Democratic Party

Watching the June 12 Primaries

Although Virginia’s 5th Congressional District isn’t involved in the June 12 primaries, it’s always good to keep abreast of what’s happening in other Virginia districts. Go here to see a the list of candidates in each district: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/Files/CastYourBallot/CandidateList/Primary%20Candidate%20List.pdf

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REQUEST FOR CANVASSERS FOR DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES IN THE FALL 2018 ELECTIONS

My name is Greg Ludlow and I am requesting your help in carrying out the door to door County-wide canvassing campaign in Rappahannock County in Fall 2018 for Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn, who is running against the incumbent Republican Tom Garrett in the Virginia 5th District Congressional Race and Tim Kaine who is the incumbent […]

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The Next Rappahannock County Democrats’ General Meeting

The Rappahannock County Democrats meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Washington Town Hall, Washington, VA

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The Rapp Dems are marching again!

The Rappahannock Democrats are marching again!  This time we’ll be showing our colors in the AMISSVILLE FIREMAN’S PARADE on Thursday June 28 at 6 pm. And we need YOU! Come march with us and show some Blue!  We’ll have a drum and bagpipe to keep the tempo, a haywagon for those who’d rather ride in the […]

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STATE GOP SMEARS LESLIE COCKBURN

Moments after Leslie was named the 5th District nominee, the Virginia Republican Party started  in on some GOP name-calling. Based on a review (!) of Dangerous Liaison, her 1991 book investigating the Israeli lobby’s outsized influence on American foreign policy, they’ve tagged her “a virulent anti-Semite.” Not so, say two experts, Lowell Feld and David […]

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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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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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RCDC CALL TO CAUCUS TO NOMINATE DELEGATES TO THE 2018 FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT NOMINATING CONVENTION

1. Call. Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee hereby calls an Assembled Caucus to be held at 9:30 am on April 14, 2018, at the Washington Schoolhouse, 567 Mount Salem Avenue, Washington VA 22747. 2. Incorporated Documents. All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party […]

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