Here’s a letter the DPVA just sent out from Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder, a national champion for fair redistricting, on the importance of our voter protection efforts in Virginia. Please sign up here. As President Johnson said when he signed the Voting Rights Act, “The right to vote is the basic right without which..
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..
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..
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..
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..
DNC Chair Tom Perez and Deputy Chair Keith Ellison had an hour long call with DNC members to discuss the status of a number of projects – below are my notes and the notes from our excellent DNC Secretary Jason Rae. The Call was substantive, informative, and open to member’s ideas. It really is a..
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..
Virginia’s presidential Primary will be held on March 1, 2016 – at your usual voting place, polls open from 6 am to 7 pm. If you will be 18 by election day (Nov. 8, 2016), you can register and vote in the primary as well! Visit http://www.vote.virginia.gov to register or verify & update your voter..
A number of the bills mentioned in the prior post will be heard Tuesday, Jan 19, at 7:30 am by a House Privileged & Elections Committee subcommittee – here’s the agenda. Thanks @C_Herring !
It’s that time of year again, and the Virginia General Assembly is hard at work. Here are a number of good bills that will make it easier to vote. See Virginia Legislative Information Services for text and more information on these bills. Let your delegates and state senators know what you think. Please follow the..
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