• February 12 – 17th Annual John N Sturdivant Award Brunch

    Virginia’s 11th Congressional District Democrats
    invite you to our
    17th Annual
    John Sturdivant Award Brunch

    Honoring a member of the labor community for his/her commitment to Democratic ideas & values. Announced at the brunch.

    With special guest
    Congressman Gerry Connolly
    and other elected officials.

    We will also present our 11th District Community Service Awards:

    Senator Janet Howell
    Joseph V Gartlan Award Fairfax County

    Michael Bizek, Sr.
    Deloris Hampton Award Prince William County

    Joseph Harmon
    Frederick W Silverthorne Award Fairfax City

    Sunday, February 12, 2017, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Esposito’s Restaurant
    9917 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22031

    Cost: $50 per person in advance; $55 at the door
    Sponsorship levels: $100 | $250 | $500 | $1000

    Reservations: Pay online at 11thdistrictdemocrats.org/sturdivant17
    -OR- Print and mail in registration form

    Gerry Connolly is appearing at this event as a special guest. Gerry Connolly is not soliciting funds or donations.

  • Congressman Connolly Wants Your Input

  • Halfway to St Patrick’s Day

    Virginia’s 11th District Democrats invite you to our fourth annual

    Halfway to St. Patrick's Day

    with special guest Congressman Gerry Connolly

    Enjoy Irish food, the music of Shepherd’s Pie, and entertainment by the O’Neil James School of Irish Dance while supporting our work to elect Democrats up and down the ticket.

    Sunday, September 18, 2016, 3:00 – 6:00pm
    The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub & Restaurant – Cellar Venue
    3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

    Buy Tickets Today

    Cash bar available.

    Download the flyer to pay by check at 11thdistrictdemocrats.org/hw2sp16flyer

    Gerry Connolly is appearing at this event as a special guest.
    Gerry Connolly is not soliciting funds or donations.

    Paid for by Virginia’s 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee (www.11thdistrictdemocrats.org),
    Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

  • Successful 11th CD Convention

    Thank you all for your participation in the 11th CD Convention, on Saturday May 14 at 10 am at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church (Merrifield).  We heard from several of our elected officials, most notably our incumbent Congressman and 2016 nominee for reelection Gerry Connolly.  Also with us were Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, and other elected officials.

    The 11th CD had 7 slots for the National Convention in Philadelphia to elect, as follows:

    • 4 woman delegates, 3 male delegates.
    • 3 persons each to the state convention Rules and Credentials Committees.
    • 1 presidential Elector from the 11th CD.
    • Consideration of resolutions.

    Here are the results:

    National Delegates:

    Morgan Jameson
    Lola Quintela
    Rachel Rifkind
    Rod Hall
    Laurie Dodd
    Sandra Klassen
    Michael Futrell



    Keith Scarborough



    Sue Langley
    Lola Quintela
    Rachel Rifkind



    Janet Carver
    Keith Scarborough
    Christopher Schaffer



    Ten resolutions were affirmed.


    The state convention will take place on Saturday, June 18.  The Convention will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in downtown Richmond. During the Convention, additional National Delegates, Electors, new DNC members will be selected.  Additional activities will take place on the evening of Friday, June 17 and during the day of Saturday, June 18.  The DPVA Jefferson Jackson Dinner will be evening of June 18, 7:00pm.  More to come on this great weekend!

    Further info on the state convention can be found at the DPVA website:  http://vademocrats.org/convention-2016


    Thank you to the Co-chairs of our convention committees which enabled our success:

    Credentials: Sue Langley and Rachel Rifkind
    Resolutions: Sandra Klassen and John Jennison
    Rules: Janet Carver and Keith Scarborough

  • May 14th Convention Details

    2016 11th CD District Convention

    Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:00 am

    • WHO: Delegates and Alternates in the 11th Congressional District elected at city/ county caucuses (Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, and Prince William County), volunteers, guests
    • WHAT: the Eleventh Congressional District Democratic Committee hereby announces that it will hold a District Convention
    • WHEN: Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m., the District Convention opens promptly at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, May 14, 2016
    • WHERE: Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, Main Entrance
    • PURPOSE:
      • to elect seven delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention,
      • to nominate members of State Democratic Convention Credentials and Rules Committees,
      • to select a Presidential Elector representing the Eleventh Congressional District in the 2016 general Presidential election,
      • to consider resolutions, and
      • to conduct such other business as may properly come before the Convention