Join us as we host Dr. Diane Trautman, Harris County Clerk; Giordaun Baity, Elections Director of the Harris County Democratic Party; and Sherrie Matula, co-founder of Sisters United Alliance. Find out how elections have changed, how you can take part in the process, and efforts that are being made to get more women to the polls.
First we will hear from Greg Wythe, Director of the APT PAC. Greg and this newly-formed PAC are focused on increasing Democratic voter turnout from area apartments.
We will then move right into an extended candidate introduction session. Each Democratic municipal candidate is invited to come and speak for the allotted time (determined by the number of candidates in attendance). Please note the qualifier of "Democratic." If you are trying to consider yourself to be an "Independent" or even a "Populist," please don't waste our time or yours. We will be supplying everyone in attendance a "cheat sheet" with each candidate's party affiliation.
Please plan on attending--this will be a chance for all members and guests to help make a decision for whom to cast their ballot in November.
Big thanks to Diana Alexander, candidate for Harris County Commissioner Precinct 3 for being our sponsor for this event!
Join the Southwest Democrats and the Houston Stonewall Young Democrats as we host a watch party for the second night of the CNN Democratic Candidate Debates. We have reserved the back room. Come have great Tex-Mex, drink a margarita or two, learn how to pronounce Buttigieg, find out about orbs, take bets on who will be the next to drop out, and much more!
**PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL BE MEETING AT THE ANNEX BUILDING AT BAYLAND, WHERE EARLY VOTING TAKES PLACE**
Join us for our July general meeting where Blake Ellis, Ph.D and Senior Associate Vice President of Student Engagement at Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, will discuss the history of progressive politics in Houston. In order to know where we're going, it's important to know where we've been.
We will also be joined by Chris Hollins, Vice-Chair of Finance for the Texas Democratic Party, who will be giving us an update on what's going on with our state party.
Nelvin Adriatico, candidate for Houston City Council District J, has graciously offered to sponsor this meeting--thank you for your support!