CCDP Podcast Episode 5- “They Woke, Y’all!” Come and Hear It!

  In this episode, we talk about the goings-on at the national, state, and local levels, such as Beto’s campaign, corruption in politics, teacher walkout; our interview with Mike Rawlins, CCDP Chair, as he discusses what’s next after the convention and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to check our guest interview, here are the time stamps: 39:00- …

CCDP Podcast Episode 4 – “Texan doesn’t rhyme with gun” Come and Hear It!

In this episode, we talk about the goings-on last week (PRIMARIES!); our newest segment, “Alright Y’all”; our interview with Barb Walters, CCDP Vice-Chair, as she discusses what’s next after the Primary – The Convention; and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to just check our newest segment “Alright Y’all!” or our guest interview, here are the timestamps: 45:28- …

We had an amazing Primary! Carole Evans breaks it down.

We had a record setting Primary! We had the largest slate of Collin County Democratic candidates in more than 25 years.  And the most diverse slate EVER by either party.  Democrats across the county were ready to vote and vote they did!  Read on for a more indepth look at the 2018 Collin County Democratic Primary. KEY RACE RESULTS  In Collin …

CCDP Podcast Episode 3 – “You can’t indoctrinate a critical thinker” Come and Hear It!

In this episode, we talk about the goings-on last week (Gun Safety and Conservatives Targeting Educators); our interview with CD3 candidate, Sam Johnson; Civics 101 on the Do’s, Don’t’s, and Why’s of Voting in this Election; and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to just check our guest interview, here’s the time segment: 43:39- “Sam Johnson Interview” For …

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION, DEMOCRATIC PARTY

NOTICE OF GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION, DEMOCRATIC PARTY To the Registered Voters of the County of Collin, Texas. Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed at http://www.collincountytx.gov/elections/election_information/Pages/election_day.aspx will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., March 6, 2018 for voting in a general primary election for the Democratic Party to nominate federal officers, Members of the State Legislature, and …

Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment

 PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the Democratic Primary Election held on March 6, 2018 will be tested onMonday, January 29 at 10 a.m. at the Collin County Elections Office, 2010 Redbud Blvd, Suite 102, McKinney, Texas  75069 to ascertain that it will accurately count the …

Volunteers Needed for Convention Planning

We are seeking volunteers to serve on a Planning Committee for the County or Senatorial District Convention. Texas Election Code states that each County and Senatorial District Convention shall be held on the third Saturday after the First Primary (March 6, 2018). The convention will be on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The location for the convention will be voted on by the CEC …

CCDP is HIRING! Democratic Primary Election Workers Needed

Are you interested in working as an Election Judge, Alternate Judge, Election Clerk or Ballot Board Worker for the 2018 Primary? We have deadlines coming soon for these positions, so please contact the Party Office as soon as possible. These are paid positions (most are $10 per hour). You will be trained.  Here again are the dates of the Election – …

HD 67 Block Walk

Join the Democratic Party Field team on our efforts to reach out to the community in House District 67. Together we will reach out to fellow democrats in our neighborhood reminding them we are here to fight for our county. Please sign up on the Collin County Democratic Party field team sign up genius. We will be meeting in the …

CCDP 2017 Holiday Party

CCDP 2017 Holiday Party   Saturday – December 2 6:00 – 10:00 PM  Community Unitarian Universalist Church  2875 E Parker Rd Plano, TX 75074 (map) Let’s celebrate a busy and wonderful year of growth in the Collin County Democratic Party! Come out and enjoy a delicious buffet (BYOB) and entertainment by Ralph Dixon from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  At 8, …

Time to vote! November 7 – Constitutional Election

2017 Texas Constitutional Election   Friends, the Republicans have a culture of voting.  They vote every election.  We’re behind.  If we want to have a say in our government, we have to show up EVERY election. Every single election counts and we must hold them accountable. Tuesday, November 7, Texans will cast ballots on 7 amendments to the state Constitution. …

Rising Blue Wave FUN-raiser and Wine Tasting

Join the Rising Blue Wave fundraising event Thursday, October 19, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Landon Winery in Downtown McKinney Musical Guest – Tynwald Join the rising blue wave at a special tasting event featuring wines from the award winning Landon Winery in historic downtown McKinney (map). Each person will receive six tastings or two glasses of wine.  Light appetizers …

Plano Balloon Festival & McKinney OktoberFest Time!

It’s that time of year again! Time for the Plano Balloon Festival and McKinney Oktoberfest! CCDP Events Team needs volunteers for two information booths to meet and greet the public and register voters. Plano Balloon Fest  McKinney Octoberfest Sept. 22-24, Fri.-Sun. Plano Oak Point Park, McKinney Downtown Courthouse Square Click HERE to sign up for a shift (or two!) at McKinney Oktoberfest; …

Interested in Community Outreach?

Interested in Outreach? Are you involved in a number of different community organizations? Do you have an interest in spreading the Democratic gospel to them? It’s very easy for us to get immersed in our own Democratic and progressive bubbles. But if we’re going to win elections it’s vital that we engage with people and communities outside of our bubble. …

Get Deputized and register voters!

Get Deputized! Saturday, September 12 Are you currently deputized as a Voter Registrar in Collin County?  Would you like to be? We have several events coming up where we will need lots of Deputy Voter Registrars (DVRs) in attendance. The Plano Balloon Festival and Oktoberfest are two examples of fun events where Dems can strengthen our numbers. If you were …

Hurricane Harvey Help

  HURRICANE HARVEY HELP While we had an incredibly successful Ann Richards Dinner Saturday night, our thoughts and hearts were with our fellow Texans in the path of Harvey.  We all know the complete devastation the Texas Gulf coast is facing right now. We know you’re a Friendly Neighborhood Democrat and want to help. We’ve compiled a list of good places to put …

Plano Democrats win AGAIN!

We won! For the second year in a row, CCDP has won an award in the annual Plano Lion’s Club July 4th parade.  This year the theme was Heroes.  Our float won the Chairman’s Award. Congratulations to all who put in so much work on this float and walked the parade! Well done!

Ready for ’18 Candidate Training Series

 SHOULD I RUN? Saturday, July 15th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Collin College Spring Creek Campus, Rm A234, (2800 Spring Creek Parkway, Plano 75074) Based on positive feedback and requests for a repeat session, we are offering the workshop again. You may attend at no charge. Whether you are thinking about running in 2018 or in the more distant future …

Plano & McKinney July 4th Parades – Join us!

The Fourth of July is just around the corner! In spite of 45 and his absolute debacle of a presidency, there is still much to celebrate in our nation, our county, and our cities. This year, there will be Democratic floats in the parades in both Plano and McKinney, and we’d love for you to be a part of the …

Candidate Appreciation & Trivia Night Thursday June 22

Purchase tickets HERE. Join us as we celebrate our brave candidates, nosh on great food and play a rousing game of Democratic trivia! We’re going to be at Tupps Brewery (map) 721 Anderson St. in McKinney from 6:00 PM to 9:00PM. Help make this event a success by sponsoring the candidates attendance! Your sponsorship will go toward purchasing tickets for …

Ready for ’18: Should I Run? Event

What goes through you mind when you hear about people running for office? Do you often feel like you’re called to do something, something more than you’re already doing, but just don’t know what? Do you imagine yourself in the shoes of a candidates when you see him/her get up and give a speech at a local event? Don’t agonize …