ACDP News September 21, 2020

42 Days Until Election Day

Mobile & Print List of 2020 Democratic Candidates HERE


Democrats Speak to Pocketbook Issues – Not Divisive Social Issues 

North Carolina voters will reject the hatred and division coming from Republicans and their toxic agenda that puts wealthy special interests before working North Carolina families.

  • HEALTH CARE: National Republicans are trying to gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions and refuse to tackle the rising cost of health care. State Republicans refuse to expand Medicaid, which would help 500,000 people access health care and create thousands of jobs.
      
  • THE ECONOMY: The economy is only working for some – wealthy special interests and those at the top. State Republicans continue to put corporate tax cuts before our public schools.
      
  • PUBLIC EDUCATION: Republicans continue to prioritize corporate tax cuts over investments in our public schools. Tens of thousands of teachers rallied in Raleigh the past two years because Republicans are underfunding public education in North Carolina. 

BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina is the biggest battleground in the country – and Democrats are poised to win up and down the ballot. Democrats are focused on pocketbook issues like lowering the cost of health care, creating a strong economy that benefits everyone, and investing in our public schools. Voters rejected the Republicans’ toxic agenda of fear and division in 2018 and will reject it again in 2020.  But we have to make sure that our people get out and vote. Ask three friends to vote. Tell them how important it is that we all vote.


Poll Observers Needed

The Alamance County Democratic Party alongside NCDP and Biden/Harris Coordinated Campaign is recruiting poll observers to help monitor and report on possible irregularities at polling locations. This is different from poll greeting in that poll observers are there to record and report and help protect all voters. Trainings will be provided as well as PPE (masks, gloves, sanitation stations).If you are interested.

Click here: https://forms.gle/83cWEqVKkR1YXNQdA. If you have any questions, you can contact: Ernest Lewis, Jr., 3rd-Vice Chair. (3rdvicechair@alamancecountydemocraticparty.com; (336) 525-5442)

This is video from Fairfax,VA on Saturday:

From The New York Times:

“Citizens coming into and leaving the building did have to go by them,” Gary Scott, the general registrar of Fairfax County, said in a statement. “Those voters who were in line outside of the building were moved inside and we continued operations. Some voters, and elections staff, did feel intimidated by the crowd and we did provide escorts past the group. One of the escorts was the county executive.”


One Stop & Early Voting Poll Greeters

Please sign up to do No Contact Poll Greeting for Early Voting!

We are lucky to have five One Stop & Early Voting locations this year:

Holly Hill Mall

Kernodle Senior Activities Center

Elmira Community Center

Alamance County Office Annex Bldg., Graham

Mebane Arts Center, Mebane

Please feel free to contact Michelle if you have any questions on how we will be ensuring no contact. If you can only do a partial shift, please let me know and I may be able to find someone to cover the rest of the time.


COUNCIL OF STATE TOWN HALL SERIES

Join our Council of State candidates on their virtual tour across North Carolina!

Beth Wood September 21 at 7:00pm SIGN UP HERE

As North Carolina’s executive branch of government, the Council of State makes incredibly important decisions that affect the prosperity, safety, and future of our state every day. That’s why Democrats are fighting to send our strong slate of candidates to office. They are committed to fighting for a happier, healthier, and more prosperous North Carolina for everyone.

We have your chance to meet the candidates and learn more about their platforms during our Council of State Town Hall Series! Scroll down to register for any/all of them today and get ready to learn more about the importance of these offices! SIGN UP HERE


Regular Meeting

September 21, 2020 7:00pm

The meeting will be live streamed on Youtube: Link HERE

Agenda Agenda Packet

For a complete review of the Public Comment Policy, please click HERE


Vote the Whole Slate! Virtual Gala

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

To make real progress in North Carolina, we can’t just win at the top of the ticket — we need to elect Democrats across our entire state! That’s why we are hosting our first-ever 𝑉𝑜𝑡𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑊ℎ𝑜𝑙𝑒 𝑆𝑙𝑎𝑡𝑒 Virtual Gala AT 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Get your tickets today to hear from special guests Governor Roy Cooper, Candidate for US Senate Cal Cunningham, and Chief Justice Cheri Beasley:  Tickets HERE


Our Unprecedented Opportunity to Elect a Better State & Local Government.

More representative and responsive government can be ours!

Information about our candidates for HERE

Information about our legislative candidates HERE


Our Candidates for Alamance School Board

There are four open seats on the Alamance County School Board and we have eight great candidates. Candidate information HERE

Yard Signs & Bumper Stickers are Here!

Stop by the ACDP Headquarters at 122 South Main St, Burlington and pick up some yard signs and bumper stickers. Open 10am – 4:00pm Monday – Saturday. We have signs for all of our Democratic candidates.

Make a small donation if you can.

