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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.

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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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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

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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

Elections for Democratic State Convention and Lowndes County Democratic Committee

A county caucus and the county Democratic Committee will elect Lowndes delegates to the Georgia State Democratic Convention and new members of the Lowndes County Democratic Committee. Here’s a handy table of election dates, linked into the text of the insert distributed at the recent LCDP BBQ, plus PDF of that insert, which was prepared by Elections Vice Chair Dr. Dennis Marks. The Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) office is at 1008 Slater Street, Valdosta, Georgia.

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Robbin Shipp for Labor Commissioner @ LCDP BBQ 1 July 2014

Robbin Shipp (Labor Commissioner candidate), will be joining us tonight!

You can still register at the door. -gretchen

Future Georgia Governor Jason Carter headlines the program for the annual Lowndes County Democratric Party Barbecue. Other candidates speaking include Democrats Daniel Blackman for GA PSC, Valerie Wilson for State School Superintendent (runoff), Bikram Mohanty for Georgia State Senate District 8, Dexter Sharper for Georgia House District 177, and Demarcus Marshall for Lowndes County Commission District 4. Plus G. Norman Bennett and Clay Griner in the nonpartisan special election runoff for Lowndes County Commission District 5. All statewide and local candidates are still invited.

When:6 p.m., Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Where:Mathis Municipal Auditorium
2300 North Ashley Street
Valdosta, Georgia
Price:$25.00

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Georgia: Back on Track –LCDP BBQ 1 July 2014

Future Georgia Governor Jason Carter headlines the program for the annual Lowndes County Democratric Party Barbecue Tuesday.

Other candidates speaking include Democrats Daniel Blackman for GA PSC, Valarie Wilson for State School Superintendent (runoff), Bikram Mohanty for Georgia State Senate District 8, Dexter Sharper for Georgia House District 177, and Demarcus Marshall for Lowndes County Commission District 4. Plus G. Norman Bennett and Clay Griner in the nonpartisan special election runoff for Lowndes County Commission District 5.

All statewide and local candidates are still invited.

When:6 p.m., Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Where:Mathis Municipal Auditorium
2300 North Ashley Street
Valdosta, Georgia
Price:$25.00

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Jason Carter at LCDP BBQ 1 July 2014

Come hear Jason Carter for Governor, Daniel Blackman for GA PSC, and Valerie Wilson for State School Superintendent at the Annual LCDP BBQ, July 1, 2014, Mathis Auditorium, Valdosta, GA.

We have invited all statewide candidates, and of course local runoff and general election candidates, to join us at the barbecue. Confirmed to attend so far: Continue reading

Lowndes County Budget @ LCDP 2014-06-02

Lowndes County Commission Chairman Bill Slaughter will be our special speaker. He will give us a presentation on the county budget process and an overview of the 2014-2015 budget. The commission is actively working on the budget in advance of the upcoming public hearings. This will be an opportunity for us to learn about how the local budget process works.

Lowndes County Democratic Party Monthly Meeting
6PM, June 2nd, 2014
Bas Bleu, 121 North Patterson, Valdosta, GA

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