The Texas Democratic Party has released a tentative schedule of events for the 2016 State Democratic Convention. To become a national delegate, read these instructions for filing statement of candidacy.
9AM: Delegate credentials distribution begins.
9AM – 3PM: Various interest caucuses.
3 – 5PM: Senate District Caucuses where voting for Delegates, Committees, Electors and SDEC.
6PM: Evening General Session and Keynote speeches.
8AM: Resolutions Committee, Rules Committee, Platform Committee, Nominations for National Delegates, Nominations for SDEC, DNC, and Electors.
9AM – 12PM: Training sessions.
12PM: Second General Session.
Adjournment typically occurs in the late afternoon.
On Tuesday, May 24, we will have a statewide Democratic Primary Runoff in Texas for Railroad Commissioner, between Grady Yarbrough (39%) and Cody Garrett (35%). Here in Dallas County we will have an additional three runoffs. Two are county-wide, for Criminal District Judge, Court No. 2, between Nancy Kennedy (46%) and Chika Anyiam (32%), and for County Tax Assessor-Collector between John R. Ames (42%) and Bennie Elenora Brown (25%). There will also be a runoff for Constable, Precinct No. 1, between Tracey Gulley (44%) and Mae Jackson (34%).
The Runoff Ballot Drawing was held March 10 at the DCDP office. Results for local races:
Criminal Dist. Judge, Court No. 2:
Chika Anyiam 1
Nancy Kennedy 2
County Tax Assessor-Collector:
John R. Ames 1
Bennie Elenora Brown 2
Constable Pct. 1, Unexpired Term:
Mae Jackson 1
Tracey Gulley 2
For a full list of statewide results in Texas see https://enrpages.sos.state.tx.us/
For a full list of results in Dallas County see http://www.dallascountyvotes.org/election-results-and-maps/election-results/
Congratulations to all of our nominees. For contact information for those in the Runoff and for all those who were nominated or ran in the Primary, see http://dallasdemocrats.org/elections/380.html
On Saturday, March 19, 2016, Dallas County Democrats held their Senate District Conventions. These elected delegates to the State Convention in June in San Antonio. For more information about that convention and the delegations, please contact the Senate District Convention Chairs listed below:
Senate District 2 --
Barbara Rosenberg 214-923-8067 email berosenberg AT sbcglobal.net
Sally White 214-808-7784 email sallywht AT att.net
Senate District 8 --
Donna Bullard 214-664-3935 email terrybullard AT hotmail.com
Senate District 9 --
Michael McPhail 972-922-6295 email mmcphail1974 AT gmail.com
Senate District 16 --
David Griggs 214-244-5979 email wdgriggs AT yahoo.com
Janice Schwarz 214-460-7283 email tamsterbath AT gmail.com
Katherine McGovern 214-755-2762 email ksm51711 AT gmail.com
Senate District 23 --
Jeff Strater 214-893-1336 email jeffstrater AT gmail.com
Shay Wyrick-Cathey 214-850-9285 email shaycathey AT gmail.com
The College Democrats is a student-run organization that promotes progressive ideals within the UTD campus. They meet every other Wednesday at 7PM at the Science Learning Center (SLC) 2.302.
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.