We work to elect those whose ideas, policies and mission are to create good jobs and an economy that works for everyone, to provide a quality education from pre-k through college, to protect the civil rights of all people, and to build strong communities across our state where people have access to affordable healthcare and clean air and drinking water. Simply put - we believe in equality, opportunity, and prosperity for all.
March 21, 2019
SAVE THE DATE! March 30th
Orange County Democratic Party Annual Convention
Guest Speaker: Lucy Inman, Appellate Court Judge
Candidate for the NC Supreme Court in 2020
1 pm Convention 11:30 BBQ Lunch
Cedar Ridge High School, 1125 New Grady Brown School Rd, Hillsborough
All Party Offices Will Be Up for Election.
**Vegetarian Option Available.
January 29, 2019
We're looking for dedicated, hard-working, flexible people who are willing to step up and take a leadership role. We'll provide training and documentation for all county party positions, but the only way our county party works is if people stand up and volunteer. Consider running for a county party office!
On March 30th, we'll elect county party officers to the following positions at our county convention, as laid out in the NC Democratic Party's Plan of Organization:
Chair: The county party’s leader, who is responsible for setting out a vision for the county party and making it happen.
1st Vice Chair: The Chair’s right-hand person, also responsible for precinct organization.
2nd Vice Chair: Responsible for training and education.
3rd Vice Chair: The communications director for the county party.
Secretary: The county party’s record-keeper and administrator.
Treasurer: Responsible for keeping us on a secure financial footing and filing financial reports with the state Board of Elections.
We will also elect members to represent Orange County to the NCDP's 500-person governing body.
Nomination Form: https://goo.gl/forms/
December 17, 2018
Annual Precinct Meetings in February
Next month, we will gather for annual precinct meetings to continue organizing for elections in 2020. We are encouraged by the 2018 election that broke the super majority in the NC General Assembly and elected fair and honest judges to the NC Supreme Court and Appellate Courts. We need you at your precinct meeting! By making this commitment you’re saying that you are going to be part of the Blue Wave that will help us crack the GOP’s majority in the NC General Assembly and elect Democrats to the US Senate, US House, and the White House. Forward together!
Check below for the date, time and location of your precinct meeting
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH at 10AM at 112 Lantern Way, Carrboro
OWASA Precinct Meeting
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH at 2PM at 758 Old Mill Rd, Chapel Hill
Greenwood Precinct Meeting
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH at 1PM at Lake Hogan Farms Clubhouse, 101 Commons Way Dr, Chapel Hill
Hogan Farms Precinct Meeting
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH at 2PM at Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Rd, Carrboro
Booker Creek, Carrboro, Colonial Heights, Country Club, Damascus, Dogwood Acres, East Franklin, Eastside, Estes Hills, Glenwood, Kings Mill, Lincoln, Lions Club, Mason Farm, North Carrboro, Northside, Ridgefield, St John, Town Hall, Weaver Dairy, and Westwood Precinct Meeting
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH at 4PM at The Neighborhood Bar, 630 Weaver Dairy Rd, #102, Chapel Hill
Cedar Falls Precinct Meeting
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH at 7PM at 1707 Audubon Rd, Chapel Hill
Coker Hills Precinct Meeting
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH at 7PM at 104 Woodkirk Ln, Chapel Hill
Patterson Precinct Meeting
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH at 9:30AM at 109 Rose Lane, Chapel Hill
Battle Park Precinct Meeting
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH at 10AM at Building 1 Classroom, Carol Woods
Weaver Dairy Satellite Precinct Meeting
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH at 10AM at Cedar Ridge High School, 1125 New Grady Brown School Rd, Hillsborough
Caldwell, Cameron Park, Carr, Cedar Grove, Cheeks, Coles Store, Efland, Eno, Grady Brown, Hillsborough, Orange Grove, St Marys, Tolars, West Hillsborough, and White Cross Precinct Meeting
Don't know the name of your precinct? You can look it up here.
November 21, 2018
Congratulations everyone on a successful election in Orange County.
Hard work brings mid-term success in Orange County:
- There was at least one voter contact / GOTV event in each precinct and more in most precincts.
- For virtually every hour of Early Voting and Election Day, we had poll greeters handing out sample ballots, engaging voters and monitoring the polls.
- Early on, we created 10,000 flyers with ballot information and the early voting schedule.
- For Election Day, we produced created 65,000 sample ballots for canvassing and the polls.
- Volunteers wrote about 20,000 postcards for voters.
- All of our precincts are getting stronger, having picnics, potlucks, block parties, informational gatherings, etc. They are building tight-knit Democratic communities that will be ready for the Second Blue Wave.
- Democratic-leaning candidates received 90 percent of the number of votes that they did during the 2016 presidential and gubernatorial election.
- Democrats went from 74% of the votes in Orange County to 78% , even though we lacked highly contested elections except for the judges.
- Four hundred volunteers helped County-to-County partners win Republican seats.
- Led by Julie Tomkovick and Jenny McMillan, we presented 21 C2C webinars and reached folks in 49 counties. Some 464 folks registered and either attended live or received the webinar links, Powerpoints and documents to view later on.
- Led by Joan Guilkey, assisted by Jane Brown, we held 93 phone banks targeting nine counties and their candidates. Susan Lindsay sent canvassers to knock on over 11,000 doors for eight candidates.
September 09, 2018