Join fellow Democrats at our Diversity Reception and enjoy an afternoon of International Food Tasting while you support the FCDC Diversity Committee. Our 2013 candidates for election and re-election (Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates) have been invited to speak.
When: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 3-5pm
Where: Nazir Bhagat’s home (6374 Lakeview Drive, Falls Church, VA 22041 – on Lake Barcroft; map, click here).
Suggested Contribution: Individual: $25 - Friends of Diversity: $50 - Co-Hosts: $100 - Sponsors: $250. Please RSVP by May 22 by making your contribution online by credit card at fairfaxdemocrats.org/diversity or contacting Ayman Eldarwish at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contributions will also be accepted at the door. Funds raised will be used for multi-language literature, outreach, and sample ballots.
Contributions are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes. Paid for by the Fairfax County Democratic Committee, www.fairfaxdemocrats.org, not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.
It’s another election year in Virginia and your local Democrats will be organizing to elect our great candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General and our members of the House of Delegates. Voting is now underway for the Democratic Primary (click here for more information).
We’d like to remind you that our Spring Fling Potluck Dinner is coming up on May 18th! We are updating the ticket price and start time from the last invitation. Join us to dine with fellow Democrats and support our efforts to Get Out the Vote in 2013!
About our Special Guests: Virginia Democratic Senate Leader Richard Saslaw has been working to find transportation solutions and fighting back against the outrageous proposals coming from the Republicans. Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Donald A. McEachin has been a strong voice for civil rights, women’s health and protecting the right to vote.
Admission is $30 – includes entree and two drink tickets
Please bring a potluck dish to share according to the District you live in: Hunter Mill, Springfield & Sully Districts: Desserts Braddock, Mason & Providence Districts: Salads Dranesville, Lee & Mt. Vernon Districts: Vegetables & Side Dishes
The Democratic Primary for 2013 will take place June 11th at your normal polling location. If you need to vote absentee you can fill out this form to mail in OR vote absentee in person. To find out if you can vote absentee click here. You can vote absentee in person only at the Fairfax County Government Center. If you live in Fairfax County you should mail your absentee ballot request to the Fairfax County Government Center. To vote absentee visit or mail a completed absentee ballot request form to:
Fairfax County Government Center 12000 Government Center Parkway Suite 323 Fairfax, VA 22035
In-person absentee voting
You can vote in person at the Fairfax County Government Center. There will not be any satellite locations for absentee voting for the June 11th primary in Fairfax County.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturdays (June 1st and June 8th): 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Office Closed On: Monday, May 27, 2013 (Memorial Day)
Last Day to Vote In-Person: Saturday, June 8th
Absentee Voting By Mail:
Last Date to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Mail: June 4th, 5:00 p.m.
For inclusion in the elections, absentee ballots must be returned to the Fairfax County Government Center by: 7:00 p.m. on June 11, 2013
Statewide Democratic Primary Candidates
There are two Democratic candidates in a primary for Lieutenant Governor and two Democratic candidates for Attorney General. The two candidates for Lieutenant Governor are Aneesh Chopra and Ralph Northam. The two candidates for Attorney General are Justin Fairfax and Mark Herring.
Menu Details: Shepherd’s pie, chicken & mushroom vol au vent, and asparagus & leek quiche. Salad, bread, beverage (soda, iced tea or coffee), tax & gratuity included. Beer, wine, and cocktails available for purchase.
Please join Congressman Jim Moran for a Family Pancake Breakfast.
Saturday, April 20, 2013 8-10 am
George Washington Middle School, cafeteria (1005 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301; map, click here).
Online tickets, click here. Family and Individual tickets: $25/individual, $75/family of four, other contribution levels appreciated. For additional information please contact Moran for Congress (703) 299-0064.
The Virginia 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee invites you to our Annual Awards Brunch honoring some good Democrats … Special Guests Congressman Gerry Connolly & Other Elected Leaders
Sunday, April 14, 2013 11:00 am – 1:00 pm $40/person – tickets online ($45 at the door;other contribution levels appreciated) flyer, click here
Cooking and Company Restaurant (10579 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030; map, click here). Additional parking is available in the business lot next door on the left side (east) of the restaurant (used to be Vespucci’s).
John Sturdivant Award, honoring a member of the labor community for his/her commitment to Democratic ideals and values, to Dan Duncan (President of the Northern Virginia Labor Federation, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Maritimes Trades Dept., AFL-CIO).
11th CD Community Service Awards, honoring three Democrats from the respective jurisdictions of the 11th Congressional District (Fairfax County, Fairfax City, and Prince William County) for community service:
The Joseph V. Gartlan Award, Fairfax County – Frank Blechman,
The Deloris Hampton Award, Prince William County – Pat Lightfoot, and
The Frederick W. Silverthorne Award, Fairfax City – Kathy Hackshaw.
Congressman Gerry Connolly’s 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Fete Sunday, March 17, 2013 7:00 – 9:30 pm Kena Temple (9001 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031; map, click here)
Tickets $40 each, to purchase onlineclick here (other contribution levels appreciated).
Since Gerry’s first run for Providence District Supervisor in 1995, he has hosted an annual St. Patrick’s Day Fete. The event has grown from a small gathering of friends at his home, to one of the highlights of the Democratic political season. You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate this Green-Letter Day. Join us for the festivities and to help raise money for Gerry Connolly’s Congressional re-election campaign. Tickets include a full Irish dinner of corned-beef, cabbage and other traditional Irish fare. We hope to see you and your family there!
If last year was a presidential election year, then this year must be a gubernatorial election year in Virginia. Come prepared to express your preference in our STRAW POLL for LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR and ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Participate in our canned food drive for Fairfax and Prince William Counties. Bring a can to the party!
For questions or to RSVP for at the door ticket purchases contact Foxhall Parker (email@example.com, 703-405-9697), or call our office 703-375-9374.
The Fairfax County Democrats will once again host our Blue Jeans Inaugural Ball to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama!
Blue Jeans Inaugural Ball Saturday, January 19, 2013 7:00 pm to Midnight Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern VA Community College 8333 Little River Turnpike ~ Annandale, VA 22003 (map)
The Fairfax County Democrats will host our annual Road to Richmond Brunch to kick off the upcoming session in the Virginia General Assembly. Come and hear from members of the State Senate, House of Delegates and other special guests about what to expect in 2013!