ERA-VA

VIRGINIA

DA ERA project coordinator

We are looking for a coordinator.   If you are interested, please contact us at ERA-VA@democratsabroad.org.  Here's an overview of the role.

ERA Status

Since 2011, Virginia Senate has passed the ERA resolution 6 times, but the Virginia House has killed it in subcommittee.  It will be introduced again in 2020.

  • 1/1/2019 - ERA bills submitted (SJ284 and HJ579)
  • 1/15/2019 - Senate passes ERA bill SJ284 (26-18)
  • 1/22/2019 - House P&E Subcommittee #1 kills both SJ284 and HJ579 (4-2)
  • 1/25/2019 - Movement underway to allow SJ284 and HJ579 to go to the floor vote in the House
  • 2/21/2019 - Vote to change rule to allow floor vote failed (50-50)
  • 2/21/2019 - ERA dead for 2019 but will be introduced again in 2020

2019 State Legislature Session Dates

January 9 through February 23 - Adjourned for 2019

What You Can Do

Request you ballot for the state elections so you can vote for pro-ERA state delegates in November.   Go to www.votefromabroad.org to request your ballot today.

There are several other ERA campaigns initiated by Democrats Abroad.   You can find the list and details here.

State ERA Groups

These are organizations that have emails about Virginia ERA activities.

Equal Means Equal

VA Ratify ERA

Here are some Facebook groups to follow.

VA Ratify ERA

Articles about ERA in Virginia

Click here for a list of current articles about ERA.