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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

  • June 30, 2016
    Yesterday, Hillary Clinton's campaign announced something awesome -- she and President Obama and coming in North Carolina for their first joint campaign appearance!
    This will be Hillary's second appearance in North Carolina in two weeks, underscoring the importance of our state in this year's election.
    Here are the details for Tuesday's event:
    Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2016
    Doors Open: 1:15PM
    Location: Charlotte Convention Center (501 South College Street)
     
  • June 29, 2016

    Please save the date for a reception with

    DEBORAH ROSS

    DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR U.S. SENATE

    featuring

    SEN. JEFF MERKLEY

    DEMOCRAT - OREGON

    Hosted by

    Nancy Andrews | Marcia Angle and Mark Trustin | Dr. Annette Baker
    Amy Brightwood and Laura Edwards | Sen. Valerie Foushee | Hon. Matt Hughes
    Rep. Verla Insko | Rep. Graig Meyer | Harriet Martin
    Orange County Democratic Party | Linda Prager and Michael Parker | John Robbins
    Diane Robertson | Andrew Short | Robin Smith | Gail Worthington

    Thursday, July 7
    6:30 – 8:00 PM

    At the

    R & R Grill

    137 E Franklin St
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    Suggested Contributions:

    Host: Raise/Write $1,000
    Co-Host: Raise/Write $500
    Patron: $250
    Friend: $100
    Guest: $50

    To RSVP or with questions, please contact Dan Cooper at
    (336) 365-6601 or dan@deborahross.com

    Register online here

  • June 27, 2016

    Each week we will start sending an email with volunteer opportunities as we work hard to turn North Carolina blue this fall.

    Here's the week ahead for June 27 through July 4:

    Monday: 6/27 Phone Bank at OCDP HQ (209 Lloyd Street, Suite 310, Carrboro), 6-8PM
     
    Wednesday:  6/29 Phone Bank at OCDP HQ for Roy Cooper's campaign, 5:30-7PM
    Bring a laptop, if possible. More information: contact Luke Beyer at lbeyer@roycooper.com
     
    Thursday: 6/30 Phone Bank at OCDP HQ, 6-8PM
     
    Friday: 7/1 Voter Registration at Friday's on the Front Porch at the Carolina Inn, 5-8PM
     
    Saturday: 7/2 Voter Registration at Festival for the Eno, 10AM-6PM (2hr shifts)
                    Voter Registration at Chapel Hill Public Library, 10AM-4PM (2hr shifts)*
     
    Sunday: 7/3 Voter Registration at Chapel Hill Public Library, 10AM-4PM (2hr shifts)*
     
    Monday: 7/4 Voter Registration at Festival for the Eno, 10AM-6PM (2hr shifts)
     
    * Volunteers may be sent to other local hot spots with clipboards upon receiving training and a partner. This way we cover more ground and get more registrations. It should also be noted that anyone who wants to come help another day is welcome to do so; we can provide training, materials, and information to anyone who wants to help at a time that fits their schedule.
     
    If you're interested in phone banking or voter registration at the Public Library, please reach out to Emma Shaw at (919) 360-2690 or eshaw@ncvictory2016.org. If you're interested in voter registration at Festival for the Eno, please contact Jan Zelman at janzelman1@gmail.com​ or (919) 280-6781.
  • June 24, 2016
    The Orange County Democratic Party is postponing the Summer Soiree to a later date.  We are in the midst of rescheduling it and will let you know shortly.
     
    If you have contributed towards the Summer Soiree, it will be applied to the reception at the future date.  
     
    If you have any questions, feel free to email Matt Hughes at matt.hughes@orangedems.com or Tiffany Reynolds-Richardson at tiffany@rrcampaigns.com
     
    We apologize for any inconvenience, but look forward to seeing you soon.
  • May 27, 2016

    Early Voting officially begins Thursday, May 26th and continues through June 4th for the June 7th election.  You can vote early at the Orange County Board of Elections or at the Seymour Senior Center.

     

    We will be voting for NC Supreme Court. Democrats will only have the option of a non-partisan primary ballot as there will be no Democratic primary for US Congress in the 4th District (which will now include all of Orange County due to redistricting). Independent voters have the option of voting in the Republican primary for Congres or the non-partisan ballot. Earlier this month, the Orange County Democratic Party proudly endorsed Judge Mike Morgan for this position.  

    We have an opportunity this election to tilt the balance of our state supreme court by electing Judge Mike Morgan to the bench.  He has proven himself to be a respectable and well equipped judge. We at the OCDP encourage you to vote for Mike Morgan for the NC Supreme Court. 

    Click here for more information on this election: http://www.ncsbe.gov/Portals/0/FilesP/2016_Supreme_Court_Primary_Election_Guide.pdf

    Please remember to vote in this very important election.