Updates: Tonight (1/18) – the HuffPost DNC Chair Forum – watch it live on Facebook here.   The First DNC Future Forum live stream can be seen here.  The next three –  January 28th in Houston, TX; February 4th in Detroit, MI; and February 11th in Baltimore, MD – will be live streamed here.   Here’s.. read more →

Below is the info on the first DNC Future Forum featuring regional DNC meetings and officer speeches in Phoenix, AZ on Jan. 14, and here is the Livestream link PHOENIX – On January 14, the Democratic National Committee will hold its first of four regional DNC Future Forums in Phoenix, Arizona. The morning portion will.. read more →

01 Jan 2017
January 1, 2017

Democratic Issue Priorities

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The incoming Trump administration offers a target rich opportunity for action and resistance. Every lousy appointment or ignorant tweet justifiably incites outrage, as will Trump administration policies whenever he comes up with some. It is tempting to remain in a constant state of outrage, but that’s probably not healthy. So how to identify the battles.. read more →

UPDATE:  The DPVA approved a primary to choose our candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General in 2017.  Note that candidates must collect 10,000 names on their petitions, which are due April 17, 2017.  If only one candidate files for an office, the primary for that office is cancelled and the candidate is deemed.. read more →

07 Dec 2016
December 7, 2016

From the DNC: Meeting Report

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Although the full Democratic National Committee meets twice a year, its Executive Committee meets quarterly, most recently in Denver, Colorado last weekend.  The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee met as well.  Here is a report from the DNC’s Secretary (Dec. 5, 2016) – I will post updates as I get them. REGIONAL FORUMS The DNC.. read more →

22 Nov 2016
November 22, 2016

From the DNC: Our Fight Begins Anew

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By: DNC Interim Chair, Donna Brazile There’s no last word in politics, just the next word. Two weeks ago, the American people spoke the next word. While we Democrats worked our hearts out, we fell short of winning the White House. Yet the results of this election show that our voices are needed now, more.. read more →

19 Nov 2016
November 19, 2016

DNC Elections Feb 2017 – FAQs

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The DNC will meet in Atlanta Georgia on February 23-26, 2017 to elect new officers and conduct other business.  The DNC issued FAQs here and below: WHAT IS THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)? The Democratic National Committee is the governing body of the Democratic Party, with general responsibility for the affairs of the Democratic Party.. read more →

13 Nov 2016
November 13, 2016

DNC Forward (updated)


Having gone from shock, to panic, to sadness, to calm resolution (with alternate periods of panic and sadness), I can finally put together some words on the path forward. As a member of the Democratic National Committee during a time when the Republican Party has the Presidency and Congress, I feel a special responsibility. And.. read more →

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This year protecting the rights of Virginians to register, vote, and have their votes counted is more important than ever.  The Democratic Party of Virginia will have a robust voter protection program in place on election day, but we need your help.   We will assist with the usual problems of long lines, equipment problems, and.. read more →