Blog

18 Sep
0

Make a Difference – Volunteer!

Texas is the biggest battleground state and the road to turning Texas blue runs right through the heart of Williamson County! With your help, we can elect Democrats up and down the ballot on November 3rd.

 

Voter Reg Lit Drop – You can help your neighbors be a part of history! We need to accurately register the voters living in the nearly 50,000 multifamily dwellings all across Williamson County. These voters move more frequently, so help us put a straightforward, no-postage needed, legal voter registration form on their doors. For more info and to sign up, click here.

 

Make Calls -Early voting starts October 13th and with your help, we can make a real difference here in WilCo! After a brief virtual training session via zoom, you’ll be ready to chat with area voters. All you need to get started is a computer and a phone.

Virtual Training via Zoom – Monday & Wednesday at 6pm – Register here; Sunday at 1pm – Register here.

 

read more...
12 Sep
0

2020 Coordinated Campaign Virtual Kick Off Rally

We hope you’re planning to join us this afternoon, Saturday, Sept. 12, at 3:00pm for our 2020 Coordinated Campaign Virtual Kick Off Rally!

We’re so excited to have the following lineup of speakers:
MJ Hegar for U.S. Senate
Donna Imam for CD-31
Hon. Gilberto Hinojosa – Chair, Texas Democratic Party
Dr. Carla Brailey – Vice-Chair, Texas Democratic Party
Mike Collier, Senior Advisor for the Texas Biden/Harris Campaign
Judge Amy Clark Meachum for Chief Justice, Supreme Court
Justice Gisela Triana for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8
Kathy Cheng for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6
Judge Staci Williams for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7
Elizabeth Davis Frizzell for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3
Judge Tina Clinton for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4
Judge Brandon Birmingham for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9
Judge Darlene Byrne for Chief Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals District
Dr. Marsha Burnett-Webster for SBOE, District 10
Lucio Del Toro for 395th District Judge
Brian McConnell for 26th District Judge
State Rep. John Bucy III, Dist. 136
State Rep. James Talarico, Dist. 52
Jessica Tiedt for Texas House Dist. 20
County Commissioner Terry Cook, Pct. 1
Sharon Cummings for County Commissioner, Pct. 3
Stan Springerly for County Attorney
Mike Gleason for Sheriff
Mickey Chance for Constable, Pct. 1
Robert Tijerina for Constable, Pct. 2
Perry Travis for Constable, Pct. 4

Special musical guests – Jazz/R&B artist Pamela Hart and Country/Blues artist Eric Hanke.

This promises to be an exciting and inspiring event designed to energize all of us yearning for change in our courthouses, statehouses, and White House. It’s going to take a mammoth effort, and your participation is critical for the Blue Wave to roll in on November 3rd!

Here’s the link to watch our live stream – https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2729647450587433&extid=BatRBvU5IVZfFEkq

You can also join us on Zoom by registering here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. Our online check-in opens at 2:45pm and the rally begins at 3:00pm.

Together, we’re going to continue to work to bring much-needed change to Williamson County and restore integrity at all levels of government. In order to turn WilCo blue and elect Democrats up and down the ballot, we need your help now and your vote on November 3rd. Donate to our Coordinated Campaign here.

If you have any questions, please email us at wilcodems@gmail.com

See you this afternoon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

read more...
04 Sep
0

Biden Harris Signs Have Arrived!

Our Biden-Harris yard signs are finally here!

If you did not prepay, the signs are available for a suggested minimum donation of $5/sign. We accept checks payable to WCDP or cash. Since this is a political donation, you’ll be asked to provide some information for our Texas Ethics report including name, address, occupation, email, etc.

Please note anyone entering our office MUST wear a mask and we’re only allowing a few people in at a time. If you need to have us bring your sign out to your car, please let us know. Our office phone is 512-864-9900.

We’re located at 1915 S. Austin Avenue, Suite 102, Georgetown, at the corner of S. Austin Avenue and 18th Street, just behind the OLD Monument Cafe location. Office hours are listed below.

