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10th Congressional District Convention Results
The 10th Congressional District Democratic Committee held it’s Virtual Congressional Convention on May 9th and 10th. The results of the convention can be viewed by Clicking Here!
Town Elections Endorsement Process
The 2020 LCDC Endorsement Process for Non-Partisan Elections (Town Races) can be viewed by Clicking Here!
The 2020 LCDC Endorsement for Town Council Request Form can be viewed by Clicking Here!
Town Elections in Loudoun County
The Supreme Court of Virginia has granted the requests of the towns of Lovettsville, Middleburg, and Purcellville to move their municipal elections to Thursday, June 4, 2020, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the towns of Hamilton and Round Hill are scheduled to hold their municipal elections on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, two weeks later than the original date of May 5.
Loudoun County election officials encourage voters in the upcoming town elections to cast absentee ballots. Anyone seeking to vote absentee in the May or June elections may choose the reason “2A-My disability or illness” for absentee voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Voters may apply for an absentee ballot online.
The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot for the May 19 elections is Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot for the June 4 elections is Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, social distancing measures are in place for in-person absentee voting at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 750 Miller Drive SE, Suite C in Leesburg, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Only curbside absentee voting is offered. There are signs directing voters to contact election officials upon their arrival. Voters will not be permitted in the office to vote.
The final day to vote an absentee ballot in person for the May 19 election is Saturday, May 16, 2020. The Office of Elections and Voter Registration will be open May 16 for curbside absentee voting, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The final day to vote an absentee ballot in person for the June 4 election is Saturday, May 30, 2020. The Office of Elections and Voter Registration will be open May 16 for curbside absentee voting, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Voters do not have to apply in advance to vote absentee in person.
Election officials remind residents that only voters in the western Loudoun towns of Hamilton, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill are eligible to apply for absentee ballots for these elections.
Also, as part of the response to COVID-19, election officials ask voters to call ahead for an appointment if they need to conduct any business other than absentee voting or voter registration. Call 703-777-0380. You may also email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press Release and Resolution for Release of ICE Detainees from Viriginia Prisons
Leesburg, VA. (May 7th, 2020) – The members of the Loudoun County Democratic Committee voted to support a resolution calling on elected officials to urge Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to immediately release individuals being detained for civil immigration matters.
Click Here for Press Release (Weblog)
Click Here for LDCD Resolution (Weblog)
Click Here for LCDC Resolution (PDF)
10th CDDC Auction Fundraiser – May 30th, 2020 — Auction Items Needed —
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 10th Congressional District Democratic Committee has been forced to cancel any plans for an in-person fundraising event. To make sure we can continue to support our Democratic candidates in this critical year, we’ll be holding an online Auction Fundraiser on May 30th, 2020. We’re reaching out to our committee members, local Chairs, and friends to help supply items or services to be offered for Auction via a portal on our Website.
Virginia Clean Energy Update – April 29th, 2020
Nathan Soules of Zero Carbon Virginia gave a presentation this day that updated the attendees on the Virginia Clean Energy (VCE) initiatives.
Jennifer Wexton and Mark Warner win DPVA Nominations
Congratulations to Jennifer and Mark! No challengers filed to run against VA 10th CD Representative Jennifer Wexton and Senator Mark Warner by the March 26th, 2020 deadline. Consequently, the DPVA has declared the incumbents the Democratic nominees for their respective seats. Therefore, the Democratic portion of the June 23rd, 2020 Congressional Primaries has been canceled.
Loudoun County Democrats Go Virtual
In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, we’ve moved all meetings into the online virtual world using the Zoom App. Please Click Here for tutorial videos on using Zoom.
Loudoun County Democrats COVID-19 Response
As COVID-19 reports continue to grow, we have been discussing ways to assist those in our committee’s social network during this time. Our members’ and community’s health is our number one priority; therefore, we are implementing a volunteer service for those who are not able to go out.
Volunteer to Provide COVID-19 Assistance
For those willing to help, see the volunteer sign-up form below. Many folks are going to rely on help from their neighbors. This is a great opportunity to help those in need!
COVID-19 Assistance Request
The form below allows individuals to list what supplies or errands they need. A volunteer will then run the errands and drop off the supplies at the individual’s residence.
Climate Change in the Time of Covid-19
Thoughts for Loudoun County
Mary Sheehan, MPH PhD
Faculty Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Lecturer, Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain)
(Retired from the World Bank)
At the LCDC General Membership meeting on April 2nd, Mary Sheehan gave the following presentation dealing with the challenge that Climate Change presents a greater threat/risk to human societies than we have realized!
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