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Videos of Meet the Candidates Night: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2015-09-14

Most of the candidates for city elections are in these videos from the LCDP meeting of 14 September 2015.

Below are links to each candidate video, followed by a video playlist. You can become an LCDP member or renew today to help elect Democrats! Continue reading

Meet the Candidates Night: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2015-09-14

Meet the candidates who are running for mayor, city council, and school board! Meet the Candidates Night

When: 6PM Monday September 14th 2015

Where: New location this month:
Mama June’s Home Cookin’
3286 Inner Perimeter Rd.
Valdosta, GA

Facebook: event

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

This is a nonpartisan election, and all candidates are invited to speak Monday night. Here are all the candidates who qualified for this election, according to the Lowndes County Board of Elections. (Formatting is how they sent it.) Continue reading

March to the Polls with Dexter Sharper 2014-10-26

Running unopposed for House District 177, Dexter Sharper is helping other Democratic candidates get elected by getting out the vote through a march to the polls on the new Sunday voting day, October 26th, that the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) got added to the voting calendar this year (only only second county in the state). And what about past and potential future precinct closings, even though LCDP prevented any from happening this year?

Patrick Davis wrote for the Examiner 20 October 2014, House District 177: Valdosta’s Dexter Sharper announces ‘March to the Polls’,

On Saturday, October 18, Valdosta’s Dexter Sharper, a state representative for Lowndes County, made a formal announcement in an effort to encourage voting— “March to the Polls”— which is scheduled for Sunday, October 26. In early September, Lowndes become only the second county in Georgia to approve Sunday voting.The ‘March to the Polls’ will commence at Valdosta Middle School’s parking Lot and will end at the Board of Elections.

The story continues about the previous precinct closures Continue reading

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.

This year, Continue reading

Turnout wins elections: time to vote

Turnout is at 4% so far, with the other party voting twice as many in early voting. Call your friends. Contact Gretchen; she’ll get you a call list. Contact a candidate; they’ll get you a walklist. Local elections affect you directly: water, sewer, trash, roads, education, taxes, and laws. It’s time to get people out and vote!

As Dexter Sharper (D 177 GA House) says:

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!!! Get out to VOTE this week from 7am-7pm for EARLY VOTING at 2808 Oak Street! This is a VERY Important Primary Election……..The Last day to vote in the Primary Election is MAY 20th! PLEASE PEOPLE!! Don’t be a person that only vote during the PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION…..People DIED for us to VOTE in ALL Elections!

If Democrats turn out and vote for LCDP Chair Gretchen Quarterman in the nonpartisan Special Election for Lowndes County Commission District 5, she wins on May 20th, Continue reading

Apply to be on Board of Elections — April 28 (noon) Deadline

Board of Elections

Have you ever wondered how the Board of Elections is selected? Are you interested in serving in a non-partisan way in the community?

The deadline to apply is Noon on Monday April 28th.

We received the following e-mail from Deb Cox, elections supervisor.

Subject: FYI – Board of Elections position open for Apps

Board of Elections – 3 year term (appointment)
Application process: Apply by sending a letter to the District Attorney, for presentation to the Grand Jury (Grand Jury selects and sends to the Chief Judge for approval.) Chief Judge selects and sends to the State for approval.

Apply by sending a letter requesting consideration for appointment to the Lowndes County Board of Elections to:

Lowndes County District Attorney’s Office
Attn: Debbie
PO Box 99
Valdosta, GA 31603

Or
Drop it off in person at the DA’s office, 327 N Ashley St, Valdosta, 31601.

The job is a paying position, about $200 per month, and requires attendance at a 1 time per month Board Meeting in the Elections office and attendance on Election days. All other training, trips, etc. are optional.

Deb Cox
Supervisor of Elections
Lowndes County
Ph 229-671-2850
Fax 229-333-5199

So, if you’d like to serve a three year term on the Board of Elections, now is the time to apply.