Hot off the union printing presses! Take a Turning Texas Blue T-shirt home today. Keeping Dallas County "Blue" costs nearly $190,000 annually and we sincerely appreciate every dollar!
Hundreds crowded the Angelika Film Center for the Dallas premiere of "American Winter", the latest documentary from award-winning documentary filmmakers Harry and Joe Gantz about the social safety net and the future of the American Middle Class.
On October 3, Senator Wendy Davis announced her gubernatorial campaign. "Until the corridors of power are the corridors of the people, until problem-solving trumps partisanship, until our state is 'a lot less lone and a lot more star', we will keep going."
Our list of those who have filed is at this page. This is updated through 6 PM, Monday, December 9 (the filing deadline), and posted here at 7:46 PM. Call if you find errors. Websites, etc., will be added later.
But, who filed for what President Truman called the most important office, Precinct Chair? See a list of those who have submitted applications for the Primary ballot at this page. This should be up to date. If no one filed for Chair of a precinct, it will become vacant at the start of the next term in June 2014, and the rest of the Executive Committee will have to fill vacancies at that June meeting.
Candidates running statewide or in districts that cross county lines file with their state parties in Austin. For ours, the Texas Democratic Party has those who filed with them listed on their blog at this page. The Texas Republican Party lists those filed with them in Austin at this page. Candidates whose districts do not cross county lines file with their county parties. These are also shown for both parties on the Secretary of State's website at this page. (Choose Dallas County on the drop-down menu.)
The Dallas County Democratic Party, a model of repeat countywide election success statewide, has an immediate opening for a communications intern.
This paid, part-time position runs through May 2014. We will pay $150 weekly provided the intern works a minimum of 15 hours weekly. We will do whatever necessary to work with the intern’s school to coordinate college credit, in addition to pay, if the intern maintains 15 hours weekly.
The intern will assist with communications related to the Democratic Primary, including, but not limited to posting legal notices of ballot draw and polling locations and will help publicize Democratic Primary information such as election judge trainings via our website and social media.
The intern will assist the Communications Director in scheduling broadcast, radio and print interviews, prepare press releases and media advisories, write for the Dallas County Democratic Party website and social media including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.
The intern candidate should be currently seeking a degree in Communications, English, History, Law or Political Science.
Experience with Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft Word is required. Experience with HTML is preferred. On the job training will be provided; intern candidates will gain marketable communications skills and will have fun!
Résumés with cover letter should be sent to kathleen AT dallasdemocrats.org by January 7, 2014.
Thank you for your interest.
This holiday season, millions of Americans have a chance to get quality, affordable health insurance—many for the first time. If you have family members who are uninsured, you can play a big part in helping them find coverage that works for them. It might not always seem like it, but your family listens to you. So have the talk.
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The purpose of the North Texas Asian Democrats (NTAD) is to sensitize Democratic candidates and officeholders to the political needs of the Asian-American community; to promote the Democratic Party’s message of economic justice and social progress in the Asian-American community; to encourage Asian-American participation in the campaigns of Democratic candidates and at all levels of the Democratic party, and to facilitate the election of Democratic candidates to public office by maximizing the Democratic turnout in the Asian-American community.
North Texas Asian Democrats' general membership meetings take place at 7:30 p.m., every third Monday of even numbered months (February, April, June, August and October). December holiday party TBA.
Come early and enjoy great Asian cuisine.
Jeng Chi Restaurant
400 N. Greenville Ave., Suite 11
Richardson, Tx 75081
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