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Why I Support Libby: Ron Bookbinder

“I appreciate Libby’s effective leadership as a catalyst and a change agent in implementing responsible spending, encouraging U.S. and foreign businesses to consider locating in Arlington, promoting LGBTQ equality, planning ahead for the need for more classrooms, and long ago initiating efforts to narrow the achievement gap.” — Ron Bookbinder Dominion Hills Resident


Why I Support Libby: Former School Board Member Abby Raphael

“It was my honor to serve on the School Board with Libby Garvey, who has worked throughout her career to ensure that at-risk students have the opportunities and resources to succeed in school and in life. During Libby’s 15-years on the School Board, Arlington significantly reduced the achievement gap, increased graduation rates, and our high […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: Marguarite Gooden

“Thank you Libby for having the courage, in the face of opposition, to reach out to our community and include us in the decision-making process regarding Fire Station 8. Your actions demonstrated your willingness to be open and transparent. Valuing community engagement and participation has truly helped to restore trust in Arlington’s political process and […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: John Benton & David Briggs

“Libby has proposed and succeeded in moving to a more open government model including taking leadership of a new way to evaluate Arlington’s strategic priorities for the future. Her leadership has been refreshing, dynamic, and brought a common sense approach to governing.” — John Benton & David Briggs


Why I Support Libby: Michele-Anne & Mac Riley

“Throughout her time in public service, she’s applied smart, thoughtful, and common-sense practices to complex challenges, oftentimes providing the critical bridge between those with widely divergent viewpoints. Libby’s demonstrated grace under pressure; her non-stop “can do” determination, her listening ear and measured voice, and her impactful day-in and day-out record of achievement throughout her time […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: Darnell Carpenter

“Libby’s contributions to Arlington County are her pragmatic and fiscally responsible, deliberative style whose accomplishments are lauded Countywide by citizens on both sides of the aisle, as well as by those who don’t participate in the political game. This speaks volumes about whom she is accountable to and that remains the Citizens of Arlington! Libby’s […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: Ray Anderson

“I’ve known Libby Garvey from before she was elected to the School Board, and have always respected her careful and considered approach to problems. She doesn’t rush in to find a quick solution; but when she has finished her study and come to a conclusion, she will be a strong and unwavering advocate for it.” […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: Former US Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra

“I’m proud to support Libby because of her passion for delivering a more inclusive, prosperous future for Arlington by tapping into the expertise of our fellow Arlingtonians. Together she’ll lead us to solve problems in a more open and collaborative manner, from diversifying our economy to restoring faith in our capacity to govern.” — Aneesh […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: Former School Board Member Frank Wilson

“Libby was a great partner on the school board as we worked together with our colleagues to reduce the achievement gap, and build and renovate schools — on time and on budget. We kept our focus on what is good for children and it helped create one of the best school systems in the nation. […] Read more


Why I Support Libby: Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos

“Libby has demonstrated independent thought in her approach to the issues facing Arlington during her years on the School Board and the County Board. She is willing to consider the perspectives of all to reach the best outcomes for the community.” — Theo Stamos Commonwealth’s Attorney for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church


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