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Elect Treva Gear to GA House 175, Tuesday 2018-02-13

Tuesday is Special Election Day to put Democrat Dr. Treva Gear in the Georgia Statehouse.

When: 7AM to 7PM, Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Where: Go to Georgia My Voter Page.
For Lowndes County, see also precincts.

What: Turnout will determine This election, so get out and vote. Take your friends with you.
If you don’t live in GA 175, make sure your friends that do live there go to vote.

Rides: If you need a ride to the polls, in Lowndes County call the LCDP office, 229-241-1694.
In Thomas County, call TCDP, 816-786-8561.

Dr. Treva Gear for GA 175

Dr. Treva Gear, a teacher’s teacher, a recent Lowndes High School Teacher of the Year, and a military veteran, is the one Democrat running in the Special Election for Georgia House District 175. She is from Cook County, works in Lowndes County, and lives in Brooks County.

For more about the candidate, see https://trevagear.com/Meet-Treva/.

Some national coverage! Melissa Walker, Teen Vogue, Feb 9, 2018, Special Elections Will Be Held in Minnesota, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Florida: Here’s what you need to know.

Meet the Democratic candidate: “I have served my country, and I currently serve the students and teachers of my school,” Gear, an Army veteran and the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year for Lowndes High School, has said. “I am here to lead, educate, and empower.”

Dr. Gear spoke to the Lowndes County Democratic Party about education, jobs, public transit to get people to school and jobs, and in Q&A about the school to prison pipeline.

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

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Videos: Treva Gear for GA House 175 @ LCDP 2018-01-08

Update 2018-03-05: Treva Gear qualified Monday, March 5, 2018 to run again for District 175 in the November 2018 General Election.

Treva Gear for GA House 175, Speakers The day before Dr. Treva Gear qualified as the one Democrat running in the Special Election for Georgia House District 175, she spoke to the Lowndes County Democratic Party about education, jobs, public transit to get people to school and jobs, and in Q&A about the school to prison pipeline. The next LCDP meeting will be phonebanking for her and other Democratic candidates at the party office, 1008 Slater Street, Valdosta, GA, 6PM Monday, February 5, 2018.

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

LCDP Chair J.D. Rice, Speakers Monthly Meeting — GA 175 Special Election, spring Qualifying and more. What you missed at LCDP the first Monday of January: Bill Donaldson just won an award from the MLK Appreciation Society, Dr. Treva Gear is running for Georgia House District 175, when and where to vote in that Special Election, and the next LCDP meeting will be phonebanking for District 175 at the party office, 1008 Slater Street, Valdosta, 6PM Monday February 5, 2018.

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Election Eve GOTV 2016-11-07

Half the people already voted early: now get out the vote for the other half on Election Day! GOTV Please join us for Election Eve GOTV at the monthly Lowndes County Democratic Party meeting at Mama June’s:

  • making phone calls on behalf of candidates,
  • knocking on doors for candidates,
  • and giving rides to the polls.

Some LCDP members are planning on holding campaign signs in legally acceptable areas near polling locations. All that and slate cards, vote no on Amendment 3, and elect local, statewide, and national Democrats! Continue reading

Videos: We Want You! Candidate Recruitment & Volunteer Training Workshop @ LCDP 2016-02-01

Please come ready help Democrats running for office or to run yourself, to tomorrow’s LCDP monthly meeting, 6PM 7 March 2016, topic College Debt, at Mama June’s Restaurant, 3286 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, GA (facebook event). It’s qualiftying week, so now’s the time to decide to run! Some of the open positions include: Lowndes County Board of Education (Districts 4,5,6,7), Lowndes County Commissioner (Chair, Districts 1, 5), Board of Assessors, County Surveyor, Coroner, Clerk of Courts (Probate), Clerk of Superior Court, Sheriff, Tax Commissioner, Solicitor, Georgia Senator (District 8), Georgia House Representative (Districts 174, 175, 176, 177), US Congress (Districts 1, 8). If you’re not motivated enough, try reading about the Lowndes County Commission 4 to 1 vote to sell an easement to Sabal Trail a year after the same commission voted unanimously they didn’t want that fracked methane pipeline in our county or our state.

Last month, potential and experienced candidates and volunteers talked about what it takes to run and to elect Democrats, at Lowndes County Democratic Party’s Candidate Recruitment & Volunteer Training Workshop, 1 February 2016, as you can see in these videos, including qualifying fees and fundraising, budgetting, spending, and picking three issues, and yes, the pipeline came up.

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

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We Want You! Candidate Recruitment & Volunteer Training Workshop @ LCDP 2016-02-01

Do you have good ideas and a passion for helping others? Do you know and volunteer training someone who would represent our community with integrity? Would you like to be part of a campaign team this season? Please come to the Lowndes County Democratic Party’s Candidate Recruitment & Volunteer Training Workshop at Mama June’s Restaurant (3286 Inner Perimeter Rd, Valdosta). In addition to learning the responsibilities of open positions, past candidates will be on hand to help you plan a campaign.

When: 6PM Monday February 1st 2016

Where: Mama June’s restaurant, 3286 Inner Perimeter Road.
You do not need to purchase food to join in the discussion.

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Videos of Voting Rights & Voter Suppression; LCDP Monthly Meeting 2015-10-05

Very interesting discussion in these videos of the October LCDP meeting and panel discussion with Reverend Floyd Rose, Deb Cox (Supervisor of Elections), George Boston Rhynes, and Dr. Tom Aiello.

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

Voting Rights & Voter Suppression; LCDP Monthly Meeting 2015-10-05

Please join our discussion about voting rights and voter suppression. Protect My Vote Guest speakers include:

  • Reverend Floyd Rose,
  • Deb Cox (Supervisor of Elections),
  • George Boston Rhynes, and
  • Dr. Tom Aiello.

The meeting will take place at Mama June’s Restaurant on Inner Perimeter Rd., but you do not need to purchase a meal to join in.

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