11th District Executive Committee Officers

County Executive Committees and links:




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. 

Eleventh Congressional District Democratic Executive Committee is meeting on October 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska. Dinner will be available at the regular price of $12.00. All interested Democrats are invited (you do not have to purchase dinner to attend.) 

Click HERE for MAP to Terrace Hotel

The North Carolina Democratic Party's 2016 Western Gala
October 1, 2016
The Renaissance Hotel, Asheville, NC

From ABC's hit TV show, Scandal!


DINNER: 7:15pm
CLICK HERE to Get your tickets

Buncombe County

Buncombe Democratic Volunteer Luncheon

1st Wednesdays of each month NEXT MEETING:
September 7, 2016

NOON-1:00 PM
$10.00 @ Buncombe County Democratic
Party Headquarters

951 Old Fairview Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803
rsvp: volunteerlunch@mountainscape.com

Buncombe Democratic Mens Club Breakfast

Saturday September 10, 8:00-11:00 AM
Buncombe County Democratic Headquarters
Members Free, Guests: $12.00

Candidates for statewide offices will be with us to kick off the Fall Campaign in Western North Carolina: Roy Cooper, Linda Coleman, Elaine Marshall, Wayne Goodwin and more!
Dedication of plaque to Democratic Heors Martin Nesbitt and Otto Debruhl

Black Mountain Lake Tomahawk
BBQ & Fish Fry

Saturday, September 10, 5:30-8:30 PM
Suggested Donation: $3, Kids eat free


Second Wednesday at 09:30 AM
ABCCM Veterans Restoration Quarters
in Asheville, NC

BCDP has elected to help prep and serve food every second Wednesday, 9:30 AM to 1PM. Three to 5 volunteers are needed each shift (we have 3 "regulars"). The residents and staff are very appreciative and the volunteers find the time spent very rewarding.

Contact Kate Elliott kelliott0909@charter.net to sign up for a shift. Precinct Chairs, how about each of you taking one month's shift and finding those 3-5 people to help. We will have t-shirts for all Vols-$12.00 each.

Democratic Womens' Club Dinner
Third Thursday, at 6:00 PM

Buncombe County Democratic Headquarters in Asheville, NCMonthly dinner meetings are held the third Thursday of the month at 6pm at HQ. Catering by Artisan Catering, Cost of dinner: $12.00.

RSVP buncombedemwomen@gmail.com

Burke County

1st Tuesday- Burke County Democratic Men's and Women'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

Jackson County

Jackson County Democratic Headquarters is now open for walk-in visitors 6 days a week.  Beginning Tuesday, September 6, headquarters will be open and staffed Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm.  There are still a few open shifts.  If you can help out, please contact Virginia Milligan at 293-0197 or (after the 3rd week of September) Becky Kornegay at 293-3999.

Stop by headquarters whenever we're open.  We are well-stocked with printed issues statements, political buttons and candidate information.  Yard signs are coming in slowly, but going out quickly.

Where, when and how we vote has been a moving target as the state's voting laws were challenged and navigated the legal system.  It now appears that the final appeal has been resolved and many of the restrictions imposed in the last few years have been rescinded.  Early voting will return to 17 days, registration will be allowed at the polls during early voting and photo ID's will no longer be required.  Early voting now begins on Thursday, October 20 at the office of the Jackson County Board of Elections from 8:30am - 7:00pm on Monday through Thursday, 8:30am - 5:00pm on Friday and 9:00am - 1:00pm on Saturday.  On Thursday, October 27, the remaining early voting locations will be added:  Cashiers Rec Center, Cullowhee Rec Center, Wolftown Gym, and the new locations on WCU campus and the Savannah Community Center.  More details will soon be available at www.jacksondems.com.
Upcoming JCDP Meetings and Events

Tue., Sep. 6, 1:00 - 4:00pm:  Cashiers/Glenville Phone Bank. Bring a laptop or tablet, a cell phone and a smile.  Contact Susan Bianchi at susanjbianchi@aol.com or Marilyn Staats at mds@mctv.com.  Cashiers Library.
Tue., Sep. 6 , 5:00pm - 8:00pm: Hipps Phone Bank.  Phone bank for the Jane Hipps for District 50 Senate race.  Training and  virtual phone bank. All you need to bring is a laptop, a cell phone, and your smile!  To volunteer or seek more info, contact Jane's new Field Director, Canyon Woodward at canyonwoodward@gmail.com, or Julia Buckner at 361-3610.  Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva.

