On December 21, 2018, the DNC issued 2020 Democratic National Convention documents, including the Call, Rules, and Regulations (see below).   These documents were drafted over 90 hours of public meetings by the Rules and Bylaws Committee (RBC) and its excellent staff.  The RBC carefully considered and implemented many of the recommendations of the Unity Reform..

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DNC Announces Framework for the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debates Washington, D.C. — Since his campaign for chair of the Democratic National Committee, DNC Chair Tom Perez has promised to conduct a presidential primary process that is transparent, fair, inclusive, and puts the party in the best possible position to take back the White House..

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16 Nov 2018
November 16, 2018

Blue Wave Overtime: Please Help

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As you have probably noticed, the 2018 voting isn’t over yet in Mississippi which has a run-off senate election on November 27th, and vote counting o re-counting continues in Florida.  The DNC offers some ways to help:: Florida: As election officials continue to count ballots in Broward and Palm Beach counties, we’re all preparing for a..

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16 Nov 2018
November 16, 2018

@DNC CEO on How Democrats Won in 2018

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Before we get too far away from this week’s elections, I wanted to take a moment to recap the incredible work we did together this cycle. I’m proud of the DNC’s contribution in taking back the House, winning back governorships and other critical state seats, along with hundreds of seats at the state and local..

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At its September 8, 2018 State Central Committee meeting, the DPVA endorsed two state constitutional amendments that are on the November ballot. Local committees may add that support to their sample ballots, speeding up voting process. Here’s a short summary of the Amendments: Question 1 would allow local governments to give tax breaks to residents..

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On August 25, the Democratic National Committee adopted the 2020 Democratic National Convention Call and Delegate Selection Rules and amendments to the National Charter.  It was a long process – starting at the 2016 convention, through the excellent work of the Unity Reform Commission, and 87 hours of Rules & Bylaws Committee meetings.  But I..

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07 Sep 2018
September 7, 2018

Sign up now to Protect the Vote!

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The Democratic Party of Virginia is looking for attorneys, law students, and legal professionals to join our Voter Protection Team! You can play a critical role in ensuring that every eligible voter is able to vote on Election Day.  We need hundreds of volunteers to serve as poll observers inside and outside of polling places..

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This post sets forth my personal views and does not purport to set forth the views of the Democratic National Committee, the DNC’s Rules & Bylaws Committee, or the Democratic Party of Virginia. On August 25, 2018, the Democratic National Committee will vote to issue the Call to the 2020 Democratic National Convention and adopt..

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The DNC has issued its draft 2020 National Convention Call, Delegate Selection Plan, and relevant Charter Amendments.  The full DNC will vote on these documents at our August 25 DNC meeting in Chicago.  I will post a comment on these shortly, but I think that the proposals embody a great set of reforms.  They address..

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