Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Eighth Congressional District Democratic Committee (District Committee) hereby calls a Convention to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Hammond Middle School (4646 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304; map, click here). Registration will begin at 8:30 am on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Purposes of the District Convention shall be:
- To elect twenty Democratic State Central Committee members;
- To consider resolutions; and
- To conduct such other business as may properly come before the convention.
For further information on the process, review the Call to Convention.
5/6/2017: The temporary rules have been approved.
Still have questions? Review the 8th CD FAQ
The following candidates prefiled a 2017 Eighth Congressional District Committee Membership Filing Form with Margo Horner, as Chair of the Eighth Congressional District Democratic Committee, by 5:00 p.m.
on Friday, May 12, 2017 (A printable copy is available here
PJ Palmer Johnson
Emily D. Quartarone
Margo E. Horner
Kimberly “Kim” Phillip
Naila T. Rahman
Charles B. “Charley” Conrad
Joshua David Katcher
Robert (“Bob”) Platt
Matthew J. Weinstein
Sherry B. Feggins
Alessia (Alex) Kirkland
Catherine (Kate) Spears
Edward Pierce Blue
Margaret (Peg) Willingham
There are 20 Democratic State Central Committee members from the 8th Congressional District with the jurisdictional caucuses electing the following numbers of State Central Committee members:
Alexandria – 4 Members (2 female & 2 male)
Arlington – 7 Members (3 female & 4 male)
Fairfax – 8 Members (4 female & 4 male)
Falls Church – 1 Member (1 female)
The below listed resolutions will be considered and voted on at Convention.