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Transportation a top priority in 31st District


Two years ago, Del. Elizabeth Guzman ousted eight-term incumbent Republican Scott Lingamfelter to represent the 31st District in Virginia’s House of Delegates, which includes portions of Woodbridge, Dale City and Montclair, as well as part of Fauquier County. This year, Guzman is challenged in the Nov. 5 election by Republican D.J. Jordan, who says he’ll make transportation his top priority.

VaNews November 2, 2019

Guns, minimum wage, right-to-work law at issue in delegate forum

By DANIEL BERTI, Prince William Times

Candidates running for state delegate in the 31st and 51st districts faced off on gun reform, increasing the minimum wage and Virginia’s right-to-work laws during a recent forum at Dar Al-Noor mosque.

VaNews October 16, 2019

Va. Republicans target freshman Democrats in hopes of keeping House majority

By ANTONIO OLIVO, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

An intensifying front in the battle for control of Virginia’s General Assembly lies in several exurban House districts held by first-term Democrats whom Republicans consider vulnerable. With the Nov. 5 elections approaching, state GOP leaders are working to defeat four Northern Virginia delegates: Wendy Gooditis (Clarke), Hala S. Ayala (Prince William), Lee J. Carter (Manassas) and Elizabeth R. Guzman (Prince William).

VaNews October 7, 2019

Former GOP staffer running for Virginia delegate knows not to knock the ‘swamp’

Roll Call

When D.J. Jordan was a Hill staffer, his drive into the city took an hour and 15 minutes, and that was on a good day. He turned to the fine art of slugging — picking up fellow commuters at designated parking lots to reach a quorum for the HOV-3 express lanes. “It has literally been my personal nightmare,” Jordan said. “I can’t tell you how many nights I’ve missed family dinner and missed my son’s football practice and missed my daughter’s dance rehearsal or recital because I’m stuck in traffic.”

VaNews July 19, 2019