Republicans pulling out all the stops to supress the vote in Virginia

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The lawyer behind the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Citizens United, is suing Virginia election officials to stop some voters from submitting absentee ballots in the upcoming June 23 primary. Jim Bopp, the Indiana attorney who filed the lawsuit in federal court earlier this month, said the state can’t let voters use “disability or illness” … Continue reading Republicans pulling out all the stops to supress the vote in Virginia

Please check your registration and request an absentee ballot!

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With many government offices in Virginia closed for face-to-face business due to the coronavirus pandemic, new voter registrations in April plummeted from levels typically seen in high-interest presidential election years. The state saw just 5,467 new voter registrations in April, a 73 percent drop from the same month in 2016, and an 81 percent decrease … Continue reading Please check your registration and request an absentee ballot!

5th CD Convention Recap

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Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, DPVA Chair Susan Swecker, and Governor Terry McAuliffe Join 5th Congressional District Democratic Committee For Virtual Convention The 5th Congressional District Democratic Committee held a virtual convention Saturday morning to select delegates to the state and national conventions later this year. Over 100 participants from across the district joined the video call, … Continue reading 5th CD Convention Recap

5th Congressional District Democratic Committee to Hold Virtual Convention on Saturday

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The 5th Congressional District Democratic Committee will hold a virtual convention Saturday morning to elect delegates to the state and national Democratic conventions later this year. Hosted as a video call instead of an in-person meeting, the convention will feature House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn and DPVA Chair Susan Swecker as guest speakers. Virginia’s 11 Congressional … Continue reading 5th Congressional District Democratic Committee to Hold Virtual Convention on Saturday