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May 2012

Please Support the DNC Unity Team on Saturday

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Mame Reiley, George Wallace, Doris Crouse-Mays, Frank Leone

  • We are united in our years of experience working to build the Democratic Party and elect Democratic candidates.
  • We are united in support of Democratic values and principles and working to support and advocate for all Democratic candidates.
  • We are united in our commitment to DNC support for building state parties and winning elections for Democrats in the Commonwealth and across the nation.
  • We are united in our efforts to win Virginia for Barack Obama and elect Tim Kaine and our Democratic candidates in 2012 and beyond.

Please join us for a reception at the Mason Inn, Friday Night from 9 pm to 11 pm – we look forward to seeing you in Fairfax this weekend!Read More »Please Support the DNC Unity Team on Saturday

DNC Communications Update 5/18

Barnard Address, fallen police officers, Congress To Do List for small business, (more on that later), and veterans and military families for Obama

DPVA CD and State Convention News

Last Saturday (May 12), I attended the 1st and 10th Congressional District Conventions in Fairfax and Frederickburg.  This Saturday (May 19), the remaining Congressional Districts will hold their conventions and our Unity Team for the DNC, Mame Reiley, Doris Crouse-Mays, George Wallace and I, or folks helping us, will cover those conventions.  The CD conventions will elect 69 National Convention Delegates and 7 Alternates (2/3 of the total elected Delegates and 3/4 of the Alternates) and chose Presidential Electors, and some CDs will consider also resolutions.  (See CD Convention details below.)Read More »DPVA CD and State Convention News

DNC Re-Election Supporters List

I am seeking election to a second term on the DNC (Democratic National Committee) at the DPVA State Convention on June 2, and I have been contacting folks around the state to ask for their support.  Many of these are people I worked with in the Young Democrats, on local committees, on the DPVA Central Committee, in support of progressive issues, as part of protect and promote the vote activities, and/or in support of Democratic local, state, and national candidates.  Others are people who will be delegates to the State Convention who I have met for the first time.

I am releasing today an initial supporters list consisting of good Democrats from every corner of the Commonwealth – from Bristol to Virginia Beach to Northern Virginia. The list includes elected officials, Democratic Committee members, and other activists.  It also includes leaders in the Virginia Black Caucus, the Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia, the Asian-American Caucus, the LGBT Caucus, the Veterans and Military Families Caucus, the Young Democrats, and leaders in Labor and business.Read More »DNC Re-Election Supporters List

DPVA State Convention Update

DPVA has sent out a State Convention update – the Convention is still on the grounds of George Mason University in Fairfax, but has been relocated to the Arts Center.    Note that CD conventions are coming up on May 12 and May 19, and elected Delegates/Alternates attend BOTH conventions.  See here for details.   Here is Chairman Moran’s update:

Read More »DPVA State Convention Update

DNC Weekly Update – 4/27

College affordability, Florida Everglades, foreign policy, veterans, and the growing economy.    And President Obama’s speech on rebuilding America.