The Democratic Committee meets twice a year and will hold its Summer Meeting, August 22nd – 24th, 2019 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, CA.  The business will include consideration and hopefully passage of a Charter/Bylaws amendment that I have cosponsored to add the Chair and Vice Chair of the High..

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The Democratic National Committee’s Rules & Bylaws Committee will meet on July 30-31, starting Tuesday at 9 am-ish, at the Washington Court Hotel (525 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC). RBC will consider two charter/bylaws amendments including one that I am happy to co-sponsor, adding the High School Democrats of America Chair and Vice Chair..

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24 Jan 2019
January 24, 2019

DNC to meet Feb. 14-16 in DC

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The Democratic National Committee will hold its winter/spring meeting in Washington DC at the Marriott Marquis Hotel (901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, DC 20001) from Thursday, February 16 to Saturday, February 16.  Here is the current public schedule.  Most of these caucus, committee, and general session meetings are open to the public.  See you there.

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On December 21, 2018, the DNC issued 2020 Democratic National Convention documents, including the Call, Rules, and Regulations (see below).   These documents were drafted over 90 hours of public meetings by the Rules and Bylaws Committee (RBC) and its excellent staff.  The RBC carefully considered and implemented many of the recommendations of the Unity Reform..

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16 Nov 2018
November 16, 2018

Blue Wave Overtime: Please Help

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As you have probably noticed, the 2018 voting isn’t over yet in Mississippi which has a run-off senate election on November 27th, and vote counting o re-counting continues in Florida.  The DNC offers some ways to help:: Florida: As election officials continue to count ballots in Broward and Palm Beach counties, we’re all preparing for a..

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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..

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On August 25, the Democratic National Committee adopted the 2020 Democratic National Convention Call and Delegate Selection Rules and amendments to the National Charter.  It was a long process – starting at the 2016 convention, through the excellent work of the Unity Reform Commission, and 87 hours of Rules & Bylaws Committee meetings.  But I..

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This post sets forth my personal views and does not purport to set forth the views of the Democratic National Committee, the DNC’s Rules & Bylaws Committee, or the Democratic Party of Virginia. On August 25, 2018, the Democratic National Committee will vote to issue the Call to the 2020 Democratic National Convention and adopt..

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The DNC has issued its draft 2020 National Convention Call, Delegate Selection Plan, and relevant Charter Amendments.  The full DNC will vote on these documents at our August 25 DNC meeting in Chicago.  I will post a comment on these shortly, but I think that the proposals embody a great set of reforms.  They address..

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Here’s what we’ve been doing, including Voter Protection, from a recent Medium post. 100 Days Out: 10 DNC Efforts You Need to Know About FROM: Seema Nanda, DNC CEO DATE: July 29, 2018 RE: 99 Days Out: 10 DNC Efforts You Need to Know About With 99 days to go to Election Day, the DNC..

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