Manassas & Manassas Park Democrats Announce Revised Process to Elect State Delegates and Alternates to Virginia’s 2020 10th Congressional District and Statewide Democratic Conventions

Written on:March 27, 2020
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The Manassas & Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee (MMPCDC), in coordination with the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA), has announced a revised process–necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic–to elect state delegates and alternates from the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park to Virginia’s 10th Congressional District (10th CD) Democratic Convention (currently scheduled for May 9 in Ashburn, VA) and the Statewide Democratic Convention (currently scheduled for June 20 in Richmond, VA).  

A total of 2000 state delegates plus 500 alternates will be elected statewide in Virginia.  At the Congressional District and State Democratic Conventions, these state delegates will elect most of Virginia’s 99 national delegates and 8 alternates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which is currently scheduled for July 13-16 in Milwaukee, WI.

All 206 state delegate and 51 alternate slots within Virginia’s 10th CD are pledged to a specific Democratic presidential candidate; namely, either Former Vice President Joe Biden or U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.  Those delegate and alternate slots have been further allocated for each Virginia locality based on their number of Democratic voters and the results of the March 3, 2020 presidential primary.

Click here for a full statewide breakdown of Virginia’s national and state Democratic delegate and alternate allocations.

The City of Manassas has been allocated 9 state delegate and 2 alternate slots, with 6 delegates and one alternate pledged to Joe Biden and 3 delegates and one alternate pledged to Bernie Sanders.  The City of Manassas Park has been allocated 4 state delegate slots and one alternate slot, with 2 delegates and one alternate pledged to Joe Biden and 2 delegates and 0 alternates pledged to Bernie Sanders.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state delegates and alternates will not be elected via in-person caucuses.  Instead, DPVA staff, working with the local Democratic Committee chairs, will administer online unassembled caucuses (firehouse primaries) for all contested state delegate and alternate elections.   Those online unassembled caucuses will be open for voting between noon on April 18 and 7:00 pm on April 20.

Moreover, the DPVA has issued a revised and singular Statewide Call to Virtual Caucus that applies to every locality in Virginia.

Anybody who wishes to participate (either by running for state delegate or alternate and/or just to vote) in the upcoming caucuses must pre-register with the State Party by April 9th at 5:00 pm, using the appropriate online form:

The latter form is required to conduct this election virtually and ensure that anybody who wants to vote in a caucus has a chance to do so.   State delegate and alternate candidates (but not caucus voters) are asked to make a $25 voluntary payment to defray the cost of this process.

Updates on the status and format of the 10th CD and Statewide Conventions are expected soon and will be posted on the MMPCDC website when they become available.

For more information, read the above-referenced Call to Caucus or visit the MMPCDC website (manassascitydemocrats.org) or the DPVA Website (http://vademocrats.org/delegateselection).  If required, DPVA staff will provide online filing assistance by telephone at 844-4VA-VOTE (844-482-8683) Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm.

Manassas & Manassas Park Democrats Reorganized for 2020-2021

Written on:January 16, 2020
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Manassas & Manassas Park Democrats Reorganized for 2020-2021

Attendees at our January 15, 2020 Reorganization Meeting The Manassas & Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee held its biennial reorganization meeting on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.   Sixty-three members were elected to the Committee at this initial meeting. Congratulations to the following individuals who were unanimously elected as Committee officers for the 2020-2021 biennium: Co-Chairs: Cheryl Macias and Mike Freeland Vice Chair: Donald Shuemaker Secretary: Michael Laverty Treasurer: Patt Fields

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Training Summit for Local Democratic Committee Volunteers, Saturday, April 25, at the Fairfax County Government Center

Written on:January 15, 2020
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Training Summit for Local Democratic Committee Volunteers, Saturday, April 25, at the Fairfax County Government Center

The Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) is conducting a one-day training for local Democratic Committee volunteers on Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, at the Fairfax County Government Center. Sign up for a day of learning and networking for a 2020 Blue Win! Hone your skills, hear from local leaders, and network with other Democrats committed to winning in November 2020! Any Democrat who is done…

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Call for the Reorganization of the Manassas & Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee for the 2020-2021 Biennium

Written on:January 5, 2020
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Call for the Reorganization of the Manassas & Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee for the 2020-2021 Biennium

CALL FOR LOCAL COMMITTEE REORGANIZATIONManassas and Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee, Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:30 PM, Manassas City Public Works Building Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Manassas and Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee (MMPCDC) hereby calls an assembled caucus beginning at 7:30 pm on January 15, 2020 at the Manassas City Public Works Building Conference Room, 8500 Public Works Dr., Manassas VA…

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MMPCDC Holiday Potluck Celebration, Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 6:30-9 PM

Written on:November 28, 2019
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MMPCDC Holiday Potluck Celebration, Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 6:30-9 PM

Please join us at our fourth annual MMPCDC holiday potluck celebration!   All are welcome.  We Democrats have much to celebrate after the latest “Democratic wave” on November 5. Date:  Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Time:  6:30 PM- 9:00 PM Where:  Bull Run Unitarian Universalists, Fellowship Hall, 9350 Main St, Manassas, VA 20110 MMPCDC will provide sliced ham and turkey. We will have a champagne toast to our newly elected Democrats: Senator Jeremy…

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Lisa Stevens’ Postcard Party* and Canvass, Sunday, September 22, Noon-3 PM

Written on:September 16, 2019
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Lisa Stevens’ Postcard Party* and Canvass, Sunday, September 22, Noon-3 PM

Lisa Stevens has organized a postcard party* and canvass for the full slate of Democratic candidates in the City of Manassas! Come join us this Sunday, September 22nd,  for lunch, postcards, and canvassing for Lisa Stevens, Ralph Smith, Amy Ashworth, Josh King, and Lee Carter. Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PMBull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave Enjoy lunch, write postcards, and (for those who are…

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Manassas City Council Town Hall Meeting, Monday, September 16 at 7 PM

Written on:September 10, 2019
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Manassas City Council Town Hall Meeting, Monday, September 16 at 7 PM

The Manassas City Council is holding a town hall meeting at Weems Elementary, 8750 Weems Rd, on Monday, September 16 at 7 p.m.

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Support Our Candidates in the November 5, 2019 Elections

Written on:September 9, 2019
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Support Our Candidates in the November 5, 2019 Elections

View our Democratic Sample Ballot for the City of Manassas View the Official Sample Ballot for the City of Manassas View our Democratic Sample Ballot for the City of Manassas Park View the Official Sample Ballot for the City of Manassas Park For State Senate (SD-29): Senator Jeremy McPike (incumbent) State Senator Jeremy McPike is a Prince William County native, the Director of General Services for the City of Alexandria,…

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