TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6th, 2018
Sunday, August 19th, 5:00 PM
Greene County Democrats invite the public to attend our Sunday evening Potluck on each 3rd Sunday of the month at the Emmanuel Christian Center.
(Location: 111 New Life Drive,
Ruckersville, VA, directly across
from Tractor Supply on Rt. 33.)
PROGRAM: Updates and discussion on all ongoing projects designed to
“Get Out the Vote”
NEXT MORNING COFFEE
Tuesday, September 4th, 10 AM
Please join us at 10 am on the 1st Tuesday of every month at the Town Hall Building in Stanardsville (19 Celt Road across from the County Administration Building). Parking is available behind the Town Hall or across the street. We have lively discussions concerning pertinent state and local issues, guest speakers and candidates, and fellowship! You do not have to be a member to attend, everyone is welcome.
Come join us!
EVERY TUESDAY 7 P.M.
September 4th - October 23rd
Come address postcards to
GET OUT THE VOTE!!
Please bring a sheet of
Post Card Stamps
Where: Samantha Hansen's House
3486 Fredericksburg Rd. (Rt. 609)
Ruckersville, VA 22968
For more information contact
Join us for fun, comradery, and to help get Locals to the Polls on Nov. 6th!
Barbara Lambert thanked everyone who had worked so hard to make our July 4th parade and booth a big success. She reported that all of the Green DEMS remaining tee shirts were given out at the July 4th booth. A new order will be placed ASAP to be ready in time for canvassing. Paul Harrington and Lynn Larkins will gather information on timing, costs, and availability and get back to the Chairs.
Samantha Hansen gave a report on a project she has brought to the group involving the sending of pre-printed postcards encouraging Greene Co residents to vote on Nov 6th for our two great Democratic candidates, Tim Kaine and Leslie Cockburn. She and her committee will be meeting next week to nail down times and places for the Signing Socials. These will be announced at the August Potluck.
Colleen Green gave a brief summation on Voter Circle, a program involving individuals using their own private email lists to send information regarding candidates and encouraging people to vote. She said if anyone was interested they could contact her for more information.
Tamsin Stewart will be heading up the Phone Banking efforts in Greene County. Planning for where and when is in the beginning stages, but this will be a big part of our "Get Out the Vote" effort. More details will be given later in August at the Potluck. Anyone interested in volunteering to make phone calls or for more information can contact Tamsin Stewart at
Cathy Sypher will be heading up all the Canvassing efforts for Greene County. The Precinct Captains have met and have been engaged in a "soft canvassing" the past several weeks to get geared up for the big push after the Labor Day Holiday on September 3rd. There was some discussion on who to target in these efforts. Cathy said that statistically many on record as Greene Co Democrats do not regularly vote. Campaign officials are encouraging localities to concentrate on getting the Democrats, Leaning Democrats, and Independents to the polls for the initial canvassing work. Cathy said that each of these households needed to see one of us at their door twice between now and the election on Nov 6th. Anyone interested in helping with the large task of canvassing, please contact Cathy Sypher to sign up:
Phone: 434-985-8934 Cell: 434 964-6528
We said goodbye to our dear members and friends Diamond and Brennan Stansell, as Brennan's next stint of work with the Navy will be taking their family to Italy later this week. We wish you the best of luck and safe travels. You will be missed all around the county!
And, a BIG THANKS to Adam Hark for bringing the variety of Bodo's Bagels and cream cheeses and to Cathy Sypher for the homemade fruit bread!
Every decade, with recent results of the census in hand, legislative districts are drawn. Redrawing political lines is a powerful tool that determines who wins an election, controls the legislature, and ultimately which laws pass. In Virginia, legislators create the criteria and draw their own districts. This is a manipulative process known as gerrymandering, and we must create a system that more fairly draws political lines. Some of our Greene County Democrats are very involved in the group One Virginia 2021 to stop Gerrymandering in Virginia. Help is needed and all you have to do is
We have been advised by Doug Miller,
our Democratic Representative from the Greene County Board of Elections, to check your Voter Registration information frequently from now until the election. He said that individuals need to check to see if their information has been tampered with. He further statedthat the State of Virginia has been working hard to make sure our voter information is secure and is paying close attention to possible meddling with registrations, but everyone should monitor their registration and report any suspected abuses. If you check your registration and notice anything suspicious, the Greene County Board of Elections can be reached by calling 434-985-5213 or by stopping by their office in the Town of Stanardsville, located at 32 Stanard Street behind the Courthouse. You can check your own voter information online by entering a few items...name, birthday, etc.!
Virginia Elections Officials Warn of Groups "Confusing Mailers" about Registration Status
The Virginia Department of Elections says it has received numerous phone calls from concerned voters who had received “confusing mail” suggesting that their voter registration status was in question.
The mailers did not come from state elections officials. They came from the Voter Participation Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization — unaffiliated with government — that says it seeks to register “under-represented Americans,” specifically unmarried women, people of color and millennials.”
Chair: Barbara Lambert email@example.com
Co-Vice Chair: Colleen Green
Co-Vice Chair: Cathy Sypher
Secretary: Kelly Harding
MAIL: Democrats of Greene County
PO Box 826
Stanardsville, VA 22973
Website and IT contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dyke: Pete Bonds email@example.com
Midway: Ted Crackel firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruckersville: Cathy Sypher email@example.com
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Stanardsville: Paul Harrington email@example.com
Swift Run: Mark Heinicke firstname.lastname@example.org
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Even as a small group, we have the everyday expenses of running our organization.....rental expenses for our group meetings space, printing costs, supply purchases, bumper stickers, etc. Our very BIGGEST expense, that most people don't realize, is the cost of campaign signs that are displayed in our county for any election. Our local Democratic Committee must pay for the smaller yard signs as well as the larger billboard type signs. They all are very expensive. Unlike other parties, we don't get monetary help from the state or national level. We need to make a HUGE difference in 2018 by turning out voters in big numbers on election day.
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