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!
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
In Virginia, state legislators redraw district lines for the U.S. Congress, the Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia after every 10-year census. Under the current system, the party in power in the House and the party in power in the Senate can draw the lines to serve their own interests, not those … Continue reading End Gerrymandering. Support Redistricting Reform.
Don’t despair. Mobilize. The 2018 midterm elections are the next best chance for progressives to regain power in our government—by taking back the House of Representatives. [intense_blockquote color=”success” border_color=”#FFFFFF” border_radius=”10px”]Help ensure a win where it really matters. Join your closest Swing District team and learn about actionable opportunities to support progressives there, no matter where … Continue reading It starts with the House