Elections

November 8, 2022 General Election

On the ballot will be the offices of U.S. House of Representatives, County Board (1 seat), School Board (1 seat), and six bond questions.

Only candidates who have qualified to be on the ballot are listed below. The list of candidates will be updated as more information becomes available. 

(D) = Democrat    (R) = Republican     (I) = Independent

Office Candidates
U.S. House of Representatives

Donald S. Beyer, Jr (D)

Karina A. Lipsman (R)

Teddy Fikre (I)

County Board (1 Seat)

Matthew D. "Matt" deFerranti (D)

Adam Theo (I)

Audrey R. Clement (I)

School Board (1 Seat)

James Vell Rives IV

Bethany Z. Sutton

Bond Questions 

The following questions can be voted either "Yes" or "No". Read more about the 2022 Bond Referenda.

Category/Amount  Question Explanation 

Metro & Transportation

$52,630,000

 

Shall Arlington County contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum principal amount of $52,630,000 to finance, together with other available funds, the cost of various capital projects for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and other transit, pedestrian, road or transportation projects?  This proposal will fund a variety of transportation, road, pedestrian enhancement and transit projects across the County. The anticipated costs of the projects that may be financed under this proposal are $42.6 million to fund a portion of Arlington County’s share of WMATA / Metro’s capital improvement program, $7.2 million to fund a portion of the costs for paving local streets and roadways, $1.5 million to fund bridge maintenance, $1.1 million for street lighting, $0.2 million for intelligent transportation system device replacement, and $0.1 million for Curb & Gutter Missing Links. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other transportation projects within the County’s Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.

Local Parks & Recreation

$22,460,000

 

Shall Arlington County contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum principal amount of $22,460,000 to finance, together with other available funds, the cost of various capital projects for local parks & recreation?   This proposal will fund a variety of parks and recreation projects. The anticipated costs of the projects that may be financed under this proposal are $10.8 million for parks maintenance capital and master planning projects, $4.4 million for Jennie Dean Park Phase 2, $2.9 million for Arlington Boathouse, $2.0 million for the Natural Resiliency Program, $2.0 million for the Emerging Uses Program, and $0.3 for the synthetic turf program. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other parks and recreation projects within the County’s Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.

Community Infrastructure

$53,300,000

 

Shall Arlington County contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum principal amount of $53,300,000 to finance, together with other available funds, the cost of various capital projects, including but not limited to facilities maintenance capital, facilities design and construction, the Arlington Neighborhoods Program, and other County infrastructure? This proposal will fund a variety of County infrastructure projects. The anticipated costs of the projects that may be financed under this proposal are $13.1 million for Courts / Police building improvements, $12.7 million for facilities design and construction, $12.0 million for Courthouse Complex Renovations and Infrastructure, $7.4 million for fire station replacements and additions, $5.0 million for Neighborhood Conservation, and $3.1 million for facilities maintenance capital. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other County and community infrastructure projects within the County’s Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.

Arlington Public Schools

$165,010,000

 

Shall Arlington County contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum principal amount of $165,010,000 to finance, together with other available funds, the cost of various capital projects for Arlington Public Schools? This proposal will make funds available for the Arlington Public Schools' capital improvement program. The anticipated costs of the projects that may be financed under this proposal are:
  • Career Center Campus Project ($135,970,000)
  • Kitchen and Entrance / Security Vestibule Renovation Program ($12,240,000)
  • Major Infrastructure Projects ($16,800,000)

The School Board may reallocate bond funds among other school projects within the School Board’s Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.

 Stormwater

 $39,760,000

Shall Arlington County contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum principal amount of $39,760,000 to finance, together with other available funds, the cost of various capital projects for the County Stormwater Program? This proposal will fund a variety of County stormwater projects.  anticipated costs of the projects that may be financed under this proposal are:

Capacity Improvements

  • Spout Run Watershed ($13,260,000)
  • Langston Boulevard / Sycamore Street Culverts ($6,750,000)
  • Torreyson Run Watershed ($5,955,000)
  • Other Capacity Improvement Projects ($8,025,000)

Water Quality Improvements

  • Gulf Branch Stream ($2,750,000)
  • Sparrow Pond Watershed ($1,275,000)
  • Other Water Quality Improvements ($1,745,000)

The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other stormwater projects within the County’s Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.

 Utilities

$177,360,000

 

Shall Arlington County contract a debt and issue its general obligation bonds in the maximum amount of $177,360,000 to finance, together with other available funds, the cost of designing, expanding, improving, and renovating Arlington County’s Water Pollution Control Plant and the water and sewer systems serving the County?

This proposal funds significant improvements to the County’s wastewater treatment, water, and sewer infrastructure. The anticipated costs of the projects that may be funded with bond funds are $159.5 million for the Water Pollution Control Plant to meet more stringent environmental regulations and will provide additional plant capacity to meet growing population and development in the County, $15.0 million for improvements to the Washington Aqueduct system, and $2.9 million for improvements to Gravity Transmission Mains. The County Board may reallocate bond funds among other utility projects within the County’s Capital Improvement Plan, as amended from time to time, to the extent necessary or desirable.

 

Important Dates 

Vote In Person

Vote Early

Early Voting is open 45 days before all elections. All voters can vote at any Early Voting location.

First day of Early Voting for the November 8, 2022, General Election: September 23, 2022

Early Voting Locations & Hours

Election Day

On Election Day, all Arlington polling places are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

You must vote at your assigned location. 

Vote By Mail

All voters are eligible to vote a Mail Ballot. Voters must request a Mail Ballot. 

Voters can request a Mail Ballot until 5 pm, October 28, 2022.  

 

Polling Place Changes

The following precincts have had polling place changes. Read more about polling place changes.

Precinct Name & Number Former Name & Number New Polling Place Location 
107 - Precinct 107 Cherrydale 007 Restoration Church, 1815 N. Quincy St
117 - Precinct 117 Overlee Knolls 017 Cardinal Elementary School, 1644 N. McKinley Rd
131 - Precinct 131 Lexington 031 Westover Library, 1644 N. McKinley Rd
145 - Precinct 145 Buckingham 045 Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N Park Dr