VaNews for 2017 House of Delegates - District 53 - Regular General



DELS. MURPHY, SIMON, SULLIVAN, KEAM RE-ELECTED TO NEW TERMS

By BRIAN TROMPETER, Sun Gazette

Local voters by hefty margins approved new terms Nov. 7 for all four state delegates representing McLean, Vienna, Great Falls, Oakton and Tysons.

VaNews November 8, 2017



DOWN-BALLOT DRAMA: 2017 GUIDE TO VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATE RACES

By JACK MOORE, WTOP

In addition to the high-profile race for governor and other statewide races, Virginia voters will be asked to weigh in on a flurry of competitive races farther down the ballot: House of Delegate seats are also up for grabs Tuesday. This election features more competitive House races than at any time in the past two decades, and analysts say the usually local, low-key races are shaping up to be an early barometer of the national political climate nearly a year into Donald Trump’s presidency.

VaNews November 4, 2017



CHALLENGING THE TROUBLEMAKER

By MICHAEL LEE POPE, Connection Newspapers

No member of the Democratic minority is as politically combative as Del. Marcus Simon (D-53)... Simon’s independent challenger says he shares most of the same policy positions and ideology as his opponent. But, if elected, he says he would take a less confrontational tone.

VaNews September 13, 2017