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    "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity. Surely some revelation is at hand ... " (from The Second Coming by W.B. Yeats).

    August 27, 2020

    U.S. Presidential Election 2020


    Donald Trump, Florida, Incumbent
    Mike Pence, Indiana, Incumbent


    Joe Biden, Delaware, former Senator, former Vice President
    Kamala Harris, California, Senator


    Dr. Jo Jorgensen, South Carolina, Professor of Psychology at Clemson U.
    Jeremy "Spike" Cohen, Ohio, podcaster, web designer

    Virginia Senatorial Election 2020


    Daniel Gade, disability and veteran rights activist, professor and U.S. Army veteran


    Mark Warner, Incumbent


    Al Mina, Finance Consultant

    Virginia Fifth District Congressional Election 2020


    Bob Good, former Campbell County Supervisor, former athletics official at Liberty University


    Dr. Cameron Webb, Charlottesville, a director of health policy and equity at UVa

    Virginia Statewide Elections 2021

    Democrats - Declared

    Jennifer Carroll Foy, Delegate 2nd District
    Justin Fairfax, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
    Mark Herring, Attorney General of Virginia
    Jennifer McClellan, Senator 9th District

    Democrats - Potential

    Eileen Filler-Corn, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates
    Terry McAuliffe, former governor
    Tom Perriello, former U.S. Representative and candidate for governor in 2017
    Abigail Spanberger, U.S. Representative for Virginia's 7th Congressional District
    Levar Stoney, Mayor of Richmond
    Jennifer Wexton, U.S. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district

    Republicans - Declared

    Amanda Chase, Senator 11th District

    Republicans - Potential

    Barbara Comstock, former U.S. Representative 10th district
    Denver Riggleman, U.S. Representative 5th district
    Charles "Bill" Carrico Sr, former state senator 40th District
    Sean Ranstatter, Fairfax Republican Party
    Neil Chatterjee, chair of the Federal Energy Commission
    Kirk Cox, former Speaker, Virginia House of Delegates
    Pete Snyder, technology executive and candidate for lieutenant governor 2013
    Bill Stanley, Senator 20th District
    David Yancey, former state delegate

    Lieutenant Governor  

    Democrats - Declared

    Paul Goldman, Richmond, activist, strategist

    Delegate Elizabeth Guzman, 31st District Hala Ayala, Prince William, Delegate
    Andria Padgett McClellan, Norfolk City Council member
    Sean Perryman, president of the Fairfax County NAACP

    Republicans - Potential

    Puneet Ahluwalia, Fairfax, Businessman
    Jeff Dove, veteran, nominee for VA-11 in 2018

    Attorney General

    Democrats - Declared

    Jerrauld "Jay" Jones, Norfolk, Attorney, Delegate VA-89
    Shannon Taylor, Henrico, Commonwealth's Attorney


    Progressive Links

    OneVirginia2021: - @1VA2021 -

    Progressive Democrats of Virginia: - @pdamerica -

    Virginia Organizing: - @VaOrganizing -

    Indivisible #VA05: @IndivisibleVA05 -

    Five Calls: - @Make5Calls

    Democratic Socialists of Charlottesville:

    Offer Your Wisdom and Insight to Congress

    You can contact Senator Mark Warner  (202) 224-2023. His fax is (202) 224-6295.

    Contact Senator Tim Kaine  (202) 224-4024.

    Contact Rep. Denver Riggleman  (202) 225-4711 Fax: (202) 225-5681 Local office 686 Berkmar Circle, 2nd Floor, Charlottesville, VA 22901

    Contact the Governor

    Governor Ralph Northam, State Capitol, 3rd Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219, Phone: (804) 786-2211. Fax: (804) 371-6351, TTY/TDD (For the Hearing Impaired): 1-800-828-1120, or 711 .E-mail: contact him through his website at

    Contact Your Legislators

    Senator R. Creigh Deeds, 25th District: Charlottesville [P. O. Box 5462, 22905. (434) 296-5491]; Bath [(800) 545-5899; Richmond [(804) 698-7525].

    Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources; Privileges and Elections; Transportation, Courts of Justice. See also, bills Creigh Deeds has introduced.

    Senator Emmett Hanger, 24th District: Local (540) 885-6898; Richmond (804) 298-7524; electronic mail --

    Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources; Finance; Local Government; Rehabilitation and Social Services. See also, bills Emmett Hanger has introduced.

    Delegate Sally Hudson, 57th District: Richmond (804) 698 1057. Email
    Web presence:

    Committee Assignments: Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources
    Communications, Technology and Innovation Finance

    Delegate Robert Bell, 58th District: Local: 2309 Finch Court, Charlottesville, Virginia 22911; (434) 245-8900; and, Rm 810 General Assembly Building, Richmond, Virginia. (804) 698-1058

    Committee Assignments: Courts of Justice; Privileges and Elections; and Health Welfare and Institutions. See also, bills Rob Bell has introduced.

    Delegate Matt Farriss., 59th District: Local (434) 821-5929; Richmond (804) 698-1059; electronic mail --

    Committee Assignments: Appropriations; ; General Laws; and Rules. See also, bills Watkins Abbitt has introduced.

    Delegate R. Steven Landes, 25th District: Local (540) 245-5540; Richmond (804) 698-1025; electronic mail --

    Committee Assignments: Appropriations; Education; and Rules. See also, bills Steve Landes has introduced.

    Virginia General Assembly: The toll free number for the Virginia General Assembly is 1-800-889-0229.

    Community Calendars

    The City of Charlottesville offers a Visitors Calendar And the University of Virginia has a student calendar. Check them out.

    Local Political Web Sites

    ~The Albemarle County Democratic Committee~ The Albemarle County Republican Committee~ The Jefferson Area Libertarians~ The Charlottesville Democratic Committee~ The Charlottesville Republican Committee~  University Democrats~ Richmond Sunlight~ Virginia Public Access Project~ David Toscano~ Helena Cobban~ Fluvanna Democrats~ Brian Wheeler~ Fifth Congressional District Democrats~ Fluvanna County Republicans~

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