IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

In compliance with the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) State Party Plan, it is mandated that a seven (7) day notice be given before conducting an election of officers for the local Democratic Committees, therefore; this is to officially notify all interested parties that elections will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:00 pm at the Lucas Professional Center, 1214 County Street, Portsmouth, Virginia 23707 for the following offices:

  • Chair
  • 1st Vice Chair
  • 2nd Vice Chair
  • Secretary
  • Sergeant-At-Arms

As a matter of information, reorganization of the Portsmouth Democratic Committee is not scheduled to occur until January 2018 as outlined in the committees by-laws. Questions about the process will be answered at the Portsmouth Democratic Committee on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Senior Station, 3500 Clifford Street, Portsmouth, VA 23707 during its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 6:00pm. The meeting will be conducted by Curtis Gunn, temporary Chairman until April 13, 2017.

CAUCUS NOTICE

Notice of Party Nomination Method for Constitutional Offices and Call to Caucus

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the Portsmouth Democratic Committee voted unanimously to approve Non-primary methods of nomination for the following Constitutional Offices.

The Assembled Caucus
  • Commonwealth Attorney
  • Sheriff
  • Treasurer
The Unassembled Caucus
  • Commissioner of Revenue
Notice of Call to Caucus

Contact Lisa L. Lucas-Burke at 757.397.8200 or portsmouthdemocraticchair@yahoo.com for more information.

PRIMARY NOTICE

There will be a Democratic Primary for the 79th and 80th House Districts on June 13, 2017.

Persons wishing to file as a candidate for the 79th House District and have their names placed on the ballot shall file the required documents no earlier than Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. and no later than Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Documents must be filed with Reuben Washington at 5 Columbia Court ,Portsmouth, VA 23704. Mr. Washington's contact information is as follows: Phone (757) 589-8924, Email reubenby@gmail.com.

Persons wishing to file as a candidate for the 80th House District and have their names placed on the ballot shall file the required documents no earlier than Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. and no later than Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Documents must be filed with Bruce LaLonde at 168 Yorkshire Road Portsmouth, VA 23701. Mr. LaLonde's contact information is as follows: Phone (757) 241-3026, Email brucelalonde@cs.com.

Portsmouth Democratic Committee

The Portsmouth Democractic Committee is committed to establishing good democrats in all positions of government from the local to the federal levels of leadership.

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DPVA Statewide Grassroots Training Dates

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