Monday. 10am-5pm (Closed Labor Day)
Tuesday. 9am-5pm
Wednesday. 10am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

Thanks for your patience and support!

read more...
04 Sep
0

OFFICE CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY

read more...
04 Sep
0

WCDP Endorsements

read more...
20 Aug
0

Candidate Signs

Thanks to excited Democrats all over Williamson County, Biden signs can be spotted all across the county. We are currently out of Biden yard signs, but we still have stickers and buttons available for a minimum donation of $2/each.

Our Biden/Harris yard signs have been ordered and we expect to have them within two weeks. We’re asking a minimum donation of $5/sign to help fund voter outreach here in Williamson County. Click here to reserve a Biden/Harris yard sign.

We currently have signs for some of our down-ballot candidates at our office. Please stop by, pick up some signs, and show your support for our 2020 Democratic Nominees.

read more...
20 Aug
0

Watch Party-DNC

Join us on Thursday, August 20 from 8-10 pm CT for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as Vice President Joe Biden accepts the Democratic nomination and speaks about his vision for uniting America to move us forward out of constant chaos and crisis, and for delivering on that promise for all.

Featuring: Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Gavin Newsom, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Sen. Chris Coons, and the Biden Family.

Sign up here to join us and watch virtually from the comfort of your own home. Watch party streaming information will be provided after your sign up.

read more...
15 Jul
0

Democratic Primary Runoff Results

The Democratic Primary Runoff results are in and our Democratic slate of nominees for November is now complete. Starting at the top of our ticket with Presidential Nominee Joe Biden all the way down to the bottom to our candidates for Constable, our nominees will be working hard to share their messages with Williamson County voters and bring more needed change to Williamson County.

Congratulations to our Democratic nominees M.J. Hegar – U.S. Senate, Donna Imam – US Rep, District 31, and Chrysta Castañeda – Railroad Commissioner. A special thanks to State Senator Royce West, Dr. Christine Eady Mann, and Robert R. “Beto” Alonzo for stepping up and running on issues crucial to Texas families.

As with all races within the Democratic Party, passions ran deep. In spite of the COVID-19 outbreak changing political outreach as we knew it, our candidates persevered and ran robust campaigns during the protracted primary runoff cycle. Supporters of all of our candidates worked tirelessly and emotionally invested themselves in their candidates of choice. It is imperative that this passion is now focused on moving forward to November. It will take a united effort if we are to be successful and defeat Trump Republicans on 11.03.20.

As we begin the campaign to change Williamson County, the state of Texas, and our country, we recall the words of Ted Kennedy: “What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us.”

Kim Collins Gilby
Chair, WCDP

 

Unofficial Election Results
Williamson County
Bell County

read more...
11 Jul
0

Primary Runoff Election Day Info

Democratic Primary Runoff Election Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Eligible registered voters may vote at any location listed below.
Vote Center Locations open 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

CITYLocationAddressZip
AUSTINHarmony School of Endeavor13415 RM 620 N78717
CEDAR PARKCedar Park Library550 Discovery Boulevard78613
Cedar Park Randalls1400 Cypress Creek Road78613
GEORGETOWNGeorgetown Randalls5721 Williams Drive78633
Parks and Recreation Admin Bldg1101 N College Street78626
Williamson County Inner Loop Annex301 SE Inner Loop78626
HUTTOHutto ISD Admin Building200 College Street78634
LEANDERLeander Public Library1011 S Bagdad Road78641
Pat Bryson Municipal Hall201 N Brushy Street78641
ROUND ROCKBaca  Senior Center301 W Bagdad Avenue   Building 278681
Round Rock Randalls2051 Gattis School Road78664
Williamson County Jester  Annex1801 E Old Settlers Boulevard78664
TAYLORTaylor City Hall400 Porter Street76574


PLEASE NOTE: 
The Cowan Creek Amenity Center in Georgetown (Sun City) will not be a polling location for this election.

*Subject to Change

 

Important Early Voting Info

Don’t forget your id.

Cell Phone Usage – Persons are not allowed to use wireless communications devices within 100 feet of the voting stations. Additionally, persons are not allowed to use mechanical or electronic devices to record sound or images within 100 feet of the voting stations. Tex. Elec. Code §§ 61.014(a), 81.002.

Written Material – Voters are allowed to bring written materials into voting stations to assist them in casting their ballot. You may print a copy of the sample ballot, mark your choices, and use it while voting.

Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail – Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

Click here to view your Sample Ballot.

Federal
United States Senator
Mary “MJ” Hegar
Royce West

United States Representative, District 31
Christine Eady Mann
Donna Imam

State
Railroad Commissioner
Roberto R. “Beto” Alonzo
Chrysta Castañeda

 

Due to the ongoing COVID19 Pandemic, we have reduced the number of polling sites to 13 on Election Day. We are initiating safe health practices that will protect our community including social distancing, hand sanitizer, and encouraging voters to wear a mask. In addition, we are encouraging the use of curbside voting and voting by mail.

Make your voice heard and vote early. Remember every vote matters!

read more...
28 Jun
0

Stay Safe and Vote Early!

We are in uncharted territory as we head to the polls to cast ballots in the Democratic Primary Runoff. This election was originally scheduled for May 26th but was postponed to July 14th by Governor Abbott due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Currently, the number of COVID-19 cases in our area is rising and we’re seeing a record number of cases across the state.  Although we are heading to the polls during a pandemic, the Williamson County Democratic Party has been working closely with the Williamson County Elections staff to ensure the safety of our voters and poll workers. 

Here are are some of the safety measures being taken during the Democratic Primary Runoff:

  • Protective shields will be provided at each check-in station.
  • Each check-in station and ballot marking device will have a pen holder and sanitizer to be used for cleaning pens and styluses.
  • Voting touchscreens will be regularly cleaned with alcohol.
  • Each location will have a poll worker assigned to monitor and encourage social distancing.
  • Each location will have social distance markers on the floor.
  • Signs will be posted outside each polling location to alert voters to the option of curbside voting.
  • Poll workers will thoroughly sanitize each polling location’s equipment before, during and after voting occurs each day.
  • Protective equipment including masks, shields, and gloves will be worn by all election workers. 
  • Voters are strongly encouraged to also wear a mask.
  • Hand sanitizer is being supplied for liberal use by poll workers as well as voters.
  • Before voting starts, all poll workers will receive training in safety and sanitizing protocol.
  • Consolidation of polling locations – 8 for Early Voting and 13 for Election Day.
  • Extended Early Voting, June 29-July 2 and July 5-July 10.

 

         

 

Click here to watch a short video that the Williamson County made to show the steps being taken to ensure voter safety in the polling place.

Secretary of State Ruth Hughs has also issued a statement encouraging voters to observe established health protocols and take advantage of extended early voting. Click here to view her entire statement.

 

If you are planning to request a ballot by mail, the deadline for the application to be received at the Elections Department is Thursday, July 2nd. Please note the application must be received, not postmarked, by July 2nd. Applications are not accepted in person once Early Voting begins.

To request an application to vote by mail, contact Lorraine McKay, WilCo Elections Department at 512-943-1633. 

Reasons to Vote by Mail:

65 years of age or older – If you are 65 years of age or older – make sure to mark the boxes: “65 years of age or older,” “Annual Application,” and “Democratic Primary.”

Disability – If you want to vote by mail due to Disability,  choose “Disability,” “Annual Application,” and “Democratic Primary.”

As a reminder, by law, Chris Davis, WilCo Elections Administrator said, “local election officials don’t have the authority to question the applicant on any of the excuses they use for ballot by mail. We have no authority to ask [a voter] to define what their disability is. We take the application at face value – as we always have.”

Expected absence from the county – You can also vote by mail with the option of Expected Absence from the County but you must be absent during the entire early voting period, Election Day, AND provide an out-of-county address where your ballot can be mailed, AND include dates you can receive mail at the out-of-county address.

Confined in jail – You may vote while in jail but must otherwise be eligible to vote.

 

This is a Democratic Primary Runoff Election and there will only be 3 races on the ballot – US Senate, RailRoad Commissioner and Congressional District 31. We will use this election as a test run for what we will face this November.

As always, we encourage all eligible Democratic voters to make their voices heard by casting a ballot. When doing so during this election, please observe all safety protocols when visiting your nearest polling location.

 

Stay safe and vote!

Kim Gilby, Chair-WCDP

Jose Orta, Elections Administrator-WCDP

read more...
1236
escort istanbul escort