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HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CALLS FOR NON-PARTISAN REDISTRICTING IN 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

December 6, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release
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While the Supreme Court of the United States considers redistricting cases from North Carolina and Virginia, the Virginia House Democratic Caucus is calling for the creation of a nonpartisan redistricting commission to be allowed a floor vote in the House of Delegates during the upcoming 2017 legislative session.

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HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS STATEMENTS ON SD-01 AND HD-93 SPECIAL ELECTIONS

November 8, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release

The House Democratic Caucus would like to congratulate Senator-Elect Monty Mason and Delegate-Elect Mike Mullin on their victories tonight in the SD-01 and HD-93 special elections.

Del. David Toscano, Leader of the House Democratic Caucus, had this to say of Delegate-Elect Mike Mullin:

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HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS STATEMENTS ON SD-05 AND HD-77 SPECIAL ELECTIONS

November 8, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release

The House Democratic Caucus would like to congratulate Senator-Elect Lionell Spruill, Sr. and Delegate-Elect Cliff Hayes, Jr. on their victories tonight in the SD-05 and HD-77 special elections.

Del. David Toscano, Leader of the House Democratic Caucus, had this to say of Delegate-Elect Cliff Hayes, Jr.:

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DEMOCRATIC HOUSE LEADERS PROPOSE NEW LAW TO EXTEND VOTER REGISTRATION

October 20, 2016Blog Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
House Democratic Leader, David J. Toscano (D-Charlottesville/Albemarle), today announced that a proposed change in state law to address emergencies that prevent citizens attempting to register from doing so in time of emergency. The proposed law would allow the State Board of Elections to extend the registration period for seven days in the event of an emergency.
 

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UPDATE: Their Silence is Deafening

October 12, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release

It has now been five days since the video of Donald Trump speaking about assaulting women became public. In that time, numerous Republican elected officials from across the nation have disavowed not only Donald Trump's words, but Donald Trump himself, by making it clear that they will not vote for a man who believes sexual assault is okay, as long as you're "a star."

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VIRGINIA HOUSE DEMOCRATS CALL ON VIRGINIA HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO DISAVOW TRUMP

October 8, 2016Blog Post

With Republicans across the nation withdrawing support of Republican Presidential nominee, Donald Trump, due to the latest reveal of Trump's sexism and anti-women characteristics, Democratic members of the Virginia House of Delegates are calling on their Republican colleagues to disavow their support for Trump as well.

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Is Heather Cordasco ducking a debate with Mike Mullin?

September 6, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release

Democrat Michael Mullin gladly accepted an invitation from the League of Womens Voters of the Williamsburg Area to participate in a forum with Republican Heather Cordasco on October 19th, 2016. Both are running for this November's special election for House of Delegates in the 93rd district.

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77TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS ELECT NOMINEE

August 16, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release -- August 16, 2016

Democrats from the 77th district of Virginia's House of Delegates have selected a nominee to represent the party in the November 8th special election to fill the vacancy left by Del. Lionell Spruill, Sr., who has been elected as the Democratic nominee for the 5th district in the Senate of Virginia and resigned his seat in the house to ensure continuity of representation and save taxpayer dollars.

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77TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS ELECT NOMINEE

August 16, 2016Blog Post

For Immediate Release -- August 16, 2016

Democrats from the 77th district of Virginia's House of Delegates have selected a nominee to represent the party in the November 8th special election to fill the vacancy left by Del. Lionell Spruill, Sr., who has been elected as the Democratic nominee for the 5th district in the Senate of Virginia and resigned his seat in the house to ensure continuity of representation and save taxpayer dollars.

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STATEMENT ON SECRETARY CLINTON'S SELECTION OF SENATOR TIM KAINE TO SERVE AS THE NEXT VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

July 22, 2016Blog Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Virginia House of Delegates Democratic Leader David Toscano issued the following statement on Secretary Hillary Clinton's announcement of her selection of Tim Kaine as her running mate in this years Presidential election, thus making him the person who will serve as the next Vice President of the United States.

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