Virginia Green Party fields Arlington County Board candidate

From the Sun-Gazette:

The Arlington Green Party has nominated a candidate to take on Democrat Chris Zimmerman in November’s County Board election.

The party is backing Kevin Chisholm, formerly chief energy manager for Arlington Public Schools and a resident of Arlington for 29 years.

During his years in Arlington, Chisholm has been active in groups ranging from the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) and Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment to Habitat for Humanity and the Better Sports Club of Arlington. He also served on the Environment and Energy Conservation Commission.

The Green Party has fielded candidates for County Board each of the last five election cycles. Last year, its candidate, John Reeder, won 32 percent of the vote against Democratic incumbent Jay Fisette. (Republicans did not field a candidate in that race, and thus far have not fielded one for the 2010 race.)

Dave Schwab


  1. Kevin Chisholm, looks like a strong candidate for the Arlington County Green Party.

    It’s good news for all Green Party fans.

    Word is that the Arlington County Green Party will also run a woman candidate for School Board..

    Chisholm’s experience is impressive. He’s a first time candidate. So the learning curve will be great. Learn by doing…

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