VA Demo Memo Weekly Update: 20 Days to Election Day!
Volunteers in VA05 were pumped up on Sunday as DPVA Chairwoman Susan Swecker, Leslie Cockburn, Olivia Wilde, and Jason Sudeikis canvassed in Charlottesville.
The Washington Post strongly endorses Senator Kaine.
Opinion | Tim Kaine for U.S. Senate
DEMOCRAT Tim Kaine and his Republican challenger, Corey A. Stewart, are rivals for the same U.S. Senate seat in…
Senator Kaine “is a credit to Virginia and to the Senate. Mr. Stewart, who has smeared “establishment pukes” of his own party and made good on his promise to run a “vicious” campaign for the Senate, is a disgrace. We endorse Mr. Kaine.”
See the powerful closing remarks from Abigail Spanberger’s virtuoso performance during her VA07 debate victory over Dave Brat.
Virginia Democrats dominate fundraising heading into crucial 2018 midterms.
With the November midterm elections just weeks away, Virginia Democrats — at the statewide, congressional, and party level — crushed their Republican counterparts in Quarter 3 funds raised and hold significant leads in cash on hand.
The Democratic Party of Virginia holds an over 32:1 cash on hand advantage over the Republican Party of Virginia, Senator Tim Kaine had over 7 times as much cash on hand as Corey Stewart, and all four Democrat challengers hold a cash advantage in what have been rated Virginia’s most competitive Congressional races.
The Washington Post endorses Jennifer Wexton.
Opinion | Jennifer Wexton for Congress
REP. BARBARA Comstock, a two-term Republican who represents Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, including…
After endorsing Barbara Comstock in 2016, the Post stated, “Unfortunately, her promise has turned to dust; on critical issues, she has been a reliable, often unquestioning foot soldier in the president’s ranks of Republican loyalists. That disappointment, and the clear and convincing competence of her Democratic rival, state Sen. Jennifer Wexton, inform our decision this year to support Ms. Wexton.”
Virginia Democrats are proud of the female veterans and federal agents in this powerful new campaign video. Virginia is home to two of these amazing women running for Congress: Abigail Spanberger and Elaine Luria.
Watch Jennifer Lewis’ first TV ad, ‘Trust and Independence’.
Meet Vangie Williams, one of the 18 black women running for a seat in Congress.
Meet the 18 Black Women Running for a Seat in Congress * EBONY
Some are labeling the 2018 election cycle the "Year of the Woman" thanks to historic runs such as gubernatorial…
“Lavangelene “Vangie” Williams says she is a strategic planner, mother and professional problem solver. A self-made woman who has overcome insurmountable odds, Williams is a public servant who solves problems for our federal government. A real-world professional with 30 years of experience, she is not a career politician who will put corporate interests above people. William currently works full time for a major government contractor as a strategic planner/senior project control principal.”
Next Week: Anthony Flaccavento (VA09) will reach his ONE HUNDREDTH Town Hall!
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True Blue Podcast Episode One: Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Justin Fairfax is the Chairwoman’s special guest on this inaugural episode of the True Blue Podcast — during the show the Chairwoman and Lieutenant Governor discuss Fairfax’s start in Virginia politics, some of his favorite moments while in office, and gets personal as he talks about his lovely family. Listen below!