Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The local Democratic Party has called on the county’s GOP state senators to explain their votes.
Tuesday, January 22
The Loudoun County Democratic Committee on Monday issued a rebuke of a bill and its sponsors that would redraw five districts in the state Senate. Republicans voted on the measure Monday and Loudoun Democrats offered the following statement: "While the eyes of Virginia were fixed on the Second Inauguration of President Obama, Republicans in the Virginia Senate quietly, and without any prior notice or public review, introduced and passed an act (as an amendment to a House bill) to redistrict Senate seats, attempting to gerrymander the Commonwealth to ensure the election of more Republican Senators. The surprise bill passed the Senate 20-19, while one Democratic Senator was in Washington, attending the Inauguration. LCDC Chair Evan Macbeth …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The LCDC gives its support to the board for taking action as investigation continues.
The Loudoun County Democratic Committee issued the following statement today regarding the Loudoun Board of Supervisors’ removal of Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) from standing committees. The move, which received a response from Delgaudio’s attorney, denies Delgaudio a vote in board committees, but does not bar him from attending meetings. Here is the full LCDC statement: Last night, the Loudoun Board of Supervisors stripped Sterling Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio of his committee assignments. LCDC Chair Evan Macbeth made the following statement in response to this action: “Serious allegations of wrongdoing were lodged against Sterling Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio last March, and revealed to Board Chairman Scott York within days. Chairman York…
Friday, June 15, 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The LCDC made the request after learning the Southern Poverty Law Center included Public Advocate on its list of hate groups.
Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) flatly rejected the Loudoun County Democratic Committee’s request on Monday that he step down from the Loudoun Board of Supervisors. The request came after members of the LCDC discovered the Southern Poverty Law Center had labeled Public Advocate of the United States—for which Delgaudio has served as executive director since 1981—a hate group. The Falls Church-based Public Advocate, is included on SPLC’s “Hate Map” of “active U.S. hate groups.” “I am not resigning,” Delgaudio said Tuesday. “They lost the last election fair and square and the people of Sterling have spoken. Their next opportunity to provide the people of Sterling a choice in a free election is November 2015.” A passage included with …