2017 Call to Convention

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 …

Beyer Wins Nomination

In a race that began with the January 15th announcement from Congressman Moran that he would not seek re-election, a vigorous primary election concluded 146 days later with Don Beyer winning “decisively” from an initial field of thirteen candidates that saw seven still running on June 10th (* withdrawn prior to June 10th, but still on the ballot: Herring, Korpe, …

8th CD Absentee Voting Begins

Absentee voting for the 8th Congressional District Democratic Primary begins Friday, April 25th with a location in each of the four city/county component jurisdictions the 8th District. Absentee voting is not actually early voting unlike some states where all voters may vote in advance of Election Day. In Virginia a person must specify a reason on their absentee ballot application …