Last fall, we saw a number of voting problems in Virginia. The primary problem was long lines (up to 5 hours) which prevented people from voting. I got one call about a women whose oxygen was running out and could not stay to vote. A vote delayed is a vote denied. There were numerous other voting problems, including polls not opening..
Here are the recent DNC Communications Updates – State of the Union, education, revitalizing manufacturing, gun safety and sequestration. .
This weekend, the Democratic Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee will meet at the downtown Richmond Marriott. On Saturday, from 1-2 PM, Ed Turner will present DisAbility Awareness Training. I was lucky enough to attend Ed’s presentation to the Central Committee a few years back — this is a great training opportunity that will help you gain a greater..
The Democratic Party of Virginia will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2013 this weekend, at the downtown Richmond Marriott. This year the meetings are not being held in connection with the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, but that dinner will be held in June and there is a lot going on this weekend. The meetings are..
As mentioned in a recent post, the DNC elected new officers in January. Although she did not seek reelection as Secretary, DNC members are happy to see our good friend Alice Germond continue to serve, as Secretary Emeritus. The new DNC Secretary, only the fourth person to hold that title since 1944, is Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Here..
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I was proud to represent Virginia on the Democratic National Committee for 12 years. I am in DC now, but still active in voter protection and Democratic Party rules. More about me, click here.