About

Purpose.

The Fredericksburg Democratic Committee (FDC) works to improve government at all levels – federal, state and local – by electing more Democratic candidates. 

Who are we?

The FDC is a collection of involved citizens from all walks of life. We welcome anyone who shares our goal of advancing Democratic representation; we do not discriminate by gender, race, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or age. FDC is committed to a “big tent” philosophy in which all are welcome.

What we do.

As the official local organization for the Democratic Party of Virginia, we advocate for our values and our candidates throughout the community. To learn more about how to be a part of this mission, please visit our Get Involved page. 

About

Purpose.

The Fredericksburg Democratic Committee (FDC) works to improve government at all levels – federal, state and local – by electing more Democratic candidates. 

Who are we?

The FDC is a collection of involved citizens from all walks of life. We welcome anyone who shares our goal of advancing Democratic representation; we do not discriminate by gender, race, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or age. FDC is committed to a “big tent” philosophy in which all are welcome.

What we do.

As the official local organization for the Democratic Party of Virginia, we advocate for our values and our candidates throughout the community. To learn more about how to be a part of this mission, please visit our Get Involved page. 

Leadership Team

Caitlin Durham Bennett

Caitlin Durham Bennett

Chair

Sue Sargeant

Sue Sargeant

Vice Chair

Tina Morris

Tina Morris

Secretary

Ron Wasem

Ron Wasem

Treasurer

Matt Rowe

Matt Rowe

1st CD Chair

What does the FDC do?

Electing Democrats

Recruits candidates and assists campaigns to expand GOTV.

Electing Democrats

Recruits candidates and assists campaigns to expand GOTV.

Voter Protection

Observe polling locations to ensure fair elections.

VOTER EXPANSION

Register voters and assist with restoration of rights.

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lEADERSHIP TRAINING

Provides leadership opportunities and resources.

bRIDGING GRASSROOTS

Representing the city & empowering grassroots leaders.

Issues

Educating the public and lobbying our elected officials.

No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.

Thurgood Marshall

Keep the Big Boys Honest.



Henry Evans Howell, Jr.

My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too.

Barack Obama

You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.

Shirley Anita Chisholm

To support whatever is right, and to bring in justice where we’ve had so much injustice.

Fannie Lou Hamer