The COVID crisis exposed a disastrous lack of leadership on the board that’s beenhiding in plain sight for years. They are rubber-stamping each other’s bad ideas, spending big on band-aids instead of investing in smarter long-term solutions, and merely copy-catting ideas from neighboring cities and counties instead of making Arlington the regional leader it shouldbe. […]
This “dry-run” campaign to get operations set up and warm myself up to debates met my expectations, with a 5.7% vote across the county (pdf) with literally no campaigning or serious fundraising in 2021 – no mailers, no ads, no door-knocking.Why am I optimistic about 5.7%? Data. I love looking through the numbers. Not only cost analysis (more […]
A few years after I first moved into Arlington, during one excursion into the Courthouse neighborhood I spotted a full-length mural on the backside of a commercial building.
Adam Theo (who goes by “Theo”) has launched a campaign for Arlington County Board as an independent candidate. This 2021 bid will establish an organization, raise issues, and build name recognition. He intends to run again in 2022 or 2023 to win a seat on the Arlington County Board to fix serious problems in the community that a monopoly of one-party rule does not address.