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Dallas County Democratic Party
Weekly Roundup              
Democratic news from Dallas County 
 and beyond. 
Tuesday October 25 2016   
TONIGHT Tuesday Oct. 25: DCDP Comedy Show
      
That's TONIGHT, Tuesday, October 25, at Hyena's Comedy Nightclub, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas TX 75206. The doors open at 6 PM.

Tickets are only ten dollars! Get them online at this page:
https://form.jotform.com/22005574554955

Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/100811370394363/


Vote Early Now Through Friday Nov. 4th
      
MORE HOURS and MORE LOCATIONS this year!! 

I voted yesterday morning! How about YOU?

Early Voting totals have started out WAY UP from the last Presidential elections:

Dallas County First Day Early Voting:  
2008: 34,415
2012: 32,512 
2016: 58,344



(At left, Democratic JP candidate Latonya Shavers at Lakeside Early Voting in Mesquite with Sergio Garcia of the Dallas County East Democrats.)






This year Early Voting for the November General Election started on Monday, October 24, and runs through Friday, November 4. Our Democratic County Commissioners Court has voted to give us longer hours. Polls will be open EVERY DAY (except Sunday) from 7 AM to 7 PM. They have also given us several more locations, some of which are only open over the weekend and a few more for two days only. You can read the full schedule (and also find links to maps to help you find the Early Voting Location you wish to vote at) at this page:

http://www.dallascountyvotes.org/wp-content/uploads/EVLocations.pdf

Remember that you can vote early at ANY of the Early Voting Locations around the county.

Questions about Voter ID requirements? The Secretary of State has posted a flyer at this page:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/id/poster-11x17-aw-voter.pdf

Call the party office with any questions.  

While Early Voting polls are open (7 AM - 7 PM), we'll need volunteers to help out at the Dallas County Democratic Party headquarters. Our staff and resources are limited, so we need all hands on deck to make sure that we can answer phones and field questions from Dallas voters. Join in the excitement of this year's election!

Sign up for some Early Voting office shifts HERE.

Cher In Dallas For Hillary
      
Calling all Cher fans! Cher will be in Dallas this Friday, campaigning for Hillary Clinton.

Tickets are available HERE  
 
Thank you, as always, for all you do! Let's win this thing, Dallas.


This Saturday AND Sunday: Block Walk With Dallas Democrats
  


Early Voting has already started and we need every hand on deck! Be a part of history by committing to making phone calls or knocking doors this week!

SATURDAY BLOCK WALK
Senter Rec Center
901 Senter Road
Irving, Texas 75060
 
9:30am First Shift
12:30pm Second Shift
 
SUNDAY BLOCK WALK
Churchill Rec Center
6906 Churchill Way
Dallas, Texas 75230
 
12:30PM Shift

For more information contact Zach at 214-821-8331 or zach@dallasdemocrats.org.  



Phone bankers are also welcome to come to the DCDP office anytime between 10 am and 7 pm!

Weekly Phone Banks

6 pm - 8 pm Tuesday:
9246 Forest Hills Blvd. Dallas 75218

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Wednesday:
17201 Hidden Glen Dallas 75248

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Thursday:
639 Hartin Circle Irving 75601

For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org.   

 
Thirty Democrats downtown recently including many current and former elected officials, candidates, and party officers.

Help Give Rides To Vote
       
Too many people are disenfranchised just because they don't have a ride to vote. Help us change that: http://bit.ly/2ddHg0R

DCDP Election Watch Party
   
Join all the energized and excited Dallas Democrats on Election Night, from when the polls close (7 PM) until Democratic victory is confirmed. Come out to celebrate our Democratic ticket with elected officials, candidates, voters, and volunteers. There will be free food, a cash bar, reduced valet parking and nearby paid parking lots. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1828953967376845/ (7 PM UNTIL, Hyatt Regency Landmark Ballrooms C and D, 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75207)

 
(Above, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson at the 100th Anniversary of Dallas's Union Station, which has now been named in her honor.) 

Hillary for North Texas HQ


We are open Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Do you want to learn the different ways to help the campaign? You can stop by at any time to speak to a team member! If possible, please bring your phone, charger, and laptop. Enthusiasm is a requirement. if you have any questions, please email chris@victory2016.org. 

