October 12: Kent Dems Meeting with Hillary Campaign

It’s NOW OR NEVER! Join us at our next meeting to learn how you can help carry us across the finish line for this election. Cody Voyles, Regional Director of the Michigan Coordinated Campaign, will be talking about ways to get involved at this critical time.

We will be at the American Postal Workers Union: 2554 Burlingame Avenue SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

Hope to see you there!

DON’T FORGET! Last day for voter registration is October 11!

Come to the Coordinated Campaign Office to get registered to vote now.  Every vote counts! 

Grab a friend (or four) and stop by 1146 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 to get on track to making your vote official

And while you’re there you can sign up to volunteer!

Coordinated Campaign Office Information

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For anyone looking to volunteer this election cycle, we have a coordinated campaign office in Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Muskegon that is the hub of all our election activities! We are located at 1146 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, 49506. We are right next door to the Wealthy Theater, you can’t miss us. You can also give us a call at 616-965-1073 to ask about plugging in to volunteer opportunities. Feel free to call or drop in at any time Monday through Saturday 9am-9pm, and Sundays from 12pm-7pm.There’s plenty to do so help […]

Kent Dems Meeting August 10th

Now is the time to get involved! Join us Wednesday, August 10th at us at our regular meeting with candidates Michael Scruggs running for Kent County Sheriff and County Commission District 1 candidate Neil Blakeslee who will be talking about the issues in their campaigns.
Wednesday, August 10th, beginning at 7pm at the American Postal Workers Union at 2554 Burlingame Ave S.W., Wyoming MI, 49509.

Annual Dog ‘N’ Suds Fundraiser

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Join us for our annual Dog ‘N’ Suds fundraising event featuring hot dogs and beer (and other delicious food), door prizes, special drinks for the kids and good company! The cost is just $15 and goes to support the Kent County Democratic Party. The Dog ‘N’ Suds will be held Saturday, September 17 from 4pm-7pm, located at the Fire Fighter’s Hall at 1930 Fuller Ave NE in Grand Rapids, 49505.

Get involved now, here’s how!

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Join us for the grand opening of our coordinated campaign office with Team Hillary Thursday, August 4th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, located at 1146 Wealthy SE (next to Wealthy Theater). Parking is across the street in empty lot and behind the building. Otherwise, drop in anytime to volunteer. More information to come soon.

Kent County Democratic Party Convention

The Kent County Democratic Party Convention will convene on August 13, 2016 at 9:00 am on Saturday, August 13th at 2922 Fuller NE Suite 114. Registration will begin at 8:30 am.

The purpose of this Convention shall be to elect 1 male (2CD) and 1 female (3CD) to the Rules Committee, and 1 male (3CD), 1 female (3CD) and 1 female alternate (2CD) to the Platform and Resolutions Committee to consider resolutions and platform suggestions to be forwarded to the State Party. If you have a resolution that you would like considered at the convention you must submit to the chair […]

Volunteering Makes You Feel Good

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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 at any one of these events contact Marilynn Springman.
Rock The Block
Saturday, June 11th, 11am – 6pm at Madison SE near Hall, Grand Rapids, 49507.
Grand Rapids PRIDE
Saturday, June 18th, 11:30am – 6pm, located at the Calder Plaza located on Ottawa Ave between Michigan and Lyon NW,  Grand Rapids, 49503.

Hollyhock Parade

July 4, 8am, staging at Alexander SE and […]

Garden Party Fundraiser for Kent County Commission Candidate Phil Skaggs

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Join candidate Phil Skaggs for a Garden Party at a fundraiser to support his campaign and to support a winning majority of Democrats on the Kent County Commission. The event will be held Thursday, June 23rd 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at the home of Janice Yates, located at 2622 Hall Street, East Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Phil is running for Kenty County District 19, covering East Grand Rapids and Southeastern Grand Rapids. Suggested donations are $50 for an individual, $75 per couple with sponsorships available. For more information, contact Phil at philskaggsmi@gmail.com to RSVP or to sponsor. Check out his […]

Kent Dems Meeting Wednesday, June 2

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Chris Reader for Kent County Clerk will be talking about the issues like voter suppression and local elections. He will be challenging House Republican Lisa Posthumous-Lyons who spearheaded the fight to eliminate straight-ticket voting in the state of Michigan. Kent County Commission candidate Betsy Melton of district 13 will also be talking about the issues in Kentwood and what you can do to get involved in helping our candidates win. We are still collecting donations for the Grand Rapids Veteran’s home. Join us this Wednesday, June 8, beginning at 7pm at the American […]