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County Board Vice-Chair Takis Karantonis Endorses Tenley Peterson for Arlington County Board


May 14, 2024      

Contact: Austin Locke,  

ARLINGTON, VA—Today, Tenley Peterson announced the endorsement of County Board Vice-Chair Takis Karantonis. Tenley Peterson is seeking the Democratic nomination for an open seat on the Arlington County Board in 2024.

Takis Karantonis has worked alongside Peterson since he was elected to the County Board in 2021. Citing her experience, Karantonis stated, “Tenley Peterson embodies the transformative leadership Arlington needs. With her unwavering skill, measured approach, insightful perspective, and courageous compassion, she doesn't just confront challenges—she turns them into opportunities for growth and progress. From her tenure on commissions to her career in non-profit advocacy, Tenley is committed to bringing out the best in Arlington.”

Peterson and Karantonis share a passion for fostering a vibrant and inclusive community by enhancing Arlington's livability, smart growth, and urban development. "With Tenley at the helm, we're not just facing the future,” Karantonis continued, “we're shaping it with purpose and vision. Join me in supporting Tenley Peterson for the County Board, and let's build a brighter future for Arlington together.”

In response to the endorsement, Peterson said, “I am deeply honored to receive Takis’s endorsement. We share a strong agreement on key issues such as transportation, affordable housing, and community engagement. Takis's ability to connect with constituents and his responsive leadership to community needs is something I value immensely. His endorsement underscores our shared vision for a progressive, inclusive, and forward-thinking Arlington. Together, we can continue to champion the values and policies that make our community thrive.” 

Peterson is a six-term Arlington County Commissioner. In addition to her roles on the Fiscal Affairs Advisory Commission and Planning Commission, Peterson also currently serves as the Chair of the Site Plan Review Committee Sub-group within the Planning Commission.

For Tenley Peterson’s complete list of endorsements, visit


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