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Fairfax City Chooses Obama, Kaine, Connolly

Voters in Fairfax City lean left, in line with much of Virginia in Tuesday's elections.

Update Wednesday 12:21 a.m.: A majority of Fairfax City voters chose the Democratic candidates on the ballot Tuesday, putting their weight behind President Barack Obama, Senate candidate Tim Kaine (D) and U.S. Rep Gerry Connolly (D-11th).

According to final unofficial results posted around 12:34 a.m. Wednesday, 56.82 percent of Fairfax City voters supported President Barack Obama; 41.34 percent supported former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

Senate candidate Tim Kaine (D) earned 58.51 percent of the city's vote, while George Allen (R) trailed with 41.24 percent.

U.S. Rep Gerry Connolly (D) swept the city in each of its six precincts.

Turnout was high in many of the city's precincts.  Election officials at Precinct One in Fairfax City reported as of 6 p.m. Tuesday they received 1,450 ballots, out of 2,458 active registered voters.

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Precinct Two had received 1,415 ballots out of 2,200 active registered voters.

For more coverage of Election Day 2012:

Election Results: Connolly Takes 11th District

PHOTOS: Election Day in Virginia

Barack Obama Re-Elected President

Allen Concedes; Kaine Wins Senate Race in Virginia

Election Results: Virginia Constitutional Amendments

Note: Come back to Patch after the polls close Tuesday for updated precinct-by-precinct results from your neighborhood polling location. 

Tuesday will be a long day of waiting.

And while these tables don't look like much now, Fairfax City Patch will be updating the numbers as soon as election results start pouring in.

Tune in to Patch all day Tuesday for updates from the polls, too.

Fairfax City residents are choosing from the following candidates in Tuesday's election.

  • President: Barack Obama (D) and Mitt Romney (R)
  • Senate: George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D)
  • 11th District: Gerry Connolly (D), Chris Perkins (R), Mark Gibson (I), Chris DeCarlo (I), Joe Galdo (Green Party), Peter Marchetti (Independent Green Party).
  • Proposed Virginia Constitutional Amendment No. 1 - Eminent Domain
  • Proposed Virginia Constitutional Amendment No. 2 - Special Session Start

President


Barack Obama (D) Mitt Romney (R) Precinct 1: Fairfax Presbyterian Church
855 574 Precinct 2: Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center 820 697 Precinct 3: Daniels Run School 1,228 918 Precinct 4: Fairfax City Hall 954 686 Precinct 5: Fairfax High School 855 608
Precinct 6: Christ Lutheran Church 852 565 Total 5,564
4,048

U.S. Senate


Tim Kaine (D) George Allen (R) Precinct 1: Fairfax Presbyterian Church 860 578  Precinct 2: Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center 844 667 Precinct 3:  Daniels Run School 1,242 886 Precinct 4: Fairfax City Hall 975 675
Precinct 5: Fairfax High School 870 594
Precinct 6: Christ Lutheran Church 846 573
Total 5,637 3,973

11th District


Gerry Connolly (D) Chris Perkins (R) Mark Gibson (I) Chris DeCarlo (I) Joe Galdo (Green Party) Peter Marchetti (Independent Green Party) Precinct 1: Fairfax Presbyterian Church 796 551 16 25 14 10 Precinct 2: Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center 784 670 15 21 9 10 Precinct 3:  Daniels Run School 1,167 855 29 19 14 13 Precinct 4: Fairfax City Hall 916 641 26 23 15 10 Precinct 5: Fairfax High School 826
573
22 9 15 10 Precinct 6: Christ Lutheran Church 777 557 17 20 12 8 Total 5,266
3,737
125
117
79
61

Proposed Virginia Constitutional Amendment No. 1 - Eminent Domain


Yes No Precinct 1: Fairfax Presbyterian Church
1,019 369 Precinct 2: Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center 1,108 353 Precinct 3: Daniels Run School 1,298 782 Precinct 4: Fairfax City Hall 1,154 455 Precinct 5: Fairfax High School 1,001 422 Precinct 6: Christ Lutheran Church 959 431 Total 6,539 2,812

Proposed Virginia Constitutional Amendment No. 2 - Special Session Start Date


Yes No Precinct 1: Fairfax Presbyterian Church
1,133 235 Precinct 2: Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center 1,226 221 Precinct 3: Daniels Run School 1,802 274 Precinct 4: Fairfax City Hall 1,335 250 Precinct 5: Fairfax High School 1,223 190 Precinct 6: Christ Lutheran Church 1,189 196 Total 7,908 1,366
dick nugent November 06, 2012 at 11:53 PM
how do we find what precinct we're in?
Jay Sullivan November 07, 2012 at 03:19 PM
Where did you vote yesterday? or what does it say on your voter registration card? these precinct are simply listed by where you vote.
FairfaxMango November 07, 2012 at 05:00 PM
How much of Sheldon Adelson's money did Karl Rove just waste? Isn't it gratifying that the billionaires couldn't buy this race?
Tom Ross November 09, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Hurray for Fairfax city! This says a lot about the kind of country we want to have and the role of government as an important and positive force.

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