The Democratic National Convention will be held during the week of September 3, 2012 in:  Charlotte, North Carolina; Cleveland, Ohio; Minneapolis, Minnesota; OR St. Louis, Missouri.   St. Louis is also the location of the August 19-20, 2010 DNC meeting.   The Republicans will be in Tampa, Florida.  I’ll post further information as it becomes available.

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29 Jun 2010
June 29, 2010

Election Reform

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Sorry to see the American Enterprise Institute/Brookings Institution Election Reform Project come to a close.  There was always interesting information in their newsletters, which I hope will remain online.

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The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee will meet and continue drafting the 2012 Delegate Selection Rules.  The RBC will consider the fate of superdelegates and sanctions for calendar violations, as well as other issues.  (See the posts re the May 2010 meeting below).  The RBC will meet on Friday July 9, at 1 pm, and resume..

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Economic Recovery, Affordable Health Care, and more.

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Gulf spill, our energy future and more

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12 Jun 2010
June 12, 2010

DPVA June Quarterly Meeting

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The DPVA held its steering and central committee meetings this weekend in Charlotesville.  Some highlights: The committee filed two recently vacated officer positions:  Gaylene Kanoyton (Hampton chair) was elected as Vice Chair for Organization (First Vice Chair) over Susan Mariner (Virginia Beach Chair); they were both excellent candidates and the competition for this job –..

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Responding to the BP oil spill, laying a new economic foundation, and OFA 2010. 

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04 Jun 2010
June 4, 2010

DPVA June 11 Meeting Update

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Next Friday (June 11, 2010) at 7:30 pm,  the Democratic Party of Virginia Steering Committee will meet at the Omni Hotel (235 West Main St., on the Downtown Mall) in Charlottesville.  The Saturday 10:00 Central Committee meeting and the 12:00 Juneteenth Luncheon will still be at the Darden School.

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This Saturday, June 5, Organizing for America will kick off its 2010 campaign efforts with canvassing/phone banking targeted to first time Obama 2008 voters to get them to commit to vote in 2010.   This is one of the first of many opportunities to show that 2008 was about more than just electing a new president – it..

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