January 2017 Special Elections: SD9, SD22, HD85

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Following the November election, there are two open seats in Virginia’s Senate, Districts 9 and 22, and one in the House of Delegates, District 85. The Governor called for special elections on Tuesday, January 10 to fill these seats. Turnout is the key to winning these races since most voters won’t be aware of this special election. Elections have consequences, and …

Kennedy King Dinner 2016

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Featuring Terry McAuliffe and our Congressman Don Beyer Additional Special Guests and Speakers to be Announced reservations close at 12 noon Tuesday, October 18th Margo E. Horner, Eighth District Democratic Committee Chair; Charley Conrad, Dan Steen, and Peg Willingham Dinner Co-Chairs, and The Members of Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District Democratic Committee Cordially Invite You to Attend the Twenty-Third Annual Kennedy-King …

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 …

Virginia 2015 Elections Calendar

Important dates and events for Virginia 2015 elections: May 18, 2015 – Voter registration deadline for primary election June 2, 2015 – Deadline to request an absentee ballot for the primary election by mail June 6, 2015 – Deadline to request an absentee ballot for the primary election in person June 9, 2015 – Primary election October 13, 2015 – Voter registration deadline for general …