Here are some of the bills being considered in the Virginia General Assembly that affect voting (courtesy of Project Vote). You can go to the Virginia Legislative Information System website and type in the bill number for more information. Then contact your State Senator or Delegate and tell them to support or oppose the bill…
Here are some of the bills recently filed in the Virginia General Assembly that affect voting (courtesy of Project Vote). You can go to the Virginia Legislative Information System website and type in the bill number for more information. Then contact your State Senator or Delegate and tell them to support or oppose the bill…
Finally put down my Ipad long enough to read a couple of Virginia history books and update the Virginia Bookshelf Page – Focusing on, but not limited to, Virginia Politics and History since 1865. Check it out and let me know if you have any suggestions.
On Monday (Nov. 25, 2013), the Virginia State Board of Elections certified Democratic Attorney General candidate Mark Herring as the official winner, completing the first Democratic sweep of statewide offices since 1989. Because the margin was 165 votes out of 2.2 million cast — within 0.5% — the official loser, Republican Mark Obenshain has the right to demand a taxpayer-funded..
“Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington” Virginia’s 8th District Democratic Committee will hold its Kennedy-King Dinner to raise money for this fall’s statewide and House of Delegates campaigns on Friday, October 25, 2013. The Dinner honors the legacies of Sen. Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King and bbrings Democrats together from Northern..
New HHS Report Reveals Over 60 plans, Affordable Coverage Under ACA Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, distributed the following statement on the Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) report released today showing Virginians will have access to an average of 47 qualified health plans in the new Health Insurance Marketplace..
The governing body of the Democratic Party of Virginia is its State Central Committee. The Central Committee is composed of 24 members elected from each of 11 Congressional Districts; the State Party Chair and other State Party officers; leaders of the the Young Democrats, Black Caucus, Women’s Caucus and other caucuses and constituency groups; and certain elected officials..
Fairfax’s bipartisan Commission on Election Process Improvement submitted its report to the County Board of Supervisors this week. The Commission focused on the issue of long voter lines, a statewide problem which your Virginia General Assembly completely ignored this year. One contributing factor to long lines was that more people voted in 2012 than in 2008, and..
Prior to the 2010 election, Virginia Democrats had a 6-5 majority in the US House of Representatives. After a bad election and worse GOP-controlled redistricting, we are down to 3-8. But we are fighting back and this year we have quality candidates in each Congressional District. Please support these candidates with your votes, your time,..
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