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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.

Latest News

  • August 23, 2016
    Democratic Women of Orange County 
    [formerly Orange County Democratic Women] 
    The History and the Future
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    6:30 to 8:30pm
    Carol Woods Retirement Community
    Multi-Purpose Room in Building 5
    750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC
    Our well-informed panel: 
    Marena Groll - a brief history of the ERA
    Lynette Hartsell - a perspective on the current HB2
    Ada Wilson Suitt - future prospects for women's rights
    Samantha Cabe - moderating   
    This inaugural meeting will include a general business session, 
    which will include collection of dues and donations, the election of officers, 
    and the opportunity to sign up to participate on committees. 
    As always, this meeting is open to women and men.
    Please be reminded that the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, 
    which confirmed the right of women to vote, was enacted on August 18, 1920. 

    DIRECTIONS to the Building 5 Multipurpose Room at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC

    Enter Carol Woods at the main entrance, continue straight. Park near the Main Building / Social Hall. 

    Enter the Main Building / Social Hall and turn right. 

    Walk past the gift shop, the main dining hall and up the ramp through the closed double doors. This is Building 5. 

    The Multi-purpose room is a short way ahead on the right. 

  • August 11, 2016

    Orange County Coordinated Campaign Office Opening

    Friday, August 12, 6:00pm- 9:00pm
    209 E Main Street, Carrboro

    Stop by to celebrate with us as we open our new office! The Orange County team is proud and excited to be opening an office right in downtown Carrboro.

    Join us on Friday evening to meet your local field organizers, volunteers, and other active members of this historic campaign.

    RSVP here!

  • July 21, 2016

    A week from today Hillary Clinton will formally accept the nomination of our party to become the 45th President of the United States. This is a historic achievement because for the first time in history a woman will lead the ticket of a major political party.

    The OCDP will be hosting a watch party next week to celebrate this historic achievement and kick off our general election push. It should be fun to watch this historic nomination with friends, fellow Democrats and some of our local candidates and office holders.

    Here are the details:

    R&R Grill
    137 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill
    6:00pm to 11:00pm

    Click here to RSVP

    Also, five Democrats will be in Philadelphia next week. You can follow their adventures in Philly at http://dnc.orangedems.com.

  • July 21, 2016
    This Saturday, please join the Northern Orange Democrats Breakfast Group as we get to know Emma Shaw, and learn about plans in Orange County to help elect Democrats up and down the ballot in November. Emma, who had the opportunity to be in Charlotte on Tuesday for the Hillary Clinton rally with President Barack Obama, is heading up the Coordinated Campaign in our area. Come hear her enthusiasm:
    Saturday, July 9, 2016
    9:00am - 10: 15am
    The Village Diner
    600 West King Street, Hillsborough 
    Emma is no stranger to Orange County; she graduated from East Chapel Hill High, went to UNC-Chapel Hill for undergrad. Her next venture was to Scotland, where she did her graduate work at St. Andrews. Seeing from abroad what was happening to her beloved state, she returned home to do her part. 
    In order for Democrats to take back the General Assembly, keep the Council of State, return to the governor's mansion, and maintain the White House, we must strategize and mobilize. We hope to see you Saturday, as we continue to work towards victory.
  • July 13, 2016
    I’m honored to be joining Democrats from across Orange County next Tuesday at the OCDP’s annual Summer Soiree. 
    This has been a very interesting election year (to say the least), and I look forward to discussing North Carolina politics with you. Together, we can make history!  
    Mayor Jennifer Roberts
    Charlotte, NC