In Memory of Joe Wisniewski

June 23, 2015 It is with sadness to note the recent passing of Joseph B. Wisniewski.  He was known to his friends as Joe or Wiz. Joe was a World War II veteran, having served 25 years in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1969. Joe served as Treasurer of the Eighth Congressional District Democratic  Committee for many years and …

90 for 90

On May 18th, at the regular monthly meeting, the 8th CD Democratic Committee voted to support the 90 for 90 Voter Registration Project, and PJ Palmer-Johnson is our representative. In honor of Dr. William F. “Fergie” Reid’s (the first African American elected to the Virginia General Assembly since Reconstruction) 90th birthday and his long history of expanding voters’ rights, we …

DPVA Delegate Selection Plan for 2016 Democratic National Convention

The Democratic Party of Virginia announced to the public the Delegate Selection Plan for the 2016 Democratic National Convention for a 30-day public comment period. The plan formally describes the process of how the Democratic Party of Virginia will select its delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention to be held in Philadelphia, PA the week of July 25th – …

Two Amazing Democratic Women

Congratulations to two amazing Democratic women who are on the Eighth Congressional District Democratic Committee. Delegate Charniele Herring has been elected as the new Chair of the VA House Democratic Caucus. Charniele replaced outgoing Chair Delegate Scott Surovell who is running for the State Senate seat currently occupied by Senator Toddy Puller. Toddy recently announced that she did not intend …