Statement on method of selection of candidate for 2018 US Congressional race

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On Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, the Fifth Congressional District Democratic committee voted to nominate the Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in VA CD5 in 2018 by the Party-run Caucus and Convention method. The District Committee’s choice reflects the desire to have potential candidates spend time in each locality, working with local committees and … Continue reading Statement on method of selection of candidate for 2018 US Congressional race

Garrett’s deceit eroding confidence

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Garrett’s deceit eroding confidence   A few weeks ago, I called the office of Congressman Tom Garrett, R-5th, to express my dismay over (then-proposed; now-passed) S.J. Res. 34, which allows mega-corporations to buy and sell the Internet history of private citizens. My strong opposition to this violation of privacy was recorded, … Continue reading Garrett’s deceit eroding confidence

DPVA Rural Caucus 3rd Annual Retreat

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Rural Caucus Mission: To nurture connections between communities of people who may, or may not yet, vote Democratic in Virginia’s non-urban areas, to engage local people to determine the issues and priorities that matter to them, and to ensure sustainable rural life and progressive values throughout all of Virginia.   Please save the date for … Continue reading DPVA Rural Caucus 3rd Annual Retreat