How awesome are these volunteers?

Four young activists joined the Vote By Mail phone bank Wednesday night at the CCDP office. (Photo: Left to right: Mitch Little, Cristin Padgett, Karlea Smith, and Suzie Tkatch.) Mitch is a senior Political Science major at Trinity Christian Academy (TCA).  He’s looking into colleges in Oklahoma and Texas, Cristin is one of our Candidate for Texas House District 33.  …

How will you seize the moment in 2016?

Political analysts and historians have increasingly been coming to a consensus that elections are shaped more by overall trends in society and the economy than by individual candidates and campaigns. In normal circumstances a President of the opposite party would be elected after a two term incumbent. However, 2016 is shaping up to be an exception and represents a unique …

No Final Friday for October – Party with CCYD instead!

Our Collin County Young Democrats have a big fundraiser and party this Friday.  We’re going to dress up and join them! If you’re unable to attend, would you please consider a donation to CCYD (click here to donate). Funds raised to to base expansion scholarships and field training and operation programs.  CCYD is committed to get Democrats elected in Collin …

Early Voting is ON!

Early voting is ON! There are seven amendments to the Texas Constitution on the ballot. We have voter guides in the CCDP offices from the League of Women Voters or you can go to their website; or visit VoteTexas.gov You can find early voting location information here. Early voting ends Friday, October 30.

Ghouls, Goblins, and Republicans – OH MY!

The Collin County Young Democrats are hosting their 3rd Annual Liberally Spooky – Dia De Los Muertos HalloweenParty. This year’s event will be at Angela’s at the Crosswalk, 1010 East 15th Street in Plano. Tickets are $20 ($30 at the door) and include food, seating and live music (cash bar is available). It’s a costume party so come dressed and …

Young Volunteers Help with Vote By Mail Phone Banking

Students from Trinity Christian Academy in Addison volunteered for a special Vote By Mail phone banking session last week.  Students Carlie Woodard, Brooke Herman, Lexie Blair, Courtney Kesler, Blair Blackburn made 422 calls in three hours! Government teacher Stephen Kimbrough encourages his students to learn through volunteering.  Students earn credit for community service.  Three credits means the student will not have to …

October Third Saturday Education Forum

Third Saturday Educational Forum Series   Hosted by the Democratic Party of Collin County  You are invited to an informative presentation Saturday October 17, 2015 Meeting from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Collin County Community College Library Room L201 A/B Spring Creek Campus Off Jupiter Road, South of Spring Creek Campus Ballpark 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, …

Ann Richards Dinner 2015 Oh what a night!

We could not be more thrilled with the 2015 Ann Richards Dinner! It was a truly amazing night.  Congratulations to Hazel Weathers and Lynn Geinger, event co-chairs, and their committee for a very successful event.  We really don’t have enough superlatives to describe their work. Many thanks to Congressman Joaquin Castro for being our keynote speaker; Mike Collier, TDP C0-Finance …