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Video: Annandale Representatives Participate in Skyline Candidate Debate Forum

One of many debates featuring candidates that represent Annandale and Mason District

A handful of local officials that represent Annandale participated in a candidate debate forum in Falls Church sponsored by the Skyline Square Association and spoke to constituents from Skyline about a variety of topics.

Mason District Supervisor Penelope Gross and her challenger, David Feld, Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-35th) and his challenger, Robert Sarvis, Mason District School Board member Sandra Evans, and Fairfax County School Board At-Large Candidate Lolita Mancheno-Smoak all participated in the forum.

Each candidate was offered the opportunity to give an opening and closing statement and answered questions from residents during the forum. Questions ranged from asking the candidates how they felt about BRAC, transportation, immigration, senior citizens in Fairfax County, and more.

Watch the videos above to learn mroe about the candidates in their own words.

DCGunOwner September 03, 2011 at 01:48 AM
is there any more video from the Sarvis/Saslaw portion of the debate?
Sherell Williams September 03, 2011 at 03:12 AM
I did film the beginning of the debate where Saslaw and Sarvis talk about BRAC and transportation, but something went wrong during the transfer from camera to my computer for that file and it wouldn't upload with the others. I'm working on a transcript of the audio, but doing so from my Nikon camera isn't very loud and it's a slow process trying to ensure the words are correct. I'll update the article if a) I can provide an accurate transcript, or b) get the unedited file of that portion of the debate to upload here. Thanks for your question!
Carey Campbell September 04, 2011 at 03:29 PM
Why did you exclude Katherine Pettigrew, Phd, from your list of candidates for State Senate? Dr. Pettirgrew is on the ballot in the 35th district. www.votejoinrun.us
Sherell Williams September 04, 2011 at 04:35 PM
I have now added Dr. Pettigrew to the poll.
Gib Meadlin September 04, 2011 at 04:39 PM
I want a new senator for the 35th. Dick Saslaw has been in since the beginning of time – a true Senator-For-Life. New ideas, please. New solutions. Let's try Sarvis. Ditto Lolita Mancheno-Smoak. I've heard this woman speak, and I'm impressed. She's got my vote for At Large school board.

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