Cynthia Lang Walsh

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Cynthia Walsh is the author of Breaking the Autism Code and has volunteered with The Autism Community in Action (TACA) for 20 years, working with kids on the autism spectrum and their parents [1, 2, 3]. She was also a FOIA officer [1]. In 2021, Walsh’s son passed away, influencing her to further advocate for special needs students and solving COVID learning loss [1, 3, 4].

Key Issues


Walsh wants more fiscal responsibility regarding funds allocated for special needs [1].


Walsh wants to restore communication between students, parents, and teachers [1].


Walsh wants to fix COVID-related regression of academic standards; she advocates for focusing on learning as opposed to politics [1, 3].


Fairfax Republicans


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