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 Plan (“State Party Plan”), as amended, and the Call to Convention issued by the Fifth District Committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia dated February 26, 2018, are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.

3. Purposes and Allocation. The purpose of the Caucus shall be to elect four delegates and two alternates to the Fifth District Democratic Committee Nominating Convention (“District Convention”) to be held at The Firemen’s Sports Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville VA 23901 at 11 a.m. on May 5, 2018.

4. Participation and Outreach. Participation in Virginia’s Democratic delegate selection process is open to all registered voters who wish to participate as Democrats. All meetings shall be open to all members of the Democratic Party regardless of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, economic status, or disability, and all meetings should be publicized fully. The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee shall conduct outreach to encourage full participation by all Democrats in the delegate nomination process, including notice, publicity and education programs. Such outreach should be directed to all Democratic constituencies, including groups such as ethnic minorities, young people, persons over 65 years of age, lesbians and gay men, persons with a high school education or less, persons with disabilities and persons of low and moderate income.

5. Rules. The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee shall establish Temporary rules for the caucus in conformity with the Fifth District Democratic Committee’s Call and the State Party Plan. A copy of the rules shall be furnished to any Democrat requesting such information. (more…)


Notice of Rappahannock County Democratic Caucus

The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee hereby announces that it will hold an assembled caucus beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Town Hall in Washington, Virginia. The purpose is to elect members to the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee for the 2018-2019 Biennium.

Any Democrat wishing to be a member of the Committee must file an application for Membership which may be mailed to RCDC, P.O. Box 277, Washington, VA 22747 or filed at the Caucus. Filing forms will be available from 9:00 am to 10 am at the Town Hall on the day of the Caucus. It is not necessary to be present at the Caucus to be elected as a member of the Committee; however, it is necessary that all Applications for Membership be in the possession of the Reorganization Caucus by 10:00 am on January 13, 2018.

Doors to the caucus will open at 9:00 for breakfast and check-in. At 10:00 am the doors to the Caucus will be closed, and no person may complete a form and participate after that time with the exception of those persons in line at 10:00 am. Once the Committee is reformed, the Committee will convene and may choose to elect officers for the 2018-2019 Biennium.

For more information or application forms, contact Barbara Dennis at 540-364-2569.


Congratulations to the new RCDC officers

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The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee held its biennial caucus to reorganize and elect new officers on Saturday January 9 at Town Hall.  A scrumptious breakfast was served to about 40 attendees then the caucus proceeded with business.  Ross O’Donoghue (left) and Greg Ludlow (not present) were re-elected chairman & vice chairman respectively.  Barbara Dennis (center) is the new secretary and Bruce Sloane (right) is new treasurer.  The next regular monthly meeting will be held at the Library on February 2 at 7pm.