In Memory of Margaret Keane

Mary Margaret Keane passed away suddenly Monday morning at the home she shared with her son, Charles, in Plano. “Margaret,” as she was known to friends and fellow volunteers at Collin County Democratic Party Headquarters, was a lifelong Democrat who advocated passionately for equality for everyone. The daughter of an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York, Margaret …

Craig Ranch "Notice" to Residents

Statement on “Notice” at Craig Ranch

We received word from some of our activists that the Craig Ranch Community Association in McKinney sent an email advising residents several copies of disturbing notice to “Residents” had been posted in one of the parks in the community. County Chair Mike Rawlins had this to say: “At this point we don’t know anything about who posted this “notice”. We …

Holiday Party: Affirming the Hope of the Season

The Collin County Democratic Party,  Events Committee invites you to our annual holiday party.  Join us Friday, December 9, 2016, 6:00-9:00 pm at the Community Unitarian Universalist Church, 2875 East Parker Road, Plano, Texas 75074-7503. BYOB – wine, beer or soft drink.  Catering by Uvolin Graham. Entertainment courtesy of Michael Filak and Current Events Bingo the Micky Mayer Way (winners receive gift cards to …

Collin County Democrats Honor Veterans

At its most recent meeting on September 27 the County Executive Committee unanimously passed this resolution recognizing Veteran’s Day. WHEREAS, November the 11th is observed annually as a date to honor US military veterans; and, WHEREAS, a Congressional Act approved on May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday and “a day to be …

The Unthinkable has Happened

Fellow Democrats, “Shocked” doesn’t adequately describe how I feel right now about the outcome of this Presidential election. I confess I feel a bit of dread, loathing, and despair. Yet, it also feels self-indulgent to give into them. At times like this we are called upon to be strong for each other. The prospect of Republicans gaining complete control of …

A Time of Decision, a Time to Believe

We occasionally offer essays written by Precinct Chairs or other activists. Here’s one written by Mitch Sotelo, chair of Precinct 83.  Mitch was an ardent supporter of Bernie Sanders, and eloquently here offers his reasons for supporting Secretary Clinton. A Time of Decision, A Time to Believe How strange it is that so many don’t understand that lesser evils are …

Watch History Being Made on Election Night

Watch History Being Made on Election Night We’ve block walked.  We’ve made thousands of calls.  We’ve put up hundreds of signs.  We’ve attended townhalls, voting forums and we VOTED. Now it’s time to watch all that hard work pay off.  Join us for one of TWO election watch parties. The Plano party, co-hosted by the CCDP and Drinking Liberally Plano, …