HD 67 Block Walk

Join the Democratic Party Field team on our efforts to reach out to the community in House District 67. Together we will reach out to fellow democrats in our neighborhood reminding them we are here to fight for our county. Please sign up on the Collin County Democratic Party field team sign up genius. We will be meeting in the …

Increasing Voting Access To Collin County Democrats

One of the biggest lessons from the Nov. 7th 2017 elections is that increased voter turnout means big wins for Democrats. To bring that success to Collin County, we need to do everything we can to Get Out the Vote! In 2016, the Texas Democratic Party saw a huge increase in Democratic seniors voting by mail across Texas through their …

CCDP 2017 Holiday Party

CCDP 2017 Holiday Party   Saturday – December 2 6:00 – 10:00 PM  Community Unitarian Universalist Church  2875 E Parker Rd Plano, TX 75074 (map) Let’s celebrate a busy and wonderful year of growth in the Collin County Democratic Party! Come out and enjoy a delicious buffet (BYOB) and entertainment by Ralph Dixon from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  At 8, …

Yes, there’s another election

I know y’all are crazy happy that it’s Mueller Time, but please do remember that there’s an election happening right now. And more to the point, if you’re reading this you’re probably not one of those who we need to reach the most. But I hope you’ll carry the message to those who need to hear it. Because I know …

Time to vote! November 7 – Constitutional Election

2017 Texas Constitutional Election   Friends, the Republicans have a culture of voting.  They vote every election.  We’re behind.  If we want to have a say in our government, we have to show up EVERY election. Every single election counts and we must hold them accountable. Tuesday, November 7, Texans will cast ballots on 7 amendments to the state Constitution. …

Rising Blue Wave FUN-raiser and Wine Tasting

Join the Rising Blue Wave fundraising event Thursday, October 19, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Landon Winery in Downtown McKinney Musical Guest – Tynwald Join the rising blue wave at a special tasting event featuring wines from the award winning Landon Winery in historic downtown McKinney (map). Each person will receive six tastings or two glasses of wine.  Light appetizers …

Plano Balloon Festival & McKinney OktoberFest Time!

It’s that time of year again! Time for the Plano Balloon Festival and McKinney Oktoberfest! CCDP Events Team needs volunteers for two information booths to meet and greet the public and register voters. Plano Balloon Fest  McKinney Octoberfest Sept. 22-24, Fri.-Sun. Plano Oak Point Park, McKinney Downtown Courthouse Square Click HERE to sign up for a shift (or two!) at McKinney Oktoberfest; …

Interested in Community Outreach?

Interested in Outreach? Are you involved in a number of different community organizations? Do you have an interest in spreading the Democratic gospel to them? It’s very easy for us to get immersed in our own Democratic and progressive bubbles. But if we’re going to win elections it’s vital that we engage with people and communities outside of our bubble. …

Get Deputized and register voters!

Get Deputized! Saturday, September 12 Are you currently deputized as a Voter Registrar in Collin County?  Would you like to be? We have several events coming up where we will need lots of Deputy Voter Registrars (DVRs) in attendance. The Plano Balloon Festival and Oktoberfest are two examples of fun events where Dems can strengthen our numbers. If you were …

Hurricane Harvey Help

  HURRICANE HARVEY HELP While we had an incredibly successful Ann Richards Dinner Saturday night, our thoughts and hearts were with our fellow Texans in the path of Harvey.  We all know the complete devastation the Texas Gulf coast is facing right now. We know you’re a Friendly Neighborhood Democrat and want to help. We’ve compiled a list of good places to put …

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Rise Up, or Be Complicit

Since the events of last Friday evening in Charlottesville I’ve done a few short posts on our alarming national situation. But until yesterday I had some difficulty coming up with a longer statement that didn’t feel like a hackneyed rehash of what others have been saying. Outrage after outrage after outrage also made it hard to focus on a single …

Plano Democrats win AGAIN!

We won! For the second year in a row, CCDP has won an award in the annual Plano Lion’s Club July 4th parade.  This year the theme was Heroes.  Our float won the Chairman’s Award. Congratulations to all who put in so much work on this float and walked the parade! Well done!

Ready for ’18 Candidate Training Series

 SHOULD I RUN? Saturday, July 15th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Collin College Spring Creek Campus, Rm A234, (2800 Spring Creek Parkway, Plano 75074) Based on positive feedback and requests for a repeat session, we are offering the workshop again. You may attend at no charge. Whether you are thinking about running in 2018 or in the more distant future …

Plano & McKinney July 4th Parades – Join us!

The Fourth of July is just around the corner! In spite of 45 and his absolute debacle of a presidency, there is still much to celebrate in our nation, our county, and our cities. This year, there will be Democratic floats in the parades in both Plano and McKinney, and we’d love for you to be a part of the …

Candidate Appreciation & Trivia Night Thursday June 22

Purchase tickets HERE. Join us as we celebrate our brave candidates, nosh on great food and play a rousing game of Democratic trivia! We’re going to be at Tupps Brewery (map) 721 Anderson St. in McKinney from 6:00 PM to 9:00PM. Help make this event a success by sponsoring the candidates attendance! Your sponsorship will go toward purchasing tickets for …

Ready for ’18: Should I Run? Event

What goes through you mind when you hear about people running for office? Do you often feel like you’re called to do something, something more than you’re already doing, but just don’t know what? Do you imagine yourself in the shoes of a candidates when you see him/her get up and give a speech at a local event? Don’t agonize …

Wylie Area Democrats Club

We have a new club! Wylie Area Democrats Club will be holding monthly meetings.  Wylie is in Congressional District 32 (Pete Sessions District) with lots of Democrats planning to run.  Hillary won District 32 so it is a winnable race. Come help organize in Wylie. Saturday, May 27th, 10 a.m. Starbucks in Target Store,   3440  W FM 544 (map). Saturday, …

State Democratic Executive Committee Update

State Democratic Executive Committee Update The State Democratic Executive Committee (SDEC) met in Austin on April 1st and 2nd. Highlights: Cliff Walker gave a deep dive analysis of the 2016 election. There were many indicators that we are moving in the right direction. Democrats WON straight ticket voting in the biggest Texas counties by 51-49. To win, we have to begin …

Beto O’Rourke is coming to Allen Friday!

Congressman Beto O’Rourke is running for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.  Beto would face Ted Cruz in the 2018 general election.  Come out to meet him Friday, May 19, at Nine Band Brewing, 9 Prestige Circle, Allen, Texas 75002 6:30 PM (map). Please RSVP HERE if you’re planning on attending. Let’s make sure Beto gets a big warm Collin …

Donor Spotlight – Jeanie Lemons

CCDP DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Did you know that CCDP does not receive money from the state or national Democratic Party? It is a common misconception that local offices have the support of their state and national counterparts, but unfortunately this is not true. CCDP is only able to exist thanks to the donations of great people like you! Each month CCDP …

Come and Take It! – Science T-shirts for Sale

Our “Come and Take It” t-shirts for the March for Science were a big hit! We’ve been getting requests for more t-shirts.  So, we’re opening the orders back up for t-shirts.  Proceeds stay right here in Collin County to get Democrats elected to office.  You can order your t-shirts here.      

Annie’s List Endorses Two CCDP Candidates

Annie’s List Announces Endorsements Annie’s List announced their endorsements for the upcoming May 6 municipal elections.  We are over the moon for their endorsement of Ann Bacchus for Plano City Council Place 2 and Cory Montfort, Richardson City Council Place 4. This is YUUUUUUGE. This is the first time Annie’s List has endorsed female candidates in our county. Congratulations to …