Month: March 2016

Misconduct at the PWC Electoral Board — Part 1

A couple of months ago local media reported on misconduct at the Prince William County Electoral Board involving its Republican member, Guy Anthony (Tony) Guiffre. Despite the best efforts of reporters and editors, there was more to the story than could be conveyed in a single newspaper article, and there have been significant related developments

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Chamber Rising

We can’t help but be impressed by the maturing transformation of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce over the past two years.  Rejecting far-right wing ideology, they’ve been charting a moderate-conservative course that emphasizes the positive contributions a healthy business sector makes to our community, businesses’ responsibilities as corporate citizens, and the importance of infrastructure,

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Stewart Speaks Out on Haddow-Candland Cabal Dishonesty

PWC Board Chair Corey Stewart recently spoke out on the Haddow-Candland cabal’s* dishonesty involving the recent Bi-County Parkway vote. As reported previously by the Muckraker, Vice-Chair Pete Candland had explicitly assured Chairman Stewart and the public that no vote would be taken on removing the parkway from the county comprehensive plan until Stewart had returned

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Haddow-Candland Cabal Snakes Stewart

We got a glimpse of what a Pete Candland controlled Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) looks like on March 15 when the Mac Haddow/Pete Candland cabal snaked the absent BOCS Chairman Corey Stewart.   Snake [sneyk] Verb: To stab someone in the back by telling them you’re going to do one thing and then doing

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School Board Member’s Family Subjected to Racist Threat

The ugly specter of racism emerged from the sewer again in Prince William County, this time to threaten the family of Potomac District School Board representative, Justin Wilk.  Mr. Wilk’s wife recently found in the family’s mailbox a Confederate flag with the words “N*$%&R LOVER” painted on it in black lettering.  Wilk has confirmed the

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Tracy Conroy Secretly Tapes Conversation

In an unfortunate development in the public integrity arena, the Muckraker has learned that Tracy Conroy, 2015 School Board Chair candidate, surreptitiously taped a telephone conversation with Potomac District School Board representative Justin Wilk.  Mr. Wilk learned of the personal violation when Conroy posted details of their conversation on Facebook and acknowledged her use of

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The Counts of Monte Cristo

That’s right! There’s another political blog in Prince William County, and we don’t mean us here at the Prince William Muckraker. We’re very new, but our first post is not about us. It’s about the Counts of Monte Cristo, a blog celebrating its first full year in operation that seems poised to be the reasonable

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