Author Archives: Mary-Sherman Willis

A WEEK OF CAUCUSES CONCLUDES

An exciting week of caucuses with record-breaking participation resulted last Saturday in 140 pledged delegates and a win for Leslie Cockburn’s campaign! Congratulations to all! The caucus process took the concerted effort of local committees in the 23 towns and counties in the 5th District, including Rappahannock. The turnout was unprecedented. We now have a network of […]

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DAY ONE OF THE 5TH DISTRICT CAUCUSES

Rappahannock’s caucus on Saturday April 14 at the Washington Schoolhouse was among the first of 23 happening from April 14 to 21. Our results: 3 delegates and two alternates for Leslie Cockburn, and one delegate for RD Huffstetler. The Rappahannock delegation goes to the Convention in Farmville on May 5th. Seven down, and 16 to […]

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The 5th District Candidates at a glance

Take a look at this checklist, then come to the caucus to support your favorite! Saturday April 14, 9:30 am, the Washington School House, 567 Mount Salem Ave, Washington VA.

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Finger-licking’ and finger-picking’ good!

Spring is springing in Rappahannock! On Saturday April 7th is the BlueState/BlueGrass Brunch, from 10 a.m. to 2 pm at the Washington Fire Hall. Price of admission? Just “a handshake and a smile”! Come share good food, the blue grass sounds of Smitty plus a banjo, and an auction of three works by well-known Rappahannock artists. And yes, […]

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Read about the Caucus in the Rappahannock News

Election 2018 Q&A | April 14 Democratic Caucus in Rappahannock Rappahannock News 29 Mar 2018 Instead of holding a primary to select the Democratic candidate for Congress, the Virginia 5th Democratic Congressional District — including Rappahannock County — has decided to hold a caucus-convention. In April, delegates will be elected at caucuses held in each […]

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THE CONGRESSIONAL 5th DISTRICT NOMINATING CAUCUS AND CONVENTION

If you’ve been thinking about this November’s Congressional elections to kick out Tom Garrett and take back the U.S. Congress, you’ve probably been hearing about the 5th District’s Caucus and Convention to pick our Democratic nominee. Instead of holding a primary election, Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, of which Rappahannock County is a part, will hold […]

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