Episode 10- “I’m Sorry, Does Your Party Have Solutions on Healthcare?” – Come and Hear It!

In this episode, we interview Laura Gunn, who is our candidate for Texas House District 33. She tells us all about her campaign and what she will bring to Austin once elected. After, we discuss the composition of a typical Republican Attack Ad, focusing on four main themes: Strong Borders, Too Liberal for Texas, Socialism, and Walkway Memes. Articles about …

GERRYMANDERING

By: Donna Buesing Staff Writer So, who the heck is Jerry and why does he meander? I know, bad pun. Actually, the phrase is not one that came into being within the last 50 or so years. The term was coined via Elbridge Gerry, our fifth vice president and former governor of Massachusetts in 1812. I thought for years that …

Episode 8- “We Run on the Issues, Not Attack Ads” Come and Hear It!

In this episode, we talk with Sharon Hirsch, our candidate for HD66, about her views on the education system in Texas. In our roundtable discussion, we talk about Trump’s tariffs, the importance of the State Attorney General office, Trump’s re-election campaign’s donations to two North Texas Republican incumbents, and of course, Beto’s campaign progress. For more information about the events …

WOW Dems Coordinated Volunteer Event Held

Carole L. Evans 7/30/2018 WOW DEMS HELD VOLUNTEER EVENT ON 7/26/2018 Women Organizing Women (WOW) Democrats held a coordinated volunteer event at the home of Lori Kleinfield to do phone banking and postcard writing for candidates Lorie Burch (US Congress, Texas Congressional District 3), Sharon Hirsch (Texas House District 66), and Mark Pharris (Texas Senate District 8). Over 30 women …

NOTICE OF GENERAL PRIMARY RUNOFF 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., May 22, 2018 for voting in a general primary runoff election for the Democratic Party to nominate federal and state officers, and for the purpose of electing a precinct chair. …

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 …

2018 Primary Election Results

Following are the results of the 2018 Democratic Primary. Bold are winners going to November 6, 2018 General Election. Italics are top two going to May 22, 2018 Democratic Primary Run-off. Office Sought Ballot Position Name Votes % U.S. Senator 1 Sema Hernandez 246,313 23.7% 2 Edward Kimbrough 150,149 14.5% 3 Beto O’Rourke 641,337 61.8% U.S. Representative District 3 1 …

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 …

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 …

Increasing Voting Access To Collin County Democrats

One of the biggest lessons from the Nov. 7th 2017 elections is that increased voter turnout means big wins for Democrats. To bring that success to Collin County, we need to do everything we can to Get Out the Vote! In 2016, the Texas Democratic Party saw a huge increase in Democratic seniors voting by mail across Texas through their …

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. …

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 …

Beto O’Rourke is coming to Allen Friday!

Congressman Beto O’Rourke is running for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.  Beto would face Ted Cruz in the 2018 general election.  Come out to meet him Friday, May 19, at Nine Band Brewing, 9 Prestige Circle, Allen, Texas 75002 6:30 PM (map). Please RSVP HERE if you’re planning on attending. Let’s make sure Beto gets a big warm Collin …

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 …

Vote for the Real Plano – Democratic Voices, Debbie O’Reilly

“Plano Candidates Use Apartment Concerns as a Smokescreen to Rescind Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance and Introduce Bathroom Bill” Which candidate’s version is the real Plano? The Plano that was voted “The Best City to Live In Texas” by Money and “The Safest City to Live In America” by Forbes as touted by Mayor Harry LaRosiliere? Or candidate Lily Bao’s version, …

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Why you need to vote for School Boards

In this, my last Chair’s message related to the May 6 non-partisan elections, I offer some reasons why you should vote for your local school board, the Collin College Board of Trustees, and related bond elections. And again, before we look at individual cities let’s take a look at what local school boards do. Again, most people aren’t real sure. …

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Why you need to vote for City Council

In my last Chair’s message I talked about the general importance of voting in the May 6 non-partisan elections. In this message I will tell you why you need to vote for City Council in particular. Before we look at individual cities, it’s important to understand just what city government does. A lot of people in Texas don’t really know.  …

Collin County Deputy Voter Registration Certification Class – March 25

Collin County VDR Certification – Saturday March 25th At the request of CCDP Collin County Elections has agreed to hold another Collin County VDR Certification class, Date:  Saturday, March 25th.  This session is open to both First Time VDR’s and Existing VDR’s. Location: Collin County Elections Office (Address: 2010 Redbud Blvd, McKinney 75069; Phone: 972-547-1990).  Start Time: First Time VDRs please arrive by 9:30 AM, Renewals …