Emily Rose DeAngelis

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Emily DeAngelis has bachelor’s degrees in English and Education from Wilkes University, a master’s in Educational Leadership from James Madison University, and is currently pursuing an EdD at Wilkes University [1, 4, 10].

DeAngelis is an English and Special Education teacher at Millbrook High School. She is a former English teacher at Daniel Morgan Middle School and Loudoun County Public Schools. She has coached cross country and track at Daniel Morgan Middle School and basketball at Handley High School. DeAngelis also works at Spring Valley Farm and Orchard, and she volunteers with the Literacy Volunteers and the Winchester Little Free Libraries. She has volunteered at community events such as Family Day and the North Side Summer Kick-off [1, 4, 5, 8, 10].

Key Issues

Budget

DeAngelis plans to oppose proposed increases in existing taxes and imposition of new taxes. She plans to advocate for responsible spending and policies that lessen personal property and real estate taxes [2, 4].

Communication

DeAngelis wants to listen to residents and represent their voices [1, 4, 8, 13].

Economy

DeAngelis supports local businesses and nonprofits, and she plans to assist business owners [4].

Education

DeAngelis supports “Come Back to Teach” grants that are given to teachers who are former students of Winchester Public Schools. She plans to aid teachers and students through school and community partnerships, and she plans to support nonprofits and policies that benefit education and literacy [3, 4].

Environment

DeAngelis supports a grant for trees planted in areas to support stormwater infrastructure. She believes the city should plant trees that are native to Winchester [13].

Infrastructure

DeAngelis plans to restore infrastructure [14].

Public Safety

DeAngelis seeks to increase fire department staffing and benefits [8, 13].

Transportation

DeAngelis seeks to decrease the concern of speeding in streets and address the lack of stop signs, speed bumps, and enforcement [14].

Endorsements

Liz Minor, Former Winchester Mayor; Winchester Education Association; Republican Committee of Winchester Virginia

Sources

1 Winchester City Council Emily DeAngelis
2 The Winchester Star – Letter to the Editor
3 The Winchester Star – Winchester Education Association
4 The Winchester Star – DeAngelis Announces
5 The Winchester Star – Elect Emily DeAngelis
6 Ballotpedia
7 VPAP
8 PlayerFM
9 Twitter
10 LinkedIn
11 Winchester VA GOP
12 Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area
13 Facebook
14 The Winchester Star – Meet and Then Elect