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McCutcheon: and You Thought Citizens United Was Bad

On Wednesday, April 2nd the Supreme Court issued a 94 page 5-4 decision on McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, that according to the New York Times, “is likely to fundamentally reshape the political terrain for the 2014 elections and beyond,[...]

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Political Theatrics in Mr. Jefferson’s Capitol

Here in Richmond we’ve seen our share of political theater over the last few months from the Virginia House Republicans; legislators growing Stanley Cup style beards, flamboyant floor speeches that do nothing more than say ‘no‘ to insuring 400,000 uninsured[...]

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Help Protect Voters Without a Photo ID

To implement the photo ID legislation enacted last year (SB 1256), the State Board of Elections (SBE) is developing the process for Registered Voters who lack one of the eligible photo IDs to obtain one free of charge[...]

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Town Hall Closing the Coverage Gap

Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43rd) invites you to a post-General Assembly session Town Hall Meeting on Closing the Coverage Gap with Special Guest Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Jennifer LeeThursday, March 20th 6-8 pm at Lorton Station Elementary School Cafeteria (9298 Lewis Chapel Rd, Lorton,[...]

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New DPVA Web Video: “Nothing’s Changed”

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[...]

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McKay Plans School Tour Ahead of Budget Talks

February 28, 2014  Franconia, VA – Fairfax County Supervisor Jeffrey C. McKay announced today that he will visit every elementary, middle, and high school that serves the children of Lee District in order to get a sidewalk-level view of the[...]

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Lee HS Student Live Tweets SOTU

Melissa Alberto was instrumental in helping to start the Young Democrats Club at Lee High School this year after working in the coordinated campaign office this past fall, and is their first President. After the fall campaign she received a[...]

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Statement on AG’s Decision to Not Defend VA’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

DPVA Chair Charniele Herring released the following statement on the AG Mark Herring's finding that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. More ... click here.

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State of the Commonwealth 2014

Fourth and final Virginia State of the Commonwealth address by outgoing Gov. Bob McDonnell January 8, 2014. Full text of the address, click here. See the video below or click here.

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DPVA Chair Herring Statement on SBE Certification of Nov. 5th Election

RICHMOND – Today, DPVA Chair Charniele Herring released the following statement on the State Board of Elections certifying the results from the November 5th elections of Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe, Lieutenant Governor-elect Ralph Northam, and Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. “I extend[...]

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