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!
Recently, one of our General Assembly candidates was targeted by a sophisticated criminal phishing scam. An email was sent to the campaign purporting to request a wire transfer and attaching what looked like real Caucus-provided instructions. We advise you to be alert, double-check any info when performing wire transfers, and be on the lookout for … Continue reading Special Advisory – Phishing Scam
Member Vacancies I would like to thank Ann Duncan (6.1 member – Bedford), Henry Gorfein (6.1 member– Rappahannock), and Robert Goad (6.1 member– Nelson) for their service to the 5th CD, the CD Committee, and the Democratic Party of Virginia. All three have informed me that they are stepping down from membership on the 5th … Continue reading 5th CD Member Vacancies
The Virginia 5th District Democratic Committee’s Convention was a show of unity and force as we move into the general election cycle. We are all united to flip the district. The 5th District Democratic Nominating Convention was a shining example of democracy in action. Farmville’s Firemen’s Sports Arena hosted a diverse group of delegates … Continue reading Democrats are ready to flip VA-05!