Next meeting: February 15

Northumberland Democratic Party, next meeting:

  • Thursday, February 15
  • Northumberland Library, 7204 Northumberland Hwy, Heathsville
  • 7:00 PM; bring a snack to share at 6:30 if you wish
  • Executive committee meeting at 5:45 PM

Joe Schlatter will repeat an updated version of his presentation on Russia, to include (1) the impact of geography and history on Russia; (2) the impact of the collapse of the Soviet Union; and, (3) Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia.


First Congressional District Democratic Candidates’ Forum

The four Democratic candidates for Virginia’s First District Congressional seat will appear at a candidates’ forum where they will address the audience and answer questions.


First Congressional District Democratic Candidates’ Forum

Thursday, Feb 15

6-7:30 PM

St. Clare Walker Middle School

6814 General Puller Hwy

Locust Hill VA


  • Edwin Santana — Stafford County
  • Ryan Sawyers — Prince William County
  • John Suddarth — Hanover County
  • Vangie Williams — King George County

Moderator:  Sheila Crowley

Send questions for consideration to:

Directions from Kilmarnock:

  • Take Highway 3 south to White Stone
  • Continue on Hwy 3 through White Stone, cross the Rappahannock River south of White Stone
  • Continue on Hwy 3 about 3.75 miles to intersection with Hwy 33, General Puller Hwy
  • Turn right onto General Puller Hwy
  • Go one mile on Gen. Puller Hwy to the school on the left

Notice of reorganization: Northumberland County Democratic Party

January 10, 2018,

 This is official notice of the Reorganization of the Northumberland County Democratic Committee.  On Thursday, January 18, 2018, our local party will disband under party rules.  We will elect officers for the next two years.  All members in good standing will be allowed to vote and participate in this process.

Doors will open at the public library in Heathsville, VA at 6:30 pm and close at 6:35 pm.  Each member will fill out a loyalty pledge prior to participation.  An official slate of nominees will be presented by the temporary chair of the meeting.  Nominations will be accepted from the floor. Voting will take place and the new officers will reconvene the official meeting at 7 pm.

 Sincerely yours,

 Frank Kober, Chair

Northumberland County Democratic Party

Happy New Year!!! Our first meeting is Jan 18

Our first meeting of the new year is January 18, 2018, 7:00 PM, at the Northumberland Public Library — bring a snack to share at 6:30 PM.

Our guest speaker will be Ryan Sawyers, one of five Democrats vying to challenge Rob Wittman for the First Congressional District seat in the House of Representatives.

In the First Congressional District, we currently are represented by Republican Rob Wittman.   As of mid-November 2017, five Democrats are vying to challenge Wittman in November 2018:

Santana and Williams have met with us previously and now two other candidates are scheduled to address the Northumberland County Democratic Party:

  • January 18:  Ryan Sawyers
  • February 15:  John Suddarth

Tom Hicks will address us later.