SPECIAL SENATE ELECTION, TUESDAY MARCH 28
ONLY voters in the following 4 precincts are eligible to participate in this Special Election for Senate District 9:
101 Ashland - Ashland Town Hall, 121 Thompson St. in council chambers
105 Berkley - John M. Gandy Elementary Schoo,l 201 Archie Cannon Dr. in room A-1
210 Oak Hill - Patrick Henry High School, 12449 W Patrick Henry Rd. in foyer
704 Elmont Elementary School - 12007 Cedar Ln. TBD
Voter registration office will be open for early voting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023
The last day of in-person early voting at voter registration office: Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Lamont Bagby is the Democratic candidate running to fill Jennifer McClellan's old Senate seat in SD-9. Visit hanovercounty.gov for more details.
Volunteer poll greeters are needed on Election Day and for early voting. All are welcome to volunteer! Please contact Rita Dowling at 913-710-6310 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to volunteer.
NEW MOON BASH: SAVE THE DATE
The Hanover Dems will have our annual New Moon Bash on Friday, April 28 at the Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center. Our keynote speaker will be Senator Tim Kaine. More details to follow.
Jen McClellan Goes to Washington
In a historic victory, the 4th Congressional District has voted to send State Senator Jennifer McClellan to represent it in U.S. Congress. Congresswoman-elect McClellan will be the first Black woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia. We are so proud of her. More details on her election are here.
SEN. SASLAW ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
After 48 short years in the Virginia General Assembly, State Senator Dick Saslaw of Fairfax has announced that he does not plan to seek re-election. From DPVA Chairwoman Susan Swecker: "Senator Dick Saslaw has been a steadfast presence throughout my career in Virginia politics. He’s not only been a source of incredible strength, intellect, and integrity, but a deep well of wit, wisdom, and humor. I have the high honor of calling him a close friend and mentor, and I look forward to continuing the fight to preserve the legacy of his progress in the Virginia Senate."
SUPPORT ASHLEYS WORK
Our own director of outreach, Ashley Hall, co-hosted, wrote and produced a podcast that is in the works for a possible movie production. Check it out at https://www.squarepegpodcast.com/credits.