TWO IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE LOWNDES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Subject: Donation Request Letter for Chairman Gerone Anderson’s Family

Dear Lowndes County Democratic Party Members,

As you are all aware, we unexpectedly lost our Chairman, Mr. Gerone “Andy” Anderson on July 27, 2020. Chairman Anderson tirelessly worked for the Lowndes County Democratic Party for many years to grow our party and increase voter turnout in Lowndes County. Now it is our turn to repay him by helping support his family in their time of need in the form of a donation.

Donations in the memory of Mr. Gerone “Andy’ Anderson should mailed to his wife, Mrs. Cheryl L. Anderson c/o Lowndes County Democratic Party, P.O. Box 2463, Valdosta, GA 31604.

Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Yours Faithfully,

The Executive Committee of the Lowndes County Democratic Party

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LOWNDES COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEETING

When: Tuesday, August 11 2020 4:30 pm 

Phone number & Access Code:

229-671-3400 & Access Code:997 688 047

Call the above number from your phone. Enter the Access Code on your keypad. The automated system will ask for your name. This is how you can join the board meeting. If you have any questions, please call and ask for Jessica.

Jessica Thomas

Lowndes County Board of Elections
(229) 671-2850

HELP ELECT DEMOCRATS!

You can help elect Democrats in 2020. Help elect Post Holders to the Lowndes
County Democratic Committee. Help elect Democratic candidates to public office.
Lowndes County Democratic Committee (LCDC): Post Holders serve to set the
direction of the Democratic Party in Lowndes County, elect officers, and help get
out the vote. They serve 4year terms. Elections for half of the LCDC (those with
terms ending in 2020, plus two vacancies) must be held within 45 days after the
General Primary, i.e., by July 24, 2020. Anyone who is registered to vote in Lowndes
County and who signs an affidavit supporting the Democratic Party is eligible
to vote. The election will be advertised for four weeks (weeks of June 7, 14, 21, and
28). The deadline to submit affidavits is Saturday, July 4, 2020 with voting by districts the
week of July 5, 2020 by superdistricts the week of July 12, 2020 and atlarge the week of July
19, 2020 with voting ending on July 24, 2020. Ballots will be delivered by email to all
credentialed electors. To be eligible to vote for Post Holders, please fill out the
affidavit referenced below. To run to be a Post Holder, check the box on the affidavit. Once you are done filling out the affidavit, please e-mail it to lowndesdems@gmail.com
Help elect Democratic candidates to public office:
Volunteer to make phone calls
Volunteer to be a Poll Watcher
Volunteer to give rides to the polls
To volunteer, please email lowndesdems@gmail.com
Link to Affidavit:
LCDP ByLaws:
Current LCDC Members:

Help Elect Democrats by Participating In The Election of the Lowndes County Democratic Committee!

Fourteen posts are available and are organized by County Commission Districts. Anyone who is registered to vote in Lowndes County and who signs an affidavit supporting the Democratic Party is eligible to vote for the Lowndes County Democratic Committee. For an affidavit, roster of current post-holders, and bylaws please click the link below and explore this website or email dwmarks@bellsouth.net or call LCDC at 229-241-1694.

Affidavit_LCDC-2020-updated

Qualifying for 2020 Elections – March 2-6, 2020

2020 Candidate Qualifying Notice

All qualifying for Political Party Candidates, Nonpartisan Candidates who are qualifying for the May 19, 2020 General Primary & Nonpartisan General Election, and Independent Candidates who are qualifying for the November 3, 2020 General Election, will take place at the Lowndes County Voter Registration & Elections Office located at 2808 North Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602.

Board of Elections Office
2808 North Oak Street Valdosta

Qualifying will begin Monday, March 2, 2020 and end on Friday March 6, 2020. Hours are as follows: Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 4:30pm and Friday from 9:00am until 12:00 Noon.

Candidates who wish to qualify for the May 19, 2020 Nonpartisan General Election or qualify as an Independent Candidate for the November 3, 2020 General Election will qualify with the Voter Registrations & Elections Staff.

Candidates who wish to qualify as a Political Party Candidate for a Lowndes County Office must qualify with either the Lowndes County Democratic Party or the Lowndes County Republican Party. Representatives from the political parties will be available during the designated time period to qualify their political party candidates.

Fees are paid to the organization with whom the candidate qualifies. Qualifying fees have been set by the Lowndes County Commission and are available here: https://www.lowndescounty.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_01142020-332?packet=true

Commission Chairman $600.00
County Commissioner (Districts 1, 5) $450.00
Sheriff $2,424.58
Clerk of Court $2,173.02
Coroner $1,946.82
Solicitor $3,674.19
State Court Judge $3,863.70
Chief Magistrate $2,173.02
Probate Judge $2,173.02
Tax Commissioner $2,173.02

Qualifying for State level positions is done in Atlanta.
Those who wish to qualify for Federal or State offices should contact the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office at 404-656-2871 or www.sos.ga.gov

State Representative (Districts 174, 175, 176, 177)
State Senate (District 8)
U.S. Representative (Districts 1, 8)
U.S. Senate

Contact Information:
Lowndes County Voter Registrations and Elections Supervisor, Deb Cox, 229-671-2850, or dcox@lowndescounty.com
Lowndes County Democratic Party Chairperson, Gerone (Andy) Anderson, 229-560-3785 or gaeroneenterprise@yahoo.com

Nikema Williams Visits Valdosta and the LCDP

State Senator Nikema Williams, and Chair of the Democratic Party of the Georgia, visited Valdosta and spoke at the monthly Lowndes County Democratic Party meeting on October 7, 2019. She mobilized Democrats to not only work on the state level but also on the local level to support candidates who have Democratic interests at heart.

