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 more profound than marriage, for …

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!

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 you can share your personal …

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 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 discussion.  Their next meeting is Saturday, …

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! 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 also asking if anyone has …

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 appears to be some confusion …

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 Collin County Young Democrats toward …