We are just a few short days from what has got to be one of the biggest Republican firehouse primaries in recent memory here in Prince William County with six nominations being decided on Saturday, April 25: Clerk of Court, Sheriff, Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors, Coles District Supervisor, Occoquan District Supervisor, and Woodbridge District Supervisor. I reached out to all twelve candidates running for these positions and asked them to provide me with a brief 1-2 sentence statement on why you, the voters, should choose them to be the Republican nominee on Saturday. I got some excellent responses!
As many of you are already aware, there has been some serious turmoil over the site of a new school. The site was originally slated as a community-based neighborhood school as part of a new development being built. However, Porter Traditional School was told by staff in January to notify parents that they would be moving into the space instead. This drew understandable ire from the community and the community spoke up — loudly. It appears that the efforts to make the county keep its promise have been heard. Coles District Supervisor Marty Nohe just posted in Our Schools‘ Facebook page:
In case you haven’t heard, there is going to be a Republican Firehouse Primary on Saturday, April 25th, 2015. I’m here to help you out with a quick and easy guide to the candidates and where to go to cast your ballot. We have some truly interesting races this year so, without further ado, let’s meet the candidates!