The DPVA did a lot with the shortest month of the year

Democratic Party of VA
2 min readMar 5, 2021


We announced a series of debates across Virginia with the Democratic candidates for statewide office

We launched the Virginia Turnout Project

The Virginia Turnout Project is a new grassroots effort to drive up Democratic turnout and elect Democrats up and down the ballot this year. The DPVA has gathered a coalition of national and statewide stakeholders who are focused on keeping Virginia a Blue Commonwealth!

DPVA is hosting Candidate Trainings

The DPVA is teaming up with the NDTC to hold a series of trainings for local candidates beginning in late March — Applications are still being accepted! Click here to apply

We welcomed a new staff member

Jara Butler, who will serve as our Training Director!

Jara Butler is a native of Dallas, TX who most recently was the National Training and Services Director at the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. A proud graduate of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs, she served as Executive Director of Georgia Students for Barack Obama and in 2018 worked for Beto O’Rourke’s Senate Campaign as Political Outreach Director.

Blue Commonwealth Candidate Forum

We’re excited to announce the VADEMS Blue Commonwealth Candidate Forum on March 24, featuring Former Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, Delegate Lee Carter, Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, Former Governor Terry McAuliffe, & Senator Jennifer McClellan. The forum will be moderated by Delegate Lashrecse Aird.

Lastly, a reminder that we have a Special Election in SD-38 coming up on March 23rd!

Click Here to get involved

Click Here to donate

Click Here to attend an event with Laurie & Sen. Kaine!

While our counterparts over at the RPV are reeling, unable to decide nomination methods, and fearful of their Trumpist standard-bearer, the DPVA is gearing up for another history-making year in the Commonwealth — breaking records and electing Democrats up and down the ballot all across Virginia.



Democratic Party of VA

Official Medium account of the Democratic Party of Virginia.