A Word from our Chair - Mike Rawlins

Marriage Equality For All

Now Taking Applications for Fall Fellows!

In our continued efforts to expand the local Democratic party and get more people involved in local politics, we are very pleased to announce our new fall fellowship program! Along with the fellowship, three lucky participants may also apply to get one of three scholarships, ranging from $1,000, $500 and $250 on behalf of the […]

Third Saturday Educational Forum for August

    On Saturday, August 15, the Democratic Party of Collin County will host the Third Saturday Educational Forum at Collin County Community College.  The August Forum will feature local author, Bradley Balon, to talk about his book, “Left Winger – A Conservative’s Guide to Enlightenment.” Characterized as thoughtful, funny and easy to read, this book […]

Democrats Support People with Disabilities

The County Executive Committee of the Democratic Party of Collin County at its meeting on July 28, 2015, unanimously passed this resolution in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Resolution to Recommit to Full Implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act WHEREAS the Democratic Party supports equal rights for all […]

Final Friday for July

It is almost time for Final Friday: a gathering of like minds to enjoy food, drink and discussion as Molly did for 40 years. This month we’re at the Rugy House Pub in Plano – 8604 Preston . From 6:30 – 8:30.

House District 67 Monthly Meeting featuring Sharon Wilson – Earthworks Oil & Gas Accountability Project

HD67 Democrats are holding their monthly meeting, Saturday, July 25. The meet up is at 8:30am with the program starting at 9:00. This month Sharon Wilson, organizer for Earthworks Oil & Gas Accountability Project, will discuss how Denton’s fracking ban was passed and update on efforts to repeal HB40, the new state law stripping away […]

Third Saturday Educational Forum for July

Mark your calendars! Cal Jillson of SMU’s Political Science Department will be the guest speaker at our Third Saturday Educational Forum this month. Dr. Jillson will speak on the 84th Legislative Session. The event is Saturday, July 18 at Collin College Library, Spring Creek Campus, Jupiter at Spring Creek in Plano.  Registration begins at 9:30 […]

Plano Independence Day Parade Details

As you’ve probably seen in The Rally, we’re again going to march in Plano’s Independence Day Parade. Here are the details about where we’ll meet and other logistics. As it was last year, the line-up area is in the parking lots of the PISD Administration Building on 15th Street just east of Independence. That’s where […]

Statement on Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision

Statement on Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision Friday, June 26, 2015 It is with great joy, relief, and hope for the future that we welcome today’s Supreme Court decision in favor of marriage equality for our gay and lesbian citizens. Justice Kennedy closed his opinion so well that we have little to add: “No union is […]

Final Friday is this week!

It is time for Final Friday: a gathering of like minds to enjoy food, drink and discussion as Molly did for 40 years. This month we’re at The Rover in Frisco – 8250 Gaylord Parkway. From 6:30 – 8:30.

Why I’m A Democrat – That’s What We Want to Hear from YOU!

When newcomers attend our events, we often hear them say, “I thought I was the only one.”  Well, you’re not!  Let’s show the world we’re here in Collin County, we are many, our voices matter and we demand to be heard! To accomplish this, the Collin County Democratic Party has created a YouTube Channel where […]

Democrats and Donuts

Donuts with Democrats this morning hosted by the Precinct Cluster Group XIV of West Plano. Mike Agen shared it was a good turnout and new precinct chair, Rick Joosten, reports he had a 400% increase in his contacts list! Great event by our engaged precinct chairs!

HD67 Democrats Meet at Tino’s Too

HD67 Democrats had their monthly meeting Saturday, June 20, at Tino’s Too Mexican Restaurant. This month’s topic was the 84th Texas Legislature wrapup – Michael Handley gave an overview of the legislative session on issues ranging from campus/open carry, ‘defy Supreme Court’ anti-marriage equality and other anti-equality bills, anti-fracking measure and more. Great turnout and […]

Ramadan Mubarak!

To our Muslim community across Collin County, we wish you peace and blessings during this holy season.  

“It’s Parade Time!”

It’s parade time! The DPCC is getting ready for the annual Independence Day Parade organized by the Plano Lion’s Club. This year’s theme is right up our alley – FREEDOM TO SERVE. The Events Committee is hosting a planning meeting Wednesday, June 24, 7:00 to 8:30 at the party offices. Events Chair, Neal Bert, is […]

Statement on the McKinney Pool Party Incident

The following was released as a media advisory on Monday, June 8. MEDIA ADVISORY June 8, 2015 Statement from the Democratic Party of Collin County Party Chair, Mike Rawlins: Today, news is spreading nationally about the incident Friday evening involving teens at a pool party and McKinney police responding to a complaint. While there still […]

Annual Memorial Day Picnic

Monday, May 25, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Harrington Park, 401 W 16th St, Plano, Texas 75075 Join us for the DPCC Annual Memorial Day Picnic! Meats and rolls will be provided–be sure to bring a side dish, lawn chairs, and dress to have fun! There will also be games–we suggest that you brush up […]

Forum for May 9 Nonpartisan Elections

Saturday April 25, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Harrington Library, 1501 18th St, Plano, TX 75074 The Democratic Party of Collin County, Women Organizing Women Democrats, and the Collin County Young Democrats invite you to get to know the candidates. This a chance to hear from and ask questions of various candidates running in the […]

Zing into Spring Wine Tasting April 30

“Zing Into Spring” Wine Tasting Landon Winery, Downtown McKinney Please join the Democratic Party of Collin County for our “Zing into Spring” Wine Tasting Thursday, April 30th, 7 – 9 pm at the Landon Winery, 101 N. Kentucky Street, McKinney, TX. Historical Landon Winery in downtown McKinney Named “Best Texas Winery” Hundreds of medals and […]

Social Media Training for Activists

Knowledge Is Power – Monthly General Meeting Saturday, April 18, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Registration and networking starts at 9:00 AM Collin College, Preston Ridge Campus, Room J107, 9700 Wade Blvd, Frisco, TX 75035 This training will focus on how to use social media effectively to amplify our democratic message and tips and tricks […]

Blue in the Heart of Collin County March 7

NOTE: Early registration via ActBlue is now closed! Please come early to register on site. Through our many discussions and hearing your feedback as we plan for 2015-2016, we heard two things loudly, clearly, and repeatedly. First, we need to do things differently if we want different results. And second, we need to be working […]

Michael Handley Moves On

For those who haven’t heard already, I regret to tell you that Michael Handley has resigned as our Political Director. This is not entirely a surprise because when Michael agreed to take on the job at the start of the term in June he did not expect to stay on much past the election. I […]

Resolution in Support of Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance

Resolution in Support of Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance WHEREAS the Democratic Party supports equal rights for all of our citizens and the concept that no one should face discrimination because of who they are; and WHEREAS the City of Plano revised its non-discrimination policy on December 8, 2014, creating a new Equal Rights Ordinance that […]

President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

President Obama’s State of the Union Address — As Prepared for Delivery — Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a […]

Deputy Voter Registrars

The work begins to build a stronger voting base for the 2016 election cycle. If you have volunteered as Deputy Voter Registrar in the past, we sincerely thank you for your hard work! Whether or not you volunteered to work with the county party, a candidate, or a political group such as Battleground Texas for […]

Ann Richards Gala 10/3

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