URC Chicago Meeting

The 2016 Democratic National Convention adopted a resolution presented by the Clinton and Sanders campaigns to create a Unity Reform Commission (URC) to make recommendations on strengthening the Democratic Party, encouraging participation in the national convention delegate selection process, and changing the automatic unpledged delegate (Superdelegate) rules. The URC held its third of five meetings..

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Here’s a link to the article –  Help us fight for voters in Virginia by joining the DPVA Voter Protection Council – www.dpvavote.org  and @DPVAVote DNC Chairman: The Democratic Plan to Combat Trump’s Voter Suppression Commission Tom Perez, Karen Carter Peterson Perez is Chair of the Democratic National Committee; Peterson, a Louisiana State Senator, is..

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DNC VOTING RIGHTS COMMISSION TO COUNTER 1ST MEETING OF TRUMP VOTER FRAUD COMMISSION JULY 19 As Donald Trump and Kris Kobach take the unprecedented step of demanding personal information of every voter in the country, the Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration will be holding this administration accountable for..

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It is a little known fact that the “50-State Strategy” never went away – it evolved into the State Participation Program.  The DNC is now giving that program new life and taking other steps to strengthen state parties so Democrats can win everywhere and at all levels.  The DNC release is below: DNC Announces Unprecedented..

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  The DNC’s Unity Reform Commission, created by the 2016 Democratic National Convention to provide recommendations for strengthening the Democratic Party, held its second meeting in San Antonio on June 2-3, 2017. See post.  Part of the URC’s mandate is to consider national convention delegate selection issues and this meeting focused on primaries. The 21-member..

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The 2016 Democratic National Convention passed a resolution directing the creation of  DNC Unity Reform Commission to make recommendations concerning the party’s presidential nominating process.  See post on Commission Membership and post on 2016 creation of Commission.  The URC held its first meeting in DC on May 5-6, 2017.  I plan to attend this weekend’s meeting..

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The 2016 Democratic National Convention passed a resolution directing the creation of  DNC Unity Reform Commission to make recommendations concerning the party’s presidential nominating process.  See post on Commission Membership and post on 2016 creation of Commission.  The URC held its first meeting in DC on May 5-6.  Josh Putnam at Frontloading HQ reported on day..

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19 May 2017
May 19, 2017

DNC: Restructuring

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New DNC Chair Tom Perez promised “culture change” and a complete restructuring of the DNC and that process is underway.  One area that is still under construction (and being staffed) is voter protection and empowerment – I will post more on that as I get details.  In the meantime here is the DNC (5/18/2017) notice..

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19 May 2017
May 19, 2017

DNC: Resistance Summer, 2017

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During his campaign for DNC Chair, Keith Ellison talked about using the DNC to organize volunteers to contact voters during the summer of 2017.  As DNC Deputy Chair, he is now supervising that program.  The program’s focus is on state’s unfortunate enough not to have a Governor’s Election this year, but Virginia Democrats will participate..

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I am happy to be joining an excellent group of presenters at a couple of DPVA regional summits this Sunday and next Sunday.  The summits will feature training for candidates and activists on important topics such as party structure, messaging, fundraising, field organizing and social media.  My presentation will address party committee issues.  Here are..

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