The Democratic National Committee, the DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee, and the Democratic Party of Virginia Steering and Central Committees are all meeting between March 1-10.  Details are below and I will update as I get additional information.  Most of the meeting sessions are open to the public. DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting – March..

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As part of the New DNC’s effort to build state parties, it has established what will be a $10 million State Party Innovation Fund (SPIF) Grant program, and as set forth below, issued its first grants.  (Virginia didn’t get one this time, but we got a lot of help from the DNC in 2017!)  Here’s..

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The DNC Rules and Bylaws will meet on January 19-20, 2018 to begin consideration of the recommendations of the Unity Reform Commission (below)  and conduct other business.  The meeting will start at 10:30 am on Friday morning and proceed all day.  On Saturday, the meeting will start at 9:30 am and adjourn in the afternoon. ..

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Just in time for Christmas (and 9 days in advance of the deadline), here’s the Democratic National Committee Unity Reform Commission Report.  The DNC’s Rules & Bylaws Committee will meet on January 19-20, 2018 in Washington DC to begin the process of considering the Report’s recommendations.  I am really looking forward to my first meeting..

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The Democratic National Committee’s Unity Reform Commission will hold its final scheduled meeting on  Friday, December 8, 10 AM – 6 PM EST and Saturday, December 9, 9 AM – 12 PM EST at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008.  The meeting is open to the public – You can..

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18 Nov 2017
November 18, 2017

DNC Helps Win Elections

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Here’s a statement the DNC issued after the November 7 elections that provides some detail on the support the DNC provided for state candidates, and the focus on organizing and mobilizing voters with boots on the ground and data and technology (none was used on TV).  Thanks especially to Chair Tom Perez, who should be..

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In connection with the Democratic National Committee, the DNC’s Unity Reform Commission met in Las Vegas on October 19, 2017.   The URC will next meet in Washington DC at the Marriott Wardman Park on December 8 and 9, 2017 and then will prepare its specific recommendations, which will first go the DNC Rules and Bylaws..

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18 Nov 2017
November 18, 2017

New DNC – Fall 2017 Meeting

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The Democratic National Committee held its fall meeting in Las Vegas on October 18-21, 2017.  It’s a “New DNC” because: The DNC has new energetic officers in Tom Perez, Keith Ellison and their team of officers and staff; It focuses on local and state elections, and provided invaluable resources in Virginia; The DNC is committed..

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Here’s a letter the DPVA just sent out from Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder, a national champion for fair redistricting, on the importance of our voter protection efforts in Virginia.  Please sign up here. As President Johnson said when he signed the Voting Rights Act, “The right to vote is the basic right without which..

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