We had much good fellowship along with a tasty breakfast.
Teresa Stanley spoke about current initiatives by Virginia Organizing, in particular immigration reform. Learn more about their efforts at their website, VirginiaOrganizing.org. After that, local candidates updated us on their campaigns.
On a more disturbing note, Greg Turpin told of phone-banking in previous state off-year elections: He reported that he had called registered voters who were surprised to learn than an election was coming up. This drove home the importance of working to get out the vote.
Here are the candidates. Click the links to learn more about each one and to find out how you can help.
Greg Turpin, candidate for Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney:
Bill Dale, candidate for Virginia’s 85th House of Delegates District:
Bill Fleming, candidate for Virginia’s 82nd House of Delegates District:
Susan Hippen, candidate for Virginia’s 21st House of Delegates District:
Not present because of a scheduling conflict was Brent McKenzie, candidate for Virginia’s 84th House of Delegates District.