24 Jun 2016
June 24, 2016

#Brexit and Trump

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Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some.. read more →

Thanks to all who made the Democratic Party of Virginia’s convention weekend a success, including DPVA Chair Susan Swecker,  the DPVA staff, volunteers, elected officials, candidates, state party officers and committee members, delegates, alternates, guests, and facility staff.  The 2016 convention went relatively smoothly with the election of National convention delegates, at large Electors, and.. read more →

18 Jun 2016
June 18, 2016

DPVA Convention today!

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The Democratic Party of Virginia State Convention begins at 9:30 am today – registration – and the Virginia Democratic Women’s Caucus breakfast – starts at 7:30 am.   For the weekend’s schedule, see here.  Please join us! read more →

From the DNC:  Wednesday marked the beginning of the platform drafting process with the first session of the Mid-Atlantic Democratic Platform Forum taking place in Washington, DC. The forum brought together those appointed by the two presidential campaigns and DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz to create an inclusive platform that will be instrumental in guiding.. read more →

Here’s an updated schedule of events for the very busy DPVA June 18 State convention weekend In Richmond.  All Virginia Democrats should be part of this. Friday, June 17 5:30 pm: DPVA Steering Committee Meeting, SunTrust Building, 919 East Main Street – 4th Floor – Piedmont Room, Richmond, VA 23219 5:30 pm: Convention Credentialing and Registration Desk Opens, Richmond.. read more →

The Democratic National Convention meeting in Philadelphia on July 25-28 will adopt a national party platform that will set forth the principles and issues that motivate us as Democrats, and make the choice very clear for the American people this November.  It is an open process and you can participate in two ways  – First,  all.. read more →

The next step in Virginia’s National Convention Delegate Selection process is our state convention, which will be held in Richmond on June 18 at the Richmond Convention Center.   This is a great event for all Virginia Democrats to attend – as elected delegates/alternates, as guests, or as volunteers.  It provides you with an opportunity.. read more →

DPVA has posted an new webpage — http://vademocrats.org/convention-2016/ — with important information on how to run as a state and national convention delegate.  The site includes the filing forms and allows you to file for national delegate online.  You will also find explanations of the process, a calendar with deadlines, and contact information for local and.. read more →

06 Feb 2016
February 6, 2016

DPVA Quarterly Meetings – Feb 19 & 20

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The Democratic Party of Virginia Steering and Central Committees will hold their first meetings of 2016 on February 19th, 7:30 pm, and February 20th, at 10:00 am at the Suntrust Building, 919 East Main Street Suite 2050 Richmond, VA 23219.  Issues will include the March 1 Presidential Primary, the Rules for the DPVA Convention, city/county committee.. read more →