VA-8th Primary Election

April 9, 2010, 5:00 pm – the filing deadline for the June 8th Democratic primary election. Two candidates have submitted their petitions, Declaration of Candidacy and a receipt showing that their filing fee has been paid to the State Board of Elections: James P. Moran, Jr. (incumbent) and Ronald Mitchell. The local registrars will review the petitions ensuring that there …

DPVA Weekly Top 5 for March 17, 2011

1. Cantor and Republicans defund emergency mortgage protections for servicemen and women Last week, all eight Republican members of the House of Representatives voted to defund the Emergency Mortgage Relief program, a Democratic initiative created to help families who are struggling to pay their mortgages due to circumstances beyond their control stay in their homes. Apparently not satisfied to make …

Virginia Summit July 15-16

The first-ever Virginia Summit, which will be held on July 15th-16th at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, will offer two days of intensive training, policy and message briefings, career advancement advice and fellowship with Democratic elected officials, candidates, professionals, and activists from every level. This will be an unprecedented opportunity for Virginia Democrats to come together and build the tools, …