2017 Call to Caucus

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58th District

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CALL TO CAUCUS

2017 58th DISTRICT HOUSE OF DELEGATES CAUCUS

Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the 58th District House of Delegates Nominating Committee hereby calls an Assembled Caucus to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017, with doors to open at 9:30, a.m. in the auditorium of the Sutherland Middle School, 2801 Powell Creek Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22911.

  1. Incorporated Documents. All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (“State Party Plan”), as amended, are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.
  2. The sole purpose of the Caucus shall be to nominate a Democratic candidate for 58th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates in the upcoming General Election to be held on November 7, 2017.
  3. Participation is open to all registered voters of 58th House District who wish to participate as Democrats regardless of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, economic status, or disability.
  4. Any Democrat wishing to be the Democratic nominee for the 58th District House of Delegates must file a declaration of candidacy with the Chair of the 58th District Nominating Committee, or designated representative, by the filing deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017.
  5. Only those candidates who have filed by the deadline will appear on the ballots distributed at the caucuses. The ballots also will include the option to nominate no candidate.  If no more than one person has filed for the office by the deadline, the nominating committee will have the option to cancel the caucus and to nominate the one person who has filed, or to not nominate a candidate.
  6. All candidates and all persons participating in the caucuses, shall sign a Declaration form which includes an affirmation that the person is a resident of, and registered to vote in, the district holding the caucus; does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in the next ensuing general election; is a Democrat; is not a member of any other political party; and has not participated and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party for the 2017 general election.
  7. Filing fee. The 58th District Nominating Committee has requested a fee for each candidate in the amount of $250.
  8. The County Caucus shall be governed by the rules developed by the Temporary Rules Committee and rules developed by the permanent Rules Committee and adopted by the Caucus. The Chair shall appoint the members of the Temporary Committees on Credentials and Rules, and shall appoint a convener of each committee. The District Convention shall elect Permanent Committees on Credentials and Rules. Each committee shall be composed of at least 3 members.
  9. Certification of Candidates. Within three days after the caucus, the 58th District Nominating District Chair shall provide the State Party and the State Board of Elections the name of the nominated candidate.

Stephen Davis, Albemarle County
Chair, 58th District Nominating Committee

Committee Members: Lisa Hystad, Greene County; Peggy Raines, Rockingham, County; Helen Schoene, Fluvanna County

Candidates wishing to file to run for Democratic nomination for this district must do so by sending notice to include their legal name, official address, office they seek, and pay the $250 filing fee by May 26, 2017, at 5pm. Filing may be made:

  • By email to chair@albemarledems.org
  • By mail to Albemarle Democratic Committee, P.O. Box 5698, Charlottesville, VA 22905. Please note that filing via mail must be RECEIVED by May 26, 2017, not sent. A postmark by May 26, 2017, would not be considered an on time filing.
  • In person to Chair Stephen Davis or his designee. Please contact chair@albemarledems.org or call 434-260-1592 to arrange this.

A Confirmation of receipt of filing will be made within 24 hours.

 

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Albemarle County

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CALL TO CAUCUS

2017 ALBEMARLE COUNTY CAUCUS

The Albemarle County Democratic Committee issues a call for  an Assembled Caucus at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017, in the auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All Democrats who are registered voters in Albemarle County are encouraged to participate. The call issues under the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan.

  1. Incorporated Documents. All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (“State Party Plan”), as amended, and the Bylaws of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.
  2. Purpose. The sole purpose of the Caucus shall be to nominate Democratic candidates for the Board of Supervisors in the upcoming Albemarle County General Election to be held on November 7, 2017.
  3. Participation. Participation is open to all registered voters of Albemarle County who wish to participate as Democrats regardless of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, economic status, or disability.
  4. Filing. Any Democrat wishing to be considered for Democratic nomination to a County office (Board of Supervisors) must file a declaration of candidacy with the Chair of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee, or designated representative, by the filing deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017.
  5. Only those candidates who have filed by the deadline will appear on the ballots distributed at the caucuses.
  6. Declaration. All candidates and all persons participating in the caucuses, shall sign a Declaration form which includes an affirmation that the person is a resident of, and registered to vote in, the jurisdiction holding the caucus; does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in the next ensuing general election; is a Democrat; is not a member of any other political party; and has not participated and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party for the 2017 general election.
  7. Filing fee for candidates. The Albemarle County Democratic Committee has requested a fee for each candidate in the amount of $250.
  8. Rules. The County Caucus shall be governed by the rules developed by the Temporary Rules Committee and rules developed by the permanent Rules Committee and adopted by the Caucus. The Chair shall appoint the members of the Temporary Committees on Credentials and Rules, and shall appoint a convener of each committee. The District Convention shall elect Permanent Committees on Credentials and Rules. Each committee shall be composed of at least three (3) members.
  9. Certification of Candidates. Within three days after the caucus, the Albemarle County Democratic Chair shall provide the State Party and the State Board of Elections the name of each nominated candidate.

