From the DNC:  Wednesday marked the beginning of the platform drafting process with the first session of the Mid-Atlantic Democratic Platform Forum taking place in Washington, DC. The forum brought together those appointed by the two presidential campaigns and DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz to create an inclusive platform that will be instrumental in guiding..

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Here’s an updated schedule of events for the very busy DPVA June 18 State convention weekend In Richmond.  All Virginia Democrats should be part of this. Friday, June 17 5:30 pm: DPVA Steering Committee Meeting, SunTrust Building, 919 East Main Street – 4th Floor – Piedmont Room, Richmond, VA 23219 5:30 pm: Convention Credentialing and Registration Desk Opens, Richmond..

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The Democratic National Convention meeting in Philadelphia on July 25-28 will adopt a national party platform that will set forth the principles and issues that motivate us as Democrats, and make the choice very clear for the American people this November.  It is an open process and you can participate in two ways  – First,  all..

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The next step in Virginia’s National Convention Delegate Selection process is our state convention, which will be held in Richmond on June 18 at the Richmond Convention Center.   This is a great event for all Virginia Democrats to attend – as elected delegates/alternates, as guests, or as volunteers.  It provides you with an opportunity..

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DPVA has posted an new webpage — http://vademocrats.org/convention-2016/ — with important information on how to run as a state and national convention delegate.  The site includes the filing forms and allows you to file for national delegate online.  You will also find explanations of the process, a calendar with deadlines, and contact information for local and..

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06 Feb 2016
February 6, 2016

DPVA Quarterly Meetings – Feb 19 & 20

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The Democratic Party of Virginia Steering and Central Committees will hold their first meetings of 2016 on February 19th, 7:30 pm, and February 20th, at 10:00 am at the Suntrust Building, 919 East Main Street Suite 2050 Richmond, VA 23219.  Issues will include the March 1 Presidential Primary, the Rules for the DPVA Convention, city/county committee..

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I have been posting materials on the 2016 Democratic National Convention Delegate Selection process on the DemRulz References page, but I just set up a new page with these materials, including slides from yesterday’s presentation. Go to: 2016 Convention.  I will be updating, including with the draft convention rules and filing forms for the State..

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The Virginia State Board of Elections held a drawing today to determine the ballot order of the candidates for the March 1, 2016 Presidential Primary.  For the Democrats, it will be Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, and Bernie Sanders.  For the Republicans it’s Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham, Ben Carson, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Jim Gilmore, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, John Kasich, and Carley Fiorina. Virginia..

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03 Dec 2015
December 3, 2015

DPVA Committees Meet this Weekend

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The Democratic Party of Virginia Steering and Central Committees will hold their quarterly meetings this weekend in Richmond.  These will be the first meetings in a long time without 11th District Chair George Burke, and we will miss him greatly.  Steering meets Friday, Dec 4., 7:30 pm, at the SunTrust Building, 919 E Main St,, Piedmont Room (4th..

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28 Jun 2015
June 28, 2015

DPVA Winning Weekend

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The Democratic Party of Virginia’s first-even NoVa JJ was a big success on friday night at George Mason – great speeches by Sen. Kaine, Sen. Warner, Gov. McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton, 2,000 people attending at the Patriot Center, and $1M raised for the party. On Saturday, the DPVA State Central and Steering Committees met at..

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