Committee Reorganization Meeting - December 7th

The State Party Plan requires us to reorganize every 2 years.  We will do so on December 7th at 7 pm in the Smith Transfer Room West in the Augusta County Government Center in Verona, Virginia.  The official "Call" is shown below along with a filing form for new members.
If you are a member currently, you do not have to file a form or attend the meeting to remain a member.
If you have moved or no longer want to be a member, you can let us know by replying to this email.

Thank you for your interest in Good Government.

            Frank Nolen, Chair


1. Authority:

Pursuant to the authority provided by the Democratic Party of Virginia Democratic Party Plan, THE AUGUSTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC                  COMMITTEE hereby calls a reorganization meeting.  This meeting will be held at 7 PM IN THE SMITH TRANSFER ROOM WEST AT THE              AUGUSTA COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER IN VERONA , VIRGINIA ON DECEMBER 7, 2015.

2. Incorporated Documents:
All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (“State Party Plan”), as amended, and the Bylaws (“Bylaws”) of the Augusta County Democratic Committee are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.
3. Purpose:
The sole purpose of this reorganization shall be to elect members of the AUGUSTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE for two-year terms, in accordance with the State Party Plan and Bylaws. Officers will be elected at the next scheduled meeting of the committee elected.
4. Candidate Filing Deadline and Requirements:
All candidates must meet the requirements specified by the State Party Plan and the Bylaws and must submit a filing form unless you are currently a member.  Filing Forms may be obtained from  FRANK NOLEN, 680 Patterson Mill Rd. Grottoes, Va 24441 or or 540 294 0310 or can be downloaded at the committee’s website,
The candidate filing form must be received by 5:00 PM EST on December 4, 2015 , at either the above postal address, by mail or by hand at 680 Patterson Mill Rd. or by email at
All current (existing) members will be re-certified at this meeting and do not need to submit a Form.
5. Notice Requirements:
It shall be the duty of the Augusta County Democratic Committee and its officers to insure that this call receives the widest possible dissemination.
6. Voting Eligibility and Requirements:
Any Democrat who is registered to vote in AUGUSTA COUNTY may attend and vote in the reorganization, provided that he or she signs a declaration that he or she is a Democrat, is a registered voter in the COUNTY OF AUGUSTA, believes in the principles of the Democratic Party, and does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the next ensuing election.
7. Caucus Committees and Officers:
The Chair of the AUGUSTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE shall appoint temporary rules and credentials committees which will publish rules and credentials procedures for the reorganization.
8. Outreach:
Participation in the Caucus is open to all registered voters who wish to participate as Democrats. The AUGUSTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE shall conduct a vigorous outreach effort to insure that all members of the Democratic community are aware of the reorganization and how to participate. Such outreach shall be directed to all Democratic constituencies, including groups such as ethnic minorities, young people, persons over 65 years of age, lesbians and gay men, persons with a high school education or less, persons with differing abilities, and persons of low and moderate income.
9. Election of AUGUSTA COUNTY Committee Officers:
The officers of the Committee shall be elected by the newly-organized Committee at the next regular meeting of the Committee following the reorganization meeting. Candidates will be nominated from the floor and may have a total of five minutes for themselves or others to advocate their candidacy. Voting shall be by secret, written ballot of the members present. In the event of a tie, the vote shall be retaken by secret written ballot. If there is still a tie, a coin shall be tossed to determine the winner.
Adopted by the AUGUSTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE on November 10, 2015,
Frank W. Nolen ,  Chair
I _____________________________________________ am registered to
vote in AUGUSTA COUNTY, in
the______________________________Magisterial District, at
_________________________________Precinct and wish to be elected to the AUGUSTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE.
I further declare that I am a DEMOCRAT, I believe in the principles of the Democratic Party I do not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the next ensuing election.
Signature of Applicant   __________________________________________________

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