Arlington, VA – The Arlington County Democratic Committee (“Arlington Democrats”) is excited
to announce the field of candidates who have filed paperwork with the party for the Democratic
nomination in the June 20, 2023, Democratic Primary. The candidates represent a diverse range
of backgrounds and experiences and are committed to advancing Democratic values in
Arlington and across Virginia.
The General Assembly candidates seeking the Democratic nomination, listed alphabetically by
race, include James DeVita and Barbara Favola in State Senate District 40, Adam Ebbin in
State Senate District 39, Patrick Hope in the House of Delegates District 1, Adele McClure and
Kevin Saucedo-Broach in the House of Delegates District 2, and Alfonso Lopez in the House
of Delegates District 3.
The six County Board candidates seeking the Democratic nomination include Maureen Coffey,
Susan Cunningham, Jonathan Dromgoole, Natalie Roy, Julius D. (“JD”) Spain, Sr., and
The candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Commonwealth’s Attorney include
Parisa Dehghani-Tafti and Josh Katcher. Paul Ferguson is seeking reelection for Clerk of the
Court. Kim Klingler is seeking election for Commissioner of Revenue. Carla de la Pava is
seeking reelection for Treasurer. And James Herring, Jose Quiroz, and Wanda Younger are
seeking the Democratic nomination for Sheriff.
"We are excited to have a strong and diverse field of candidates filing for our June 20
Democratic Primary. They each bring a wealth of experience and a commitment to our shared
values, and we look forward to working with them to build a better and more inclusive
community,” said Arlington Democrats Chair Steve Baker.
All candidate paperwork will be verified to ensure it meets state filing requirements.
For more information about the candidates and the upcoming primary, including links to
information about the new ranked-choice voting procedure this year, please visit the Arlington
Democrats website at https://arlingtondemocrats.org/.
NOTE: An earlier version of this release indicated that Kim Klinger is seeking re-election. She is seeking election to a first term as Commissioner of Revenue.