Tornado Relief

Many of you have expressed concern for our neighbors who were harmed by the tornadoes

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The DCDP Store's 2016 Collection

Donate $20.16 and receive our 2016 Collection of T-shirt, DCDP logo decal, Turning Texas Blue bumper sticker, and bluebonnet seed packet!

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Race to the White House: The Saga Continues

Come join Dallas County Democrats for the fifth debate between the 2016 Democratic Contenders. This debate is in University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and we will gather again at Dave and Buster's off North Central Expressway.

Registration is required via EventBrite to help us track attendee count.

Bring your family for dinner, grab a drink and play games during commercial breaks! Kids are encouraged to come!

Set out your Democratic T-shirts and flare, and make plans to join us Thursday February 11, 2016 at 7 PM.

Senate District Convention Temporary Chairs Elected

This year there will be no Precinct Conventions on Primary Election Day. Instead, Democratic voters from each precinct will gather at their Senate District Conventions to caucus and choose delegates to the State Convention this summer.

These Temporary Chairs and Co-Chairs will find and confirm locations for their Senate District Conventions, and make all the other arrangements for those. That includes designating members and Chairs of the various Convention Committees. This is an enormous task and they will be glad to have any help you can give. Contact them at:

Senate District 2 --
Barbara Rosenberg 214-923-8067  email berosenberg AT
Sally White 214-808-7784 email sallywht AT

Senate District 8 --
Donna Bullard 214-664-3935 email terrybullard AT

Senate District 9 --
Michael McPhail 972-922-6295  email mmcphail1974 AT

Senate District 16 --
David Griggs 214-244-5979 email wdgriggs AT
Janice Schwarz 214-460-7283 email tamsterbath AT
Katherine McGovern 214-755-2762 email ksm51711 AT

Senate District 23 --
Jeff Strater 214-893-1336 email jeffstrater AT
Shay Wyrick-Cathey 214-850-9285 email shaycathey AT

Candidates in the 2016 Primary


WHO HAS FILED FOR PUBLIC OFFICE? The candidates are posted on our Candidate Filings 2016 page at, along with the contact information they have given us, including links to websites etc. When candidates first apply for the Primary ballot, we posted them unofficially on  the DCDP Twitter page, and also (with known links and some photos of filings) at The officially filed candidates are also posted (without links, but with mailing addresses) at the Secretary of State's website at

Ballot order for the primary in contested races was determined by a drawing on Tuesday, December 16. That is now shown on the DCDP site and at the Secretary of State site.

WHO HAS FILED FOR PRECINCT CHAIR? As above, those whose filings have been accepted as valid and signed by the County Chair are posted on our Precinct Chair Filings page at If you have applied and it is not there yet, it should be within a few days.

Meet Our January Club of the Month: Far North Dallas Richardson Democrats

The Far North Dallas Richardson Democrats are political activists who live in the North Dallas county, Richardson, and Collin county area.

FNRDD regular monthly meeting is the third Thursday from 6:00 - 8:30 PM at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse at 1251 W Campbell Rd., Richardson 75080.  This month, they're hosting their annual Donkey Show on January 20 and a 2016 Democratic Primary Forum on January 31.  FNDRD does hold monthly meetings on months with special events, December and the high summer months. Check their FB site for latest information on meetings and locations. 

To get involved, visit their website, like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, or email them at

How to be a Delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Because the DNC did not allow Texas to have another waiver, we’ve seen our last Texas Two-Step of primary and caucus. That means there will be no precinct conventions on the evening of the Texas Primary, March 1 (Super Tuesday). Instead of attending Precinct Conventions on Primary night, you go to your District Convention March 19 to caucus by precincts there.

Read this memo from the Texas Democratic Party to learn the steps to becoming a delegate and how many delegates are allotted to your senate district.

Senate District Conventions will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016. The State Convention will be held June 16-18, in San Antonio. Philadelphia hosts the Democratic National Convention the week of July 25.

To those running to be a national delegate, good luck!

Meet Our Officials

See who represents Dallas County from the People’s House to the Court House. We’ve compiled elected officials’ websites, Facebook and Twitter accounts, so you don’t have to go looking.