Patty Haling
Chair, Albemarle County Democratic Party

Candidates wishing to file to run for Democratic nomination for an office in Albemarle must do so by sending notice to include their legal name, official address, office they seek, and pay the $250 filing fee by May 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Filing may be made:

  1. By email to chair@albemarledems.org
  2. By mail to Albemarle Democratic Committee, P.O. Box 5698, Charlottesville, VA 22905. Please note that filing via mail must be RECEIVED by May 1, 2017, not sent. A postmark by May 1, 2017, would not be considered an on time filing.
  3. In person to Chair Patty Haling or her designee. Please contact chair@albemarledems.org or call 434-260-1592 to arrange this.

A Confirmation of receipt of filing will be made within 24 hours.

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Fluvanna County

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FLUVANNA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE
CALL TO CAUCUS

Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Fluvanna County Democratic Committee hereby calls a Caucus to be held at `12:00 PM, on April 22nd, 2017, in the Fluvanna County Library located at 214 Commons Blvd, Palmyra, VA 22963.

1.  Incorporated Documents.  All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic State Party Plan, as amended, and the Call to Convention issued by the Fifth District Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia dated March 27, 2017, are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.

2.  Purpose. The purpose of the Caucus shall be to elect 6 delegates and 3 alternates to the Fifth District Convention to be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday May 13th, 2017 at the following location:  Northside Library
705 Rio Rd W
Charlottesville, VA 22901

The 5TH Congressional District Convention will be electing 20 members to serve on the 5th Congressional District Committee and the Democratic Party of Virginia State Central Committee.

3.   Participation and Outreach.  Participation in Virginia’s Democratic delegate selection process is open to all registered voters who wish to participate as Democrats.

4.  Pre-filing.  Any Democrat wishing to be a delegate to the District Convention must file a Delegate pre-filing form with Helen Schoene, by the filing deadline – 5:00 p.m. on April 17, 2017.  Only those delegate or alternate candidates who have filed by the deadline will appear on the ballots distributed at the caucus.  If no more than 6 persons have pre-filed to be delegates and no more than 3 persons have pre-filed to be alternates, those who have pre-filed will be deemed to have been elected, and the Caucus shall be cancelled.

6.  Declaration.  All candidates for delegate or alternate, and all persons participating in the caucus, shall sign a Declaration form which includes an affirmation that the person is a resident of, and registered to vote in, the jurisdiction holding the caucus; does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in the next ensuing general election; is a Democrat; is not a member of any other political party; and has not participated and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party for the 2017 general election.

7.  Filing fee.  The 5th District Committee has requested a voluntary administrative fee of $30.00. ($20.00 5th CD and $10.00 Local Committee) All delegates and alternates are asked to pay this when they are elected.  This fee is voluntary; no person shall be denied the right to participate in the delegate selection process due to nonpayment of the voluntary administrative fee.

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Helen Schoene, Chair
Fluvanna County Democratic Committee

AUTHORIZED BY THE FLUVANNA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE

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Franklin County

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NOTICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS

The Franklin County Democratic Committee hereby announces that it will hold an assembled caucus beginning at 7:30 p.m. on April 20, 2017 at the Franklin County Democratic Committee Office, 527 South Main Street., Rocky Mount, VA for the purpose of electing 9 delegates and 4 alternates to the 5th Congressional District Democratic Convention. The Convention to elect the members of the 5th Congressional District Democratic Committee will be held on May 13, 2017 at 12 noon at the Northside Library, 705 Rio Road West, Charlottesville, VA 22901 .

