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FCDC endorsements for the Town of Herndon

The Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) endorses the following candidates November 2020 General Election: Mayor, Town of Herndon: Sheila Olem Councilmember, Town of Herndon: Naila Alam Cesar A. del Aguila Pradip Dhakal Signe V. Friedrichs Sean Regan Jasbinder Singh   Ms. Olem was endorsed by a vote of FCDC at its July 28, 2020 general meeting. A virtual unassembled caucus was conducted from August 10 – 28, 2020 for the purpose of selecting up to

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Effective July 1, 2020: Important Virginia Legislation

This is a partial list of new Virginia laws taking effect on July 1, 2020, thanks to our Democratic General Assembly and Democratic Governor and Lieutenant Governor. The Virginia Division of Legislative Services has a publication called In Due Course that has a selection of legislation passed by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly that is likely to affect the daily lives of the citizens of Virginia. If you think we missed an important

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Statement from Members of FCDC Steering Committee

The following statement was signed by 33 members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee’s Steering Committee. The views expressed in this statement are from the undersigned and not meant to be construed as an endorsement or policy of the Party. Click here to read about this statement in the Blue View. Senator Chap Petersen recently made offensive comments about American school systems under Jim Crow, for which he apologized after the Fairfax NAACP rightly pointed

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UPDATED STATEMENT: Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19) and the Fairfax County Democratic Committee

[NOTE: Until further notice, the FCDC office is closed to the public but we are maintaining regular operations.] May 22, 2020 The Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) is an organization that takes the health and well-being of its members seriously. As such, and because the average member is at increased risk of serious health concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, we will continue to watch the information provided by the Governor, the Virginia Department

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Resolution Urging Governor Northam to Continue Suspension of Evictions

The Fairfax County Democratic Committee Urges the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To Continue Suspension of Residential Housing Tenant Evictions in Virginia WHEREAS, the current coronavirus pandemic presents a real and very serious threat to every resident of Virginia all of whom face substantial danger of contracting and spreading coronavirus. Tenants of residential housing units in Virginia are required to make payments of rent on a timely basis as defined in their contract. Tenants

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Kiraly Named FCDC Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jack Kiraly (703) 791-9132 jack@fairfaxdemocrats.org Kiraly Named FCDC Executive Director Experienced Campaign Professional Will Manage Organization Through Pivotal Election FAIRFAX – Jack Kiraly has been named Executive Director of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee. He brings to the position extensive experience in campaign organizing and policy advocacy: Last year, Jack managed the successful campaign for Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano, who won the first primary election for the position in

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Fairfax County Democratic Committee Passes Resolution Urging Adoption of Nonpartisan Anti-gerrymandering Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jack Kiraly (703) 791-9132 jack@fairfaxdemocrats.org Fairfax County Democratic Committee Passes Resolution Urging Adoption of Nonpartisan Anti-gerrymandering Reforms Resolution Passes at Biennial Reorganization Meeting FAIRFAX – Last week, the Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) passed a resolution supporting a non-partisan or independent redistricting process. The resolution encourages members of the General Assembly representing Fairfax County, to reject SJ18 and the related constitutional amendment. The constitutional amendment contained within SJ18 allows for continued

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