Pre-Registration for Precinct Elections

This will serve as your official call to precinct elections! 

The Oklahoma County Democratic Party will hold Precinct Elections on March 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm.
Pre-registration is open now. You must register to vote or run for office in your precinct election!
Register early! Details at https://forms.gle/qyP9MiFCngSi5XyJ8
 
Due to COVID19 the Precinct Elections will be conducted virtually via ZOOM for credentialed participants and be available for public viewing for non-participants on Facebook Live and/or YouTube.
 
March 11, 2021 Precinct Elections Schedule
5:00 pm Credentials Open via Zoom (see above to register and receive zoom code)
6:55 pm Credentials CLOSE.
7:00 pm Meeting Begins
Precinct Elections will be held in breakout rooms during the zoom meeting.



If you have never been a precinct officer before but would like to know more, we are holding Precinct Information Sessions are being held each Saturday morning at 10:00 am. Details available https://okcountydemocrats.org/calendar/
 
For more details, contact Official@okcountydemocrats.org

OK County Democratic Party Chair, Robbie White, publishes Op Ed in Oklahoman calling for resignation of Lankford, Bice, and Cole.

https://oklahoman.com/article/5680176/point-of-view-lankford-bice-cole-should-resign-over-jan-6-events

On the morning of Jan. 6, a violent takeover was instigated at our nation’s capital during the ceremonial counting of Electoral College votes. This was an act of sedition.

The president and his colleagues incited violence at a rally in Washington, D.C. They encouraged the crowd to march to the Capitol and support overturning legally certified electoral votes. Our Oklahoma delegation contributed to this debacle.

Sen. James Lankford, who ultimately decided not to vote against Arizona’s electors, spent weeks giving credence to conspiracy theories in advance of Jan. 6. Lankford hides behind a fig leaf of “transparency in government.” We know that in reality his real agenda is to head off a primary challenge in 2022. This is cowardice, not leadership.

U.S. Reps. Stephanie Bice, Tom Cole and Markwayne Mullin joined with a group of representatives to protest votes certified by “swing states.” Oklahoma is not one of those states. Ultimately, these three were joined by Reps. Kevin Hern and Frank Lucas to vote against accepting legally certified electors from states other than Oklahoma.

Our elected officials should be about the business of working for all of us in Oklahoma, not meddling in the elections of other states. The basis of these protests are allegations of widespread voter fraud. These allegations were examined by county election boards, state election boards, state legislators, multiple courts and dozens of judges, many appointed by the president. No credible evidence has yet been presented of the alleged voter fraud.

All elections were certified according to state laws. Electors cast their votes according to law. Those electoral votes were being counted during a joint session of Congress when violence erupted.

Each of the Republicans who supported the president’s unhinged allegations are complicit in the violence that ensued. They have failed to uphold the oath they swore to the Constitution and to protect the right of Americans to choose their own leaders.

The rule of law laid out by the Constitution is the basis of our country’s long history of peaceful transitions of power. We may not always like the outcome of the vote, but we are bound by our commitment to the Constitution to abide by the will of the voters. As a Democrat in Oklahoma, I can speak with some authority on this topic. I rarely get to celebrate the result of elections, but I accept them. Leaders who lack the courage to submit to the will of voters lack the necessary fortitude to put the country over party.

As chair of the Oklahoma County Democratic Party, I, along with my fellow Democrats, call for the resignations of Sen. Lankford and Reps. Bice and Cole who represent us in Oklahoma County.

White is chair of the Oklahoma County Democratic Party.


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Friday, June 5 is Deadline to Register to Vote in June 30 Primary 

June 5 is the deadline to register to vote (or update your registration) for the June 30 Oklahoma Primary.
Use the new VOTER REGISTRATION WIZARD (BETA) to complete your registration online. Then print, sign, and mail it to your county election board. https://okvoterportal.okelections.us/Home/RegWizard

Download/print a voter registration application here:
https://www.ok.gov/elections/documents/Voter_Registration_Application.pdf

Update your voter registration address online (same county) here:
https://www.ok.gov/elections/OVP.html

Learn more about voter registration in Oklahoma here:
https://www.ok.gov/elections/Voter_Info/Register_to_Vote/index.html

 

5PM on Tuesday June 23 is the deadline to request a mail absentee ballot for the June 30 primary election, but voters are encouraged to request an absentee ballot as early as possible.

