Join us for the next Kent County Democratic Party meeting on Wednesday, March 8th at 7pm with Special Guest: Lavora Barnes, at the American Postal Workers Union in Wyoming. The APWU is located at 2554 Burlingame Ave SW, Wyoming 49509.

LAVORA BARNES, Chief Operating Officer – Michigan Democratic Party

Lavora Barnes is the Chief Operating Officer at the Michigan Democratic Party. Lavora is a veteran political strategist and operative with extensive leadership and management experience in public relations, communications, politics and […]

Rep. Winnie Brinks Introduces to Remove Feminine Hygiene Product Tax

Bicameral set of bills introduced to eliminate unfair tax on women

LANSING — State Reps. Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids) and Brian K. Elder (D-Bay City) in the Michigan House, and state Sens. David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) and Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) in the Michigan Senate, introduced legislation today that would exempt feminine hygiene products from Michigan sales and use tax. The exemption would include tampons, sanitary napkins and similar feminine hygiene products.

“Women continually and predictably will need to use feminine hygiene products for the majority of their adult lives,” said Rep. Brinks. “For her health and […]


Saturday, February 11 • 9AM – 5PM @ The Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, Michigan

The Spring State Convention of the Michigan Democratic Party will be held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. In order to hold Party office or vote at this convention, a person must be a member of the Party for at least thirty (30) days prior, or by January 12, 2017.

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RSVP for the Spring Convention HERE

Next Kent Dems Meeting

The next Kent County Democratic Party meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 8th at 7pm, at the American Postal Workers Union in Wyoming. The APWU is located at 2554 Burlingame Ave SW, Wyoming 49509.

Volunteering makes you feel good

We need your help reaching out to voters at local festivals and parades. Just a small amount of your time can make a huge difference and it’s a lot of fun!! To volunteer. Click on the Get Involved tab to sign-up.
Upcoming events include: Grand Rapids St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Grand Rapids Women’s Expo, helping us in our office to process membership communications, and much more.

Post Election Debrief and Discussion: Wesnesday December 7 at 6:30PM-8:30PM

We will be hosting a forum for a Debrief and Discussion about the election results in Kent County with MDP Chair Brandon Dillon, 3rd District Chair and Kent Dems Chair. What is fact vs fiction. What worked. What didn’t work. What needs more focus and attention. How we move forward together.


Teamsters Local 406

3315 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508


We need YOUR help to GET OUT THE VOTE!  Here’s what’s coming up with Michigan’s Democratic Coordinated Campaign.  




Friday, November 4th All Day- 9am – 6pm

Stickering campaign infoKent Ionia Labor Council 918 Benjamin NE, Grand Rapids, 49503


Saturday, November 5th 9am– 6pm

Canvass and Poll-Watching Trainings (1 hour, we’ll get the details to you soon)

Kent Ionia Labor Council  918 Benjamin NE, Grand Rapids, 49503. Shift Hours


Sunday, November 6th 7pm
Special Poll-Watching Training, Kent Ionia Labor Council 918 Benjamin NE, […]


Alright guys, we are in the last stretch of this campaign and NEED YOUR HELP.  The race is tightening in Michigan so it is all hands on deck!  We are looking for volunteers for this weekend, Monday, and election day.  If you are able to help out or have already signed up to volunteer and want to know where to show up, please contact: Alex Barnich –  Michigan Coordinated Campaign Coordinator 734-417-9069