Any person wishing to seek election as a delegate or alternate must file with Jerry Saleeby, Chair of the Franklin County Democratic Committee, 85 Forest Hill Lane, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2017. A voluntary administrative fee of $10.00 for the local and a $20.00 fee for the 5th Congressional District Convention for a total of $30 will be charged at the time of filing.

Doors to the caucus open at 7:00 p.m. for check-in. Caucus Participation Forms must be filled out by any person attending the caucus prior to participating in the caucus. At 7:30 p.m. the doors to the caucus will close and no person may complete a form and participate in the caucus after that time with the exception of those persons in line at 7:00 p.m.

If only one person files for each delegate or alternate position, the caucus will be cancelled.  In this event the Chair will publicly announce the cancellation, proclaim the individuals properly filed as the duly nominated delegates and alternates, and so advice those individuals.

For further information, please contact Jerry Saleeby, Chair,  Franklin County Democratic Committee at 483-1678 or go to www.fcdemocrats.org to download forms.

Authorized and paid for by the Franklin County Democratic Committee

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Madison County

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Democratic Call to Caucus
Madison County Democratic Committee

Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Madison County Democratic Committee hereby calls a Caucus to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Madison Chamber of Commerce, 110 N. Main Street, Madison, VA, 22727.

1. Incorporated Documents.  All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (“State Party Plan”), as amended, the Call to Convention issued by the 30th District Committee of the Va. House of Delegates, and the Call to Convention issued by the Fifth District Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia dated March 27, 2017 are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.

2. Purposes.  The purposes of the County Caucus shall be:

 a. To elect 4 delegates and 2 alternates to the 2017 30th House of Delegates District Democratic Convention to be held on the 29th day of April in 2017, at 10 a.m., at Culpeper County Democratic Committee Head Quarters, 102 North Main Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701, second floor

b. To elect 3 delegates and 2 alternates to the 2017 Fifth District Convention to be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Northside Library, 705 Rio Rd W., Charlottesville, VA 22901

3. Participation and Outreach. Participation in Virginia’s Democratic delegate selection process is open to all registered voters who wish to participate as Democrats.  All meetings shall be open to all members of the Democratic Party regardless of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, economic status, or disability, and all meetings should be publicized fully. Each District and local committee should conduct outreach programs to encourage full participation by all Democrats in the delegate election process, including notice, publicity and education programs.   Such outreach should be directed to all Democratic constituencies, including groups such as ethnic minorities, young people, persons over 65 years of age, lesbians and gay men, persons with a high school education or less, persons with disabilities and persons of low and moderate income.

4. Notice Requirements. The Madison County Democratic Committee shall cause to be published the time, date and location of the Caucus at least 7 days prior, but not more than 2 weeks before said caucus. All notices shall be published in a paid political advertisement in a newspaper or on the Committee’s website of general circulation in each precinct in which the Caucus is to be held.

5. Conduct of the Caucus. The caucus shall be held at the Madison Chamber of Commerce, 110 N. Main Street, Madison, VA, 22727, 2nd floor. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.; those in line at 7:30 p.m. will be allowed to participate in the caucus.  The caucus shall be an assembled caucus (i.e., mass meeting). The watch of the chair of the Madison County Democratic committee shall be the official clock of the caucus. The chair of the Madison County Democratic Committee shall oversee the caucus. All registered voters in Madison County who are willing to sign the caucus participation form shall be allowed to participate. Prior to the start of the caucus, the Madison County Democratic Committee chair shall appoint a Tellers’ Committee to count the ballots.  The 4 delegates and 2 alternates from Madison for the 30th HoD District Convention will be determined proportionally based on the vote totals of each candidate receiving at least 15%. The 3 candidates for delegate and 2 candidates for alternate from Madison for the 5th CD Convention shall be determined by those receiving the most votes at the Caucus, with the highest votes being the delegates and the next highest votes being the alternates to the 5th CD Convention.

6. Pre-filing. Any Democrat wishing to be a delegate or alternate to the 30th HoD District Convention AND/OR the 5th CD Convention must file a Delegate Prefiling form with the Chair of the Madison County Democratic committee, or designated representative, by the filing deadline – 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017.  Signed forms may be emailed to chair@madisondems.org or by surface mail to P.O. Box 66, Leon, VA 22725. Only those delegate or alternate candidates who have filed by the deadline will appear on the ballots distributed at the caucus.  If no more than 4 persons have prefiled to be delegates and no more 2 persons have prefiled to be alternates to the 30th HoD District Convention, that portion of the Caucus shall be canceled.  If no more than 3 persons have prefiled to be delegates and no more 2 persons have prefiled to be alternates to the 5th CD Convention, that portion of the Caucus shall be canceled.

