Recycling Yard Signs

Don't trash your yard signs. Recycle them!

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Turning Texas Blue T-shirts

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!

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Hundreds Attend Labor Day Picnic with Wendy Davis

Hundreds of Dallas Democrats brought their side dishes, desserts and most importantly, their enthusiasm to our 17th Annual Labor Day Picnic with special guest, and your next Texas Governor, Wendy Davis.

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Thousands of Voters Get Calls from Wendy Davis and Dallas Democrats

More than 100 dedicated Dallas Democrats braved temperatures near 100 to fill both volunteer rooms and our parking lot at our Wendy Davis phone bank and volunteer appreciation.

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Thanksgiving Week Hours

Our office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week for Thanksgiving.

We're thankful for all our elected officials, precinct chairs, donors and activists. Happy Thanksgiving!

DCDP Jingle Bell Bash 2014

Wednesday, December 10: 6-8:30 PM

It's the most wonderful time of the year. So get spruced up and come celebrate another Democratic year in Dallas County. 

New unwrapped toys are welcome for our Toys for Tots donation. 

We don’t know if there’ll be snow, but have a cup of cheer with elected officials, precinct chairs and activists. 

Where: Stoneleigh P 
             2926 Maple Avenue
             Dallas, TX 75201

When: Wednesday, December 10 
            6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

New Year's Day Swearing-In Ceremony

Thursday, January 1: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

It’s the moment our newly-elected and re-elected officials have been waiting for — the official swearing-in. 

Join them for a brunch celebration on New Year’s Day. 

Start off 2015 with Dallas Democrats and cheer as our officials take their oath of office! 

Individual tickets are $50. Cash bar available. 

When: 10 AM to Noon, Thursday, January 1, 2015

Where: Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd E, Dallas 75207

Our Facebook page for this event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/797853100270740/

(photos January 1, 2013)

Dallas Democrats Win Vast 

Majority of Countywide Elections

Embattled District Attorney loses narrowly

Dallas County Democrats nearly completed a historic fifth-straight sweep of countywide contests, winning all but one race. Despite working with fewer resources than in prior cycles, the Dallas County Democratic Party mounted a fierce ground game, including knocking more than 100,000 doors, calling more than 75,000 homes, and executing targeted mailing projects to shore up support. The local party worked independently of other groups in order to focus on maximizing base straight ticket turnout, the component of the electorate that most reliably propels down-ballot local candidates to victory.

"We're proud to have such a resilient organization," said Party Chair Darlene Ewing. "Our Field Director Jess Weldon and Executive Director Taylor Holden worked very hard. We had amazing DCDP fellows who manned our phone banks, conducted trainings, and organized our block walks. We had professionals work for less and volunteer services. We had major donors who believe in what we do in Dallas County step up. We are a family in Dallas County, and we want to win. For most Democrats on the ticket it worked again."

Other groups were active in Dallas County that were primarily responsible for promoting the Wendy Davis campaign and had different targeting and messaging goals. "Our key responsibility is winning for the local candidates who participate in our coordinated campaign," said Ewing. "I can't tell you how many base voters thanked us for not taking them for granted. We asked for their vote."

"We are sorry to have lost the DA race," said Ewing. "District Attorney Watkins has made historic contributions to justice in Dallas County and beyond. This was a difficult year and he had a target on him, so it was a tough campaign for him."

Winning countywide contested candidates include Judge D'Metria Benson, Judge Sally Montgomery, County Judge Clay Jenkins, judicial candidate Jennifer Bennett, judicial candidate Brandon Birmingham, judicial candidate Lisa Green, candidate for District Clerk Felicia Pitre, County Clerk John Warren, County Treasurer candidate Pauline Medrano, judicial candidate Stephanie Mitchell. Judge Ken Molberg, who sought a place on the Fifth District Court of Appeals, was not successful, but contributed significantly to the Dallas County coordinated campaign.

Dallas County Election Returns

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Preston Hollow Democrats

The Preston Hollow Democrats are a group of political activists who live in the Preston Hollow area of Senate District 16 and Texas House District 114.  

Preston Hollow Democrats provide a platform to address local, state and national issues/challenges affecting all who live and work in Dallas County, City of Dallas, and specifically, the Preston Hollow area.

Preston Hollow Democrats meetings are generally held every second Thursday of the month at 6:00 PM at the Preston Royal Library, at the southwest corner of Royal and the Dallas North Tollway. Everyone is welcome to attend a monthly meeting and find out more about community activities and events hosted by Preston Hollow Democrats.

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