Blue in the Heart of Texas II

A look back at our Second Annual Blue in the Heart of Texas. Thank you to everyone who came out and made it our most successful summit yet.

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The DCDP Store

This February take some Dallas Democrats swag and a Turning Texas Blue T-shirt home for the Democrat(s) in your life. Keeping Dallas County "Blue" costs nearly $190,000 annually and we sincerely appreciate every dollar!

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Dallas County Democrats Sworn In

Congratulations to the scores of Dallas Democrats sworn in to office on New Year's Day 2015!

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February Fourth Training Saturday Canceled

Our February Fourth Saturday Training is canceled. Our trainer must make an unexpected trip out of town this weekend, but mark your calendars for the March 28th session today. If you’d like to request a one-on-one training session before then, email our Executive Director Taylor Holden at taylor@DallasDemocrats.org.

You can sign up now for the March training at this link.

County Executive Committee Meeting Rescheduled

Our February County Executive Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. We'll meet at the CWA Local 6215 Union Hall, 1408 N. Washington Avenue.

Dallas Democrats Mourn the Loss of Constable Steele

Constable Cleo Steele died last week after complications from heart surgery.

Steele was one of the first African Americans to graduate from Southern Methodist University School of Law, and he was also one of the first attorneys to sign a petition supporting the desegregation of the Dallas Independent School District in the early 1970s.

Dallas County Democratic Party Chair Darlene Ewing issued the following statement:

“We are deeply saddened at the unexpected passing of Constable Steele. Our community will miss this longtime public servant.”

“The Dallas County Democratic Party family lifts up the Steele family in our thoughts and prayers tonight and extends our condolences to his loved ones and many friends and colleagues.”

UPDATE: Due to weather, services for Constable and former JP Cleo Steele have changed.
                 Wake: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 6pm to 8pm
                 Funeral: Thursday, Feb. 26, 12noon

Both services will be held at Good Street Baptist Church, 3110 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75216 

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.

New terms have begun for many of these officials. We look forward to working with each of them as they serve you.

Club of the Month: 

Lake Highlands/White Rock Democrats

Lake Highlands/White Rock Democrats are a group of political activists that live within the city of Dallas bounded on the north by LBJ Freeway, on the east by Garland and Mesquite, on the west by Central Expressway, and I-30 on the south.

The goals of Lake Highlands/White Rock Democrats is to identify and recommend qualified Democratic candidates, support the Democratic Party and its nominees, promote political awareness and participation, and to provide a forum for the discussion of issues important to members.

The Lake Highlands/White Rock Democrats hold regular club meetings on the third Saturday of the month at The Point Center for the Arts and Education on the campus of C.C. Young, 4847 W. Lawther Drive, Dallas, Texas. Coffee, donuts, and greetings begin at 9:30, and meetings begin at 10:00 AM. Join a meeting and find out what new project or activity the Lake Highland/White Rock Democrats have coming up!

Website: http://lhwrdemocrats.org/