The Seventh District Democratic Committee
Calling the 2017 Seventh District Democratic Convention
By the Seventh District Democratic Committee at its meeting of February 13, 2017, that:
I. Call to Convention
Pursuant to the authority vested in this Committee by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (State Party Plan) the Seventh District Democratic Committee (7th District Committee) hereby calls a District Convention to convene at 11:00 A.M., on May 6, 2017 at 919 East Main St, Richmond, Virginia 23219.
This District Convention shall:
Nominate twenty (20) persons, ten (10) men and ten (10) women to serve as the 7th Congressional District Democratic Committee and serve on the Democratic Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee starting June 17, 2017 until June, 2021 when a new district committee is elected.
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ORANGE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE
CALL TO CAUCUS FOR
30th House of Delegates Democratic Committee Convention
Whereas it is the duty of the Orange County Democratic Committee to issue the Call to Caucus for the purpose of electing delegates to the 2017 30th House of Delegates District Democratic Convention which will be held on the 29th day of April in 2017, beginning at 10 am, in the Culpeper County Democratic Committee Head Quarters located at 102 North Main Street, Culpeper, VA. 22701, on the second floor.
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The Blue Action Network is a group organized for:
“Mobilizing progressive activists in the Rappahannock region to educate voters and support forward thinking candidates for political office. “
They have monthly meetings in the Fredericksburg area, and this month’s meeting offers a chance to talk with and listen to progressive candidates just coming off of tough challenges against GOP incumbents in heavily tilted districts. Both of these candidates made significant inroads, so sharing their insights for working in this partisan environment is very useful.
The meeting begins at 6PM and Eileen and Scott will begin speaking at 7PM. Castiglia’s is in historic downtown Fredericksburg. Please come out!
In response to much of the non-inclusive rhetoric of the last campaign, a group has organized a large march on Washington DC for the day following the inaugural (January 21, 2017). A permit has not yet been secured, but you can find details here.
From their website:
We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
There is a movement to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump, the loser of the popular vote, by holding a Silent Inauguration public event at numerous sites throughout the country. Right now this is being planned for Nashville, TN and at Hurkamp Park in Fredericksburg. This may be of particular interest to those of you in the eastern part of the county.