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Since I interned at Americans for Democratic Action in the 1980, I have been involved with Democratic Party rules issues. I have worked with many grassroots, local committee, and other party members to develop fair and clear party rules that encourage maximum participation. For the past three cycles, I have drafted and obtained DNC approval..
Too much is happening too fast for me to update this blog, so friend me (Frank Leone) on Facebook and/or follow me on twitter, @demrulz – I am commenting and sharing information as I get it. For the best new source, follow @RyanNobles. For those of us who follow these kinds of issues (KW and..
Every year around this time, DemRulz sets forth ideas for Democratic Party of Virginia actions for the coming year. See 2009, 2010, 2011. This year a number of Democrats have also posted ideas at Blue Virginia. Accomplishing the DPVA’s primary mission in 2012 – helping President Obama again carry Virginia, electing Tim Kaine to the US..
The Democratic Party of Virginia has posted its draft 2012 National Convention Delegate Selection Plan (“Plan”) for 30-day public comment (ending May 4, 2011) at the DPVA website, so please submit your comments. As the drafter of the 2004 and 2008 Delegate Selection Plans, and someone who has been involved with the 2012 draft Plan,..
The DNC Change Commission held its second meeting in Washington DC today to hear public comments on the presidential nomination process timing, the role of unpledged automatic or super delegates (SDs), and recommendations for improving caucuses, and begin its discussion of options. The meeting was chaired by Congressman Clyburn (D-SC). Virginians Hon. Alexis Herman and..
Here is my list of 10 blogs that do a fine job of covering party rules and related election law issues: Nate Silver’s fivethirtyeight.com Dem Con Watch Frontloading Blog The Green Papers Cal Tech’s Election Updates Rick Hasen’s Election Law Blog Edward Still’s Blog on politics and law The Forum – A peer reviewed journal of..
VA DNC Member
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.