A Word from our Chair - Mike Rawlins

Attorney General Ken Paxton Indicted

Labor Day Chili Cook Off

Labor Day Chili Cook Off

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, […]

VOTE BY MAIL Program is Underway!

VOTE BY MAIL Program is Underway!

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 […]

Final Friday is here!

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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.

Now Accepting Applications for Primary Election Administrator

Now Hiring!

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 […]

It’s time to register voters!

It’s time to register voters!

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 August Meeting

Collin County Democrats with Disabilities August Meeting

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!”

Drinking Liberally Plano is THIS WEEK

Drinking Liberally Plano is THIS WEEK

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 […]

Press Release on Paxton Indictment

Press Release on Paxton Indictment

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, […]

Third Saturday Educational Forum for August

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    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 […]

Democrats Support People with Disabilities

Celebrating 25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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

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

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

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

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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

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!

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!

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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

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 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!

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!”

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

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 […]

Now Taking Applications for Fall Fellows!

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 […]

Annual Memorial Day Picnic

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 […]

Ann Richards Gala 10/3

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Join us for this year's biggest Democratic event in the county! Details Here!

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