ARLINGTON, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019—Deadlines are approaching for candidates interested in serving as an officer of the Arlington County Democratic Committee (Arlington Dems) or as one of its precinct captains across Arlington’s 54 precincts, in advance of the Committee’s Jan. 8, 2020 reorganization meeting.
Candidates for one of the 13 officer posts have until Dec. 2 to file the required registration form, while candidates interested in being a precinct captain have until Dec. 27 to file.
Officer posts up for election are: Chair; Deputy Chair; Precinct Operations Chair; Voter Support Chair; Finance Chair; Press and Public Relations Chair; Outreach and Visibility Chair; Communications Director; Volunteer Coordinator; Secretary; Treasurer; Sergeant-at-Arms; and Parliamentarian.
Any eligible Arlington County voter who meets the following requirements by the applicable December deadline noted above shall be eligible to seek election to an open post:
- Complete and submit a reorganization meeting filing form.
- Pay a $25 reorganization meeting fee (or qualify for an exemption).
Eligible Arlington County voters also may register to vote at the reorganization meeting by Dec. 27. More details on voter registration requirements are available at arlingtondemocrats.org/reorg.
“Arlington Dems’ mission is to increase the number of Democratic elected officials at the local, state and national level, as well as to support Democratic policy positions” Arlington Democrats Chair Jill Caiazzo said. “Heading into what promises to be very eventful and challenging 2020 presidential and congressional elections, we seek the most committed and hard-working volunteer officers and precinct captains to help Virginia and neighboring states to elect more Democrats and to return the White House and U.S. Senate to Democratic control. We encourage candidates with a commitment to serve and a dedication to Democratic ideals to seek these positions.”
The Arlington County Democratic Committee (Arlington Democrats) is the official county organization for the Democratic Party of Virginia. Arlington Democrats is open to anyone interested in advancing Democratic candidates, policy priorities and values in Arlington. Learn more at the Arlington Democrats website, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.