- Sunday, October 1
- 3:00 PM
This is important. A group of concerned notable Americans have formed the Committee to Investigate Russia. Here is their statement of purpose:
The Russian Active Measures campaign aimed at the United States has been exposed. Using hacking, Twitter armies, and fake news, the Kremlin engaged in an aggressive effort to subvert the American democratic process. Now, only months into his term of office, the President and his staff are facing multiple investigations in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and by a Special Counsel for the Department of Justice.
The Committee to Investigate Russia is a nonprofit, non-partisan resource provided to help Americans recognize and understand the gravity of Russia’s continuing attacks on our democracy. All relevant information is aggregated in one place to provide context and allow users to see the full picture of what Russia has done and will continue to do unless we start paying closer attention.
For generations, people have fought to protect democracy. Now it is our turn.
In a video posted on the site, Morgan Freeman explains why and how our democracy is under the most serious threat in our history.
NAACP CANDIDATE FORUM
- September 26, 2017
- Northumberland High School
- 7:00 PM
House of Delegates
Mr. Francis Edwards
Board of Supervisors
The Honorable Richard Haynie (2nd District incumbent)
The Honorable James Long (3rd District incumbent)
School Board of Northumberland County
Ms. Mary Hooper (2nd District candidate)
The Honorable Gerald Howard (3rd District incumbent)
Rev. Carl Perez (3rd District candidate)
Francis Edwards — Democratic candidate for House of Delegates 99th District — is out and about in the 99th District, meeting people and listening to their concerns. We should ask “Where is our current delegate, Margaret Ransone?” She certainly is not out and about listening to people.
OUT AND ABOUT IN THE 99th
Summer may be winding down, but the campaign is shifting into higher gear!
Saturday, I stopped by the Heathsville Farmers Market to support the Northumberland County Democratic Committee at their booth.
Sunday afternoon, the Lancaster County Democratic Committee hosted a town hall style rally at the new Kilmarnock Town Centre Park from 2-4 PM. This format provided me the opportunity to not only listen one on one to voter concerns, but also to take questions from engaged community citizens during the town hall part of this well attended event. (Question: When was the last time Margaret Ransone held a town hall event to listen to citizens? Answer: No one can remember.)
CANVAS LIKE THE ELECTION DEPENDS ON IT….BECAUSE IT DOES!
This week’s canvassing activities took me into King George and Richmond Counties and Colonial Beach in Westmoreland. Thank you, Frank Eak and Jeannette Holman, for joining me as we met folks on their doorstep, by their pool, and walking their dogs. It’s a great way to meet voters and hand out a few signs too! (Question: When was the last time Margaret Ransone went from door to door to listen to citizens? Answer: No one can remember.)
I would love to walk with you in your neighborhood. Please consider signing up for canvassing. You probably already know Fido. Now’s a chance to meet his person!
Standing Up…Showing UP…and Working for YOU!
Francis Edwards for Delegate Campaign
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Our next regularly scheduled meeting is:
- Thursday, September 21,2017
- 7:00 PM
- Northumberland Public Library, Heathsville.
Chat and Chew begins at 6:30 — bring a dish of snack food to share if you wish.
Our guest speaker is Lavangeline “Vangie” Williams, Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District — election in November 2018.
Additionally, we will endorse candidates for the coming November 7, 2017 election. Offices to be endorsed are:
- Delegate from the 99th House of Delegates District
- Supervisor and School Board members for the 2nd and 3rd Northumberland County Districts
Campaign material will be available for most office seekers.