Fun and voter registration at South Georgia Pride today!

300x225 Sign up, register, and vote!, in South Georgia Pride, by Lowndes County Democratic Party, for lowndesdems.org, 21 September 2013 Come on down to Saunders Park today to help register voters, sign up LCDP members, and enjoy a day at the park with South Georgia Pride!

We’ll be setting up at 10AM at John W Saunders Park, 1151 River Street Valdosta, GA. The Pride Festival is open noon to 7PM. Volunteers are welcome all day, especially 12-2 and 4-7. Come meet lots of Democrats and have a good time!

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Sunday Voting

There will be Sunday voting in some elections in Lowndes County.

Monday I sent a letter (PDF) requesting Sunday Voting to the Lowndes County Board of Elections on behalf of the Lowndes County Democratic Committee.

Tuesday, September 9th, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Elections discussed this request and voted in the affirmative to have 1/2 day of Sunday voting on the day after Saturday voting in years where there are federal candidates on the ballot.

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Transportation plan –Corey Hull @ LCDP 2014-08-04

Corey Hull of VLMPO facilitated input to the 2040 Transportation Vision Plan at the August monthly meeting of the Lowndes County Democratic Party, as you can see in these videos. The transportation segment starts at 6 minutes and 30 seconds.

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Video: Liz Johnson for GA Insurance Commissioner @ LCDP 2014-08-22

Health insurance should be for financial security, including the 600,000 Georgians currently uninsured, and the Affordable Care Act is helping make that happen, said Liz Johnson at her general campaign kickoff meeting in Valdosta. Injuries, illness, old age, accidents, fire: insurance can help with all of those. 25,000 veterans and 7,000 of their spouses would be covered by Medicaid expansion. It also helps if there are local hospitals, but several rural Georgia hospitals have closed recently. We need a new insurance commissioner: Liz Johnson.

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Valarie Wilson for Public Education for Georgia’s Success, running for GA School Superintendent @ LCDP 2014-04-07

Valarie Wilson says in these videos we need to fund education again so we can rehire the counselors and nutritionists and bus drivers and of course teachers we’ve lost this past decade, and that that’s the path to success for Georgia. She also said, “I recognize there’s no way you can win in this state if you act like there’s only Atlanta.” This was at the Lowndes County Democratic Party annual BBQ July 1st 2014. Continue reading

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.

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