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Since I interned at Americans for Democratic Action in the 1980, I have been involved with Democratic Party rules issues. I have worked with many grassroots, local committee, and other party members to develop fair and clear party rules that encourage maximum participation. For the past three cycles, I have drafted and obtained DNC approval for Virginia’s National Convention Delegate Selection Plan. I have also drafted materials and made presentations to numerous Democratic groups around the Virginia explaining the process and this year even prepared a video, available on U-Tube.
After my election to the DNC in 2008, I set up the DemRulz.Org blog, primarily to keep Virginia Democrats informed about DPVA and DNC issues, but also to serve as a national resource on party rules issues. I am proud to be one of the few DNC members who has a regular blog and DemRulz is one of the few national blogs that focus on party rules.
“Whenever I want to know about anything that is happening within the DNC — meetings, rules changes, whatever — DemRulz is among the first stops I make. Frank’s site is an invaluable resource to the work I do at FHQ.” – Josh Putnam, Frontloading HQ
“Thanks for your solid reporting on Democratic rules on DemRulz.Org. I’ve consulted your website more than once to find out the latest developments.” – Jeff Berman, Obama National Delegate Director, Author of The Magic Number
“Although he is not a member of the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee, Frank has attended nearly every meeting over the past four years and done a great job of reporting on and analyzing DNC rules issues.” – Mame Reiley, Member, DNC RBC.
“Thank you for your site: demrulz. An oasis of sanity in an otherwise chaotic world. It looks like I’ll be involved in the Democrats Abroad global primary, and I’m grateful that your site exists.” – Rob Carolina, Democrats Abroad.
VA DNC Member
I am proud to represent Virginia as one of our five elected members of the Democratic National Committee. This site features my regular reports from the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Party of Virginia , occasional news and comment regarding Virginia politics, and useful links and references. More about me, click here.