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Ride the Big Blue Wave at LCDP BBQ 2018-06-02

You can Ride the Big Blue Wave with the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) at the annual BBQ at Mathis Auditorium, July 2, 2018.

All Democratic candidates running for districts all or part in Lowndes County have been invited to speak, including for Lowndes County Commission, State Representative, statewide offices, and for Congress, as well in nonpartisan races including the Lowndes County Board of Education.

When: 6PM, Monday July 2, 2018

Where: Mathis Auditorium, 2300 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, GA

Tickets: $25.00 per person from any Lowndes County Democratic Committee member or at the door

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Sarah Todd, Democratic Party of Georgia vice chair of congressional district chairs and county party liaison
Last year, Sarah Todd, Democratic Party of Georgia vice chair of congressional district chairs and county party liaison, was among the LCDP BBQ speakers; and there is video.

In addition to providing a venue for Democratic candidates, good food, and a good time, the BBQ is a fundraiser for LCDP. Tickets are being printed and you can buy one or two or more, and you can help sell them. Sponsors are also welcome.

Come on down every first first Monday of the month to the LCDP meeting, next Monday, April 2, 2018, at Mama June’s on Inner Perimeter. It’s a social gathering, and it’s a business meeting. It moves around, so if you have a favorite location for fifty or so of your closest Democratic friends, let us know.

Party business doesn’t stop after the monthly meeting adjourns. There’s a BBQ to put on, candidates to elect, issues to air, and bills to pay. A few officers or committee members can’t do it alone. You are the party, so you can help us all Ride the Big Blue Wave.

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

About the Lowndes County Democratic Party

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Membership and Electing Candidates: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2018-04-02

Who else will run? Dr. Treva Gear qualified on the first day to run again for Georgia House District 175, and Dexter Sharper is running for re-election for District 177, we learned last night at the LCDP meeting, but who will run for Districts 174 and 176? Demarcus Marshall is running for re-election to one of three seats up for election on the Lowndes County Commission, so two more candidates are needed, plus three for Lowndes County School Board. Fred Swann and Treva Gear are running Congress, and you can help elect them.

When: 6PM Monday, April 2, 2018

Where: Mama June’s Restaurant,
3286 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

What: Membership and Electing Candidates: Monthly LCDP Meeting

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See separate post for details on districts, candidates, and qualifying for Georgia statehouse, Public Service Commission, Lowndes County Board of Education, Lowndes County Commission, and U.S. Congress.

Lowndes County Commission Districts
Lowndes County Commission Districts.

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Qualifying candidates and call for Committee meeting: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2018-03-05

Who will run?
This is the week to qualify for statewide elections, and for county commission: from 9AM Monday March 5 through noon Friday March 9, 2018.
This is also the year for the Lowndes County School Board.
We need candidates to run for those local offices.

We need candidates to run for Georgia House 174-177, and for Georgia Senate District 8.

There are Democrats running for statewide offices.

Two Democrats running for Congress have spoken at LCDP meetings:

When:
6PM Monday, March 5, 2018

Where:
Mama Junes Restaurant,

3286 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

Event:
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Lowndes County School Board Districts

Also, there has not been a meeting of the Lowndes County Democratic Committee
in a while, so it’s time to call for one.

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

About the Lowndes County Democratic Party

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Phonebanking for GA 175 Special Election and others: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2018-02-05

In the middle of early voting for the special election for Georgia Statehouse District 175, we will phonebank at the party office.

Turnout is usually low in special elections, so if we can get Democrats to go vote, we win. So far there’s one Democrat running for GA 175: Dr. Treva Gear.

When: 6PM Monday, February 5, 2018

Where: Lowndes County Deocratic Party Office
1008 Slater Street, Valdosta, GA 31601-3937

Event: facebook

There are also Democrats running for Congress:

All three of these candidates have spoken at LCDP meetings. There are other Democrats running for other offices.

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

About the Lowndes County Democratic Party

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GA 175 Special Election, spring Qualifying: Monthly Meeting 2018-01-08

Monthly Meeting — GA 175 Special Election, spring Qualifying and more.

When: 6PM Monday, January 8, 2018

Where: Mama Junes Restaurant, 3286 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

Event: facebook

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

About the Lowndes County Democratic Party

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Runoff and other Elections: Monthly Meeting 2017-12-04

Runoff election, special election, end of year wrap up.

When: 6PM Monday, December 4, 2017

Where: Mama Junes Restaurant, 3286 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

Event: facebook

Group, Mama Junes

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

About the Lowndes County Democratic Party

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LCDP Year End Celebration 2017-12-12

Come celebrate the holidays and fellowship with other Democrats in Lowndes County at the Lowndes County Democratic Party’s Year End Holiday Celebration. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres provided, and beverages may be purchased on site. Our own Tom Hochschild will be providing music. A good time should be had by all. Tickets are twenty five dollars.

Supporting Local Business

When: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Where: Red Door Records and Cinema,
133 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA

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Tickets: Tickets are twenty five dollars.

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, December 8th, so we can have an accurate idea of how many people will be coming.

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Videos: LCDP BBQ 2017-07-06

Lowndes County Democratic Party meetings are always informative and even inspiring. In May, we had Corey Hull, of the Valdosta-Lowndes Metroplitan Planning Organization (VLMPO), who updated us on public transportation.

At our July Annual BBQ we were joined by a number of local Democratic candidates who shared with us why they were running for office. We were also joined by Sarah Todd, Democratic Party of Georgia Vice Chair for County Parties, and Claudia Collier, Democratic Party of Georgia Greening Chair. You’ve already seen a few pictures from the BBQ. Here are videos from that fine day, July 6, 2017.

Vivian Miller-Cody, Valdosta City Council, District 1

Videos: Transportation at Monthly Meeting 2017-05-01

The Lowndes County Democratic Party is a strong advocate for a public transportation system in Lowndes County. At our May, 2017, meeting, we hosted Corey Hull, of the Valdosta-Lowndes Metroplitan Planning Organization (VLMPO) and person most responsible for doing the legwork to move this issue forward. Things are slowly moving forward, but it still needs citizen support and input to our local politicians that have the ultimate say whether or not we will have public transportation in Lowndes County.

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J.D. Rice new LCDP Chair with more officers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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: Aubrey Fowler (Assistant Treasurer), Gretchen Quarterman (Secretary), Teresa (Chair Membership), Jim Parker (Treasurer), J.D. Rice (Chairman), Dennis Marks (Vice-Chair Elections), Nerma Dave (Assistant Secretary), James LaPlant (Vice-Chair Qua

New Chairman J.D. Rice can draw on three former Chairs for advice, with Continue reading