Wish List for Our New Office

We need a few things and skills for our new office. If you can help with any of these please contact us.

  • IT expert to assess our equipment configuration
  • Handyman work (weatherproof front door)
  • Creative person to decorate office
  • Window washer
  • Electrical work
  • Plumbing work
  • Creative person to maintain bulletin board
  • Periodic donations of coffee/beverage supplies, bottle water, snacks
  • Bathroom mirror
  • Shelf organizer

A Word from our Chair - Mike Rawlins

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On Faith and Politics

On Faith and Politics

Pandering with piety This past week several of our candidates participated in a candidate forum at Prestonwood Baptist Church. We greatly appreciate them being invited and applaud those who decided to participate. I could not attend due to travel but I understand that they represented the values of the Democratic Party well. I will add […]

CCDP goes to the dogs! Fun at Krewe of Barkus!

CCDP goes to the dogs! Fun at Krewe of Barkus!

CCDP had a busy and fun booth at this year’s Krewe of Barkus! Dogs in Literature was the Mardi Gras parade theme. Judith Marcus created the display sign, offered costumes for small dogs, and Margaret Keane offered doggie-wash cloths – for donations to the Dem Party. Micheal Filak was there to meet voters! Attendees enjoyed […]

WOW Dems Power of the Purse Fundraiser

WOW Dems Power of the Purse Fundraiser

  Women Organizing Women Democrats (WOW Dems) 2016 fundraising event Power of the Purse Saturday, February 27, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rooftop Event Spot Upper Level @ Ice House 1000 14th Street, #400 Plano, TX 75074 LUNCHEON Italian Cuisine with Pasta Stations KEYNOTE SPEAKER Regina Montoya Passionate leader on local and national scenes […]

Vote by Mail Chase Calls Going Strong! Join us!!

Vote by Mail Chase Calls Going Strong! Join us!!

VOTE BY MAIL CHASE CALLS “The Vote By Mail initiative is in high gear” according to Kate Garrison and JC Puckett, Project Coordinators. During the first two week of calling, volunteers contacted 1955 potential vote by mail voters. “… That’s 51.3% of the 3809 applications mailed in mid-January.  Our goal is to contact all 3809 […]

CCDP Yellow Dog Dems join the Krewe of Barkus!

CCDP Yellow Dog Dems join the Krewe of Barkus!

Join us at the 14th Annual Krewe of Barkus in McKinney, Sunday, February 7, 12:30 – 4:00 (parade is at 2:00). The event will be at Mitchell Park – one block west of Downtown McKinney. There is free parking throughout Downtown McKinney (parking map). We will have a table at the event. Candidates are encouraged […]

Election News UPDATE 2/1/16:

Election News UPDATE 2/1/16:

  EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTIONS Plan to attend a Supplemental Training Session if you are working the Election. Thu., Feb. 11, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Sat., Feb. 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM Wed., Feb. 17, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Sat., Feb. 27, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Attendees stated it was very informative […]

CCDP Candidates in the News!

CCDP Candidates in the News!

The Dallas Morning News Editorial Board has issued their recommendations for two contested races in Collin County ahead of the March 1 primary.  You can read more here.

County Convention set for Collin College, McKinney

County Convention set for Collin College, McKinney

Yesterday evening our County Executive Committee selected the new Conference Center at the Collin College Central Park campus in McKinney as the site of the 2016 convention, scheduled for Saturday March 19. This will be a combined county convention with delegates from both state Senate Districts in the county, 8 and 30, attending. Any Collin […]

Vote By Mail Chase Calls – Need Volunteers

Vote By Mail Chase Calls – Need Volunteers

VOTE BY MAIL CHASE CALLS “The Vote By Mail initiative is in high gear” according to Kate Garrison and JC Puckett, Project Coordinators. During the first week of calling, volunteers contacted 1619 potential vote by mail voters. That’s 44% of the 3808 applications mailed earlier this month.  Our goal is to contact all 3808 to […]

Election News UPDATE:

Election News UPDATE:

LAST WEEK TO REGISTER TO VOTE! There is only one week left to register to vote in the Primary Election. Monday, February 1st is the official last day to register.   Note to Deputy Registrars – you do not have the usual 5 days to get green registration cards to the Elections Office. If you register […]

Final Friday is BACK!

Final Friday is BACK!

For forty years, Molly Ivins hosted a gathering of progressives for food, fun and discussion at her Austin home. In her spirit, progressives across Texas continue her tradition, including your Collin County Democratic Party. This month our wonderful Events Committee chaired by Neal Bert is hosting Final Friday at Arroyo’s Authentic Mexican Food (map). BONUS!! […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!

