Trump and Republicans Disrespect Constitution, Texas Families (Don't Let Them, Vote!)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stopped in Dallas on Monday. His spectacle of sexism, racism, and hate speech was countered by an estimated 4,000 protesters, which included hundreds of Dallas Democrats.

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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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Thinking of Running for Office?

If you’re thinking of running for office, you need all the election facts on our website.

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Holiday Hours

Our office will close at 12 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and will be closed all day on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for Thanksgiving. 

Who Has Applied To Be On The Primary Ballot?

Candidates for public office began filing for the 2016 Primary ballot on Saturday, November 14. Their applications are not officially filed until the County Chair, Carol Donovan, signs off on them as valid. This happens within a few days. Until then, we have been posting an unofficial listing as they happen on the DCDP Twitter page, and also (with known links) at 

Once signed, the officially filed candidates are posted to the Secretary of State's website at:


Meet Our November Club of the Month: Drinking Liberally Addison

Drinking Liberally is an informal, inclusive progressive gathering of like-minded liberals, promoting democracy one pint at a time.

The Addison Chapter meets the Second Tuesday of each month at the Addison Londoner at 5:30pm.

For additional information, visit their website or like them on Facebook.

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).

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.