Happening in Grayson Co. Oct-Dec 2019

Upcoming Events thru Dec 2019
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Potluck Social at 903 Brewers

Saturday Oct 26, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drink your favorite brew!
Meet candidates!
Win fabulous door prizes!
Raffle tickets sold at the door –  the more you buy the cheaper they get!

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Early Voting is underway now thru Friday, Nov 1, 2019
Election Day: Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

Check your voter registration status here.
State Constitutional Amendments, City of Sherman, Denison ISD, City of Gunter, Woodbine Water Supply Corporation and Van Alstyne MUD #1
Details here. How the amendments will appear on the ballot.

Progress Texas clear and brief voter guide about the amendments.
A balanced explanation of the amendments, prepared by the Texas House Research Organization. Texas Democratic Party has not taken a position on them. However all of them except Prop 4 (Income Tax prohibition) passed with overwhelming bipartisan support.

2019 Early voting dates, times, locations
2020 voting dates, times, locations

Interested in running for Grayson Democratic Party Precinct Chair or County Chair?
Submit a notarized application to Glenn Melancon before 6:00 pm, Dec 9, 2019. Applications can be found
here.
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Veteran’s Day Parades, Nov 9

10 am in Sherman; 2 pm in Denison.
Gary Thomas is providing a military vehicle. If you can provide a vehicle, contact Jan. Need walkers and decoration. Decorate/Line-up at least 1 hour before start time. Contact Jan Fletcher at 972-897-5796

Kaffee Klatsch, Nov 9, 2019

Second Saturdays at Panera Bread from 8:30-10:30am. 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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Gun Violence, Nov 16

Gun Violence Discussion from experts
6:00 – 8:00 pm, Grand Ave Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, Sherman. Volunteers needed for set up, registration, sound, cleanup, etc.
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Debate Watch Party, Nov 20
Time and place TBD
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Monthly Meeting, Nov 21, 2019

Grayson County Democratic Party meeting.
Different date and location.
Because of Thanksgiving, our Nov meeting
will be on the 3rd Thursday, Nov 21,
at China Star, 2324 Texoma Parkway,
one block south of Hwy 82.
5:30 meet and greet, 6:00 meeting
New friends always welcome!  Wheelchair accessible
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Take a look at Russell Foster, Democratic candidate for U.S. House TX 4 against John Ratcliffe!
2020 Democratic Candidates for President
Democratic Candidates for U.S. Senate against Cornyn
Texas Democrats’ Path to Victory
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Become a poll worker!
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Blast from the Past

GCDP at 2018 Peanut Festival
GCDP at 2018 Peanut Festival
DWGC Wine Pairing 2017
Wine Pairing Hosted by Democratic Women of Grayson County
Denison Main St FestivalDenison Main St Festival, Saturday Oct 5, 2019
Jeanne and Ron Briggs, GCDP Presentation Organizers
People Have the Power
Climate Strike Sherman Texas
Climate Strike, Grayson County Courthouse, Sherman, Texas
View the photo album for the LBJ birthday party at 903 Brewers.
LBJAug 31, we celebrated LBJ’s birthday and everything about the Great Society – Medicare, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 1965 Voting Rights Act; as well as his War on Poverty which included many social welfare programs to aid the poor. LBJ was successful in reducing unemployment and poverty; and bringing about economic growth. He is also hailed as a civil rights hero and for doing more for education than any other president.*
View fabulous 2019 Juneteenth photos on our FB page
and Like us while you’re there!
We had the pleasure of meeting Mississippi Freedom Barbara BowieRider, Barbara Bowie, who stopped by our booth. Listen to her podcast here:
The Freedom Riders and Me
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View Fabulous Grayson Pride Day Photos
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Austin College Volunteer Fair
Debby West registers Austin College students at the 2018 Volunteer & Internship Fair.
TDP Distributed Canvass Instructions for Officers, Pct Chairs and volunteers
Walk targets without cutting a VAN list
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Contact your representatives
US Senator John Cornyn (202) 224-2934
US Senator Ted Cruz (202) 224-5922
US Representative JohN RAtcliffe: (202) 225-6673
Texas State Senator Pat Fallon: (512) 463-0694
Texas State Representative Reggie Smith: (512) 463-029

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