April 8, 2019

To reach our goals, the VADF leadership team works on forward looking plans and ways to keep VADF moving ahead. We recently surveyed 25 or so of the most active members of VADF to help provide input for planning. Over the past two years, these members have developed si...

March 3, 2019

VADF planning is shaping up for 2019 with action as our antidote for threats and stress.

Our year got off to a rough start with a serious betrayal of trust by the leadership in Richmond. And, unlike the legislative session last year where Medicare expansion was passed,...

In 2013, Takoma Park, Maryland, lowered the voting age to 16. In 2015, Hyattsville, Maryland, lowered theirs, and this year Greenbelt and Riverdale Park, Maryland did the same. There have been movements across the country to lower the voting age that have seen varying...

July 21, 2018

What: Jennifer Wexton for Congress Friends of VADF Fundraiser

Where: Nadja Golding’s Home, Mclean, Va. (address shared with R.S.V.P.)

When: 7-9 p.m., Friday, July 27th

Why: Do You need a List?

Do you care about legislation?

Jennifer Wexton has a perfect score from VAPLAN-Th...

March 15, 2018

The Republicans have to do everything they can to fight in any way they can to retain power now. Their future is bleak; if it’s not the Blue Wave this year, they know they’re going to be crushed by a demographic wave during the next 10 years. 

Among other things:


December 5, 2017

With last week’s tax bill debacle, both in the House and in the Senate, it is fair to ask if the Indivisible guide – or the resistance agenda – are working. 

One of the guide’s central premise was that the fear of not being re-elected if emphasized enough through Indivi...

November 28, 2017

On Monday, the Virginia State Board of Elections made an astounding decision to certify election results which they knew and admitted were wrong.

This included House of Delegate District 28 in Stafford County, where the results are only 84 votes apart, and where the Dep...

November 3, 2017

Winning elections is all about turning out the vote. To do this, VADF volunteers now have in hand three new tech tools as a way to expand the reach to voters in November’s election: Peer-to-Peer Relay Texting, Plus3, and Text 10/Reach 10.

Much of the Election Committee...

October 7, 2017

Below is a caring, factual letter to send your conservative loved ones. It offers a reality check on 45th President's Oct. 5 Executive Order broadening the exemption from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate—gutting the requirement for contraceptive coverage...

October 1, 2017

Love, hate or fear it: Door-knocking for your candidate is an essential part of winning elections. It can also be (honest!) fun -- as well as incredibly, unexpectedly uplifting. Here are some completely unofficial, occasionally offbeat, tips on surviving the experience...

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