2018 Democratic Nominating Convention

2018 Democratic Nominating Convention

In April 2018, voters in Virginia's 5th Congressional District selected the Democratic nominee to run for the U.S. House of Representatives through the 23 caucuses held that week. Leslie obtained more than a majority of the delegates, securing her nomination on the first ballot of the convention.

Convention Information

The convention will be held on Saturday, May 5th at 10 AM in Farmville at the Fireman's Sports Arena. At the convention, delegates elected at each of the 23 caucuses will vote for their chosen candidate. This convention will be an energizing moment for all the Democrats in the 5th district to come together as one force.


Similarly to the caucuses, the convention doors will open at 10 AM and close promptly at 11 AM. Once doors have closed no one will be able to enter to participate in or observe the convention.


Transportation to the Convention

There will be two buses that delegates can take round-trip to the convention, as well as local carpools and vans.  Please complete this form if you need transportation.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in the Convention?

Voters in the 5th District who participated in their locality’s caucus and were elected to be delegates to the convention.


Who can attend the Convention?

Everyone and anyone interested in observing!  For those interested in observing the convention process, you are invited to attend.  There will be room for 150 observers so be sure to arrive early to ensure you can get in.



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