Saturday, November 16, 2019

New 2020 Election Tab

The New 2020 Election Tab is now up on the website. I am still working on adding content to all the associated pages, I plan on having this fully completed in the next week or so, let me know if you have any suggestions or comments.

~~NICK~~

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Become a registrar


Resolution To Amend Bylaws


Walker County Democrat Club
1210 University Ave
Huntsville, Texas

Resolution 09-23

Whereas: The Walker County Democrat Club was organized to promote interest in governmental affairs and the principles of the Democratic Party.

Whereas: over the past 20 plus years this means of communicating to its members has evolved into internet and social media outlets, and requires that the Walker County Democrat Club establish a new permanent Officer for the Club.

Be it Resolved: that the addition of the position of Systems Administrator to Article VI Section 4 of its bylaws, be added. (See Bylaws proposer attached).

Be it Resolved: that this position is to maintain all of the club’s Web Page, Social Media Outlets and all IT Services.

Be it Further Resolved: that this position of Systems Administrator be by appointment of the Club President with the approval of the Executive Committee and this new Officer serve as ex officio member of the Executive Committee.


BYLAWS CHANGE SAMPLE:


ARTICLE VI  -  OFFICERS:

          Section 1.  The officers of the club shall consist of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary and such other officers as may be deemed necessary by the Executive Committee. 
          Section 2. The duties of the five officers named above shall be as follows:
          PRESIDENT:  The presiding officer of the club.  Calls and conducts all meetings, appoints committee chairs, acts as liaison with the County Chair and State and National Democratic Parties and keeps informed of political events and schedules.  Makes recommendations for expenditure of club funds for approval by the Executive Committee or the membership.  Directs the Treasurer to make approved expenditures.
          VICE-PRESIDENT:  In the absence of the President, carries out the duties of the President.  Keeps informed by working closely with the President.
          CORRESPONDING SECRETARY:  Keeps the club membership regularly informed about club meetings and activities.  Maintains contact information for other Democrats and other persons favorably disposed to the Democratic Party.  Assists in publicizing club meetings and activities.
          RECORDING SECRETARY:  Maintains complete and accurate records of the club’s activities, including the minutes of each meeting.
          TREASURER:  Administers all funds and maintains complete financial records of the club.  Collects all dues and other funds.  Maintains an up-to-date roster of club membership based on payment of current year’s dues.  Reports the status of finances at each meetings.  Keeps the President advised on all approved financial transactions.  Files appropriate reports with the Texas Ethics Commission.
          Section 3.  ELECTION:  The officers shall be elected annually at the April meeting by a majority vote of the members present and voting, and shall hold office until the election of their successors.  A nominating committee, appointed by the club president or executive committee, shall submit a slate of officers to the membership.  Additional candidates who are members in good standing may be nominated from the floor.  Voting for the candidates can be either oral or by ballot.
Section 4. SYSTEMS ADMINSTRATOR: In addition to the elected officers named above, a System Administrator who will maintain all of the club’s Web Page, Social Media Outlets and all IT Services, to be selected by appointment of the Club President with the approval of the Executive Committee. This Officer will serve as ex officio member of the Executive Committee.




Petition to get Laura Jones on the Ballot against Kevin Brady


There is a petition available in the WCDC HQ to help get Laura Jones on the Ballot against Kevin Brady, 500 signatures are needed to put her on the ballot.

The petition is available to sign in the Office, if you are unable to make it into the office please email us your mailing address, and we will mail you the petition to sign, and a return envelope to send it back to us.

walkercountydemclub@yahoo.com


Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Guest Speaker at 10/14/2019 meeting

Dr. Jay Coons of the SHSU Criminal Justice faculty has agreed to give a presentation at the Monday, Oct. 14, regular meeting of the Walker County Democrat Club, Dr. Coons will be presenting from about 6:00 to 7:00, and his title is "American Policing: The Course Forward.." At a time when many proposals for Criminal Justice reform are being put forward, this is an opportunity to hear from someone who has both "boots on the ground" practical experience and academic expertise. Please come join us for this informative presentation.

Monday, September 23, 2019

New Election Information Tab 09/23/2019

Hello Everyone,

We have added new pages to the website, they are located on the Election Information tab, these pages will be full of useful information to help you make an informed decision when it comes time for you to vote. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact Nick Ransford The WCDC Webmaster.


Here is a list of the pages listed under the election tab, on Sample Ballots, Candidates and Amendments there are pages breaking them down by Local, State and Federal.

  • Become a Registrar
  • Voting Machines
  • Sample Ballots
    • Local
    • State
    • Federal
  • Candidates
    • Local
    • State
    • Federal
  • Amendments
    • Local 
    • State
    • Federal

10/07/2019 City Council & School Board Debates

  • We will be hosting a debate with the Candidates for city Council and the School Board, Please attend or watch the live stream location to watch to be announced.

  • Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • 1212 Avenue M, Huntsville, TX 77320-1206, United States

  • Hosted by Walker County Democratic Party
WCDC is hosting a non-partisan debate for all contested city council and school board seats. Details TBA.

Comment below with questions you'd like to ask the candidates!

Friday, August 30, 2019

Debate Watch Party! 09/12/2019



September 12, 2019 6:30pm to 10:00pm at the WCDC HQ

Come for the free pizza, stay for the Debates! Have you picked your favorite Democratic presidential candidate yet? Watch the front-runners battle it out on live national TV.

The Democratic Party will hold a presidential primary debate on September 12, 2019, in Houston, Texas. It is the third of 12 Democratic primary debates scheduled for the 2020 presidential election.
Candidates had until August 28, 2019, to qualify by reaching a grassroots fundraising threshold of 130,000 unique contributors and a polling threshold of 2 percent support or more in four eligible polls. For the full list of requirements, click here.
The debate was limited to up to 20 candidates with 10 candidates participating each night. The following 10 candidates qualified:


Hosted in partnership with the SHSU College Democrats. Students are encouraged to come!

New 2020 Election Tab

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