Happening in Grayson County

New Beto yard signs available!
Come to 123 E. Wall St and pick one up. Email your address to treasurer@graysondemocrats.org or call 903-354-5558 and we will bring one to you!
$5 donation if you have it, free if you don’t.

Come Join the “PARTY” at 903 Brewers [MAP], Saturday, November 3 from 6 – 8 pm. It will be the last “fundraiser” of this election season and we want to go out with a bang. For a mere $20 donation you have a chance at one of the many challenging door prizes. And each additional $5 gets another chance. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the variety of beer and wine at the cash bar in 903 Brewers, 1718 South Elm Street in Sherman. If you have questions, contact Jan Fletcher at 972-897-5796. Democrats love to PARTY…see you there!

2018 Candidates, complete list
Aunt Sam wants YOU
Early voting dates, times, locations
Election day locations
Apply for absentee ballot. Application must be received by the elections office no later than Oct 26, so they can mail you the ballot. Then your voted ballot must be postmarked no later than Nov 6, so don’t delay, do it today.
Am I registered in Texas? In Grayson County? Is my address current? Is the name on my voter registration identical to the name on my driver’s license? Check the status of your voter registration here.
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Peanut Festival, Whitesboro, Oct 20, 8:00a-4:00p
Fall schedule and volunteer opportunities…
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Volunteer in Beto’s Sherman office!
Become involved in the most important election of our lifetime. It’s up to us to change the course of history. Come by the office for volunteer opportunities, or call 903-354-5558.
Join the Monday night phone bank at the office, 6-8 pm
123 E Wall St, Sherman
If you would like to call from home, please let us know. A script will be provided. Call our office at 903-354-5558 or email Glenn  glenn@glennmelancon.com.
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Block walk with Pamela McGraw!
Leaving from the office daily at 5:30.
Block walk or make calls for Beto!
New Block walk for Beto schedule at the office.
Beto HQ is on Wall St, next to Lupe’s Tamales.
Computers and script provided for calls. Please bring your fully charged cell phone.

Check out Beto for Senate Grassroots HQ Sherman.
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Block walking and calling not for you but you still want to help? Vote Forward is working to flip Congress blue. Volunteers send heartfelt “please vote” letters to unlikely Democratic voters in key swing districts. Letters have been shown to significantly boost turnout. Sign up here and give it a try: Vote Forward
GCDP Office is open!
123 E. Wall St in Sherman. For more info…
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Watch video slideshow of the Eleanor Roosevelt Awards Dinner
Herald Democrat,  DWGC Eleanor Roosevelt Awards Dinner

Nov 10 is Kaffee Klatsch time!

Second Saturdays at Panera Bread from 8:30-10:00. The “Kaffee Klatsch” is a meet and greet sponsored by Democratic Women of Grayson County. With a come and go format, you may purchase your favorite brew then join us for an informal conversation and connect with others in our community.
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Grayson County Democratic Party monthly meeting
Oct 25, 2018, 5:30 meet and greet, 6:00 meeting
Fourth Thursdays at Grandy’s  MAP
New friends always welcome!  Wheelchair accessible.
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Our Democratic Candidates – Vote Nov 6!

Lupe Valdez for Governor against Greg Abbott
Mike Collier for Lt. Governor against Dan Patrick
Justin Nelson for Attorney General against Ken Paxton
Joi Chevalier for Texas State Comptroller against Glenn Hegar
Kim Olson
for Commissioner of Agriculture opposes Sid Miller
Roman McAllen for Railroad Commissioner (a 3-person commission)
Miguel Suazo for Land Commissioner against George P. Bush

Watch the News 12 Forum with Valerie Hefner and her opponents.

Beto O’Rouke for US Senate against Ted Cruz
Catherine Krantz for US House of Representatives against John Ratcliffe
Kevin Lopez for Texas Senate against Pat Fallon, the extreme-right wing purchase who defeated Craig Estes in the Republican primary
Valerie Hefner for Texas State Representative versus Reggie Smith
Watch the KXII Forum with Valerie Hefner and her opponents.

Pamela McGraw for Grayson County DA
Karen Hughes Spencer for County Clerk

Sylvia Faith Mitchell for Justice of the Peace Pct 2
Laura Bass for Justice of the Peace Pct 3
Marilyn Livingston for County Commissioner Pct 2

Terry Templeton for County Commissioner Pct 4

With a super-majority, Republicans have complete control of the Texas Senate. That’s at risk this election cycle. While the Texas Senate will remain Republican-dominated, the party could lose its ability to move legislation out of the chamber without the support of any Democrats.

The #SlateOf8 Democrats for the Tx 5th Court of Crim. Appeals in 2018:
Robert D. Burns III, for Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals, Chief Justice
Robbie Partida-Kipness, Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals, Place 2
Erin Nowell, Place 5
Bill Pedersen, Place 9
Amanda Reichek, Place 10
Cory Carlyle, Place 11
Ken Molberg, Place 12
Leslie Lester Osborne, Place 13
Counties Served: Collin, Dallas, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Rockwall


Kathy Cheng
for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6
Judge Maria T. (Terry) Jackson for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals
NOTE: Judge Jackson will speak at the Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner, Oct 11
Judge Ramona Franklin for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7

Who’s on the general election ballot in Texas on November 6, 2018

Beto-Cruz Second Debate Watch Party Postponed
Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz
The Sept 30 debate between Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, has been postponed. The debate in Houston, when rescheduled, will be town hall style and hosted by ABC 13  and Univision 45.

If you missed the first debate, or want to see it again, you may watch it here.
The third debate will be Oct. 16 in San Antonio.
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Lupe Valdez and Gov Greg Abbott
Lupe Valdez vs Gov. Greg Abbott
Sheriff Valdez showed Gov Abbott the door during their one and only debate! Re-watch it here.

Replace Republicans with Democrats in 2018!
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Grayson County Democratic Party monthly meeting
Pamela McGraw, candidate for DA, speaks at GCDP meeting

Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick accomplishments:
* eliminating corporate taxes
* tripling personal property taxes
* eliminating healthcare for the working poor
* bankrupting rural hospitals & nursing homes
* cutting education by $3 Billion
* accepting NRA Campaign contributions

US Senator John Cornyn (202) 224-2934
US Senator Ted Cruz (202) 224-5922
US Representative JohN RAtcliffe: (202) 225-6673
State Senator Craig Estes: 512-463-0130

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Senators Phone Numbers
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Join Indivisible Sherman 
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