25 May 2020
May 25, 2020

Moving On to New Challenges

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My dear fellow Democrats: When Virginia Democrats attend our virtual state convention on June 20, 2020, we will elect five members of the Democratic National Committee. I wanted to let you know that I will not be seeking reelection to the DNC. I look forward to completing my third term on the DNC, which expires..

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17 May 2020
May 17, 2020

DNC Plans for a Great Convention

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The Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee recently acted to give the National Convention planners the maximum flexibility to present an interesting and compelling convention, showcasing Joe Biden and our party.  The RBC met (by phone) on May 12 and unanimously adopted a resolution (below) stating that the Democratic National Convention Committee has the..

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The DNC and DVPA have this year set up excellent websites with all the delegate selection info you need (so I don’t have to).  Here are the best links: DPVA:  https://vademocrats.org/delegateselection/ DNC: https://democrats.org/2020-2/ Milwaukee Host Convention:  https://www.milwaukee2020.com

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The Democratic Committee meets twice a year and will hold its Summer Meeting, August 22nd – 24th, 2019 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, CA.  The business will include consideration and hopefully passage of a Charter/Bylaws amendment that I have cosponsored to add the Chair and Vice Chair of the High..

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The Democratic National Committee’s Rules & Bylaws Committee will meet on July 30-31, starting Tuesday at 9 am-ish, at the Washington Court Hotel (525 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC). RBC will consider two charter/bylaws amendments including one that I am happy to co-sponsor, adding the High School Democrats of America Chair and Vice Chair..

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24 Jan 2019
January 24, 2019

DNC to meet Feb. 14-16 in DC

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The Democratic National Committee will hold its winter/spring meeting in Washington DC at the Marriott Marquis Hotel (901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, DC 20001) from Thursday, February 16 to Saturday, February 16.  Here is the current public schedule.  Most of these caucus, committee, and general session meetings are open to the public.  See you there.

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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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