Voter registration deadlines are approaching (October 13 in Virginia) and early (in-person) voting and mail-in (absentee) voting has already begun.  You can register or check your registration and get information on voting at IWillVote.com  If you want to help protect the vote in Virginia by recruiting volunteers, working on our hotline, or observing early voting..

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One great thing about a virtual convention is everyone can watch and be part of it!  Here’s the Schedule of official events.   If you want more, here is the Schedule of partner and coalition programs.  And you can watch it Here. The voting business of the Convention ends on Saturday – Delegates are voting by..

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT press@demconvention.com Democratic National Convention Invites Americans to Add Voices to 2020 Party Platform Process, Democratic National Committee Releases Further Details on Platform Hearings MILWAUKEE, WI—As part of efforts to make this year’s convention the most inclusive and engaging yet, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today launched..

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Of course not. Why are you even asking that question? This was a big problem that we solved and it doesn’t need to be fought over all over again. Frankly there are people, including some running for the DNC, who don’t seem to understand who super delegates are. They are (1) Democratic Governors, Senators, and..

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25 May 2020
May 25, 2020

Moving On to New Challenges

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My dear fellow Democrats: When Virginia Democrats attend our virtual state convention on June 20, 2020, we will elect five members of the Democratic National Committee. I wanted to let you know that I will not be seeking reelection to the DNC. I look forward to completing my third term on the DNC, which expires..

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The DNC and DVPA have this year set up excellent websites with all the delegate selection info you need (so I don’t have to).  Here are the best links: DPVA:  https://vademocrats.org/delegateselection/ DNC: https://democrats.org/2020-2/ Milwaukee Host Convention:  https://www.milwaukee2020.com

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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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