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DPVA Chair Swecker Should Drop Out of Presidential Elector Race

By Josh Stanfield, CD2 Committee / DPVA Central Committee Tomorrow, Virginia Democrats will assemble at the first-ever virtual State Convention. Delegates to the Convention will...

Open Letter to DPVA from CD8 Convention Delegates

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia A collection of delegates to the 8th CD Democratic Convention have put together this open letter to the DPVA:

How Are Dem Gubernatorial Candidates Spending Money?

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia At around 7am this morning, as I was casually perusing 2021 Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls' PAC filings on VPAP, I...

If VA Legislators Want a Special Session, They Can Call It

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia On Wednesday we witnessed a historic session, under pandemic circumstances, during which legislators considered Governor Northam’s actions on various...

Virginia Democrats and Virtual Conventions: Potential Challenges Ahead

By Josh Stanfield, Executive Director of Activate Virginia Every presidential election year, the Democratic Party of Virginia holds a series of local caucuses, congressional district...

A Strong House Speaker Is Undemocratic

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia As the post-celebratory fog clears and Democrats emerge energized and ready to rule, we should ask ourselves: will Tuesday’s...

5th District RVA Council Candidates Reject Dominion & Tom Farrell Contributions

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia Back in January, I reported that a majority of Richmond City Council refused to accept campaign contributions from Dominion...

Whistleblower Hijacks Chesapeake Dems Website

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia If you’ve been to the Chesapeake Democratic Committee’s website anytime over the past two weeks, you’ve been greeted with...

Filing Deadlines & A Secret Extension from the Commissioner

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia Last December, there was a special election in House of Delegates District 24 to replace Ben Cline, incoming congressman...

Will Democratic Party of Virginia Staff Unionize?

By Josh Stanfield of Activate Virginia Last week, I ran across an obscure story out of South Dakota that piqued my curiosity. I’d never really...
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