03 Dec 2015
December 3, 2015

Updates

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Although I have gotten a little behind on this site, I have been providing information through other social media on a daily basis.  So although I’ll try to do a better job here, you can friend me on Facebook (Frank Leone) or follow me on Twitter @Demrulz.  Thanks!

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24 Dec 2012
December 24, 2012

New Year, New Look

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Thanks Steve Bunn for the DemRulz Website update!

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24 May 2012
May 24, 2012

Dem Rules and DemRulz

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Since I interned at Americans for Democratic Action in the 1980, I have been involved with Democratic Party rules issues.  I have worked with many grassroots, local committee, and other party members to develop fair and clear party rules that encourage maximum participation.  For the past three cycles, I have drafted and obtained DNC approval..

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Too much is happening too fast for me to update this blog, so friend me (Frank Leone) on Facebook and/or follow me on twitter, @demrulz – I am commenting and sharing information as I get it.  For the best new source, follow @RyanNobles.  For those of us who follow these kinds of issues (KW and..

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25 Nov 2011
November 25, 2011

DPVA Action

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Every year around this time, DemRulz sets forth ideas for Democratic Party of Virginia actions for the coming year.  See 2009, 2010, 2011.  This year a number of Democrats have also posted ideas at Blue Virginia.  Accomplishing the DPVA’s primary mission in 2012 – helping President Obama again carry Virginia, electing Tim Kaine to the US..

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The Democratic Party of Virginia has posted its draft 2012 National Convention Delegate Selection Plan (“Plan”) for 30-day public comment (ending May 4, 2011) at the DPVA website, so please submit your comments.  As the drafter of the 2004 and 2008 Delegate Selection Plans, and someone who has been involved with the 2012 draft Plan,..

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The DNC Change Commission held its second meeting in Washington DC today to hear public comments on the presidential nomination process timing, the role of unpledged automatic or super delegates (SDs), and recommendations for improving caucuses, and begin its discussion of options.   The meeting was chaired by Congressman Clyburn (D-SC).  Virginians Hon. Alexis Herman and..

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22 Aug 2009
August 22, 2009

Best Blogs for Rules Geeks

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Here is my list of 10 blogs that do a fine job of covering party rules and related election law issues: Nate Silver’s fivethirtyeight.com Dem Con Watch Frontloading Blog The Green Papers Cal Tech’s Election Updates    Rick Hasen’s Election Law Blog Edward Still’s Blog on politics and law  The Forum – A peer reviewed journal of..

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07 Sep 2008
September 7, 2008

The DemRulz Button

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We’ve now got a little button to add to your blog/site. Here’s the code to make it happen on your site. Just copy and paste: <a href=http://demrulz.org><img src=http://demrulz.org/demrulz.gif border=0></a>

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