ACDP News July 16, 2020

109 Days Until Election Day


North Carolina State Legislature

Eric Henry,

Candidate for NC House 64


More info about Eric Here

About Eric:

Eric Henry has strong ties to Alamance County, where he’s lived since he was four years old. A thread that has stayed consistent since his youth there growing a vegetable garden behind his family’s Front Street Home is his passion for sustainable food and fiber systems.

Eight years ago, he and his wife of over 30 years moved from Burlington to Snow Camp to get his hands back in the soil. Snow Camp has been the perfect platform for him to continue to educate himself on agricultural challenges the area is currently facing. In 1978, his entrepreneurial journey began when Henry was a sophomore at NC State University studying agriculture and looking for a way to make extra income while in school. The t-shirt business he started merged with TS Designs soon after, and he’s been with the company over 40 years now.

“Today, the issues have only gotten worse–a broken health care system, a minimum wage still stuck at $7.25, an agricultural system that has failed our farmers, and a blind eye turned to the impact of climate change. We also need to focus on things that will build vibrant communities, from improving our schools and transportation systems, to providing better access to high speed internet. No one person or party has all the answers. The answers lie within our community and we can start by at least agreeing we have challenges.”

Entering this race to open up conversations about the challenges and opportunities our community and state face, and to bring people together in this time of division, Henry says his campaign will focus on issues, not parties or personalities: “I know the path to victory will be tough, but for me, victory will be working to bring our community closer together and working across party lines to address these challenges with constructive solutions.”


Why all the fuss about

Voting Absentee ?

This is a link to a short article explaining HERE

Here’s an article explaining the nuts and bolts of absentee voting. https://www.ncvoter.org/absentee-ballots/

Here is a link to request an absentee ballot form in North Carolina.  It is not too early to do this. You can also call our local Board of Elections at (336)570-6755 and request that they send you an absentee ballot request form.  Or, if you’d like to check your registration status or register to vote the Times News has this nifty little page. HERE


ACDP Billboard

Donate HERE We’re looking at making electoral history this year in Alamance. Join us as we raise money for our first ever ACDP billboard. We’re almost half of the way to our goal already! Please chip-in! We’d like to secure funding for this as soon as possible.

The ACDP Marketing Committee the has been working to develop a strategy that we believe will raise the profile of Alamance Democrats and help us get the voter turnout we have to get. The Marketing Committee has selected a design that we feel captures who we are and what we value. We’ve got a billboard located on Interstate 40/85 between Exits 145 and 147 picked out that we think will allow us to reach as many potential 2020 voters as possible. now all we need to do is raise some money! Our goal is to fund the entire cost of the $3400 billboard through your generous donations. Please consider donating to this fund, as we believe we have a solid plan to make your dollars reach the most voters and potential voters possible. We’ve been too quiet it’s time to make some noise! Donate HERE


$20 for 2020

Help the Democratic Women of Alamance County Honor and celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment by donating $20 for 2020, the 100 year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which guaranteed and protected women’s constitutional right to vote.  Donate Here


Give Your Time at Election Time.

Wondering what you can do to help ensure local elections meet the challenges of this health crisis?

Finding election workers is always a challenge and in this election the civic-minded seniors that usually fill these positions should get to sit this one out if they have health concerns. Early Voting workers especially work long days and a couple of long weeks. So if you want more weekend hours for Alamance County voters, giving your time to staff those hours is a great way to help. Also, these are paid positions. More Information HERE



Join Our ACDP Voter Outreach Team!

Be a part of our Voter Outreach team and commit to helping your friends and neighbors get out the vote this election! In exchange for your generous donation, ACDP is offering these high-quality shirts to anyone interested in helping us get our message out that Your Vote Does Count! 2020 will be a pivotal election year and one of our top goals is ensuring that all individuals who have the right to vote can and will use it. Donate Here!


Proud Alamance Democrat Yard Signs

Stand up and stand out as a Proud Alamance County Democrat. We’re working for a better more inclusive Alamance for everyone. Order your sign Here Guidelines for political signs HERE


It’s Going to Take All of Us

Volunteer today!

There is a job that is just right for you!

Contact : Chair@AlamanceCountyDemocraticParty.com

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