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  • Two.More.Days.

    We have only two more days until the election, then we can resume to our regular lives.  I want to celebrate Tuesday night with major victories—how about you?
     
    This election has been one of the most volatile in history, but it’s almost over.  
     
    During the course of the election, we have witnessed the volatility of Donald Trump.  He created a fake university, refused to pay his vendors, filed numerous bankruptcies, sues anyone who criticizes him, talks in a derogatory, sexist, racist manner.  Our country does not need Trump as our president.
     
    Hillary Clinton is more qualified to be president than the past several presidents combined.  
     
    I don’t know about you, but I’m super excited about electing our first woman president on Tuesday.
     
    Please join me in reminding at least 25 people to vote on Tuesday.
     
    Best,
     
    Matt
     
    P.S., Join us at our Orange County Victory Party on Election Night. We will be gathering at R&R Grill (137 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill) beginning at 7:30pm when polls close. RSVP here: https://www.hillaryclinton.com/events/view/vdrzzren3cs73n3i/
    November 06, 2016
  • Just Days Away

    “Registered Democrats are 3.4 percent behind their same-day totals from 2012, while registered Republicans are ahead of their same-day totals at 6.2 percent and registered unaffiliated voters continue to move ahead of their same-day totals, at 37.7 percent. Democrats have been slowly chipping away at their deficit, while unaffiliated voters and Republicans continue to grow their expansion.”
     
    This is from an analysis of early voting by Old North State Politics Blog.

    In just days, polls will have closed, and we will learn the results of this year’s election. We cannot allow our sweat, tears and hard work be in vain.  We Democrats must turn out so we can win!

     
    The good news: we have through Saturday to vote early and all day on Tuesday, November 8th.  The bad news: we need to increase our turn out by at least 8%.
     
    Right now, we need you to call 25 of your friends and remind them to vote.  We need you to post on social media reminders to vote.  Through election day, we need you to get 25 more people to the polls.  
     
    In Orange County, we increased the turnout in 2014 for Kay Hagan—we can do it again in 2016 for Hillary, Deborah, Roy, and Josh Stein.  They are counting on us.
     
    Onto victory!
     
    Team OCDP
     
    November 04, 2016
  • Early Voting Event with Angela Bassett

    Do you like pulled pork?  Do you still need to vote early?  Want to hang out with Angela Bassett?

    Join us on Monday afternoon, 4:30-6:30, at the pavilion at Carrboro Town Hall.  Feel free to swing by or sign up here:

    https://www.hillaryclinton.com/events/view/4rsn7t4bust6sacv/

    PS: Bring some colelsaw to share if you like!

    Carrboro Early Vote Event with Angela Bassett
    Monday, October 24, 2016, 4:30PM – 6:00PM EDT
    Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W Main St, Carrboro, North Carolina 27510

     

    October 24, 2016
  • Final Debate Watch Parties

    Wednesday: The Final Presidential Debate

     

    Secretary Clinton will take the debate stage for final time against Donald Trump on Wednesday. We will be holding debate watch parties in both Chapel Hill and Hillsborough!

    Join the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign and Orange County Democratic Party for these event! 

    Chapel Hill Watch Party
    R&R Grill
    107 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill
    Phone banking begins at 6:00pm
    Debate begins at 9:00pm
    Click here to RSVP

     

    Hillsborough Watch Party
    Hot Tin Roof
    115 West Margaret Lane, Hillsborough
    Phone banking begins at 6:30pm
    Debate begins at 9:00pm
    Click here to RSVP

    October 19, 2016
  • Statement on Orange County Republican Headquarters Attack

    From Orange County Democratic Party Chair Matt Hughes:

    I got a phone call Sunday morning that the Orange County GOP headquarters was essentially firebombed and graffiti spray painted across the building referring to Republican Nazis needing to leave town “or else." This sort of behavior is completely unacceptable, criminal, and goes against the very principles of our democracy and civil discourse.

    Sunday afternoon I spoke with Daniel Ashley, the Orange County GOP chair. They are still assessing the damage and working with law enforcement to identify a perpetrator. I let Mr. Ashley know the the local Democrats are willing to help in anyway possible during their recovery and that our thoughts are with them.

    Below is the statement released by the NCDP and our chair Patsy Keever.

    NCDP Statement on the Attack on Republican County Party Headquarters: The North Carolina Democratic Party strongly condemns this attack. Violence has no place in our political system. We hope the perpetrators of this attack are brought to swift justice, and we are thankful that no one was hurt. Our deepest sympathies are with everyone at the North Carolina Republican Party. – North Carolina Democratic Party Chairwoman Patsy Keever Democratically yours, Matt Hughes, Chair Orange County Democratic Party

     
    October 17, 2016