After a delicious BBQ dinner prepared by Big Nick’s, the crowd was galvanized by an excellent array of speeches from local and state candidates and elected officials. It was a terrific and inspiring evening! —Haley Hyatt
The Lowndes County Democratic Party is about candidates and voting.
There’s an election going on, so it’s time to pick a candidate and
support them, and get yourself and others out to vote.
Qualifying Chair James LaPlant will discuss local elections and
Elections Supervisor Deb Cox will go over the exact process for
qualifying to run in the local elections. Qualifying is this month
so come to this meeting to find out how to run, who’s already
interested in running, and find candidates to support (or run
LCDP March Monthly Meeting: we will be working on the two topics we identified last month, Public Transportation and Education. Plan on coming and helping to make our community a place that benefits everyone.
LCDP Chairman JD Rice.
WHEREAS, the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) has as its first
platform plank: “Georgia Democrats believe every child in every
classroom in every school in every county in Georgia should have
access to a high quality public education”; and
WHEREAS, the LCDP agrees with the Education & Workforce Policy
Committee of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce that early
education is connected to a community’s long-term economic
development potential; and
WHEREAS, the proposed budget from the Georgia Governor’s office
includes the following item in the Department of Early Care and
5.5M for tiered reimbursement for Quality Rated child care programs; and
Last month we outlined our platform planks. This month, we will begin to work on exact projects, groups, activities we can do to advance our platform. Come prepared with ideas on how to support our Democratic Values,
LCDP Chairman JD Rice.
Our first meeting with new Chairman JD Rice.
We will talk about our local platform issues, and discuss projects that will help us to advance these issues in the community.
Also, we will talk about the plan for the year and the upcoming municipal elections.
Valdosta December 8th 2016 —
Broadening the team, the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP)
brought in J.D. Rice as its new Chairman plus a new Membership Vice-Chair, and two new Assistant Chairs.
Viviann Cody voiced the sentiments of the LCDP,
“We say “Thank You” to those who serve as leaders for the past two years. They did a great job “applause” please for them. Tonight we introduce our new “Leaders” for the next two years. Now we need new members to join. Our next meeting will be Jan. 2017. Listen out for me and others to ask you to get on board. We can make a difference within our city. Get Ready, Get Ready a change is about to happen in Valdosta.”
New Chairman J.D. Rice can draw on three former Chairs for advice, with Continue reading →
Paid for and authorized by the Lowndes County Democratic Committee, PO Box 4198, Valdosta, GA 31604. JD Rice (Chair); Dennis Marks (Vice-Chair Elections); Vivian Miller-Cody (Vice Chair Membership); James LaPlant (Vice Chair Qualifying); James J. Parker (Treasurer); Aubrey Fowler III (Asst. Treasurer); Gretchen Quarterman (Secretary); Nerma Dave (Asst. Secretary). Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.