consequences …. we believe JOHN VIHSTADT has merited a second full term”. Read more here.  
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Nauck Community Leader Endorses John Vihstadt

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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