Hillary north Texas HQ
2639 Walnut Hill Lane
(east of IH35 and west of Harry Hines)
Dallas Texas 75229
 
469-844-0119 


Just for fun:

From the New Yorker:
Air Trump: A Short Play By Garry Trudeau

Republican Party Could Recover as Early as 2096, Experts Say By Andy Borowitz

From Bette Midler:
The new Republican logo...

And from elsewhere:
Trump "said that after a Clinton presidency we would have a "very, very small replica" of the second amendment. What it would mean for the country to be left with a hobbyist's miniature of a constitutional amendment was thankfully left unsaid. Imagine the tiny militias!"
Polls: Capt. Trump aiming GOP Flight 2016 at nearest mountain


Hillary Signs At DCDP Office
      

We now have these "Clinton Kaine 2016 -- Vote Straight Democratic" signs at the party office for $5.

Yes, we also have signs for several of our local or state candidates as well -- and those are free! Come by and get some of them as well.



DCDP Voter's Guides
       

The Dallas County Democratic Party has our 2016 Democratic Voter's Guide for this year's fall election.

This 26-page tabloid has information about voting and our local Democratic candidates.

Get them for passing out from the DCDP office for FREE.


Upcoming Events and Meetings
 
(For the latest updates on local events, and links to more info about these, check out the DallasDemocrats on Facebook and Twitter, and the DCDP website Calendar. To add an event or make a change or correction, contact the party office or email the editor: BillHowellDCDP AT Yahoo.com.)

Monday, October 24 through Friday, November 4:

Early Voting for the 2016 General Election -- Dallas County locations and times for early voting will be posted at http://www.dallascountyvotes.org/

Tuesday, October 25:

Taco Tuesday Night Phone Bank for Victoria Neave for HD107 -- Drop by this Tuesday, October 18th to volunteer and eat some tacos with us. We will be calling seniors who will be receiving absentee ballot applications and urge them to fill them out and vote by mail this election. If you can join us, please contact Ramiro at 214-497-2135 or ramirodallasluna@gmail.com. (EVERY Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Campaign Headquarters, 1934 Pendleton, Garland, Texas 75041)

Jack Blackshear for HD112 Phone Bank -- (EVERY Tuesday 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, 3629 W. Miller Road, Garland TX 75041)

Drinking Liberally Addison --
(5:30 pm, The Londoner, 14930 Midway Rd., Addison)

DCDP Comedy Show --
See flyer above. Tickets are only ten dollars! Get them online at this page: https://form.jotform.com/22005574554955  Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/100811370394363/

(Doors open at 6 PM, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas TX 75206)

Rhetta Bowers for HD113 Block Walk -- Contact Passion Jackson by email to bowers4tx@gmail.com for meet up info. (Tuesday Shift: 6 pm - 9 pm.)

DCDP Phone Bank -- Bring a charged cell phone. For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (6 pm - 8 pm, 9246 Forest Hills Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75218)

Dallas County Texas Democratic Women -- (6:30 pm, Sixth floor clubhouse, 1400 Hi Line Drive at 35E, Dallas 75207)

Wednesday, October 26:

Rhetta Bowers for HD113 Phone Bank -- (9:00 am to noon, Panera, 200 Town Center Blvd., Garland, TX 75040)

 
Dallas Democratic Forum with Garry Mauro -- Chairman, Texas for Hillary, on the state of the Clinton Campaign in Texas. 2016 Patron & Sustaining Members of the Forum -- Free, 2016 Regular Members -- $25, RSVP by Monday, October 24th by email to wdgriggs@yahoo.com. (11:30 am Registration/Buffet, 12:00 Noon Program, The Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX  75201)

Women's Wednesday Night Phone Bank for Victoria Neave for HD107 -- We will be calling women in District 107 and asking them to pledge to vote for Victoria. It will be a great night filled with food and engaging conversation. If you can join us, please contact Ramiro at 214-497-2135 or ramirodallasluna@gmail.com. (Every Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Campaign Headquarters, 1934 Pendleton, Garland, Texas 75041)

