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.
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.
Here are some Facebook groups to follow.
Articles about ERA in Virginia
Click here for a list of current articles about ERA.