Resolving Texas Voting Issues:
If you are going to the polls in Texas do you know what IDs are acceptable?
Whether you are part of the GOTV team or a voter who wants answers to questions about voting in Galveston County, install this smart phone app. Search for Galveston County Elections at your App Store:
As you may have noticed, candidates for the other team have put out their campaign signs all around the county this weekend. It’s time for our team to make our move.
We need you help in one of two ways: sign placement or recovering the cost.
HELPING WITH SIGN PLACEMENT:
We have both home yard signs and highway 4’X8’ signs for our three local candidates and Mrs. Clinton and we need to get them placed ASAP. If you live in a high visibility location in your neighborhood, please send your request for a home yard sign to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you know of any land suitable for a highway 4’X8’ sign that is legally accessible and in a high visibility location, please provide the location information to Chairman Young, email@example.com.
HELPING WITH COST RECOVERY:
As with previous campaigns, all these signs have been paid for by either the candidates or your county party. Since the Democratic party and its candidates are dependent on donationS to pay for these signs, make a donation to one, or more, of the following:
Galveston County Democratic Party:
or send a check to:Galveston County Democratic Party
P.O. Box 756
Friendswood, TX 77549-0756
or send a check to:Committee to Elect Michael Cole
PO Box 1963
Beaumont, TX, 77704
or call: 409-795-8183
or send a check to:Lloyd Criss Campaign
PO Box 519
LaMarque, TX 77568
When: Saturday, October 1 at 9 AM - 12 PM
Where: Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Avenue M, Galveston, Texas
The Galveston County Coalition of Black Democrats will be having it's annual breakfast October 1st, 2016 at Old Central Cultural Center starting at 9:00am.
This year we will be honoring the The Honorable Constable Terry Petteway. Our guest speaker in no other than The Honorable Congressman Al Green.
A donation of $20 to attend is appreciated.
Please contact Derreck Rose at 409-739-5665,
Donald Singelton at 409-789-5556, or
Penny Pope at 409-789-3107 for tickets.
Where: 416 6th St N, Texas City, TX 77590-7851
When: Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Democrats Join the 'Party'. This is not your father's "Get Out The Vote Rally!" We are having a FUNraiser and you are all invited. Come join us for music, food, beer, wine, great company, and 3 amazing speakers. Bring the family and help us celebrate the 2016 revival of the Texas Democratic Party in style!
Speakers include Justice Dori Contreras Garza, candidate for Texas Supreme Court Place 5, Gilberto Hinojosa, chairman Texas Democrats, and Rick Levy, Secretary/Treasurer State AFL/CIO.
While you're here say hello to your local candidates, Cornel Walker for District 10 Judge, Lloyd Criss for Texas House District 23, and Michael Cole for U.S. Congress District 14.
Hope to see y'all there on Thursday, September 29th at 6:30 PM!
Join your county team and help elect Democrats in Galveston county. We have new leadership and the Galveston County Democratic Party is in charge of it's county-wide effort.
For phone banking, we will provide training, scripts and phone lists. All you need to do is bring yourself, your cell phone, and your phone charger. (All voter lists provided must be returned before you leave.)
If you are qualified, you can use your computer instead of the phone lists. Just bring your laptop and you can use our virtual phone bank internet application to make calls and record your results real-time. You still need to bring your phone and chargers.
For block walking, which will start in October, we will provide training and materials for canvassing those who told us they will vote Democrat and reminding them, in person, to go vote.
Join our Facebook group to find an event to support.
Under our new county leadership, a biweekly meeting is held where we budget and plan our election campaign. This meeting includes reps for the clubs, our local candidates or their Reps, and Reps from various Dem leaning organizations.
We have an active field operation that is in it's third week. At this time, we are phone banking twice a week to build our volunteer team. During early voting and on election day, we will be block walking to GOTV.
We are also planning signage, mailers, and fund raisers to pay for our budgeted activities.
At each club meeting, John Young provides updates on what we have completed and what is planned.
Help Expand Use of Democratic Mail-in Ballots for November Election
Deadline for Contributions: 9/15/2016
Last year we raised over $4,100 to send out applications to senior Democrats across the county so they could easily apply to vote by mail. The success of this effort was demonstrated by the number of mail-in ballots submitted for the Texas primary - we sent shock waves through the county and city governments with the increased volume of applications and then matched the number of Republican mail-in ballots during the primary.
It’s time to further expand our voting impact in Galveston county. The November election needs Democratic votes more than ever to tell our elected officials we want something done about the decades of economic, social, racial, and environmental injustices perpetrated by the Republicans and their excessively wealthy friends. This is especially true in Texas.
The Texas Democratic Party has launched a second phase of this campaign to grow the number of Democrats voting by mail. Our goal is to reach an additional 8,265 Democratic seniors, which we can do for the bargain price of $3,500, thanks to the bulk printing and mailing provided by the TDP. Remember, our path to victory depends on getting our Democratic base, and those who lean Democratic, to VOTE!
As you did so generously before the primary election, please help with our latest county effort to Get Out The Vote (GOTV) by contributing either by check or ActBlue no later than 9/15/2016:
Galveston County Democratic Party
P.O. Box 756
Friendswood, TX 77549-0756
(Note: We have already recieved a dollar-for-dollar match of up to $1,000.00. Become an early contributor to make sure we get this match.)