Hillary for Texas Garland Phone Bank -- Calling all Democrats in Garland area! After you get off work, join us for a couple of hours to make phone calls and a difference. Bring your cell phone and enthusiasm! For more information, please contact Chris Nguyen at cnguyen@victory2016.org. (6 - 8 PM, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 100, 3541 W Miller Rd, Garland, TX 75041)

Phone Bank with Terry Meza for House District 105 -- Bring a phone, a charger, and a laptop (if available). For more information email to info AT voteterrymeza.com. (Every Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm, 1421 N Loop 12 [next to the Sonic], Irving, TX 75061)


DCDP Phone Bank -- Plus stay after to cheer Hillary on during the final presidential debate!  Bring a charged cell phone. For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (6:30 - 8:30 PM, 17201 Hidden Glen, Dallas 74248)
 
Women Organizing Women Democrats Wednesday Phone Banks -- (6:00 PM, Collin County Democratic Party HQ, 1915 N Central Expressway #150, Plano)

Dallas County East Democrats -- (7 pm [come at 6 for networking], Martinez Restaurant, 901 Gross Rd., Mesquite)

Thursday, October 27:

Rhetta Bowers for HD113 Phone Banks -- (9 AM to Noon, Panera, 18641 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy. Mesquite, TX 75150)

Rhetta Bowers for HD113 Phone Banks -- (6 PM - 9 PM, Campaign HQ, 675 Town Square, Garland)

DCDP Phone Bank --
Bring a charged cell phone. For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org.  (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, 639 Hartin Circle, Irving 75061)


North Dallas Texas Democratic Women -- Donna Duvin,  Executive Director of the International Rescue Committee.  The IRC aids refugees & people whose lives are shattered by conflict & disaster. Texas is refusing to accept refugees, why?  (6:45 PM, Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Road, Dallas)

Last day to apply to vote by mail for this year.

Saturday, October 29:

Dallas County East Democrats Coffee Social --
(8 am - 10 am Every Saturday at Panera Bread, 18641 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Mesquite 75150)

Laura Irvin for HD102 Block Walks -- Every Saturday and Sunday until the election. For more info call 214-415-4761. (9 AM Saturday, 10 AM Sunday, from 6305 Duffield, Dallas 75248)

DCDP Block Walks -- For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (Two shifts: 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM, Senter Rec Center, 901 Senter Road, Irving, Texas 75060)

Saturday Block Walk & Phone Bank for Victoria Neave for HD107 -- We need volunteers who can help in several ways including: - Block-Walking (talk to voters in person); - Phone-Banking (talk to voters over the phone); - Driving (Drive our Block-Walkers); - Voter Registration (Volunteer Deputy Registrars); - Data Entry; and - Spanish-Speakers. If you can join us, please contact Ramiro at 214-497-2135 or ramirodalla sluna@gmail.com. Sign Up to Volunteer Here: clk.im/volunteer (10 AM - 2 PM or 3 PM - 7 PM, Campaign Headquarters, 1934 Pendleton, Garland, Texas 75041)

Block Walks for Dorotha Ocker for HD115 -- (10:00 am to 4:00 pm, meet at Josey Ranch Library, 1700 Keller Springs Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006)

Block Walk with Terry Meza for HD105 -- Bring a comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and a smart phone (if available). (10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Meza Campaign HQ, 1421 N Loop 12, Irving, TX 75061)

Rhetta Bowers for HD113 Block Walk -- Email jackiebell98@gmail.com. (10 AM - 2PM, various locations, for Saturday Oct. 8 from Taco Cabana, 2601 Dean St., Balch Springs 75180)

Sunday, October 30:

Laura Irvin for HD102 Block Walks -- Every Saturday and Sunday until the election. For more info call 214-415-4761. (10 AM Sunday, from 6305 Duffield, Dallas 75248)

Block Walk with Terry Meza for HD105 -- Bring a comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and a smart phone (if available). (10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Meza Campaign HQ, 1421 N Loop 12, Irving, TX 75061)

DCDP Block Walk -- For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (12:30 PM, Churchill Rec Center, 6906 Churchill Way, Dallas, Texas 75230)

