Del Ray Community Mayoral Debate

  • May 02, 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Mt. Vernon Community School Auditorium, 2601 Commonwealth Ave.

The Del Ray Business Association will host the Del Ray Community Mayoral Debate on Wed., May 2, moderated by NBC News4 Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey. The debate will take place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Community School Auditorium, located at 2601 Commonwealth Ave. Del Ray citizens and those involved with businesses in Del Ray are encouraged to attend. 

"We look forward to a robust, wide-ranging discussion of the issues affecting those who live, work, or own small businesses in Del Ray," said Del Ray Business Association President Sue Kovalsky. "There are few Alexandria residents who know the challenges facing our city and region better thanJulie Carey. We're thrilled that she will lead this important debate."

City of Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg and Vice Mayor Justin Wilson have both confirmed that they will participate in the May 2 debate. The primary takes place on June 12. 

Carey, the Northern Virginia Bureau Chief for NBC News4, has covered Northern Virginia since joining the station in 1992. She has covered the governor, the general assembly, and every statewide election since 1993, and frequently moderates debates for local elections across the region. 

The Del Ray Business Association is comprised of the independently-owned restaurants, retailers, and businesses in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, serving as an advocate, representative, and educator. For more information, visit

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