Presidential Primary … Vote March 1

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Whether you support  Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders to become the Democratic nominee,  it is so important that you vote in the Democratic Presidential Primary on March 1.

Please click on  March 1 Primary Information  prepared by the Prince George Democratic Committee for more information.

If you have questions please contact the PG Dems Chair, Cynthia Mitchell, at cmit3@msn.com, or the Prince George County Registrar’s office at (804) 722-8748.

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Great Dems with then Candidate Lashrecse Aird, now Delegate Aird of  the 63rd Virginia House District.  From left to right Robert Beckham of the Hopewell Dems, Erma Brown, Delegate Aird, Carol Woodward, Floyd Brown, Steve Woith, and Floyd Brown, Jr.  All but Steve are members of the Democratic Committee.

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Ap

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics.

Source: Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Ap

Gun compromise is a benefit to Virginia citizens – News – The Progress-Index – Petersburg, VA

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Please read this legislative update from Senator Rosalyn R. Dance, 16th VA Senate District.  This is a link to the Petersburg Progress-Index which published her article.  If you are not a subscriber to the Progress-Index, please consider doing so.  Supporting an active, independent press is right next to voting in our book.

Editor’s note: Sen. Rosalyn R. Dance sends weekly updates during the General Assembly session. This is her report. The 2016 General Assembly session is quickly making its way to the annual crossover date of Feb.16, when both the House and the Senate have to finish work on legislation in its’ respective chamber. As such, legislators are eager and anxious to have bills marshaled through committees and onto the floor.I want to update you on a couple of hot button issues that are

Source: Gun compromise is a benefit to Virginia citizens – News – The Progress-Index – Petersburg, VA

PG Dems meet Thursday, Feb 4

Mark your calendars for 6 pm on Thursday, February 4 and join us at the Prince George Human Services Building (BLDG 12), 6450 Administration Drive, Prince George Government Complex.

Among other things we will be discussing the Democratic Primary on March 1.  According to the news this morning, Governor Martin O’Malley has suspended his presidential campaign after the results were in from the Iowa caucuses last night.

The Committee must remain neutral until our Democratic presidential candidate is selected, so whether you are a Hillary or a Bernie supporter feel free to bring any campaign materials or swag you may have for your preferred candidate.

 

Sunday Q&A with James B. Alcorn, State Board of Elections chairman – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Local News

Gov. Terry McAuliffe appointed James B. Alcorn as secretary of the State Board of Elections in December 2014 to complete an unexpired term. McAuliffe then made Alcorn chairman of the elections board, starting Feb. 1, 2015.

Source: Sunday Q&A with James B. Alcorn, State Board of Elections chairman – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Local News

BiAnnual Dems Reorganization

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Congratulations to the new members & officers of the Prince George Democratic Committee 2016- 2018

 

The Prince George Democratic Committee elected new members and new officers at its Reorganization Caucus on Thursday, January 7th.  This biannual reorganization is required under the Democratic Party of Virginia Party Plan.

The voting members elected are:  Carroll Briggs, Frank Boyd, Lillian Boyd, Erma Brown, Floyd Brown, Jr., Floyd Brown, Sr., Robin Brown, Sheila Samples Brown, Randy Goertz, Sharon Goertz, James Hill, Pearl Louise Hill, Virginia Howard-Briggs, Melvin Jones, Raven Mason Stevenson, Cynthia Mitchell, Bob Woodward, and Carol Woodward.

The new voting members elected officers:  Chair Cynthia Mitchell, Vice-Chair Randy Goertz, Secretary Bob Woodward, Treasurer Floyd Brown, Jr.

The Committee will notify the Democratic Party of Virginia of its new membership roster and officers next week and update and forward bylaws within 90 days of the Reorganization Caucus.

The Committee may elect new members from time to time. Associate (non-voting) members are invited to join as many folks like to be involved in election activities and other events, but simply don’t care for meetings, per se.

The Prince George Dems have a monthly meeting monthly, the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Prince George Human Services Building, 6450 Administration Drive, Prince George Government Complex.

You may obtain more information from the Chair, Cynthia Mitchell at cmit3@msn.com.

Authorized by the Prince George Democratic Committee

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