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Jacques Roy To Announce Candidacy For Mayor Of Alexandria From the Town Talk: Alexandria lawyer Jacques Roy will announce officially his candidacy for mayor at noon Aug. 7 in a field next to his office at 1100 Martin Luther King Drive.

Roy, 35 and a Democrat, will become the fifth announced candidate to fill the office being vacated by five-term Mayor Ned Randolph. The primary election is Sept. 30, with a runoff if needed Nov. 7

Note: The original article incorrectly stated Mr. Roy's announcement would take place next Tuesday; it will actually occur next Monday.

Originally published August 1, 2006

In Other News: KALB and The Town Talk are both reporting that Harry Silver will be running for the District 4 City Council Seat