CALL TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY CAUCUS - VIRGINIA 55TH HOUSE OF DELEGATES DISTRICT

Pursuant to the Democratic Party Plan of Virginia ("the Party Plan"), the 55th House District Democratic Nominating Committee ("the Committee") hereby calls an Unassembled Caucus for the sole purpose of choosing a Democratic nominee for the 55th House of Delegates District ("the 55th District").

For the filing forms and rules, click on the read more link below.

Caucus Rules, Forms, and Information. Caucus Rules will be posted, along with other pertinent forms and information about the nominating process, on the websites of the Hanover, Caroline and Spotsylvania County Democratic Committees. Any changes to the Caucus Rules will be updated at that site. (Candidate Filing Form -  see below)

General Participation Requirements. Each participant in the Caucus must be a qualified voter in the 55th District at the time of their participation. No participant in the Caucus may intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in that General Election.

Voting Opportunities. Participants in the Caucus may vote only in person and at the designated time and location. The Caucus will be held from 6pm to 8pm on April 27, 2015 at the Ashland Branch Library, 201 S. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, Va 23005.

Candidate Requirements. Each candidate for nomination must meet all applicable requirements of state law, the Party Plan, and the Caucus Rules. Each candidate for nomination must submit a completed Declaration of Candidacy form and petitions to the Chair of the Committee no later than April 20, 2015 at 5 p.m. ET. Each form must bear the original signature of the candidate, and must be accompanied by a filing fee of $500, made payable to the 55th District Nominating Committee. If only one qualified candidate files by the deadline, that person will be the nominee of the Democratic Party and the Caucus will be canceled.

 

For questions about the Caucus, to request any accommodation necessary to ensure full participation, or to file a Declaration of Candidacy, please contact Delores Dalton Dunn, Chair of the Committee, any time at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 804-240-2162. Candidates wishing to file must mail their Declaration of Candidacy to the HDC, PO Box 22, Ashland, VA 23005 in sufficient time to meet the deadline of 5 p.m. on April 20, 2015. ("Postmark does not apply.) 

 

 55TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC NOMINATING COMMITTEE

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FOR DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION

I, the undersigned, declare myself a candidate for the Democratic Nomination as a candidate for election to the office of Member, Virginia House of Delegates, 55th District in the General Election to be held Tuesday, November 3th, 2015.

In making this declaration, I certify as follows:

 

I am registered to vote in the 55th House of Delegates district

 

I am a Democrat

 

I will not support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the next General election

 

I believe in the principles of the Democratic Party

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This form must be accompanied by a filing fee of $500.

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Filing Fee

$500

This Declaration of Candidacy form must be received on or before 5 p.m. on April 20, 2015 at:

PO Box 22 • Ashland, VA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Authorized and Paid for by the 55th House of Delegates District Democratic Nominating Committee

CALL TO CAUCUS ANNOUNCEMENT - ASHLAND MINISTERIAL DISTRICT 

A caucus of registered voters of the Ashland Ministerial District who support the Democratic Party will be held on April 28, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, VA 23005.  The purpose of the caucus is to choose the party’s nominee for the Ashland District Supervisor election to be held on November 3, 2015.  Only persons willing to sign the caucus participation form (wherein the signer acknowledges that they are a Democrat who supports the party and its candidates) will be allowed to vote for the prospective nominees.  Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and voting will take place between 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.   For further information, please call John Schuiteman, Chair:  Ashland District of the Hanover Democratic Committee.

 

Candidate Requirements

Democratic candidates seeking the nomination for the Hanover Board of Supervisors from the Ashland Magisterial District must pre-file their intent prior to April 21, 2015 with the Chair of the Hanover County Democratic Committee, Gordon Silver, and the candidate must pay a non-refundable filing fee of $500. Again, the deadline for candidate filing is April 21, 2015

Payment of the $500 filing fee shall be made by cash or check made payable to the Hanover County Democratic Committee. The candidate must fill out the candidate pre-filing form (see below). The form and payment must be received by Gordon Silver, Chair at P.O. Box 22, Ashland, VA 23005 by April 21, 2015. . Contact information for the HDC Chair may be obtained from the HDC Website.  Postmarks are not acceptable. If no candidate presents himself or herself, the Chair of the Hanover County Democratic Committee will cancel the caucus. If only one candidate presents himself or herself, the caucus will be cancelled.

 

 

 

Filing Form for candidates wishing to run for the Democratic Party Nomination for Ashland Magisterial District Supervisor, Hanover County, Virginia

 

 

I, _______________________________________, state that I am a Democrat, that I believe in the principles of the Democratic Party and that I will not support any candidate opposed to a Democrat in the next ensuing election. I also state that I am a registered voter in Hanover County, Virginia.

 

 

NAME________________________________________________________________________

 

ADDRESS____________________________________________________________________

 

CITY_________________________________________________________ZIP_____________

 

MAILING ADDRESS (if different)_______________________________________________

 

PHONE (H)____________________________________(C)____________________________

 

E-MAIL______________________________________________________________________

 

 

Signature______________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

Date_______________________________

 

 

Filing fee of $500.00 and form have been received by the Hanover County Democratic Chair, Gordon Silver.

 

Chair’s signature_______________________________________ Date________________

 

Paid for and Authorized by the Hanover County Democratic Committee

 

 

Announcing the Annual

Blue Moon Bash

Hanover Democratic Committee

Thursday, April 16, 2015

7:00 – 9:30 pm

The Hanover Arts & Activities Center

Ashland, VA

Join us for Cash Bar and Dinner

Master of Ceremonies

The Honorable A. Donald McEachin

Virginia State Senator - District 9

Keynote Speaker

The Honorable Ralph Northam

Virginia Lieutenant Governor

Please RSVP by using the enclosed reply card or to Toni Radler at (804) 916.0693 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Donation Levels (per person):$1000 Once in a Blue Moon** $500 Far Side of the Moon (includes 3 tickets)$300 Over the Moon (includes 2 tickets)$150 Harvest Moon$50 Crescent Moon$25 New Moon (students)

Paid for by the Hanover Democratic Committee

People love our Blue Moon Bash!  Great speakers, delicious food, and the best fellowship in Hanover County. The Blue Moon Bash has grown each year becoming one of those events people eagerly look forward to.
Save the date!

 

 

 To purchase tickets go to: http://www.ezevent.com/Live/TheBlueMoonBash/04162015/444982


 

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Our Next Meeting: What's Really Going On In Congress?

Shuwanza Goff, the Floor Director for Democratic Congressman and House Whip Steny Hoyer from Maryland, will be the Hanover Democratic Committee's exciting guest speaker for the Hanover Democratic Committee's next meeting on Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. at Ashland Coffee & Tea. Goff, the daughter of Hershular and Robert Goff of Mechanicsville, began her career on Capitol Hill in 2008 as a staff assistant in the House Majority Leader's office. After having been promoted to Floor Aide and then Floor Assistant, Shuwanza became the Democratic Whip’s Deputy Director of Legislative Operations in 2012, where she helped manage the day-to-day operations of the Floor.  In May of 2013, Shuwanza was promoted to her current role of Floor Director where she oversees the House Floor operation for the Democratic Whip. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science, Shuwanza also holds a Master of Science degree from American University in Justice, Law, and Society.  Get the inside scoop and a free cup of coffee on Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. at Ashland Coffee & Tea.

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