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Diverse Fairfax City elects Asian Americans to city council for the first time

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

Fairfax City voters elected two Korean Americans to their city council Tuesday night, a sign of expanding political influence among one of the Washington region’s fastest-growing ethnic groups. So Lim, a local insurance company owner, and Sang Yi, a staff director for a congressional subcommittee, won two vacant seats on the council, which has never before included an Asian American representative.

VaNews May 3, 2018

Fortunes reversed in Fairfax City Council vote recount

By CAROLINE BORAS, Fairfax Times

City of Fairfax City Councilman Jeff Greenfield has won reelection after a precedent-setting recount this week. Greenfield lost in the city council elections in May to Councilwoman Nancy Loftus by three votes. Greenfield filed for a recount and the Fairfax County Circuit Court decided to let it proceed. The recount, which happened June 8, ended with Loftus losing to Greenfield by three votes, an exact reversal, the City of Fairfax Registrar confirmed.

VaNews June 10, 2016

Fairfax: Meet the Candidates for City Council in May 3 Election

By BONNIE HOBBS, Connection Newspapers

The newspaper profiles eight candidates for six City Council seats.

VaNews May 2, 2016

Election results in Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties

By CAITLIN GIBSON AND JULIE ZAUZMER, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Voters in Fairfax City and towns in Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties headed to the polls Tuesday to vote in more than a dozen contested races for mayor, town council and other local offices. Across fast-growing Northern Virginia, the nonpartisan contests focused primarily on issues of immediate community concern, such as traffic, development, taxes and the local economy.

VaNews May 7, 2014