March 15, 2016 is the date for ALL North Carolina contested Presidential, Federal, State and Local Primary Elections
Each month, YOU, and County Party Chairs, elected officials, grassroots organizers and interested Democrats meet for dinner and fellowship, sharing information and discussing issues to strengthen our County and District Democratic parties. Buffet Dinner is $12.00, but purchase is optional to attend the meeting. Join us Wednesday, MARCH 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at
the Terrace Hotel Dining Room at 689 N. Lakeshore Dr., Lake Junaluska, to kick off an exciting year for Democrats in the Eleventh District. Buffet Dinner is $14.00.
From East: Take I-40 West to Exit 27; Take the NC-209 exit, EXIT 104, toward Lake Junaluska/US-23 Bus/East Waynesville/Hot Springs;
Keep left to take the ramp toward Lake Junaluska/SHOPPING CTR.
Turn left onto Crabtree Rd/NC-209.
Take the NC-209 exit, EXIT 104, toward US-23 Bus/Lake Junaluska/East Waynesville/Hot Springs.
Turn left onto US-23 Bus N/NC-209/Asheville Rd.Keep going down 209.
February Meeting Agenda Items Include:
- County Reports
- Preparations for March 15, 2016 NC Primary Election
- County Party Strategic Plans
- Candidates who are registered on the ballot for federal, state and local offices
Democratic Primary Candidate Forum
in Madison County
is scheduled for February 23
at AB Tech Madison Campus.
The Forum begins at 6:00 pm.
6-7:00 pm Candidates for NC Senate District 47
7-8:00 pm Candidates for NC House District 118
8-9:00 pm Candidates for County Commissioner
BCDP Volunteer Monthly Meeting
Buncombe Democrat Volunteer Luncheon
1st Wednesdays of the month
March 2, 2016
@ Buncombe County Democratic
951 Old Fairview Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803
Makeup day, for Snow Days
declared by Buncombe County Schools,
will be the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Third Wednesdays at 06:30 PM
Buncombe County Democratic Headquarters in Asheville, NC
Monthly volunteer group planning and leadership meeting at the Buncombe County Democratic Party Headquarters Wednesday, starting at 6:30 PM. All volunteers who want to be actively involved are invited to attend.
Please send any recommendations for agenda items to firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Lead Reports:
New business and comments:
Discussion of election year strategies - how to best use our volunteer resources.
BCDP Women's Club Dinner
Buncombe County Democratic Headquarters in Asheville, NC
Monthly dinner meetings are held the third Thursday of the month at 6pm at HQ. Catering by Zoe's Kitchen, cost of dinner: $12.00.
Please RSVP to: email@example.com
Annual Precinct Meetings
Organizing/Volunteer Recruitment Events
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 10:00 am
(Make-up date due to lack of quorum or inclement weather – March 12 at 10:00 am)
More information on locations and agendas will be announced here or linked to as information becomes available.
1st Tuesday- Burke County Democratic Men's Club -Timberwood 6:00 PM
3rd Tuesday- Democratic Headquarters Covered Dish Dinner, 6:00 PM
4th Tuesday - Icard- Lovelylady Precincts, Curley's Fish Camp- Hildebran 6:00 PM
For more information, call Jimmy Furr (828) 437-1881
Mon., Feb. 8, 6:30pm - 8:00pm: Issues Roundtable - Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva. Special meeting: GOTV Preparation Workshop. Please plan to attend. More details below. Optional dinner at 5:00pm, The Sneak E. Squirrel (map)**The GOTV training session scheduled for Monday, Feb., 8, 6:30pm at Democratic Headquarters has been rescheduled due to potential weather problems. Pre-meeting dinner at the Squeek E. Squirrel has also been cancelled.
The replacement date is Thursday, Feb. 18, 6:30pm at Democratic Headquarters.
Thu., Feb. 18, Noon – 1:30pm: Democratic Women of JC Monthly Meeting. Monthly meeting to plan and coordinate events sponsored by the DWJC. Democratic Headquarters at 500 Mill St, Sylva
Mon., Feb. 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm: Issues Roundtable - Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva. Optional dinner at 5:00pm, location TBD.
Tue., Feb. 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm: Young Dems Organizational Meeting. Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva.
Sat., Feb.27, Noon - 2:30pm: Jackson County Combined 2016 Annual Precinct Meetings. Hot dog fundraiser at noon with ticket prices of $7. Combined annual precinct meeting beginning at 1pm. Cashiers and Glenville will hold a joint meeting at a different location to be announced. River and Canada will also hold a joint meeting at a different location, to be announced. All other precincts will meet at Webster Family Resource Center. County convention delegates will be elected as well as precinct officers for any vacant positions. Family Resource Center (Old Webster School), (map)
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
In preparation for the NC Primary election on March 15, 2016, and onward to November, Jacksin County Democratic Headquarters will be open and staffed beginning on Monday, February 15, six days a week.
Volunteers are needed to staff the desk. Training will be provided to help visitors with voter registration and information about how, when and where to vote.
This is an easy way to be involved!
Contact Becky Kornegay at firstname.lastname@example.org
February 6th SEC Meeting (State Executive Committee Meeting), Location: Raleigh Rolesville High School
(Members to the Democratic National Committee will be elected at this meeting Delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention will be elected at the District and State Convention)
February 6th State Executive Council Meeting Location: Raleigh Rolesville High School
February 27th State-wide Precinct Meetings (during presidential years per the PoO there will be no two-week window)
March 5th Sanford Hunt Frye Dinner (tentative)
March 12th Precinct Meeting Make up Day (per the 2016 Delegate Selection Plan)
March 15th ELECTION DAY (PRIMARY)
April 16th County Conventions (during presidential years per the PoO there will be no two-week window)
May 21st District Conventions
June 11th State Convention Location: Raleigh
June 11th Jefferson Jackson Dinner Location TBA (tentative)
July 25th-28th Democratic National Convention Philadelphia, PA
August 20th SEC Meeting (State Executive Committee)
November 8th GENERAL ELECTION