You are eligible to vote absentee during the June 11, 2013 Democratic Primary if you meet the requirements stated in this document and follow the stated instructions.
The Call to Democratic Party Caucus for the Virginia 13th House of Delegates District has been issued. The caucus will be held on Saturday June 1st from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM at the Prince William County Democratic Headquarters, 4349 Ridgewood Center Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22192. Click here to view or print the call.
Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Held in Prince William
May 6, 2013 7:57 am – Potomac Local News
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. – The Prince William County Democratic Committee held its 34th Annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner this past weekend at Foxchase Manor in Manassas. With 306 tickets sold, nearly every seat was filled.
“Prince William County was essential to President Obama’s victory in the Commonwealth in 2012,” said Congressman Gerry Connolly. “The incredible success of the JJ dinner is a sign that enthusiasm is high among Democrats in a key swing county.”
The featured speaker of the evening, Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, spoke about the importance of diversity, the challenges of having an aging population, and A policy expert in the areas of health, social insurance, income security, education, women’s issues and civic participation, Dr. Rockeymoore is the author of The Political Action Handbook: A How to Guide for the Hip-Hop Generation and co-editor of Strengthening Community: Social Insurance in a Diverse America. Dr. Rockeymoore is married to sitting Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD).
Others in attendance were: Congressman Gerry Connolly; Congressman Elijah Cummings; the full slate of Democratic elected leadership in Prince William; Candidates for Lieutenant Governor, Aneesh Chopra and Senator Ralph Northam; Candidates for Attorney General, Justin Fairfax and Senator Mark Herring; and State Party Chair, Delegate Charneille Herring among others.
“This year, we have moved into a new headquarters in the Ridgewood Center,” says Chair Harry Wiggins. “We have strong candidates running in all 8 House of Delegates races in Prince William, and in the Woodbridge School Board race. We are a battleground county and we will keep this momentum into the November elections.”
To learn more about the Prince William County Democratic Committee, please visit pwcdems.org.
At the Virginia Young Democrats convention in Norfolk, our own Justin Wilk was elected Virginia Young Democrats’ Head of Labor. He beat out two opponents to achieve this state-wide Young Democrats office. Good for him. We have another winner here in Prince William County! We are proud of what he has done by getting involved with the Facebook page (Book Club) and helping to organize Prince William County teachers. Kudos and many thanks for your efforts.