Former Democrat Artur Davis to Speak at Republican Women of Clifton Meeting

Former Democrat Artur Davis to Speak at Republican Women of Clifton Meeting

The Republican Women of Clifton (RWC) will feature Artur Davis as the speaker at the club’s Sept. 17 meeting.


Artur Davis, former Alabama Democratic Congressman and now a Virginia Republican.

Artur Davis served four terms in the United States House of Representatives from 2003 to 2010, as a nationally respected member of the conservative wing of the Democratic Party. Since December 2010, he and his wife have resided in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In May of 2012, Davis announced that he was joining the Republican Party. He is a frequent writer and commentator on national issues and is currently serving as a surrogate for the Romney for President Campaign.

"We are delighted that Artur Davis will speak to us about why he has joined the GOP," said Gearhart. "Plus, we look forward to getting his insights from the Republican National Convention."

The event will be held at an RWC member's home, 9103 Wood Spice Lane, Lorton; members and guests are invited to the social hour that will begin at 7 p.m. when refreshments will be served. President Marianne Gearhart will open the business meeting at 7:30, after which Davis will give his talk and answer questions.

The Republican Women of Clifton (RWC) is named after the Town of Clifton, the first town in Fairfax County and one of only three towns in the burgeoning suburban county. The RWC is the fastest growing Republican Women’s club in Northern Virginia and comprises conservative women from Clifton, Centreville, Fairfax Station, Fairfax, Lorton and surrounding areas. Formed in the fall of 2006 and welcomed with much support, the RWC has grown exponentially in a few short years. The club holds monthly meetings with interesting speakers, participates in elections, and holds special events. For more information, please visit