We could not be more thrilled with the 2015 Ann Richards Dinner! It was a truly amazing night. Congratulations to Hazel Weathers and Lynn Geinger, event co-chairs, and their committee for a very successful event. We really don’t have enough superlatives to describe their work. Many thanks to Congressman Joaquin Castro for being our keynote […]
Vote-By-Mail program volunteers made 790 calls in 32 hours! More volunteers are needed to reach all the folks on our target list by December 15th. Click here to volunteer. Thousands of Democrats with disabilities and seniors have used the mail in ballot to cast their vote for Democratic candidates. First we have to contact them.
Members of the Collin County Democratic Party attended Collin College’s Evening with Dr. Zan Holmes, a long time civil rights leader. Collin College hosted this event in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Come One Come All! Collin County Democrats With Disabilities (CCDWD) Membership Meeting Saturday, September 26th, 11:00am-12:30p Collin County Democratic Party office Collin County Democrats With Disabilities is a North Texas-based organization committed to representing the needs and issues of people with disabilities. “Educating and Advocating for people with disabilities!”
Volunteers are needed to work the CCDP booth for the Plano Balloon Festival this weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and the following weekend to work the McKinney Oktoberfest. All shifts are available! If you volunteer, you also receive a pass to the festival with parking! If you wish to volunteer to man our booth, please fill […]
Are you ready to throw your hat in the ring, or just curious about what it takes? The Candidate Recruitment and Development Committee invites all Democrats to join us for a Candidate Info Session on Thursday, September 17th, 7:00-8:30 PM at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC), Room 135 (Board Conference Room) at Hwy 121 and Hwy 75. […]
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Collin College will host “An Evening with Dr. Zan Holmes” on Monday, September 21 at the Spring Creek campus (map); the event begins at 7 p.m. in the center conference room. Dr. Neil Matkin, President of Collin College, will make introductory remarks. History Professor Michael Phillips, […]
From Kate Garrison, DPCC Vote By Mail Project Coordinator: The Vote By Mail program is underway! Several thousands of Democrats with disabilities and senior citizens have used this program to cast their vote for Democratic candidates. All we have to do is contact them. Phone banks start this Friday and will run through December 15th. Sign […]
The August Final Friday will be at Delaney’s Irish Pub & Grill in McKinney, 6150 Eldorado Parkway(map), August 28, from 6:30 – 8:30. Join like minded folk for drink, eats and camaraderie in the spirit of Molly Ivins.
Position: Primary Election Administrator Location: DPCC Office in Plano Salary Range: To be determined by Texas Secretary of State’s office Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt Term: From November 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016 if there is no runoff, or June 30 2016 if there is Description SUMMARY This position is responsible for the planning, preparation and conduct […]
Registering new voters is one of our most important tools for expanding the base. If you are interested in volunteering to register voters, please join the Voter Registration Initiative. They are a group of local Democrats and allies whose purpose is to coordinate volunteers for various voter registration events in Collin and Dallas Counties. Because […]
Collin County Democrats With Disabilities (CCDWD) will hold their August Meeting Saturday, August 22nd at 11:00am at the Democratic Party of Collin County office (map). Collin County Democrats With Disabilities is a North Texas-based organizationcommitted to representing the needs and issues of people with disabilities. “Educating and Advocating for people with disabilities!”
The Events Committee is inviting any group or club of Democrats to participate in the Labor Day Chili Cook-off. Get your teams together and promote your best Chili to a hungry audience. The winning team will receive a Grand Prize Trophy worth fighting for and serious bragging rights. Ribbons will be given for best recipe, best showmanship, […]
You’ll want to be sure to make this one! Drinking Liberally Plano and WOW Democrats are teaming up to host a GOP Debate watching party. You know this is going to be a good time with The Donald as the GOP frontrunner! Make plans to join your fellow Democrats for what is sure to be an […]
Ken Paxton, Under Indictment for Securities, Should Resign Plano, TX Monday, August 3, 2015 – On Tuesday, July 28, a Collin County Grand Jury issued a sealed indictment for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Paxton, a Republican and Texas House District 70 Representative from 2003 to 2012 and Senate District 8 in 2013 and 2014, […]
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, Balon Bradley, to talk about his book, “Left Winger – A Conservative’s Guide to Enlightenment.” Characterized as thoughtful, funny and easy to read, this book […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]