Here’s a link to a DNC summary of the Democratic National Convention Draft Platform. The actual draft Platform will be released prior to the platform committee meeting, in Orlando on July 8-9; I’ll post it when I get it.
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..
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..
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..
I have been posting materials on the 2016 Democratic National Convention Delegate Selection process on the DemRulz References page, but I just set up a new page with these materials, including slides from yesterday’s presentation. Go to: 2016 Convention. I will be updating, including with the draft convention rules and filing forms for the State..
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..
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..
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..
The Democratic National Committee meets twice a year – the last two summer meetings have been in Phoenix (113 degrees/dry heat) and Atlanta (100 degrees/ wet heat). This time we are headed to cool Minneapolis and will be there August 27-29. I’ve attached the Agenda, and the highlights will be addresses from our Presidential candidates..
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…
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