Collin County Election Board Meets with Bruce Sherbet, County Election Administrator

Last week, the Collin County Election Board met with County Election Administrator, Bruce Sherbet.  Mr. Sherbet took over this position from Sharon Rowe when she retired last December.  Mr. Sherbet brings 33 years of experience to this position having started in election work at the age of 19.  He spent 24 years as Dallas County’s Election Administrator, then two years …

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 …

Congratulations, CCDWD President Kate Garrison!

Kate was recently honored by the National Council on Independent Living Region 6 for being an advocate for the local disabled community. Here is the text read at the NCIL Awards Ceremony, Washington D.C., July, 28th: Kate Garrison has advocated for the City of Plano to incorporate Universal Design in City Planning and for more accessible affordable housing.  To help …

North Texas Veterans React to Commander-in-Chief Forum

A group of veterans who are Democrats gathered at CCDP Vice Chair Barbara Boyden Walters’ house to watch NBC’s Commander-in-Chief forum. Our local NBC affiliate KXAS interviewed a number of them after the event. Richard Boslow asked of Trump, “What are you going to do for the veterans? What are you going to do for the military?” Precinct 48 Chair Bob Fusinato added, “I …

The Dallas Morning News Endorses Hillary

Dallas Morning News endorses Hillary Clinton for for President, the first Democrat after 75 years Austin, TX — The Dallas Morning News endorsed Hillary Clinton for president today in a two part series from their editorial board, “There is only one serious candidate on the presidential ballot in November. We recommend Hillary Clinton.” [Dallas Morning News, September 7, 2016] Highlights: …

HD67 Candidate Scott Coleman to hold Education Town Hall

Join a discussion about Texas Education with TX House District 67 Candidate Scott Coleman Saturday, September 17  How can Texas become the best in the nation teaching kids in Kindergarten through College? What issues do families, teachers, and students care about most in Texas schools? How can we modernize Collin County schools to become the model for the rest of …

Volunteers Needed for Balloon Festival & Oktoberfest

Volunteers needed for Balloon Festival Come share your Democratic Party enthusiasm by volunteering to man the Collin County Democratic Party’s booths at both this year’s Plano Balloon Festival and McKinney Oktoberfest, September 23-25. We have openings for three and some four hour shifts.  Volunteers for the Balloon fest will get a free pass to enter and free parking at Oak Point …

North Texas Pride Festival – McKinney THIS SATURDAY

The 2016 North Texas Pride festival will be held on Saturday, September 10 at the Louisiana Street Grill in historic downtown McKinney (350 E. Louisiana St). They will using the venue’s indoor restaurant and parking area for vendor booths, kids’ activities, entertainment and dancing. As always, dress is “Come As You Are”. The restaurant has a special food and drink menu …