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Democrats of Greene County, Virginia
(By the Greene County Democratic Committee)

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and other progressives in Greene County, Virginia

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Appreciating Our Victories:
(click on the photo to go to the victor's website)

President Barack Obama
President Obama

Vice President Joe Biden
Vice President Biden

Senator Mark Warner
Senator Warner

Senator Tim Kaine
Senator Kaine

Space reserved for new Democratic 5th District Congressman

Governor Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe

Lt. Governor Ralph Northam
Ralph Northam

Attorney General Mark Herring
Mark Herring

How To Register to Vote


Upcoming Events!

December 1 - Tuesday Morning Coffee

Please join us on Tuesday, December 1, 10:00 to 11:30 am, for our regular Tuesday Morning Coffee on the first Tuesday of the month.

We will be meeting at the Town Hall in Stanardsville, which is located just to the left of the Post Office on Celt Road, just off Main Street. Parking is available behind the Town Hall or across the street at the County Administration building. No reservations necessary. Come enjoy good coffee and some snacks.

We will be reviewing the results of the Nov. 3 election, and the role of Democrats in the County.

December 20 - Evening Social and Potluck Appetizers - 5:00 pm

The December evening social and potluck appetizers will be Sunday, December 20, starting at 5:00 pm at the Episcopal Parish Hall, located on Ford Avenue behind the Grace Episcopal Church on Main Street in Stanardsville.

This will be our official "reorganization" meeting, at which we elect the members of the Greene County Democratic Committee for the next two years. The Members will then elect the officers of the Committee, including the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Precinct Captains for the five precincts. The Democratic Party of Virginia requires that we conduct this reorganization meeting every two years. The reorganization meeting will start at 5:30.

Because this will be a relatively short meeting, we will have appetizers only. We encourage everyone to come and bring your favorite appetizer to share (not required). We will provide water and soft drinks; if you prefer something else, please bring it with you.

Parking for the Parish Hall is available behind the Hall off Ford Avenue, and along Ford Avenue and Main Street.

Reservations are not required. If you have any questions, you may call Lisa at 985-4832 or email:

Reward Work More Than Wealth!!

News & Analysis

How the GOP Stopped Caring About You!

Be sure to read this excellent piece in the Washington Post, by historain Heather Cox Richardson. It describes how the Republican party changed from the progressive party of Lincoln to the protectors of Corporate America today.

How the GOP Stopped Caring About You

Spread the Good News About Obamacare!!

Republicans have been having fun spreading lies and distortions about Obamacare, and they seem to believe they can use this to win in November. It is time for Democrats to spread the truth:
  • Over 12 million people have already gained health insurance coverage under Obamacare, including those who have signed up under Federal and state Exchanges and those covered by Medicaid expansion. Several million more would now be covered by Medicaid expansion except for the Republican obstructionism in several states, including Virginia.

  • It is projected that over 25 million people will have health insurance in 2016 who would have been uninsured without Obamacare.

  • Over three million people in Virginia with pre-existing medical conditions no longer need to fear that they will be denied health insurance or have their health insurance cancelled, or pay exorbitant premiums.

  • Hundreds of millions of Americans will no longer have lifetime caps on their health insurance coverage.

  • Millions of young people will be able to stay on their parents' plans until age 26.

  • Over 90 percent of businesses in America are likely to be eligible to receive tax credits to help finance health insurance plans for their employees. (And over 96 percent of businesses will not be required to provide coverage to their employees, because they have fewer than 50 employees).

  • It is "the best thing that Washington has done for American small business in decades." Click here to read how Obamacare makes health insurance affordable for small businesses and small business owners, as well as promoting entrepreneurship by ending "job-lock" due to health insurance considerations.

  • The Federal government will spend less than previously projected to support health insurance for low income people, with a savings of over $100 billion in the next decade. Click here to read about the latest projections by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

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