At its September 8, 2018 State Central Committee meeting, the DPVA endorsed two state constitutional amendments that are on the November ballot. Local committees may add that support to their sample ballots, speeding up voting process. Here’s a short summary of the Amendments: Question 1 would allow local governments to give tax breaks to residents..
The Democratic National Committee, the DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee, and the Democratic Party of Virginia Steering and Central Committees are all meeting between March 1-10. Details are below and I will update as I get additional information. Most of the meeting sessions are open to the public. DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting – March..
The Democratic National Committee held its fall meeting in Las Vegas on October 18-21, 2017. It’s a “New DNC” because: The DNC has new energetic officers in Tom Perez, Keith Ellison and their team of officers and staff; It focuses on local and state elections, and provided invaluable resources in Virginia; The DNC is committed..
In this crucial moment in history, the legacies and aspirations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy are more relevant than ever. We come together for a special evening to remember the contributions of these great Americans and to advance the Democratic Party’s mission for peace, justice and equality.. I want..
The portal is open for you to sign up to volunteer with the Democratic Coordinated Campaign’s Voter Protection Team this year. Sign up here! We need your help to ensure that every eligible voter in the Commonwealth has the chance to cast his or her ballot and get it counted. Last time we had a..
The Virginia Democratic Party will be holding its quarterly State Central and Steering Committee meetings in Fredericksburg this weekend. The main focus will be on winning the election on November 7th for our candidates Ralph Northam for Governor, Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor, and Mark Herring for Attorney General, and our 88 House of Delegates..
The Democratic Party of Virginia has announced some detailed regarding its Quarter 2 Weekend meetings and LGBT breakfast and JJ Dinner on Saturday with our special guest, former Attorney General Eric Holder. Tickets are going fast so sign up below. The meeting will feature elections of State Party Officers and preparation for the general election..
From the National to the State level, the Democratic Party of Virginia will meet this weekend in Richmond. Issues will include the 2017 statewide office and House of Delegates elections and state committee reorganization. The DPVA Steering Committee Meeting is Friday March 3 at 7:30 PM at the SunTrust Building Piedmont Room (Fourth Floor), 919 East Main Street, Richmond,..
UPDATE: The DPVA approved a primary to choose our candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General in 2017. Note that candidates must collect 10,000 names on their petitions, which are due April 17, 2017. If only one candidate files for an office, the primary for that office is cancelled and the candidate is deemed..
This year protecting the rights of Virginians to register, vote, and have their votes counted is more important than ever. The Democratic Party of Virginia will have a robust voter protection program in place on election day, but we need your help. We will assist with the usual problems of long lines, equipment problems, and..
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