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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.

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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

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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

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GOTV Monthly Meeting 2017-11-06

It’s time to get out the vote.

When: 6PM Monday, November 6, 2017

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

Event: facebook

LCDP GOTV

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Candidates at Monthly Meeting 2017-10-02

Come out to hear and meet the candidates face-to-face. Many of them already spoke at the annual LCDP BBQ in July and at the AAUW Candidate Forum in September, and you can see the videos of those first, if you like. Then come and hear, see, ask questions, and offer to help a Democrat get elected.

When: 6PM Monday, October 2, 2017

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

Event: facebook

Contact us between sessions --Dexter Sharper, Georgia House, District 177
Dexter Sharper, Georgia House District 177, is not up for election this year, but he can probably provide some tips for those who are.

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Municipal Qualifying at LCDP Monthly Meeting 2017-08-07

Qualifying Chair James LaPlant will discuss local elections and Elections Supervisor Deb Cox will go over the exact process for qualifying to run in the local elections. Qualifying is this month so come to this meeting to find out how to run, who’s already interested in running, and find candidates to support (or run yourself).

James LaPlant Deb Cox

When: 6PM Monday, August 7th, 2017

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

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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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Discuss LCDP BBQ at Monthly Meeting 2017-06-05

We will discuss July BBQ, voter engagement and more. Here are videos of last year’s BBQ.

When: 6PM Monday, June 5th, 2017

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

Event: facebook

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Videos: Thank our Teachers, Committees, and Monthly Meeting 2017-04-03

The next monthly LCDP meeting is 6PM Today, Monday May 1, 2017. Here is video of the previous meeting.

The “Thank Our Teachers” signs were first available at the April monthly meeting, as approved by the Lowndes County Democratic Committee (LCDC) at the end of March. The LCDC (essentially the board of directors for the LCDP) also formalized subcommittees on Education, Environment, Public Relations, and Finance, which were also discussed at the April meeting, as you can see in this video.

And the LCDC approved a new resolution against the Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline and for solar power which was handed out at the April meeting.

Here’s the video:

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Transportation at Monthly Meeting 2017-05-01

Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization (VLMPO) Director Corey Hull will give us an update on local and regional transportation issues, including upcoming TSPLOST meetings and list development, proposed truck bypass and more.

When: 6PM Monday, May 1st, 2017

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

Event: facebook

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