Solar power and wireless broadband, not nuke rate hikes –Daniel Blackman for GA PSC @ LCDP 2014-07-01

We need rural wireless broadband, plus solar power for jobs and lower electricity rates, not rate hikes for nukes, said Daniel Blackman, running for Georgia Public Service Commission, at the annual Lowndes County Democratic Party BBQ 1 July 2014.

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Appointments upcoming by Lowndes County Commission

As mentioned by Lowndes County Commissioner Demarcus Marshall in the LCDP Monthly Meeting last night, Health, Planning, Tourism, Construction, and KLVB: this is said to be a list of the remaining appointments to be made by the Lowndes County Commission for the rest of this year. The source document didn’t say who’s currently on those boards, but I’ve added links to other sources where those could be found.

Remaining Appointments-2014

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Outcome of 100 Black Men Voter Registration

10408820_818967828115421_2851154694820190758_n The Lowndes County Democratic Party registered voters at the 100 Black Men of Valdosta annual BBQ at the Courthouse Square in Valdosta, GA on August 2, 2014. Many people who registered were previously registered at previous addresses but needed to be registered at their current address. It is very important for one to be sure that they are registered at their current address for when it comes election time in November. To check the status of your voter registration, please check out My Voter Page.BBQ 8/2/14 1

Corey Hull about Transportation at LCDP monthly meeting 2014-08-04

Transportation Planner Corey Hull will be leading a discussion focused around transportation needs and desires in our community. This is an excellent opportunity to have your voice heard. Please do come.

When: 6PM Monday 4 August 2014

Where: Bas Bleu
121 N Patterson St
Valdosta, Georgia 31601

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VLMPO: website, facebook.


Voter Registration at 100 Black Men BBQ today

Easy and Fun Meet up to register Voters at 100 Black Men BBQ on Saturday.

Meet up at 10:50 at the Judicial Complex Parking Lot and register Voters at the BBQ.

When: 10:50am – 1:00pm August 2nd 2014

Where: Lowndes County Judicial Complex
327 North Ashley Street
Valdosta, Georgia 31601

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100 Black Men of Valdosta: website, facebook, Annual Barbecue Cook-Off. Continue reading

Liz Johnson kickoff reception today in Valdosta

Who: Liz Johnson for Insurance Commissioner
When: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Tuesday 29 July 2014
Where: LaQuinta Inn, 1800 Club House Dr, Valdosta, GA 31601
Why: Reach volunteers, register voters, and raise funds
Invited: Lowndes, Berrien, Brooks, Clinch, Colquitt, Cook, Echols, and Lanier Counties, and all of Georgia
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Videos: Jason Carter headlining BBQ @ LCDP 2014-04-07

Here are videos of Jason Carter and the other Democratic candidates who came to the Annual Lowndes County Democratic Party Barbecue.

Valarie Wilson has a runoff Tuesday for Georgia School Superintendent (the other candidate was invited but did not attend). In November, Democrats can vote for Bikram Mohanty for Georgia State Senate District 8, Dexter Sharper for Georgia House District 177 (unopposed incumbent), Daniel Blackman for Public Service Commission, Robbin Shipp for Labor Commissioner, and of course Jason Carter for Governor.

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Elections for Democratic State Convention and Lowndes County Democratic Committee

A county caucus and the county Democratic Committee will elect Lowndes delegates to the Georgia State Democratic Convention and new members of the Lowndes County Democratic Committee. Here’s a handy table of election dates, linked into the text of the insert distributed at the recent LCDP BBQ, plus PDF of that insert, which was prepared by Elections Vice Chair Dr. Dennis Marks. The Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) office is at 1008 Slater Street, Valdosta, Georgia.

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Robbin Shipp for Labor Commissioner @ LCDP BBQ 1 July 2014

Robbin Shipp (Labor Commissioner candidate), will be joining us tonight!

You can still register at the door. -gretchen

Future Georgia Governor Jason Carter headlines the program for the annual Lowndes County Democratric Party Barbecue. Other candidates speaking include Democrats Daniel Blackman for GA PSC, Valerie Wilson for State School Superintendent (runoff), Bikram Mohanty for Georgia State Senate District 8, Dexter Sharper for Georgia House District 177, and Demarcus Marshall for Lowndes County Commission District 4. Plus G. Norman Bennett and Clay Griner in the nonpartisan special election runoff for Lowndes County Commission District 5. All statewide and local candidates are still invited.

When:6 p.m., Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Where:Mathis Municipal Auditorium
2300 North Ashley Street
Valdosta, Georgia


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