Promote and Protect the Vote

Voter Rights and Election Protection

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In the past month so much has taken place in the area of voter rights and election protection: Fairfax County Bipartisan Election Process Improvement Commission, President Obama’s Commission on Improving Vote Process, Brennan Center Voting Laws Roundup, Prince William County Election Process Task Force Hearing, Rep. Cummings and Members Ask GAO to Study Voting Delays (Virginia and Florida). More …

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National Day of Service

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On January 19th, President Obama is asking all citizens to participate in a tradition his family started in 2009, and spend the day doing service work in communities across the country. Pledge to get involved today, and you’ll receive more information about service events happening across the country. Click here to pledge and for more information.

2013 VA Inaugural Ball

Virginia Inaugural Ball 2013

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Celebrate a blue Virginia! Hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia and the Arlington County Democratic Party, with Special Guests … Senator Mark Warner, Senator-elect Tim Kaine, and Terry McAuliffe, Candidate for Governor. Sunday, January 20, 2013, 7 pm to 11 pm, Westin Arlington Gateway (801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203; map, click here). Black tie preferred. To purchase tickets online, click here

Tuesday, November 6

Thursday – Lee District Volunteer Opportunities

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5 days, that’s all. Think about November 6th and what might have been had you not done all you could. Volunteer now to make a difference – any little bit of time that you can contribute truly helps. If you haven’t volunteered yet this year, or even if never before, come out now to help […]

2012 yard signs

Get Your Yard Sign Saturday!

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Saturday, October 20th, 2:00 pm. Kingstowne Shopping Center parking lot near Chipotle (5955 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria, VA 22315), map click hereRESIDENTS OF LEE DISTRICT: Get your Obama-Biden and/or Obama-Kaine-Moran yard sign and show your pride. Support the President and the whole Democratic ticket. 

Presidential Debate at Hofstra University

2nd Presidential Debate Watch Party

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Tuesday, October 16th 8:30-10:30 pm at Walker’s Grille (6909 Metro Park Drive, Alexandria, VA 22310; map, click here). Share on Facebook, click here. The debate is 90 minutes, 9-10:30 pm EDT. Hofstra University, NY with Candy Crowley. The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting, in which citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization.

Gov. Jennifer Granholm

Big Bus Tour

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At 11:30 TODAY, Sunday, October 14th,  an impressive group of well-known Democrats* will be in the OFA office at Sacramento Drive (8796 Sacramento Dr., Alexandria, VA 22309; map, click here). Come! Tell everyone about it. For those who are willing and able there’ll be canvassing immediately afterwards – wear your walking shoes. Sign up to let us know you’re coming (walk ins are also welcome), click here.

* Jennifer Granholm, former Governor of D-Michigan (2003-11); Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC Chair; Rep. Jim MoranBrian Moran, Chairman Democratic Party of Virginia; Justin Long, actor (Apple commercial guy). Get even more FIRED UP before the event by watching Gov. Granholm’s remarks at 2012 Democratic National Convention on September 6th, click here. Share on Facebook, click here.



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President Clinton’s speech (click here) by every account fills in all the holes and answers all the questions when talking with people. If you haven’t seen it, please by all means watch it now, and then again in your efforts to help make sure that our President prevails. Further, he cannot move forward without solid Democratic colleagues supporting him in the House and Senate. It is equally important that Tim Kaine is elected along with our Congressional candidates. Read the speech, click here.