Order Yard Signs & Bumper stickers for Biden, Cunningham,Cooper and Beasley HERE


North Carolina General Assembly

Some of us are lucky enough to be able to vote for Ricky and some of us are lucky enough to be able to vote for Eric

Which District are you in? HERE

and we’re all lucky enough to be able to Vote for JD Wooten

Information about all our candidates for the NC Legislature HERE

JD Wooten for NC Senate

Don’t Forget the Judges!


Court of Appeals Vote for All Five


NC Supreme Court, Vote for All Three

For more information about our candidates click HERE


If you want to vote for Barrett you have to vote the WHOLE ballot.

Soil & Water Conservation is the last office listed.


Multi-Party Assistance Team

The Board of Elections is looking for folks to be part of Multi-Party Assistance Team (MAT). This is the team that goes into assisted living facilities and nursing homes to help people vote. The Board of Elections is looking for some Democratic help. Teams are composed of both Democrats and Republicans.

Contact the Alamance Board of Elections for details 337 570 6755



Make Your Plan to VOTE!

Information HERE


VERY IMPORTANT UPDATE!

Alamance County Voting Locations for November 3, 2020 Temporary and Permanent Changes

Eight precincts in Alamance County are going to change the location of their polling places for in person voting on November 3, 2020. Find your precinct HERE and see if your precinct is one of those affected below.

  • Albright Precinct Southern High School, 631 Southern High School Rd, Graham Temporary- COVID Location
  • Central Boone Trinity Worship Center, 3157 S. Church Street, Burlington Permanent – New Location
  • Boone 5 Elon Elementary School, 720 Walker Rd, Elon Temporary- COVID Location
  • South Graham South Graham Elementary, 320 Ivey Rd, Graham Temporary- COVID Location
  • Haw River Haw River Elementary School, 701 E Main St, Haw River Temporary- COVID Location
  • North Melville E.M. Yoder Elementary, 301 N Charles St, Mebane Temporary- COVID Location
  • Melville 4  Old Mebane Recreation Center, 209 W Jackson St, Mebane Permanent – New Location
  • Morton Western Middle School, 2100 Eldon Dr, Elon Temporary- COVID Location


Candidate Information Here

Make Your Community Your Priority

We can change the face of our state & local government.

We Are Stronger Together!


99 Reasons to Flip NC

42. TO PROTECT FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR THE WORKING POOR

North Carolina currently ranks 41st in the country in food insecurity; over 15% of households don’t have adequate food for one or more of their members. Yet the GOP-controlled NCGA has long sought major cuts to NC’s food stamps program, eliminating access for 105,000 participants in 2015, and threatened to make an additional 133,000 participants ineligible in their proposed 2017 budget. Besides reducing hunger, food assistance has been shown to sharply improve educational and other life outcomes for children.


What is Power of the Pen?

UPDATE:

KEEP IT UP, ACDW!!
Since we announced our Power of the Pen Campaign last month, we have had almost 80 volunteers and 1,600 letters have been assigned! AMAZING! Thank you volunteers!!
We still need your help! We still have 400 left to be assigned. These are 400 women in Alamance county who are registered democrats, who need encouragement to go vote. Let’s get them out to vote! Every vote counts this election! 

The Power of the Pen is a persuasion and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) effort in which Democratic women are writing personalized letters to registered Democratic women who are sporadic in their voting habits and need to hear from regular votes like you about the importance of this election. Sign up to write 20 letters to fellow Democratic women in Alamance County and encourage them to vote in this essential election year.

Click the sign up link or email dw@alamancedemocraticparty.com

Sign Up Here


Get Your Absentee Ballot Now!!!

APPLY ONLINE HERE

Nervous About Voting Absentee? FAQs HERE

or

Call Alamance Board of Elections for an

“Absentee Ballot Request Form”

336- 570-6755

1-Complete request form immediately upon receipt.
2-Return electronically, by mail or take to Alamance Board of
Elections at 115 S. Maple Street, Graham from 8 AM to 5
PM Monday through Friday.
3-Mail out of ballots starts SEPTEMBER 4.
4-Complete Ballot ASAP upon Receipt.
a. Follow Instructions Very Carefully. HERE
b. Make Sure You Have One Witness.
c. Make Certain Envelope Certification is Signed!

d. Return completed ballot to Alamance Board of Elections by mail or in person ( No Drop Boxes in NC)


Change is coming to Alamance

Be Part of It!

Contact : chair@alamancedemocraticparty.com

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!


$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


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

Alamance County needs election workers for the 2020 Elections!

Check this link to the Alamance County Election Official Application. We especially need elections workers during the 17-day early voting period. We have a new early voting location at the Elmira Community Center in Burlington and we have newly expanded weekend voting, including Sunday voting. This means we need more elections workers than in the past. And the COVID virus has meant that many of our predominantly older elections workers who are more vulnerable have chosen not to return to work this year’s election.You can also fill out the NC State Board of Elections Democracy Heroes form to be contacted by BOE staff: https://www.ncsbe.gov/get-involved


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@alamancedemocraticparty.com

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