The Democratic National Convention Committee today released information on how to volunteer for the September 6, Thursday night Convention session, at which the party will… Read More »Sign Up Now as a Convention Nomination Night Volunteer
Over 2,000 Democrats assembled for the state convention on Saturday, June 2nd at George Mason University Center for the Arts.
The Steering Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia convened Friday evening for their regular quarterly meeting, followed by the Democratic Asian-Americans of Virginia Reception as well as a tribute to Senator Jim Webb. At the Webb dinner Arlington Democrat and early Brigade organizer Mary Detweiler recalled the history of the Brigade Movement. Senator Donald McEachin and former Congresswoman Leslie Byrne each reminisced about the Election in 2006. It was a great event and truly a great tribute to Senator Webb.Read More »Results of the 2012 VA State Democratic Convention
I have long worked to ensure that our Democratic Party and its activities are accessible to all Democrats. I have worked with folks like Ed… Read More »Working to Build an Accessible Democratic Party
The Virginia Democratic Party’s diversity is a key component of our electoral success. I have worked hard over the years to advance the Virginia Democratic… Read More »Working to Build a Diverse Democratic Party
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
In years in which the Democratic Party of Virginia holds a State Convention, the Convention considers resolutions (or a Platform) presented by the its Resolutions Committee. In 2001 and 2005, the Central Committee adopted platforms drafted by its Resolutions Committee (which I chaired). See DPVA Platforms.
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:
In the first week of September, North Carolina will welcome thousands of delegates from across the country to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. You could… Read More »2012 Democratic National Convention Chair Antonio Villaraigosa encourages Democrats to be delegates
If you want to be elected as one of the 2,500 delegates or 500 alternates to the May 12 or 19 Congressional District Conventions and… Read More »Reminder: DPVA State Convention Filing Deadline Nears
DPVA has published a chart of the locations of the upcoming Congressional District (CD) Democratic Conventions. You may wish to check this DPVA page for… Read More »2012 VA Congressional District Conventions – May 12 or 19!
The Democratic Party of Virginia State Convention is less than 60 days away, and the DPVA has set up a new web page to tell you… Read More »DPVA Rolls Out State Convention – Filing Deadline Nears
I will be joining the Virginia Young Democrats for their State Convention this weekend and giving a presentation on Delegate Selection, Sunday at 10:00 am… Read More »Virgina Young Democrats Convening this Weekend!
If you want to learn about how to be a delegate to the Virginia Democratic Convention in Fairfax, and/or Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, or you… Read More »Convention Delegate Selection Presentation Reminder
The DPVA just announced that, in addition to Senators Webb and Warner and Governor Kaine, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer will attend the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner as the… Read More »DPVA J-J Dinner Update – Gov. Brian Schweitzer to Keynote!
The DNC announced that the final night of the Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte’s football stadium, which can hold 70,000 people. The Convention also will be shortened to 3 days and the day before the convention starts will be a day to celebrate Virginia, and other southern states. For more Convention information, sign up for updates from this site and the official DNC Convention Site. Read More »2012 Democratic National Convention Opens Up