Robert D. “Bob” Anderson

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Robert Anderson graduated from Shippensburg University with an MBA, from Lycoming College with a BA, and from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University with a JD [1, 2, 4, 6, 7]. He formerly served as Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney from 1996-2003 and has been the managing partner of the Law Office of Robert D. Anderson, PLLC since 1978 [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]. Anderson is a member of and a former president of the Loudoun County Bar Association, has been an elder at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, and has been the 10th Congressional representative in the Virginia Commonwealth Attorney Service Counsel [6]. A previous opponent in the 1999 election claimed that Anderson had mishandled cases, abused the power of his office, and led “political witch hunts” [4].

Key Issues

Communication

Anderson believes that all departments must build a strong relationship and develop cohesiveness and all departments must be informed of progress on cases [1, 2].

Transparency

Anderson wants to implement an open-door policy and says he will attend community meetings and events [1, 2].

Miscellaneous

Anderson believes that Buta Biberaj is politicizing the office of the Loudoun Commonwealth’s attorney and that her employee turnover rate is too high [5].

Endorsements

Loudoun County Republican Committee

Sources

1 Bob Anderson 

2 Loudoun GOP 

3 VPAP 

4 The Washington Post: Anderson eager to… 

5 ABC-7 

6 The Washington Post: Robert D. “Bob” Anderson (I)

7 LinkedIn