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 →

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 →

To vote in the March 1st Virginia Presidential Primary, you have to be registered to vote by Monday, February 8, 2016.  Go to the Department of Elections website Citizen Portal to check your status or register now!  Note that if you will be 18 years old by election day, Nov. 8, 2016, you can register.. read more →

Virginia’s presidential Primary will be held on March 1, 2016 – at your usual voting place, polls open from 6 am to 7 pm.  If you will be 18 by election day (Nov. 8, 2016), you can register and vote in the primary as well!   Visit http://www.vote.virginia.gov to register or verify & update your voter.. read more →

03 Dec 2015
December 3, 2015

DNC Issues Victory Task Force Report

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Here is the recently issued DNC Victory Task Force Report.  Among other things, it reports on the current version of 50 State Strategy, which involves more financial support, training, and technical assistance to State Party organizations than ever before.  The Voter Expansion project is also providing resources for the important efforts of expanding and protecting.. read more →

30 Aug 2015
August 30, 2015

DNC Communications Update 8.21.2015

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GOP presidential candidates on immigration, health care, the middle class, and teachers, but still no references to Jim Gilmore.   Also – yet another nod to DPVA’s communications department In the States:  “On Friday, the Virginia Democratic Party released the following statement in light of the rough week that state Republicans had: “It was a.. read more →

14 Aug 2015
August 14, 2015

DNC Communications Update 8.14.2015

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The GOP hates women, social security, and new citizens, but likes war in Iraq.  But no mention of Jim Gilmore.  And DPVA makes the In the States column again. “On Thursday, Dewita Soeharjono, Chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Asian-American Caucus, released the following statement, calling on John Whitbeck to denounce a party insider’s.. read more →

07 Aug 2015
August 7, 2015

DNC Communications Update 8.7.2015

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What we learned from the GOP debates, DNC Presidential debate schedule, Obama’s climate plan, and GOP awful statements on voting rights (which, like civil rights and the environment were not mentioned at the GOP debate) read more →

For Immediate Release  August 6, 2015 Democratic National Committee Announces Six Primary Debates WASHINGTON – Today, Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced details for the DNC’s six presidential primary debates. This debate schedule reflects the Democratic Party’s diversity and values and will best position Democrats to win the White House next November… read more →