Wed., Sep. 7, 6:30pm - 9:00pm:  District 11 Monthly Meeting.  Business Monthly meeting for District 11 Executive Officers.  Terrace Hotel Dining Room, 689 N. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 (map).
Thu., Sep. 8, 12:00pm - 1:30pm:  Democratic Women of JC Monthly Meeting.  Monthly meeting to plan and coordinate events sponsored by the DWJC.  Bring your lunch.  Democratic Headquarters at 500 Mill St, Sylva.
Thu., Sep. 8, 5:00pm - 9:00pm:  JCDP and Coordinated Campaign Phone Banks.
  Join others to make calls for Democratic candidates from the White House to the Courthouse, every Thursday night from 5 to 9pm at Dem headquarters in Sylva. Bring your laptop, iPad or tablet that can access WiFi, your cell phone and a SMILE!  It’s easy and we’ll help you with a brief introductory training. Calls can also be made from home.  Contact Carolyn Cagle or Jenifer Montsinger, or RSVP here.  Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva.
Friday, Sep. 9, 5:00pm - 8:00pm:  Fish Fry with all the trimmings sponsored by the Jackson County Democratic Men's Club.  Fun, games and music by The Moon and Two Stars string band.  $6 - $14, depending on how big you are.  Mark Watson Park, (map). 
Please RSVP to jmontsinger53@gmail.com ASAP so they are sure to have enough food!
Saturday, Sep. 10, 3:00pm - 5:30pm:  NC Council of State Forum.  3pm - live music with Lee Knight.  3:30pm - local candidates speak: Vicki Greene, Mark Jones, Joe Sam Queen, Jane Hipps, Rick Bryson, Kim Carpenter.  4pm - Council of State and judges speak: Linda Coleman, Josh Stein, Dan Blue III, Elaine Marshal, June Atkinson, Wayne Goodwin, Beth Wood, Walter Smith, Judge Vince Rozier, Judge Linda Stephens and possibly Judge Michael Morgan.  5pm - refreshments and meet & greet.  Southwestern CC Burrell Bldg., 447 College Dr., Sylva  28779 (map).  See flyer below. 
RSVP to Donna Dupree at donnadupree44@yahoo.com.
Mon., Sep. 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm:  Cashiers/Glenville Phone Bank.  Details above on Sep. 6.
Mon., Sep. 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm:  Issues Roundtable. 
Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva.  Optional dinner at 5:00pm at Bogarts, Sylva.

Tue., Sep. 13, 5:00pm - 8:00pm:   Hipps Phone Bank.  Details above on Sep. 6.
Thu., Sep. 15, 5:00pm - 9:00pm:  JCDP/Coordinated Campaign Phone Bank. 
Details above on Sep. 8.
Sat., Sep. 17, 12:00pm - 5:00pm:  NCDP State Executive Meeting. 
Rolesville High School, 1945 S Main St, Rolesville, NC. (map).
Tue., Sep. 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm:  Cashiers/Glenville Phone Bank. 
Details above on Sep. 6.
Tue., Sep. 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm:  JCDP Monthly Meeting.  Regular 3rd Tuesday monthly business meeting.  All Executive Committee members are urged to attend.  All Democrats are invited.  Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva.
Thu., Sep. 22, 5:00pm - 8:00pm: 
JCDP Phone Bank.  Details above on Sep. 8.
Sun., Sep. 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm:  Sunday Social Meet & Greet the Candidates.  Sponsored by Mountain Area Democrats & Friends.  Local candidates Mark Jones, Vicki Greene, Jane Hipps, Kim Carpenter and more.  Simple supper featuring Padgett McCoy's Famous Chili.  Glenville Community Center, Rt. 107, Glenville, NC.  (map).
Mon., Sep. 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm:  Issues
Democratic Headquarters, 500 Mill St., Sylva.  Optional dinner at 5:00pm at Bogarts, Sylva.

Tue., Sep. 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm:   Hipps Phone Bank.  Details above on Sep. 6.
Wed., Sep. 28, 7:30am - 9:00am:  Cashiers Rotary Candidate Forum.  Meet & Greet forum with the four Jackson County Commissioner candidates at the regular Rotary breakfast meeting.  Cashiers Methodist Church, Rt. 107, Cashiers (map).

Thu., Sep. 29, 5:00pm - 9:00pm:  JCDP/Coordinated Campaign Phone Bank.  Details above on Sep. 8.
Sat., Oct. 1, 7:15pm - 9:00pm:  Western Gala.  The Renaissance Hotel, Asheville.



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