Larry Pope 1951-2016

Catawba County Democrats and friends are sad to hear of the passing of our friend Larry Pope, on Wednesday April 20, 2016. The family will receive friends Friday, April 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Hickory Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Hartzell United …

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County Convention Saturday April 16, 2016

Delegates to the annual county convention have been elected (at the precinct meetings) and now the officers are planning this important event!  It will be held Saturday April 16 at 10:00 am at the Historic Courthouse on the square in downtown Newton.  Registration starts at 9:30 am. We will elect delegates to the district conventions …

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COAL ASH Hearing – Tuesday March 29, 2016

From our friends at Appalachian Voices: Attend a DEQ Coal Ash Hearing Throughout March, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is hosting a series of public hearings to collect citizens’ input on its draft ratings for each of the 33 coal ash impoundments in the state. The final rankings will determine the minimum clean …

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March 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

The March 2016 Executive Committee Meeting will take place Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7 pm at Catawba County Democratic Party Headquarters.  Precinct Chairs and Vice Chairs or their proxies are expected to attend.  We will be discussing many things, starting with the upcoming Catawba County Democratic Party convention.

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Healthcare Matters! Panel Discussion Tuesday March 8, 2016

Heatlthcare Matters! Tuesday March 8, 2016 7:00 PM Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church 3147 12th Avenue SE Hickory, NC 28602 Hear from the experts what’s happening with coverage, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. A non-partisan discussion with healthcare experts, moderated by Andy Millard, 10th District Congressional candidate. Panelists: Barry Cheney, Hospital Pharmacist, Catawba Valley Medical Center …

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Spring – Summer 2016 Events

March 5:  Sanford-Hunt-Frye Dinner, Charlotte.  More Information: http://www.ncdp.org/events/sanford-hunt-frye/ March 15:  Primary Election Day in North Carolina April 16:  Catawba County Convention, Newton.  More details TBA. May 21:  District Conventions statewide.  More details TBA. June 11: State Convention, McKimmon Center, Raleigh  http://www.ncdp.org/events/state-convention/ July 25-28:  National Convention, Philadelphia, PA  http://www.phldnc.com/

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2016 Primary Election

For all races except U.S. Congress, the 2016 North Carolina Primary will take place on Tuesday March 15. Early voting will take place March 3 to March 12 at five locations in Catawba County. Voters can register or change their registration during “One-stop” early voting. All voters need to bring a photo ID. Voters who …

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ExCom Meeting

We will meet for our regular ExCom meeting Tuesday, February 23rd at 7:00 at Democratic HQ. All chairs and vice chairs are encouraged to attend.

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Calling all Democrats! Precinct meetings – Feb 27

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All hands on deck! We need your help to turn NC Blue! Saturday Feb 27 at 10 am Learn how to organize to Get Out the Vote and answer questions about Voter ID laws. Attend one of our two precinct meetings: Highland Recreation Center  (1451 8th St Dr NE – 828-328-3997): All precincts except those …

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January 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

Our first Executive Committee Meeting of 2016 will be held Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 pm at Catawba County Democratic Party Headquarters.  All Precinct Chairs and Vice Chairs are requested to attend.  We will be providing very important information at this meeting.  All registered Democrats are welcome to attend.

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