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Route 1 is blocked in both directions except for one northbound lane, from Slater's Lane to 1st Street for several fallen electrical poles. The public is urged to use caution in the area and treat all uncontrolled intersections (no power or officer directing traffic) as a four-way stop.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2009    

Upcoming Election Information 

Mayor, Council and School Board Elections - May 5
Statewide Primary Elections - June 9

Alexandria election officials are preparing for two elections a month apart this spring. The elections for Mayor, City Council, and School Board are on May 5. In the race for City Council, the local political parties have nominated their candidates, and two independents are running. Mayor William D. Euille is running unopposed.

All nine school board seats are up for election. The city is divided into three school districts with three elected from each district. Go to for the complete slate of candidates and other election information. 

City and School Board Election Key Dates:
Voter Registration Deadline                            April 6
Mail Absentee Application Deadline              April 28
In-person Absentee Voting                              May 2
Election Day                                                        May 5 Polling Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received by the Electoral Board on Election Day by 7:00 p.m.

Virginia Primaries
Virginia political party primary elections will be conducted on June 9. Certification of offices and candidates on the primary ballot will occur on April 15. 

Primary Election Key Dates:
Voter Registration Deadline                           May 11
Mail Absentee Application Deadline             June 2
In-person Absentee Voting                             June 6
Election Day                                                      June 9 Polling Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received by the Electoral Board on Election Day by 7:00 p.m.

Check or call 703.838.4050 for complete information.