We Have A Vote, We Have A Voice

Texas’ population is growing! It grew so much in the last decade, Texas got four additional seats in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2012 election. Hispanic,  African-American, and Asian communities account for roughly 80% of  Texas’ population growth. The political voice of these nearly majority “minority” communities hasn’t gotten louder,  it has been deliberately muted. When the Republican-controlled Texas …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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…” …

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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 …

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