DPVA sent out a reminder that the 2012 Draft Delegate Selection Plan for the national convention is online here – Comments must be submitted by May 4, 2011. Take a look and share it with your political networks. Note that the DNC has taken the position that the current Congressional Districts will be used to elect delegates to..
Rhodes Cook at Sabato’s Crystal Ball provides a nice overview of the 2012 process, although if he had been reading, e.g., Frontloading HQ, he would know that the states have been “filling in the blanks” for months and many states are done – including Virginia (as reported on this site).
DPVA Chair Brian Moran has announced the upcoming quarterly meetings, which will feature a new (and likley much mproved format) and the Juneteenth lunch. I am delighted to visit Blacksburg. I believe the last time (and maybe the only time) the Central Committee met in Northern Virginia (not counting Fredericksburg) was in September of 1993. It would be..
The DNC will hold a special meeting to elect a new Chair on Wednesday, May 4 at 3 pm at The Fairfax at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Below are the proposed election rules. Here is a NYT profile today of the only announced candidate for Chair, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman..
No, not that one. This one:
Here is President Obama’s proclamation and check out http://www.whitehouse.gov/EarthDay for activities.
By which, of course, we mean send money. (Almost) nobody likes fundraising, but building a strong political organization that wins elections costs money. Here’s the pitch:
I am glad that he’s doing this kind of report, traveling the Commonwealth, spreading the message, building organization, and raising money. Here is Chairman Brian Moran’s Report:
On friday, I saw the Julie Taymor version of Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark , which closed this weekend – visually, it was spectacular – they did extraordinary things with the set, costume, lighting, and video. The flying was also very cool. There were some technical difficulties, but it was a preview (albeit the 140th..
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