Conservative is a Dirty Word

Classical conservatism is dead The name of the once proud and valued political philosophy has become an obscenity. “Conservative” used to mean “holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to politics or religion.”  It’s still defined that way in most dictionaries. The conservative luminary William F. Buckley once said “A conservative is …

Precinct and County Convention Information

Our County Convention will be held: Saturday, March 19 Convene at 10:00 AM Finish by 3:00 PM On site sign-in starts at 8:30 AM Convention Center at Collin College Central Park Campus 2200 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75071 This is a great chance for you to learn about our local candidates, meet other local Democrats, and get ready for …

Early voting has started! Vote in the Democratic Primary now!

  Voting in the Democratic Primary runs Tuesday, February 16 through Friday, February 26. In addition to voting on the Presidential nominee, you’ll also be able to vote for nominees in these contested races, depending on which part of the county you live in: Texas Railroad Commission – regulates oil and gas US Congress, District 3 Texas House of Representatives, …

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 …

On Faith and Politics

Pandering with piety This past week several of our candidates participated in a candidate forum at Prestonwood Baptist Church. We greatly appreciate them being invited and applaud those who decided to participate. I could not attend due to travel but I understand that they represented the values of the Democratic Party well. I will add that this event and the …

CCDP goes to the dogs! Fun at Krewe of Barkus!

CCDP had a busy and fun booth at this year’s Krewe of Barkus! Dogs in Literature was the Mardi Gras parade theme. Judith Marcus created the display sign, offered costumes for small dogs, and Margaret Keane offered doggie-wash cloths – for donations to the Dem Party. Micheal Filak was there to meet voters! Attendees enjoyed the celebration with dogs, children …

WOW Dems Power of the Purse Fundraiser

  Women Organizing Women Democrats (WOW Dems) 2016 fundraising event Power of the Purse Saturday, February 27, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rooftop Event Spot Upper Level @ Ice House 1000 14th Street, #400 Plano, TX 75074 LUNCHEON Italian Cuisine with Pasta Stations KEYNOTE SPEAKER Regina Montoya Passionate leader on local and national scenes ENTERTAINMENT Irma Rangel Leadership Academy …

CCDP Yellow Dog Dems join the Krewe of Barkus!

Join us at the 14th Annual Krewe of Barkus in McKinney, Sunday, February 7, 12:30 – 4:00 (parade is at 2:00). The event will be at Mitchell Park – one block west of Downtown McKinney. There is free parking throughout Downtown McKinney (parking map). We will have a table at the event. Candidates are encouraged to attend and bring literature. …

Election News UPDATE 2/1/16:

  EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTIONS Plan to attend a Supplemental Training Session if you are working the Election. Thu., Feb. 11, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Sat., Feb. 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM Wed., Feb. 17, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Sat., Feb. 27, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Attendees stated it was very informative and gave them insight how …

CCDP Candidates in the News!

The Dallas Morning News Editorial Board has issued their recommendations for two contested races in Collin County ahead of the March 1 primary.  You can read more here.