COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY
Tuesday, 6 November
The Lincoln County Democratic Committee meets monthly. It’s an opportunity to meet members, participate in discussion, hear from political candidates and other speakers with expertise, ideas and opinions about current issues. We also have a number of volunteer subcommittees that focus on various long-range projects.LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LCDC
LCDC is a great resource to become better informed about local, state and national issues affecting all of us and to help work toward implementing progressive solutions. Are you ready to get more involved?LEARN HOW
One of the fundamental roles of the LCDC is to educate and support aspiring candidates or become one yourself. It is more important than ever that the voices of those with progressive values and ideas are heard and that fresh perspectives and strategies are brought to bear on the problems we face.LEARN MORE
An informal meetup with candidates upstairs in the Oysterhead Lounge.
Candidates confirmed to date: Laura Fortman for State Senate, Natasha Irving for DA, Zak Ringelstein for U.S. Senate, Sheriff Todd Bracket, candidate for reelection, and for State House: Chloe Maxmin, Jason Putnam, and Allison Hepler.
Admission is free; cash bar; partial dinner menu available.
Event info provided by the LCDC
UPDATED: July 8: The Outreach Committee is conducting a Voter Registration Drive at various locations and dates through November. To volunteer, please contact: Jan John, Outreach Chair... ...
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