SDEC Wrap-up April 2018

Sharon Hirsch, Senate District 8 Committeewoman and Zach Bullard, Senate District 8 Committeeman, attended the quarterly State Democratic Executive Committee (SDEC) meeting in Austin on April 14, 2018. NOTE: neither Sharon nor Zach will be filing for the next term. Sharon is running for Texas HD 66 and Zach is moving out of the district. Elections are held at the …

Annie’s List Endorses Two CCDP Candidates

Annie’s List Announces Endorsements Annie’s List announced their endorsements for the upcoming May 6 municipal elections.  We are over the moon for their endorsement of Ann Bacchus for Plano City Council Place 2 and Cory Montfort, Richardson City Council Place 4. This is YUUUUUUGE. This is the first time Annie’s List has endorsed female candidates in our county. Congratulations to …

A Time of Decision, a Time to Believe

We occasionally offer essays written by Precinct Chairs or other activists. Here’s one written by Mitch Sotelo, chair of Precinct 83.  Mitch was an ardent supporter of Bernie Sanders, and eloquently here offers his reasons for supporting Secretary Clinton. A Time of Decision, A Time to Believe How strange it is that so many don’t understand that lesser evils are …

Karen Jacobs Attends Senate Hearing on Property Tax Reform

State Senator Van Taylor of Collin County recently held the Texas Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and Relief hearing at Collin College – Spring Creek Campus.  Karen Jacobs, candidate for House District 33, attended and spoke at the hearing.  This is her testimony from the hearing: “My name is Karen Jacobs from Heath Texas.  I am running for …

Collin County – A Swing County

Last Saturday evening, voters made the journey from Kaufman County, Dallas County, Denton County and Tarrant County to stand with voters from Collin County at a special Town Hall on Texas Education Policy, held in Plano. Our own Ramona Brumfield, Adam Bell and Scott Coleman were joined by Libertarian candidates Shawn Jones and Ray Brewer. Voters heard about the full …

Collin County Democrats with Disabilities Endorses Local Candidates

Collin County Democrats With Disabilities is pleased to announce the endorsement of the following candidates: Adam Bell, U.S. House of Representatives, District 3 Karen Jacobs, Texas House District 33 Scott Coleman, Texas House District 67 Denise Hamilton, Texas House District 89 In February of 2016, Democratic candidates for Texas House District 33, 66, 67, 70, and 89 and U.S. House …

Volunteers needed: Collin College Debate Watch Parties

What a great opportunity for Collin County Democrats!  We have been invited to participate during Debate Watch Parties at all three Collin College campuses.  These are not open to the public at large – these are events for campus students. That’s a total of nine events.  We need as many of our candidates as possible to attend.  We also must …

Democratic Club of Heritage Ranch Candidate Forum

The Democratic Club at Heritage Ranch is holding a Candidates Forum Wednesday, September 7 and 21.  The forum will be held in the Heritage Ranch Clubhouse.  This is an opportunity to hear from area Democratic candidates. Admission is free.  Space is limited, so if you can join us, please RSVP to this invitation for your free ticket(s), letting us know which date …

June is Immigrant Heritage Month!

Collin County communities are all set to mark the third annual Immigrant Heritage Month in June 2016. This is a nationwide event to gather and share inspirational stories of immigrants across the USA “as a source of pride”.  Activities during the month, from New York to DFW to LA, include engaging constituents, faith leaders, the arts, civic organizers, businesses and …

Collin County Young Democrats Host Youth Summit

The first ever Collin County Democratic Youth Summit gets underway February 20 at 1:00 p.m. in the Library at Collin College, Spring Creek Campus. If you are in high school, college-age, a 20-something or young professional, you are invited to attend and meet other young people interested in taking an active part in politics. Kicking off the Summit will be …

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 Candidate Recruitment and Development Committee …

Judge Ken Molberg For Fifth District Court of Appeals

Judge Ken Molberg will be on the November 4, 2014, general election ballot as a candidate for Fifth District Court of Appeals, Place 5. The 5th District Court of Appeals is one of our region’s most important courts with jurisdiction over criminal, family and civil appeals cases for Dallas, Collin, Rockwall, Kaufman, Grayson and Hunt counties. Dallas Morning News endorses …

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Sameena Karmally for Texas House Representative

Have you heard Sameena Karmally for Representative, Texas House District 89, speak? Hear her now. Recorded at the Democratic Party of Collin County’s Your Vote Is Your Voice Celebration with Democratic Candidates on September 6th. (Sameena has been endorsed by the Dallas Morning News) Click the video. Lifelong Texan Sameena Karmally, candidate for State House District 89, grew up in …

Texas’ Next Governor – Senator Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis is running for Governor because she loves Texas — not just for how good it is, but for how great it can be. The opportunities that Texas made available to Wendy — quality public education, a strong community college system, college loan and grant programs for deserving students — are what made the difference in her life. Wendy …

Leticia Van de Putte For Texas Lt. Governor

Leticia San Miguel Van de Putte – mother of six, grandmother of six, practicing pharmacist, sixth-generation Texan, and experienced legislator from San Antonio — has been fighting for Texas families her entire life, and now wants to be your Lieutenant Governor. Leticia San Miguel grew up with her four brothers and sisters in a small house on the West Side …

Lois Parrott for State Board of Education

The Experience and Perspective to Fight for Public Education Education expert Lois Parrott, Ph.D., is your Democratic nominee for State Board of Education, District 12. Lois is a college professor and a former Texas certified public school teacher. She advocated for students, parents and teachers while serving on the Board of Trustees for both Dallas County and the Dallas Independent …

David Alameel for U.S. Senator

As your next U.S. Senator, Dr. Alameel will fight for everyday Texans. In Washington, he will fight for the interests of Main Street over those of Wall Street. He will fight to protect a woman’s right to choose and to enforce equal pay for equal work. He will ensure that Texas keeps its promise to our senior citizens by protecting …

Mike Collier for Texas Comptroller

As a businessman in Texas, Mike successfully managed budgets at ExxonMobil, Price Waterhouse Coopers and a petroleum start up. Mike is a registered Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience in his field. As Texas Comptroller, Mike will bring his experience balancing budgets to our state budget. With a balanced budget and more accurate revenue projections, we will …

Steve Brown for Railroad Commission

Steve Brown is running for a seat on the Texas Railroad Commission because he believes that it can improve on its promise to adequately support industry growth while also protecting the environment, ensuring public safety, and safeguarding land owner and consumer rights. Steve knows that abundant growth in the energy industry is the engine of Texas’ economy. He would ensure …

Sam Houston for Attorney General

As our Attorney General, we can count on Sam Houston to aggressively defend the rights of all Texans. Sam will bring the values he learned as a young man to work every day and will protect the legal rights of Texas businesses and citizens. Sam Houston learned the Texas values that have governed his life growing up in West Texas, …