For new voters in Virginia you may register to vote online, as well as update your voter registration, click here.
Especially important with an upcoming Democratic primary election for Congress in the 8th District (Moran), youth who will be 18 by General Election Day, November 4, 2014 may register now to vote, and if registered by May 19th may be eligible to vote in the June 10th Primary Election.
- New DPVA Web Video: “Nothing’s Changed”
- Sickles for Congress Campaign Kickoff
- McKay – Statement on Setting Tax Rate
- Warner for Senate Office Opening
- Help Elect Willie Randall to the House of Delegates
- Election for DPVA Chair
- Democratic Primary June 10th
- DNC Winter Meeting 2014
- Register to Vote, Update Registration
- Monthly Meeting, Meet the Candidates
Current local news digest in Lee District, click here (from The Patch, Fairfax Times, Google News, and Washington Post).
Find out what's going on in with Democrats in Lee District:
- All postings on LeeDems.org listed chronologically, click here.
- Latest news from our Democratic organizations and elected officials (via their RSS newsfeeds), click here.
- Links to Democratic organizations, local government, and affiliated groups, click here.
- Voter information, click here.
- Calendar of events, click here.
Following the 2010 Census (pop. 118,949) and redistricting, Lee District is one of nine Supervisor Districts in Fairfax County Virginia with 23 precincts and just over 69,000 registered voters (1.3% of all active registered voters in Virginia, 9.8% of those in Fairfax County). Across these 23 precincts, Lee District is represented by two United States Congressional Districts (the 8th and 11th), four Virginia Senate Districts (the 30th, 35th, 36th and 39th), and three Virginia Delegate Districts (the 39th, 43rd, and 44th). 28 elected officials represent Lee District: 26 are Democrats. Click here for their info. More about LeeDems and Lee District, click here.
With the January 15, 2014 announcement that 8th District Congressman Jim Moran will not seek another term in office, many people have declared their interest to run for the Democratic nomination. Key Dates for 2014 Elections: 1) Voter registration deadline for Primary election: May 19, 2014, 2) Primary date: June 10, 2014, 3) Voter registration deadline for General election: October 14, 2014, and 4) General election date: November 4, 2014. Declared Candidates for US House of Representatives, VA 8th: picture, website, Facebook, Twitter click here.
Please join Chairman Sharon Bulova in support of Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay on Sunday, March 23, 2014 3-5 pm at Walker’s Grille (6909 Metro Park Drive, Alexandria, VA 22310; map, click here) featuring New Orleans-themed food and drinks as well as a chance to meet our 8th Congressional District candidates for Congress. Please RSVP, click here or by mail (McKay for Supervisor, PO Box 10066, Alexandria, VA 22310). Tickets: Individual $25 (other contribution levels appreciated). Online tickets, click here. Flyer, click here.
Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced the first annual House Student App Challenge for students in the 8th District. Established last year to promote innovation and engagement in STEM education fields, this nationwide competition invites high school students
Mark Warner for Senate office opening. Sunday, March 23, 2014 2-6 pm. 2034 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314; map, click here. Lots of parking and the Metro (Eisenhower Av Metro Station - yellow; 0.3 miles) is nearby. Light refreshments will be offered.
Yesterday, Ed Gillespie appeared on the CPAC panel title “Reaching Out: The Rest of the Story.” The panelists were supposed to focus on how the GOP can better appeal to minority voters. However, the largely empty room heard the same divisive, tone-deaf rhetoric that Virginians heard during the 2013 election. Gillespie has said that he
With the announcement that Del. Herring is stepping down from the Chair to run for Congress there will be an election for Chair at the DPVA State Central Committee regular quarterly meeting on March 15 in Glen Allen, VA. Democrats interested in running for Chair must file with DPVA no later than 5:00 pm March
I am reluctantly supporting the advertisement of a two-cent property tax increase as part of next year’s budget. I don’t want us to tie our hands behind our backs by not providing any flexibility in our ability to pay for critical County services. The two-cent increase sets a ceiling but not a floor and it allows us to listen to the concerns of our residents and respond accordingly.
Lately, my colleagues and I have been receiving a sizeable volume of email from parents and educators beseeching us to increase the tax rate and ensure a school transfer equal to Superintendent Garza’s request of an additional 5.7 percent. More …