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Author Topic: Fairfax County pride on a license plate? Maybe now residents will want it.  (Read 1047 times)

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Washington Post: Fairfax County pride on a license plate? Maybe now residents will want it.

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The Friends of Tibet have one. So do Harley-Davidson owners, fox-hunting enthusiasts and butterflies.

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Even the cities of Fairfax and Virginia Beach have their own custom license plates.

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So why doesn’t Fairfax County, Virginia’s most populous jurisdiction?

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Because if the Department of Motor Vehicles is going to go to the trouble of printing a specialized plate, at least 350 people have to pay upfront. When the county tried the idea in 1999, it fell short: Fewer than 300 of its nearly 1 million residents were willing to cough up an extra $25 a year to show their civic pride.
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