The Lowndes County Democratic Party’s ANNUAL BBQ

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Mathis City Auditorium
6:00pm ~9:00pm
 

“Recruit, Retain, Register and Transport” 

Our Keynote Speaker is Georgia State Senator Nikema Williams, Newly Elected Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Georgia. In addition, several of the City of Valdosta Mayoral Candidates are scheduled to speak at our event.

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Enjoy Great Barbecue Catered by Big Nick’s
The menu will include Pulled Pork, Leg Quarters, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Peach Cobbler, Roll, and Sweet Tea

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Tickets are available from any LCDP Member or by calling the office at 229-241-1694 or 229-269-2986
Adults – $25

12 and under – $12.50

Activities will include Door Prizes, Vendors, Music, and a Picture Booth.

HD 176 Special Election and DPG delegate election: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2019-02-04

Early voting continues for the special election for Georgia statehouse District 176: GOTV!

It’s also time for the election of delegates to the Democratic Party of Georgia (DPG) for four-year terms. LCDP State Committee Members represent Lowndes County Democrats at the state level. They are elected by the Lowndes County Democratic Committee. Any Lowndes County Democrat can run. State Committee members set the policies of the Democratic Party of Georgia, and every four years they elect the state officers, which they just did last weekend.

Current delegates are Gretchen Quarterman, Dexter Sharper, and Debra Tann, all of whom just attended the state party meeting.

If you are thinking of running for office later, start coming to LCDP meetings now.

When: 7:00 PM Monday, February 4, 2019

Where: Dexter Sharper Center
2153 Bemiss Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602-1940

What: Georgia HD 176 Special Election, and LCDP election of DPG delegates.

Event: facebook

Debra Tann of LCDP, DPG Meeting
Photo: Gretchen Quarterman, of LCDP delegate Debra Tann, at DPG meeting 2019-01-26.

You can become an LCDP member or renew today to help elect Democrats!

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Early Voting, Special Election, GA Statehouse 176 2019-01-22

Early voting is open now, and two Democratic candidates are running in the Special Election for Georgia statehouse district 176 (in alphabetical order):

According to Georgia My Voter Page:

Early / Advance Voting Information
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 FEBRUARY 12, 2019 SPECIAL ELECTION
LOWNDES COUNTY ELECTIONS
01/22/2019 – 01/25/2019 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
01/28/2019 – 02/01/2019 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
02/04/2019 – 02/08/2019 07:00 AM – 07:00 PM
2808 N OAK ST
VALDOSTA, GA 31602

February 12, 2019 is Election Day, 7AM to 7PM, in your precinct polling place.

Here is a sample ballot:

Sample ballot, Ballot

Here is a map of District 176, which in Lowndes County includes Hahira, parts of Valdosta, Cat Creek, Barretts, Moody Air Force Base, Lakeland in Lanier County, Willachoochee and Pearson in Atkinson County, and Waycross in Ware County. Continue reading

The Valdosta State University Chapter of the NAACP Has Asked the Lowndes County Democratic Party to Participate in the Upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr., March and Candlelight Vigil

The Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at Valdosta State University will host the Lowndes County Democratic Party’s Newly Elected Chairman Gerone “Andy” Anderson as a guest speaker at their upcoming commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., march and candlelight vigil. Chairman Anderson will discuss, “Why the fight is not yet over for African-Americans. And why it is imperative that we educate ourselves as to what form racism has taken on in 2019.” Please come out and join us to commemorate the life and legacy of America’s greatest Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

When: 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019

Where: Meeting at the University Center Fountain, located near the end at the front steps of West Hall; The march starts promptly at 11:00 a.m.; Candlelight Vigil to Follow Immediately after the march.

A MLK, Jr., Brunch will be held following the march in the Student Union Ballrooms.

MLK, Jr., Day of Service from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Follow the link below for service opportunities!

https://valdosta/presence.10/form/MLK-JR-DAY-OF-SERVICE-VOLUNTEER-SIGN-UP-FORM

The Lowndes County Democratic Party

  • Promotes development of Democratic Party organization and activities
  • Seeks and encourages qualified candidates for public office
  • Supports Democratic nominees
  • Performs such election functions as are required by law
  • Maintains appropriate records, promotes, and adds logistical support to the State Affirmative Action program
  • Raises funds for the above purposes

Contact

Gerone “Andy” Anderson, Chairman

(229) 506-0842, (229) 560-3785 (mobile)

Lowndes County Democratic Party

P.O. Box 4198

Valdosta, GA 31604

lowndesdems@gmail.com

http://lowndesdems.org

https://www.facebook.com/lowndesdems

https://www.instagram.com/lowndesdems/

https://www.twitter/lowndesdems

 

 

Organizing in the new year 2019-01-07

Come help our newly elected LCDP officers organize to win elections in 2019.

If you are thinking of runnning for office later, start coming to LCDP meetings now.

When: 6PM Monday, January 7, 2019

Where: Dexter Sharper Center
2153 Bemiss Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602-1940

What: Organize to win elections.

Event: facebook

Officers, Newly elected
L-r: William Lamb (Secretary), Ronnie Pierce (Treasurer), Gerone “Andy” Anderson (Chair), Glenn Ritchie (Qualifying), Dr. Dennis Marks (Elections), Viviann Miller-Cody (Membership)

You can become an LCDP member or renew today to help elect Democrats!

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