ACDP News June 30, 2020

125 Days till November 3 Alamance County Confederate Monument call to action press conference North Carolina Court of Appeals The North Carolina Court of Appeals is the state’s intermediate appellate court. Currently 15 judges hear cases in panels of three. The Court of Appeals reviews the proceedings that occurred in the trial courts for errors of law or legal procedure; it decidesContinue reading “ACDP News June 30, 2020”

ACDP News June 29,2020

126 Days till November 3 Council of State Jen Mangrum for Superintendent of Public Instruction In 2018, Jen campaigned for NC Senate. One of her biggest motivations was making public education a priority in the General Assembly. During the campaign, Jen met extraordinary educators and community advocates from all over the state. Jen became aContinue reading “ACDP News June 29,2020”

ACDP News June 19, 2020

136 Days to Election Day Happy Juneteenth! Why Juneteenth Matters It was black Americans who delivered on Lincoln’s promise of “a new birth of freedom.” Opinion Columnist NYT,  Jamelle Bouie Article HERE Our Candidates for County Board of County Commissioners Learn more about Kristen Powers Bob Byrd and Dreama Caldwell HERE Our candidates spent aContinue reading “ACDP News June 19, 2020”

June 16, 2020

Support the Board of Elections Thank you to everyone who has  joined us in this fight. Our voices have been heard! The Alamance County Board of Commissioners voted last night to provide full funding for the Board of Elections.  Chair Of the Board, Amy Galey was the only Alamance County Commissioner to vote against fullyContinue reading “June 16, 2020”

ACDP News June 15, 2020

URGENT! In this unprecedented moment in time we should not expect our Commissioners to financially destabilize access to safe, efficient, and effective voting. Please Contact the County Commissioners Today … …and tell them that we Support the Board of Elections and want the Board of Elections to have full and secure funding. Commissioner’s contact information:Continue reading “ACDP News June 15, 2020”

ACDP News June 14, 2020

URGENT! In this unprecedented moment in time we should not expect our Commissioners to promote and prioritize financially destabilizing access to safe, efficient, and effective voting. Please Contact the County Commissioners Today … …and tell them that we Support the Board of Elections and want the Board of Elections to have full and secure funding.Continue reading “ACDP News June 14, 2020”

ACDP News June 13, 2020

Due to the COVID19 emergency New Voter Registrations Are Down 70%. You can help. Talk to your friends and make sure they are registered. Ask them each to talk to three of their friends and make sure their three friends are registered. Here’s a link to the NC DMV Online Voter Registration Form: Register HereContinue reading “ACDP News June 13, 2020”

ACDP News June 12, 2020

This is What an Underfunded Election Looked Like in Georgia Last Tuesday What went wrong? “You can’t do Democracy on the cheap” On Tuesday Georgia had exactly the same problems that the Alamance County Board of Elections is working hard to avoid County elections officials could not find more younger poll workers to replace moreContinue reading “ACDP News June 12, 2020”

URGENT NEED To Protect OUR Vote! Support the Alamance County Board of Elections In this unprecedented moment in time we should not expect our Commissioners to promote and prioritize financially destabilizing access to safe, efficient, and effective voting. Here is a BoE letter in response to the County’s Recommended Budget HERE Please email the CommissionersContinue reading

ACDP NEWS

Call to action! Huge Proposed cuts to the Board of Elections budget Board of Election budget cuts proposed by the county manager at last Monday’s County Commissioner meeting would be catastrophic! The county manager called for budget cuts of close to $725,000 to the Board of Election budget for this year. We would likely lose all butContinue reading “ACDP NEWS”