7. Declaration.  All candidates for delegate or alternate, and all persons participating in the caucus, shall sign a Declaration form which includes an affirmation that the person is a resident of, and registered to vote in Madison County; does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in the next ensuing general election; is a Democrat; is not a member of any other political party; and has not participated and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party for the 2017 general election.

8. Filing fee.  The Madison County Democratic Committee has requested a voluntary administrative fee for each delegate and alternate to the 30th HoD District Convention and the 5th Congressional District Convention of $30.00 ($10.00 to the 30th HoD Committee and $20.00 to the 5th CD Committee).  All delegates and alternates are asked to pay $30.00 when they are elected.  This fee is voluntary; no person shall be denied the right to participate in the delegate selection process due to nonpayment of the voluntary administrative fee.

9. Certification of District Delegates.  Within five days following the caucus, the Madison County Democratic Chair shall provide a list of all delegates and alternates to the Chair of the 30th House of Delegates Democratic Nominating Committee, Sheila Clark, 117 Parliament St., Locust Grove, VA 22508 or by email at sheilaclark769@gmail.com and the Chair of the Fifth District Committee, Cyliene Montgomery, 608 W. 3rd Ave., Lawrenceville, VA 23868 or by email at montgoma4@aol.com. All papers to be filed with the State Democratic Party or its chair shall be filed at Democratic Party of Virginia, 919 East Main Street Suite 2050, Richmond, VA 23219.

10. Call Distribution.It shall be the duty of the Madison County Democratic Committee Chairman to distribute a copy of the Call to Caucus to all members of that local committee and any other individuals interested in participating. It shall further be the duty of the Madison County Democratic Committee Chair to cause this Call to Caucus to be publicized through the news media of the County as is feasible.

Approved by the Madison County Democratic Committee, this 3rd day of April 2017.

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Nelson County

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Nelson County Democratic Committee
Call to Caucus

Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Nelson County Democratic Committee hereby calls a Caucus to be held at 7:00 PM, on April 20th, 2017, in the Nelson Co. Memorial Library located at 8521 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston, VA 22949.

1. Incorporated Documents. All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic State Party Plan, as amended, and the Call to Convention issued by the Fifth District Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia dated March 27, 2017, are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.

2. Purpose. The purpose of the Caucus shall be to elect 4 delegates and 2 alternates to the Fifth District Convention to be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday May 13th, 2017 at the following location:

Northside Library
705 Rio Rd W
Charlottesville, VA 22901

The 5TH Congressional District Convention will be electing 20 members to serve on the 5th Congressional District Committee and the Democratic Party of Virginia State Central Committee.

3. Participation and Outreach. Participation in Virginia’s Democratic delegate selection process is open to all registered voters who wish to participate as Democrats.

4. Pre-filing. Any Democrat wishing to be a delegate to the District Convention must file a Delegate pre-filing form with Constantine Roussos (Chair, Nelson Co. Democratic Committee), by the filing deadline – 5:00 p.m. on April 13, 2017. Only those delegate or alternate candidates who have filed by the deadline will appear on the ballots distributed at the caucus. If no more than 4 persons have pre-filed to be delegates and no more than 2 persons have pre-filed to be alternates, those who have pre-filed will be deemed to have been elected, and the April 20th Caucus shall be canceled.

6. Declaration. All candidates for delegate or alternate, and all persons participating in the caucus, shall sign a Declaration form which includes an affirmation that the person is a resident of, and registered to vote in, the jurisdiction holding the caucus; does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in the next ensuing general election; is a Democrat; is not a member of any other political party; and has not participated and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party for the 2017 general election.

7. Filing fee. The 5th District Committee has requested a voluntary administrative fee of $30.00. ($20.00 5th CD and $10.00 Local Committee) All delegates and alternates are asked to pay this when they are elected. This fee is voluntary; no person shall be denied the right to participate in the delegate selection process due to nonpayment of the voluntary administrative fee.

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Constantine Roussos, Chair
Nelson County Democratic Committee

AUTHORIZED BY THE NELSON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE

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