Constitution of the United States

Click here for the complete text & audio of the U.S. Constitution and its amendments. Listen and read along. Sourced from the National Archives [1] PREAMBLEWe the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and […]

Declaration of Independence

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

The Democratic Party of Virginia Honors the Life of Barbara Pickeral Lee

Passed Unanimously by the 10th CDDC on January 25th, 2020 Passed by the State Central Committee February 15th, 2020 Whereas, The Democratic Party of Virginia celebrates the dedication of Barbara Pickeral Lee to the ideals of the Party, to education, and community service, and recognizes the loss to her family and friends with her passing […]

DPVA Celebrates the Life of Ruby Williams Evans

Whereas, Ruby Williams Evans departed this earth on July 27, 2019 after a lifetime of service and decades of support for the Democratic Party of Virginia. Ruby was born to Teamack and Corine Williams on August 18, 1943 and worked tirelessly as a leader in her church, her community, and the Democratic Party of Virginia. […]

DPVA Supports Featuring Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill

Whereas​, Harriet R. Tubman was born into slavery in Bucktown, Maryland in 1820 and sustained lasting injuries and trauma from her master’s cruelty. At​ ​age 9, while Tubman was enslaved, Andrew Jackson assumed the presidency of the United States. President Jackson was a supporter of slavery’s expansion into Western territories and championed the removal of […]

DPVA Supports a $15 Minimum Wage for Virginia

Whereas, ​the minimum wage in Virginia is $7.25. Since the last minimum wage increase in 2009, the purchasing power of a minimum wage worker has grown weaker every year against inflation. The​ ​current minimum wage annual pay of $15,080 is $1,830 below the 2019 Federal Poverty Line for a family of two; this leaves single […]

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