Sunday Block Walk & Phone Bank for Victoria Neave for HD107 -- Canvassing October 9 with State Representative Ramon Romero and Dallas ISD Trustee Jaime Resendez. If you can join us, please contact Ramiro at 214-497-2135 or ramirodallasluna@gmail.com. (Every Sunday, 2 - 6 PM, Campaign Headquarters, 1934 Pendleton, Garland, Texas 75041)

Block Walks for Dorotha Ocker for HD115 -- (2 PM,  meet at Josey Ranch Library, 1700 Keller Springs Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006)

Monday, October 31:

Hillary for North Texas Monday Phone Bank -- (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Dallas County Democratic Party Headquarters, 4209 Parry Ave. Dallas, TX 75223)

Tuesday, November 1:

Taco Tuesday Night Phone Bank for Victoria Neave for HD107 -- Drop by this Tuesday, October 18th to volunteer and eat some tacos with us. We will be calling seniors who will be receiving absentee ballot applications and urge them to fill them out and vote by mail this election. If you can join us, please contact Ramiro at 214-497-2135 or ramirodallasluna@gmail.com. (EVERY Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Campaign Headquarters, 1934 Pendleton, Garland, Texas 75041)

Jack Blackshear for HD112 Phone Bank -- (EVERY Tuesday 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, 3629 W. Miller Road, Garland TX 75041)

Rhetta Bowers for HD113 Block Walk -- Contact Passion Jackson by email to bowers4tx@gmail.com for meet up info. (Tuesday Shift: 6 pm - 9 pm.)

DCDP Phone Bank -- Bring a charged cell phone. For more information call Zach at 214-821-8331 or email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (6 pm - 8 pm, 9246 Forest Hills Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75218)


Friday, November 4:

Last day for Early Voting.

Saturday, November 5:


DCDP Bases Loaded Block Walk -- Ballpark hot dogs complimentary. Our "Bases Loaded" MegaWalk #1 will benefit Laura Irvin for State Representative, County Commissioner Dr. Theresa Daniel and the entire Democratic slate. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/397908837263846/ RSVP by email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (9:30 AM, second shift starts at 12:30 PM, Fretz Park Rec Center, 6994 Belt Line Rd., Dallas, Texas 75254)

Sunday, November 6:

DCDP Bases Loaded Block Walk -- Ballpark hot dogs complimentary. Our "Bases Loaded" MegaWalk #2 will benefit Terry Meza for State Representative and the entire Democratic slate. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/668012700022040/ RSVP by email to zach@dallasdemocrats.org. (12:30 PM, Senter Rec Center, 901 Senter Road, Irving, Texas 75060)
 
Tuesday, November 8:

General Election -- 7 AM - 7 PM. Local precinct polling places will be posted at http://www.dallascountyvotes.org/

Metrocrest Democrats Presidential Election Watch Party -- Join other Democrats for good food, drink and fellowship as we see the outcome of a pretty "amazing" election season. (5:30 PM)
 
DCDP Election Watch Party -- Join all the energized and excited Dallas Democrats on Election Night, from when the polls close (7:00 p.m.) until Democratic victory is confirmed. Come out to celebrate our Democratic ticket with elected officials, candidates, voters, and volunteers. There will be free food, a cash bar, reduced valet parking and nearby paid parking lots. Facebook event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1828953967376845/
(7 PM UNTIL,
Hyatt Regency Landmark Ballrooms C and D, 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75207)

Friday, January 20, 2017:

Hillary Clinton Inaugurated As President
 
It's Party Time! Start (Or Renew) Your Sustaining Membership In the Dallas County Democratic Party
      
Sustaining Members of the DCDP make it possible for Democrats to have an office open year-round as a base for our efforts to register, educate, and organize voters to keep Dallas County BLUE. Your regular donation of as little as $10 a month is an investment in the future of the local Democratic Party.

BUT did you know that we have several levels of Sustaining Memberships, each with its own category name and benefits, ranging from Horned Frog to Yellow Dog? Read about them all and choose your level to get (or renew) your Sustaining Membership at this page


Contact:
Dallas County Democratic Party
Carol Donovan, County Chair
4209 Parry Avenue, Dallas TX 75223
Phone: 214-821-8331     Fax: 214-821-0995
Website:  www.dallasdemocrats.org
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/DallasDemocrats
Twitter:  twitter.com/dallasdemocrats
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