~ Press release submitted by Page County Democratic Committee
LURAY — The Page County Democratic Committee is now operating its election headquarters at 2 E. Main Street in downtown Luray (corner of S. Broad Street in the former Artisan’s Grill building). The volunteer led operation opened Saturday, Aug. 15 and will run through Election Day in November.
The Election Headquarters will support Democratic candidates for President (Joe Biden), U.S. Senate (incumbent Senator Mark Warner) and U.S. House of Representatives (candidate Nicholas Betts) and build local Democratic party strength in Page County over the longer-term.
Working out of the headquarters, volunteers will serve the voters of Page County by explaining the policies of Democratic candidates, providing information on early, safe voting and rallying voters through phone calls, mailings, yard sign distribution and other activities.
Here in Page County, the Democratic Party is focused on supporting all area residents. Key initiatives include working to improve and expand:
- Quality, affordable health care for all
- Broadband Internet access
- Job training and career opportunities
- Clean water and clean air
- Public school education
- Treatment for substance abuse
- Fair elections
- Racial justice
- Respect for all county residents
The County’s Democratic Chairman, Dennis Kohanek, announced, “As we prepared to open our headquarters, we’ve seen a tremendous groundswell of interest and enthusiasm for tackling the challenges that face our country and affect daily life here in Page County. Whether it’s working to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, broadening access to affordable healthcare or getting better Internet service for our schools, businesses and life at home, people from across the county are joining our many local Democratic volunteers to get involved and make a difference in November and beyond right here in Page County.”
The Page County Democratic Committee Election Headquarters will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 8 pm. Safety protocols for sanitation from the Commonwealth Virginia will be strictly followed, and face masks will be required upon entry for the health of all.