Skip to:

Latest News and Press

Statement on the results of primary winners in House of Delegate districts

June 10, 2015Press ReleasePrimaries were held in districts 44, 45, 63, 69, 74, and 79.

Richmond, VA – Democratic primaries were held across several districts today to select nominees for the House of Delegates in November.  We are excited to congratulate several who we look forward to being new members to our caucus as well as our current members who have won our party’s nomination, once again.

The winners are as follows:

District 44: Paul Krizek

District 45: Mark Levine

District 63: Lashrecse Aird

District 69: Delegate Betsy Carr

District 74: Lamont Bagby

District 79: Steve Heretick

Read more

Virginia House Democrats Statement on the Passing of Former Delegate Franklin P. Hall

May 26, 2015Press Release

Richmond, VA - The House Democratic Caucus released the following statements regarding the passing of Former Delegate and Caucus Minority Leader Franklin P. Hall.

 

"I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of Delegate Hall," said Caucus Chair Charniele Herring. "During my first session in the House, he was always someone that I could turn to for advice on policy and politics. Without hesitation, he shared his personal experiences with me as he coached. He will be missed."

 

Read more

House Democrats Statement on Passage of Ethics Legislation

April 18, 2015Press Release

Richmond – House Democrats released the following statement regarding the final passage of HB 2070.

“House Democrats are pleased to support an ethics bill which includes a 100 per year aggregate cap on gifts,” said Democratic Leader David J. Toscano.  “The bill is not perfect, but it is substantially better than present law, establishes some bright-line prohibitions, and will go a long way toward restoring the public’s trust in elected officials damaged by the McDonnell conviction.”

Read more