POLLING PLACE WORKERS NEEDED …

Ensuring strong Democratic presence in all our polling places and the County elections office is one way to maximize votes for Democrats in the coming election. We do not want to lose any voters through incompetence or active voter suppression, by our Republican counterparts. The Democratic Party is entitled to place half of the election workers, including an Election Judge …

Collin County Democrats: Governor Rick Perry Should Step Aside

[McKinney, Texas] Collin County Democrats believe the State of Texas needs a Governor who will not  politicize a Grand Jury’s decision to indict him on felony charges of coercion and misuse of public funds.  The Public Integrity Unit of the Travis County District Attorney’s office deserved to be funded and we believe it was wrong of the Governor to veto funds …

Collin County Democrats on the Move

[McKinney, Texas] Collin County Democratic Party Political Director, Michael Handley, took time to discuss the finer points of the Collin County political landscape to County Precinct Chairs, Democrats and Democrat friendly supporters, at the Collin College for Higher Education in McKinney on Saturday, August 16th. Additional training and educational opportunities are being planned for September and October. (Photo courtesy Roland …

Claim A Corner Of Collin County For Democrats!

We have identified scores of corners where we’d like to shout our message of “YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE!  VOTE DEMOCRATIC ON NOVEMBER 4th,” by placing LARGE road signs for all of Collin County to see. Can you help “claim a corner” at major road intersections across Collin County by donating to help us purchase a sign for $33 or two …

SAMEENA KARMALLY FOR TEXAS HOUSE DISTRICT 89: Come and Join the Team

Join the Sameena Karmally for Texas team, as they call voters in Collin County every Tuesday and Friday evening from  6pm to 8pm at the Democratic Party Headquarters of Collin County, 2504 K Ave, Ste 200 in Plano, Texas. Then, join the team as they go block-walking on Saturday mornings, starting at 9am, launching from the DPCC Headquarters in Plano.   Sameena …

A Tribute to Robin Williams: Comedian, Actor, and Philanthropist

(McKinney, Texas) Although not directly related to the political scene in Collin County, we, along with millions of other Americans,  mourn the loss today, of Hollywood actor Robin Williams. As we take a moment to reflect back on the laughter and the joy he gave to so many of us. . .we are thankful for the smiles he generated across …

WOMEN ORGANIZING WOMEN (WOW): Advancing Democratic Women in Politics Fundraiser

Women Organizing Women (WOW) Democrats*   is a North Texas-based organization dedicated to advancing Democratic women in politics. WOW Democrats annual fundraiser is almost sold out and the few remaining tickets are going fast, so get yours NOW!  “Wearing it for the Win” is  Saturday, August 23rd from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Gloria Campos, long-time anchor for WFAA Channel 8 News, …

Collin County Young Democrats are Making a Difference in Collin County

(Fairview, Texas) This  week, on Wednesday, August 13th, at 4:15pm, The President of the Collin County Young Democrats*, Mike Messer, will be speaking to the Democratic Club at Heritage Ranch* In Fairview, Texas. Mike is an energetic and dynamic public speaker who can energize any group. To learn more about the Collin County Young Democrats, link to their Web page …

The Texas Democratic Party Platform: A Good Read and a Great Platform.

If you haven’t had a chance to review the Texas Democratic Party Platform on a host of topics, it is well worth reading. By the way, if you didn’t notice, “Education” is the very first topic covered. . . .that was by design.   THE TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY PLATFORM (Link to an external web page)      

EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE LAW IS IMPORTANT

  News reports coming out late last evening, indicate that sixty-three Texas Republicans have signed an amicus brief that claims legalizing same-sex marriage could lead to the government to sanctioning incest, pedophilia, and polygamy. Signatures on the brief submitted to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals include Texas House Speaker Pro Tempore Dennis Bonnen and GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, state …

Summit For Campaign Action Day

The Democratic Party of Collin County Coordinated Campaign Committee has organized this event for all precinct chairs, candidates, and any Collin Democrats interested in attending. All are invited to attend one of two sessions to discuss GET OUT THE VOTE (GOTV) strategies, and how to maximize our use of the Voter Activation Network (VAN) to win on November 4, 2014.  The event …

