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President Barack Obama
President Obama

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Vice President Joe Biden
Vice President Biden

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Senator Mark Warner
Senator Warner

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Senator Tim Kaine
Senator Kaine

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Governor Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe

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Lt. Governor Ralph Northam
Ralph Northam

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Attorney General Mark Herring
Mark Herring

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News & Analysis

Redistricting Matters

Governor calls back General Assembly for special session

Governor McAuliffe indicated he will call a special session of the General Assembly to comply with the court-ordered redraw of the 3rd Congressional District by September 1st. The special session is likely to be held the week of August 17th. Learn more and take action at onevirginia2021.org

Some Useful Advice for Democrats

Read this piece by Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, for some guidance on where Democrats go from here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-de-blasio/midterms-democrats-dont-soul-search_b_6141732.html

How the GOP Stopped Caring About You!

Be sure to read this excellent piece in the Washington Post, by historain Heather Cox Richardson. It describes how the Republican party changed from the progressive party of Lincoln to the protectors of Corporate America today.

How the GOP Stopped Caring About You

Democratic National Committee Website

Upcoming Events

August 21-23 - Rural Retreat 2015


Save the Dates!


July 25 - Nelson County Crab Fest


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Training on How to Use Vote Builder

The Fifth Congressional District Committee is conducting training on how to use Vote Builder (also known as VAN), and sessions are being held in locations around the District. If you are interested in participating in the training, please contact Lisa Hystad at lisahystad@mindspring.com, or 434-985-4832.

Post Your Upcoming Events Here

Post your upcoming fund raisers, picnics, parades, and other key Democratic events here. Just email your information to webmaster@democratsva5.org and we will get it posted here.