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Millennials Deserve a Real Voice in the DNC

“We want to congratulate the Democratic millennial leaders who were elected to state legislature seats in Virginia and New Jersey last night, many of whom flipped critical seats from red to blue. Each of these progressive leaders is proof positive that when we stand up to Donald Trump’s divisive, hate-fueled politics and lead with our values and a vision focused on jobs, healthcare, and opportunity for all, we can accomplish anything.”…

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Ballot Voter Guides for Nov. 7th

Democratic Ballot Guides When you get to the polls on November 7th, not all candidates are marked as Democrats on the ballots. Below are ballot guides for each district to view or download. Each guide will help you to remember Democrats that represent your district as well as candidates for Sheriff, Commissioner and Treasurer. House…

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VBDC Bylaw and Organizational Changes

VBDC Bylaw and Organizational Changes At the September 11, 2017 business meeting, the VBDC Steering Committee proposed several Bylaw and organizational changes to voting members.  The objectives of the Bylaw and organizational changes were to: 1. expand our membership and volunteer base; and 2. reorganize the VBDC structure to streamline the chair’s role, strengthen legislative…

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DNC’s Youth Council – Positions Open

The Democratic National Committee’s Youth Council   Applications are now available for the 2017-2019 at-large positions on the Democratic National Committee’s Youth Council. The application can also be found online at http://my.democrats.org/page/s/dnc-youth-council-application-2017.  The Youth Council will select one male and one female from each of the DNC’s four regions (East, South, Midwest and West) to serve…

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Civics Quiz: Seven questions to help you vote

Take this short quiz to see if you are you an informed Virginia Beach citizen and voter. Question 1:  How many voters are in Virginia Beach? As of February 1, 2017, Virginia Beach has 279,443 active voters and 32,411inactive voters for a total of 311,854 voters.  This information was compiled by the Virginia State Board…

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Caucus Scheduled to Select a Democratic Nominee for House of Delegates District 84

PRESS RELEASE For more information, please contact Chair Dave Belote, 757.716.8248, chair@vbdemocrats.org Caucus Scheduled to Select a Democratic Nominee for House of Delegates District 84 The Virginia Beach City Democratic Nominating Committee will hold an unassembled caucus on May 20, 2017 between Noon and 4 PM at Bow Creek Recreation Center, 3427 Club House Rd,…

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VBDemocrats Present for Voting Machine Testing

On Tuesday May 9, members of the Virginia Beach Democratic Committee met at the city warehouse on Leroy Rd. to observe voting machine testing. Lauralee Grimm (VBDC Steering Committee, Electoral Board Vice Chair) and Mark Vang (VBDC Technology Chair) were present. Al Ablowich, Chairman of the Electoral Board, walked us through the process. Each machine…

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News: “I can’t sit at the table because I am not a good ol’ boy”: Virginia Beach architect marches for equality

By Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot Alissa Skelton Feb 24, 2017 Wendell Green will march 3 miles for African Americans who aspire to join his profession. He will march for the young architects and designers he mentors, who want to live in Hampton Roads, make a living and raise families. The 70-year-old African-American architect will march…

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