KARMALLY: Local Candididate for Texas House District 89 Ramps up Her Campaign

Join fellow Democrats this Friday, August 8, 2014-  for a phone bank in Plano! 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Come to the Democratic Party offices at 2504 K Ave, Ste 200, in Plano, Texas. If you need directions, please call the offices at 972.578.1483.  Then,  join the team on Saturday at 9am, August 9th, as they gather again at the DPCC offices to …

DPCC Statement on Collin County Commissioner Court’s Resolution Aimed at Migrant Kids Awaiting INS Processing

(McKinney, Texas)   Collin County Commissioners voted today, August 4, 2014, to outline a County policy towards the support of unaccompanied migrant children, by supporting a resolution aimed at not allowing any county agency or county resources to be used, to house or provide support for undocumented immigrants who might come to the County, while they await INS processing. The …

Mike Collier- Democratic Candidate for Texas Comptroller Visits Collin County

(Plano, Texas). Mike Collier, a former resident of Collin County brought his “Watchdog Tour”  to his old stomping grounds on Saturday August 2, 2014, in a “Get Out the Vote” luncheon with local Democrats at Plano’s Big Easy Restaurant. Mike Collier started his financial services career at Exxon, but soon found his way to PriceWaterhouseCoopers – one of the biggest …

Collin County Democrats Take on US House of Representative Actions on 8/1/2014

(McKinney, Texas) The Democratic Party of Collin County believes the partisan vote by the US House of Representatives this evening was nothing but a shameful event, denying immigrant children the opportunity to realize their dreams. Likewise, the failure of the US House to fund the Compassionate Care Relief package to the amount requested by the President, is a further sign …

Collin County Democrats Oppose Collin County Commissioner Attempts to Limit County Support of Immigrant Refugee Children

(McKinney, Texas) – The Democratic Party of Collin County does not support the current version of County Commissioner Mark Reid’s proposed resolution, newly styled as “The Proper Role of County Government in Providing Temporary Housing and Care for Migrant Children.” The resolution states that the “federal government has failed to defend the sovereign borders of the United States and Texas…” …

COLLIN COUNTY DEMOCRATS URGE THE US CONGRESS TO ACT ON IMMIGRATION

The Democratic Party of Collin County fully supports the President’s call for immigration reform. The US House of Representatives, and it’s Republican leadership, supported by a heavily Republican dominated Texas delegation, seems more bent on suing our President, than on passing much needed immigration reforms or a compassionate care funding package designed to ease the burdens put on federal agencies …

Sameena Karmally for Texas (House District 89)

Join fellow Democrats on Friday, August 1, 2014-  for a phone bank in Plano! 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Come to the Democratic Party offices at 2504 K Ave, Ste 200, in Plano, Texas. If you need directions, please call the offices at 972.578.1483.  Sameena Karmally is running aginst State Rep  Jodie Laubenberg in House District 89. Jodie sponsored the Texas legislation that Wendy …

GET CONNECTED!

We are active on social media.  Our TWITTER account can be found @CollinDemocrat and on FACEBOOK, we can be found under “CollinCountyTXDemocrats”. There are connection widgets at the top of this web page, if you need assistance in getting connected.   Come and JOIN IN THE DISCUSSIONS!

2014 Plano Balloon Festival

The Texas Democratic Party of Collin County will again sponsor a booth at the 2014 Plano Balloon Festival. We invite all Democrats, Democratic Candidates, and Democratic organizations to help meet and greet our neighbors from across North Texas at our 2014 Plano Balloon Festival booth during festival hours, Friday, September 19 through Sunday September 21. Friday, Sept. 19 4:00 p.m. – …

Help Get Out The Vote!

It’s true, Texas isn’t a Red State, it’s a non-voting state! So, with your help to get out the vote, we can make a huge difference! “Texas isn’t a Red State, it’s a non-voting state” ~ Paul Begala @ BattlegroundTX (#BGTX) fundraiser, Austin, Texas – Jun 22, 2013 Volunteer or donate today to help us get out the democratic vote …

Welcome to our new web site!

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Happy July 4th Collin County Democrats!

The Declaration Of Independence, Read Aloud Start the Independence Day celebration by walking with fellow Democrats in the Plano Lions Independence Parade. Dress for the weather and expect a leisurely 2 mile walk.   Wear red, white, and blue — Especially blue!  Parade lineup begins at 6:30 a.m., while the parade itself begins at 9 a.m.  Look for Collin County Democrats. …