Category Archives: Health Care

Democrats host barbecue –VDT

Come on down to Mathis Auditorium, 6PM this Thursday, July 6, 2017! Valdosta Daily Times, July 3, 2017, Democrats host barbecue,
VALDOSTA — Food, fellowship and festivities are on the agenda for th[e] Lowndes County Democratic Party meeting this week. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at Mathis Municipal Auditorium, 2300 N. Ashley St., according to an organizational press release. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased from any Lowndes County Democratic Party committee member or at the door.

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Rosalynn Carter wants you to vote

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter did something she’s never done before so she could come encourage you to vote: she left a Habitat build early to come speak at the Lowndes County Courthouse last Thursday. Now you can vote for Jason Carter for Governor and the rest of the Democratic slate starting Monday October 13th.

Joe Adgie wrote for the VDT 10 October 2014, Former first lady returns,

300x351 Page1-2, in Former First Lady Returns, by Joe Adgie, for, 9 October 2014 Carter has been in the Dallas/Fort Worth area this week, participating in the 31st Annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, an annual week-long home building project organized by Habitat for Humanity, a project that has occurred in a wide variety of locations around the world since 1986, such as Chicago, India, the Philippines, New York, Watts in Los Angeles, and Valdosta.

For the first time ever, the former first lady left the project early, so she could campaign for Jason.

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Connie Stokes for Lt. Gov. in Valdosta Oct 13th

Meet and Greet for Connie Stokes for Lieutenant Governor
11:00 am October 13, 2014
LCDP Offices, 1008 Slater Street, Valdosta GA 31601

One of five women running for state-wide office in Georgia, Connie Stokes will be in Valdosta on Monday. This is the first day of early voting. Stop by the office to meet Connie from 11-12 and then visit the board of elections to cast your ballot. We need to have excellent turn out and the best ways to help people decide to vote for a candidate is to actually meet the candidate. Bring your friends to meet candidate Connie Stokes on Monday. You can find out more about her campaign at, Including: Continue reading

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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Jason Carter at LCDP BBQ 1 July 2014

Come hear Jason Carter for Governor, Daniel Blackman for GA PSC, and Valerie Wilson for State School Superintendent at the Annual LCDP BBQ, July 1, 2014, Mathis Auditorium, Valdosta, GA.

We have invited all statewide candidates, and of course local runoff and general election candidates, to join us at the barbecue. Confirmed to attend so far: Continue reading

Non binding Democratic Questions – May 20th 2014

Local government transparency, GMO labeling, education, ethics, Medicaid, and minimum wage: you can vote (nonbinding) on all these things May 20th 2014 in the Democratic primary.

Both statewide and Lowndes County nonbinding questions will be on the primary ballot May 20th, so remember to turn out and vote in the primary. Everyone in Lowndes County who takes a Democratic primary ballot can vote on these questions. That’s the same date as the special election for Lowndes County Commission District 5, so be sure to vote for that, too, either in your precinct on May 20th (you can find your polling place online through Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter Page) or at the Board of Elections in early voting April 28 – May 16.

State Wide:

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Lowndes County Democratic Committee Advocates for Health


Valdosta, March 5, 2014 —

Lowndes County Democratic Party leadership voted Saturday to oppose
a bad Georgia health care bill, to provide support for local health
care navigation, and appointed a subcommittee to follow up on health
care issues.

To advocate for people who need health care coverage, the Lowndes
County Democratic Committee voted to establish a five member health
care subcommittee, chaired by Tina Matchett, the committee is to
address navigating health care open enrollment issues through the
end of March, when open enrollment for 2014 will end, to answer
questions about using new health care insurance coverage.

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