Our first update of 2020! Reorganization and more!

RCDC reorganization 2020

Saturday January 11 2020 was the RCDC’s first meeting of 2020, and our Biennial Reorganization Caucus. Doors opened at 9 am and over 50 people walked through and joined or renewed their membership for 2020/2021. We had a visit from two of our Democratic candidates for U.S. Congress in the 5th District, Dr. Cameron Webb and Rappahannock resident John Lesinski. Thank you all for an enthusiastic start to the year!

Our newly elected or re-elected Officers are:

Mary-Sherman Willis, Chair
Ross O’Donoghue, Vice Chair
Ken Edwards, Secretary
Bruce Sloane, Treasurer

See our Calendar of Events for 2020—a crucial year to get involved! Come to our monthly meetings on the second Saturday of every month! Get ready to knock on doors, attend a postcard party, make phone calls, get out the vote and ELECT DEMOCRATS! By the way, absentee voting for the March 3 Democratic Presidential Primary begins on Thursday January 16, 2020.

WE NEED YOU!

It’s not too late to become an active member. Print out this form and mail it to RCDC, PO Box 277, Washington VA 22747 

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Call to Caucus to Reorganize the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee!

Come affirm your biennial membership to the RCDC at the Washington Town Hall (485 Gay Street, Washington VA) on January 11, 2020, at 9 a.m.!

Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 10.00 a.m. We will also be electing the Chair, Vice-chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. Business concludes by 10:45 a.m.  We will adjourn and immediately reconvene for our first meeting of 2020Dr. Cameron Webb, candidate for Democratic nominee for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District, will be the speaker.

Dr. Cameron Webb

Download the membership form (CLICK HERE to Download the form), print, and fill it out to bring with you, or mail it to RCDC, P.O. Box 277, Washington VA 22747. (The form must arrive by 5 pm on 1/10/2020.). You can also request a form be mailed to you (CLICK HERE to email RCDC Chair, Mary-Sherman Willis) Forms will also be available at the meeting.

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What’s happening this week–the week before Election Day

Tuesday October 29th

Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.  Call 540-675-5380 M-F 8 am to 4 pm See https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/absentee-voting/  Email: vote@rappahannockcountyva.gov 

Saturday November 2nd

Last day for in-person absentee voting. The Registrar’s office (262A Gay Street, Washington, VA) will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Saturday November 2nd

CANVASSING to GET OUT THE VOTE in Rappahannock! Morning and afternoon shifts, 9 am and 1 pm & Sunday November 3. Come to the Dems Office, 1047 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Huntly VA. Bring a cellphone. Questions? Contact Cathy Zimmerman: cpzimmerman@verizon.net or ‭(703) 298-0371‬

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Be in the know this week…

This next week in local Rappahannock political action includes two more chances to meet and support our candidates:

—Wednesday, October 23, a meet and greet for APRIL MOORE, Democratic candidate for Senate, at the Chester Gap Cellars, 4615 Remount Rd, Front Royal VA 22630, from 6-8pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/398281944417396/


—Thursday, October 24, a candidates’ forum, 220 N Commerce Ave #100, Front Royal VA, featuring APRIL MOORE and LAURA GALANTE, Democratic candidate for House of Delegates. Sponsored by the Warren County chamber of Commerce. Come out to support our candidates! https://www.facebook.com/events/2275902992531773/


And an URGENT CALL to reach out to our neighbors in the days before November 5:
We need your help.  Get-Out-To-Vote canvassing for Laura Galante and April Moore starts this weekend. Democratic doors knocked these last critical days may bring that winning vote. Please join us.
Sign-up now to work shifts any Saturday or Sunday, and on Monday Nov. 4 and Tuesday Nov. 5:

  • Knock on doors –  Pick your shift time.  We especially need you Oct 26, Oct 27, Nov. 2, Nov 3, Nov. 5
  • Election Day Phoning – Call our neighbors to the polls on election day.
  • Office Coordinator –  Coordinate field activities during half-day shifts at Rapp Campaign Headquarters in Huntly.  

To sign-up for above, email Cathy at cpzimmerman@verizon.net.
Please.  Sign-up today!

Cathy Zimmerman Co-Chair, Rappahannock County Galante ★ Delegate

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