New Year, New Democratic Efforts!

Hi Everyone! This coming year we will have some new club officers, new strategy committees and a fresh start. This will be an important year and we need to hit the ground running. The Wood County Monitor had on their front page recently about the six (6) races that are being contested! Cole Hefner, representing TX 5th District (Camp, Morris, Rains, Smith, Titus and Wood Counties) is running opposed by LaWanda Prince. State Senator Bryan Hughes of District 1 (Bowie, Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur and Wood Counties) is running opposed by Audrey Spanko (https://audreyspanko.com/). Carolyn Salter (https://ballotpedia.org/Carolyn_Salter) is attempting to oust Rep. Lance Gooden of District 5 (Kaufman, Van Zant, Henderson, Anderson and Cherokee Counties with portions of Dallas and Wood Counties). There are thirteen Democrats that are running for Senator Cornyn’s seat (https://ballotpedia.org/United_States_Senate_election_in_Texas,_2020). Let the fun begin!!

Mark your calendars! 

January 1, 2020 – The first day a voter may apply for a ballot by mail

Feb. 3, 2020 – Deadline to register to vote in Primary Election (https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a26251797/2020-election-voter-registration-deadlines/)

Feb. 1-28, 2020 – Early voting for primaries

TBD – Wood County Democratic Convention

March 3, 2020 – TX Primary elections (https://www.270towin.com/2020-democratic-nomination/texas-primary).

June 4-6, 2020 – TX State Democratic Convention – Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E. Market St. San Antonio, TX

July 13-16, 2020 – National Democratic Convention – Wisconsin Center 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203

October 4, 2020 – Last day to register to vote in the November 3, 2020 elections

Early Voting hours:

Mon. October 26, 2020 – Fri. October 30, 2020 8 am – 5 pm; Saturday, October 31, 2020 10 am – 2 pm

Location: Annex Building Quitman, 200 W. Bermuda, Quitman, TX 75783

General Election (NO VOTING AT THE ANNEX BUILDING ON ELECTION DAY)

Nov. 3, 2020 7am-7pm

Find you precinct: (https://elections.mywoodcounty.com/voter-information/precinct-finder/)

Find your precinct polling place:

(https://elections.mywoodcounty.com/voter-information/polling-locations/)

Source: Wood County, Texas Elections/Voter Registration. (https://elections.mywoodcounty.com). 2019

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