Welcome to Fairfax County NAACP, where we’re committed to amplifying the voices of change in our community!

In our diverse county, it’s crucial to stay informed about the political landscape and the candidates who are dedicated to shaping our future. Explore the 2023 Virginia general election candidates and their views on current political issues that matter to our county and state through the links provided to their websites below.

Our mission is centered around inclusivity, voter empowerment, and informed engagement. We believe that providing easy access to candidate information is a vital step toward a more engaged and informed community. You can connect directly with the candidates and get to know their platforms by clicking on the links provided.

We encourage you to explore these candidate profiles so you can make an informed decision when it comes to the ballot box. Together, we can build a brighter future for Fairfax County and Virginia.

   

Candidates

State Senate

WHY YOUR VOTE FOR THIS OFFICE MATTERS!

State Senator (4-Year Term) 
State Senators and Delegates serve in the Virginia General Assembly, the legislative branch of the Virginia state government. The General Assembly, alongside the governor of Virginia, creates state-wide laws and establishes a state budget. That means your Senator and Delegate directly impact public policies that matter to us, set levels for state spending, raise and lower taxes, and vote to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.

 

 

 

District 33

District 34

District 35

District 36

District 37

District 38

District 39

House of Delegates

WHY YOUR VOTE FOR THIS OFFICE MATTERS!

House of Delegates (2-Year Term)
State Senators and Delegates serve in the Virginia General Assembly, the legislative branch of the Virginia state government. The General Assembly, alongside the governor of Virginia, creates state-wide laws and establishes a state budget. That means your Senator and Delegate directly impact public policies that matter to us, set levels for state spending, raise and lower taxes, and vote to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.

District 4

District 6

District 7

District 8

District 9

District 10

District 11

District 12

District 13

District 14

District 15

District 16

District 17

District 18

District 19

Constitutional Officers

WHY YOUR VOTE FOR THIS OFFICE MATTERS!

Commonwealth's Attorney (4-Year Term)
The Commonwealth's Attorney is the chief prosecutor for the County and sets the policies that all county prosecutors must follow on things like charging eligibility for pretrial diversion programs, and sentencing recommendations.

Sheriff (4-Year Term)
The Sheriff oversees the Sheriff's Office, which includes running the Fairfax County jail and providing security at the County courthouse complex. The Sheriff's policies dictate that persons who are incarcerated receive safe and humane treatment.

Clerk of the County Court (8-Year Term)
The Clerk handles administrative matters for the Court and is the custodian of Court records. The Clerk also issues marriage licenses, probate wills, grants administration of estates, and appoints guardians.

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Sheriff

Clerk of the Court

Board of Supervisors

WHY YOUR VOTE FOR THIS OFFICE MATTERS!

Board of Supervisors: (Chairperson) and District Member (4-Year Term)
The Board of Supervisors establishes County government policy. It passes resolutions and ordinances that affect our daily lives, approves the County budget (I (which includes the Fairfax County Public Schools), sets local tax rates, and approves land use plans. It decides, for example, who the police chief will be or whether to prioritize creating affordable housing. It also selects who sits on the citizens advisory boards and commissions.

Fairfax NAACP is a member of the nonpartisan Fairfax Healthy Communities network, which surveyed all County Board-of-Supervisors Candidates on their views on affordable housing, transportation, climate and environment, and food security—all crucial local issues.

To see their responses, select your District and Candidates HERE.

Chairman (County-wide)

Braddock Supervisor

Dranesville Supervisor

Hunter Mill Supervisor

Franconia Supervisor

Mason Supervisor

Mount Vernon Supervisor

Providence Supervisor

Springfield Supervisor

Sully Supervisor

Fairfax County School Board

WHY YOUR VOTE FOR THIS OFFICE MATTERS!

School Board: At-Large and District Members (4-Year Term)
The Fairfax County School Board operates the Fairfax County Public Schools (FPS). It sets County-wide school policies and also sets the budget.

At-Large

Soil & Water Conservation Board

WHY YOUR VOTE FOR THIS OFFICE MATTERS!

Directors of the No. Va. Soil and Water Conservation District (4-Year Term)
The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District is an advisory conservation agency. Its directors lead the District in promoting soil and water conservation in Fairfax County, includes collaborating with the County and other partners to provide information, technical services, and educational programs. The directors also provide funding for residential and agricultural stormwater projects

Deb Maddrell (I)