Category: Elections

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6th Congressional District Democratic Call to Convention

CALL TO CONVENTION 2016 SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE Call Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Sixth District Democratic Committee hereby calls a Convention, at 10 a.m. May 21, 2016, at Rockbridge County High School, Lexington, Virginia 24450. Incorporated Documents. All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party (DPVA)…
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March 20, 2016 0

SAW Presidential Primary Educational Forum

Here in the central valley the Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro Democrats held an educational forum last week with representatives of the two Democratic candidates: Terry O’Neill, President of NOW and Dr. David RePass, Professor Emeritus, University of Connecticut acted as campaign surrogates. For those who are still considering how they will cast their ballots,…
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February 29, 2016 0

Pre-Primary Forum in Staunton

Tonight the Democratic Committees of Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County are sponsoring a forum for those planning to vote in the Super Tuesday Primary on March 1st.  There will be three names on the ballot, but Governor O’Malley has suspended his campaign, so this forum features representatives from the Clinton and Sanders Campaigns: Terry O’Neill, President…
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February 24, 2016 0

The Virginia GOP Oath is a Barrier for All of Us

There’s more to the Virginia Republican loyalty oath than the thinly disguised effort to suppress the vote. The GOP intends the process to provide a taxpayer funded voter contact list; the process places a barrier between voters and their ballots; it potentially confounds any recount process. First, the suppression not only affects the Republican primary…
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December 28, 2015 0


CALL TO CAUCUS TO NOMINATE A DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR VIRGINIA 20th HOUSE OF DELEGATES DISTRICT The Virginia 20th House of Delegates District Nominating Committee (Nominating Committee) will hold an assembled caucus on Saturday, June 6, 2015 beginning at noon at the Staunton Public Library, 2nd floor Meeting Room, 1 Churchville Avenue, Staunton for the purpose…
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May 14, 2015 0


The Counties of Bath and Rockbridge, the Cities of Lexington and Buena Vista and those precincts of Amherst and Augusta Counties that lie within the 24th District will hold an assembled caucus beginning at noon, Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Howard Johnson Inn, 2836 N. Lee Hwy., Lexington, to nominate a Democratic candidate for…
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April 21, 2015 0

Will Nonpartisan Redistricting Ever Happen?

About a year ago a small group convened to investigate the possibility of revitalizing the issue of redistricting. They believe that the in-state legislative districts belong to the citizens of the Commonwealth; not to any legislator, political party, or special interest. They are fighting for an independent commission on redistricting.

December 28, 2014 0

Lynchburg Democratic Committee GOTV

Next Tuesday, May 6, is Election Day. The Lynchburg Democratic Committee has endorsed Joan Foster, Randy Nelson and Treney Tweedy for City Council. All registered voters in the City of Lynchburg can cast up to three votes. If you will be unable to vote on May 6 because you will be out of town, or…
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May 2, 2014 0

Sam Rasoul easily takes Roanoke House of Delegates seat

The Democratic Party held just one House of Delegates seat west of Richmond, and Tuesday night they held onto it. Easily. Sam Rasoul shook off past failures to be elected to Congress and as Roanoke mayor to drub Republican former Roanoke Sheriff Octavia Johnson in a special election for the 11th District House of Delegates…
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January 8, 2014 0

2014 Inaugural Events

Southwest Inaugural Ball Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway, ”Celebrating Local Artisans and Agriculture” – Abingdon Saturday, January 4, 2014 – 6PM Inaugural Gala of Attorney General-elect Mark Herring The Woodlands at Algonkian – Sterling Saturday, January 4, 2014 – 7PM Hampton Roads Inaugural Ball Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center, “A Salute to Virginia’s Veterans…
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December 27, 2013 0