2012 Arlington Democrats Jefferson Jackson Dinner


The Arlington Democrats 2012 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner is scheduled for Friday, June 8th, and is the most anticipated event of the year, right next to election day!

JJ is a fun opportunity to dress up and rub elbows with local, state, and national political power players. This “see and be seen” Arlington political event of the year always proves to be memorable, with stories that start with “Remember at JJ…” told for years following.

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To make sure you are seated with the Arlington Young Democrats, please email Stephanie at partyrep at arlingtonyoungdems.org

This year, the Arlington Democrats are thrilled to welcome two amazing speakers:

  • The Hon. R.T. Rybak, Mayor of Minneapolis, MN and DNC Vice Chair.

R.T. Rybak








  • Anne Holton, former First Lady of Virginia, wife of Gov. Tim Kaine.

Anne Holton







There are some great reasons to head to this year’s JJ Dinner:

  1. JJ is the Arlington Democrats’ biggest fundraiser of the year, and money raised will fund Arlington Democrats’ influence in turning VA blue once more.
  2. Join us at JJ, and help the Arlington Democrats Fight SuperPAC Republicans and help make Virginia, President Obama’s Firewall!
  3. The Keynote Speaker: Anne Holton. Ms. Holton, is not only known for being a former First Lady of Virginia as Gov. Kaine’s wife.  Ms. Holton is also the well-remembered daughter of a former and well-liked Republican governor in VA (Linwood Holton).
  4. Our opening speaker, The Hon. R.T. Rybak!  Mayor Rybak is a rising star of our party, is currently a Vice-Chair of the Democratic National Committee and was the first mayor to publicly support President Obama in 2008!
  5. If you are a member of AYD, you will be seated at the AYD table and receive free wine with dinner! Not yet a member? Join us here today and click here!

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About Vice President
Gordon has been a member of the Arlington Young Democrats (AYD) since December 2007. He was elected AYD President for 2010 and won the AYD Member of the Year Award. In 2011, Gordon was appointed to be the Chair of the Northern Region for the Virginia Young Democrats and was also appointed for a two-year term to serve as the Young Democrats of America Deputy Membership Director. Gordon now serves as AYD's Vice President, is a Co-Chair of the Arlington Democratic Committee Joint Campaign, a precinct captain in his neighborhood of Arlington View, and is ready to help AYD re-elect President Obama, Rep. Jim Moran and send Gov. Tim Kaine to the US Senate! @gordonsimonett