In 21st Century America, and here in Collin County, Christmas means different things to different people. Some celebrate it as the actual anniversary of the birth of the Christ. Others understand December 25 as a date of convenience chosen by the early Roman church and regard many of the stories and religious traditions around Christmas […]

Notice of Drawing for Place on the Ballot

Notice of Drawing for Place on the Ballot

AW3-2 Prescribed by Secretary of State Sections 52.094. 172.082. 172.084, Texas Election Code 03/2007 NOTICE OF DRAWING FOR PLACE ON BALLOT Notice is hereby given of a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the Democratic Primary election to be held on March […]

COLLIN COUNTY DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE RECORD NUMBER OF CANDIDATE FILINGS

COLLIN COUNTY DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE RECORD NUMBER OF CANDIDATE FILINGS

On the close of filing for the Democratic Primary this evening the Collin County Democratic Party is excited to announce the highest number candidates on the Primary Election ballot in over twenty years. County Chair Mike Rawlins said: “Thanks to our improved performance in 2014, successful party building this year, and the efforts of our […]

Notice of Address and Deadline for Filing Applications for a Place on the Primary Election Ballot

Notice of Address and Deadline for Filing Applications for a Place on the Primary Election Ballot

NOTICE OF ADDRESS FOR FILING APPLICATIONS Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the Democratic Party primary ballot may be filed in person at the following address until 6:00 p.m. on December 14, 2015. Address where Democratic County Chair will be: 2504 K Avenue, Suite 200 Plano, Texas 75074 Signature of County […]

We’re moving and we need YOUR HELP!

We’re moving and we need YOUR HELP!

You’ve probably heard by now, the Collin County Democratic Party is ON THE MOVE!! The new location helps our missions of electing Democrats and building a stronger party by giving us more room, better visibility, and better accessibility. The move is scheduled to begin December 18th. Moving an operation even this size requires many hands […]

We’re Moving

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I am happy to tell you that after an extensive search, thorough deliberations, and lengthy negotiations, our County Executive Committee at its November meeting approved a lease for a new office for the CCDP. We’ll be moving later this month. The new location helps our missions of electing Democrats and building a stronger party by […]

Happy Holidays! Let’s Celebrate!

Happy Holidays! Let’s Celebrate!

Celebrate the season and a great year! Join the Collin County Democratic Party for a gathering of friends and good cheer! Uvolin Graham is again offering her professional catering services.  The Holiday Party menu includes:  smoked salmon, ham and Uvolin’s spectacular appetizers – including her delicious meatballs!  Holiday music and images of crackling flames…good friends, […]

Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all!

Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all!

As all of you give thanks in your own fashion I would like to thank everyone who has helped us grow the Party in the past year – our Precinct Chairs, officers, committee chairs and members, those who have staffed events or worked in the office, and everyone else who has volunteered in any way. […]

UPDATED!!!: The CCDP is HIRING for the 2016 Primary!

UPDATED!!!: The CCDP is HIRING for the 2016 Primary!

12/23/15 UPDATE: Judges and clerks are still needed for Tue March 1 Primary. We are still in need of paid election workers for Primary Day. There are about 25 judge/alternate judge positions still open and many more openings for clerks.  Deadline is Jan 5.  It takes a lot of people to run the primary election. […]

Collin County Democrats Stand with Victims of Terrorism

Collin County Democrats Stand with Victims of Terrorism

In light of the recent heinous attacks by Daesh in Paris and Beirut and the Russian airline bombing, the County Executive Committee of the Collin County Democratic Party passed this resolution at its meeting Tuesday November 17: WHEREAS Collin County Democrats share the sorrow of victims of recent terrorism and grieve with them in the […]

Collin Democrats Speak out on TAPS

Collin Democrats Speak out on TAPS

At its meeting on November 17, the County Executive Committee of the Collin County Democratic Party passed this resolution: RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE TEXOMA AREA PARATRANSIT SYSTEM Whereas the Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPS) has been mismanaged and is in financial debt causing the elimination of much needed services to the working disabled and the elderly, […]

Meet Our Candidates! At the Third Saturday Education Forum November 21

Meet Our Candidates! At the Third Saturday Education Forum November 21

This month’s Third Saturday Educational Forum will focus on our declared candidates for the 2016 election.  We have candidates for every Texas house district in Collin County! Come out to meet them each and other candidates running for county offices. You will have an opportunity to hear why they want to represent you. Saturday – […]

If you believe in what the CCDP is doing……

If you believe in what the CCDP is doing……

can you give me $5? What an amazing year! In the last six months alone, we Democrats have made tremendous progress towards ending one-party rule in Collin County.  We have knocked on doors, held phone banks, registered many new voters, garnered media mentions, participated in local parades, festivals and other local events, including the Paxton […]

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