Get more info / apply for an absentee ballot here:
https://www.ok.gov/elections/Voter_Info/Absentee_Voting/index.html

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Medallion Dinner 2020!

Fundraiser and Awards banquet for Oklahoma County Democratic Party!

https://okcountydemocrats.org/event/medallion-dinner/

Sponsorship of Medallion Dinner

$75 per individual ticket
$750 Table Sponsor (table for 8, recognition in digital program and printed card)
$1000 Upgraded Sponsor including (table for 8, special recognition in digital program and printed card plus a round of Mocktail/Cocktails for the table in souvenir glasses

Souvenir Cocktail (or Mocktail Non-Alcoholic version) served in an engraved glass you get to keep! Sold for $20 (limited to 100)

Cash bar for wine and beer!

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Newsletter of  the Oklahoma County Democratic Party

January 1, 2020
A bit of belated gratitude
We want to thank Larry Toombs f0r his leaderhship and all of those who worked to make our Fall Fundraiser and Celebration a success! The cakes and desserts were amazing!
The games were engaging and well designed! Thanks to Jim Potts and Lynn Green!  
The food was delicious!  Thanks to Dan and Wanda Collier!
We raised more than $1,400 and had a wonderful evening! Special shout out to the Edmond Democratic Women who handled ALL of our auction and sales! 
The best part was the fellowship with all of you, our candidates, and elected officials!  

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Criminal Justice Reform Ballot Initiative Petition 
Yes on 805 is a petition to put on the ballot reforms regarding sentencing. The goal is to reduce our incarceration rate in Oklahoma. Signature collection began December 26.

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Independent Redistricting Ballot Initiative Petition 
People Not Politicians is a coalition of Oklahomans who want to restore power back where it belongs, with the people — not politicians. No more gerrymandering! 
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Presidential Primary Heating Up
While many of us are passionately campaigning and organizing for your candidate, we are still on the same team!
The goal is a Democrat in the White House in 2021!

Please send your campaign events so we can share on social media. These are not OCDP endorsements, but we can share information for any campaign! 
Each campaign is organizing in their own way which is exciting. We will come out of this healthy primary season with new skills, new experiences, and new contacts. 
This is how we get stronger as a county organization.

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Flexing our Grassroots Muscles
We are about to begin training in earnest. Look for information in the new year about a variety of grassroots trainings in Oklahoma County! 
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VAN Committee Is Active
Recently, we appointed a group of VAN users to assist the officers (okay, mainly Carol) in the work of accessing VAN for all 255 precincts in Oklahoma County. For more information, come to our November meeting! 
Thanks to the folks who volunteered to give their time to learn VAN (90% of our new VAN Committee is new to the Voter Access Network) and serve the party over the upcoming election cycle!

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We continue to organize and build our party so we can support the election of Democrats in 2020 and beyond! How can you help?
We are creating working committees for Education and Finance.
Click here to indicate your interest and get more information! 

MLK Day Parade 2020 
We are happy to announce that the OCDP will host a float in the Martin Luther King Day Parade.
Monday, January 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm
We are looking for a big crew to join us in the parade and a few volunteers to help assemble the float! We are Blue and True and Loud and Proud! We are counting on you, our dedicated volunteers to walk in solidarity as we honor the legacy of Dr. King and remember his life and work!
We need at least 25 people to join us to either walk or ride the float.
Plan to join us in the parade. Use this link to sign up!

https://secure.ngpvan.com/JEaxA-ZtwkOXjrPlCTZ3aQ2


Join us to build the float for MLK day parade. 
Sunday, Jan 19 2019
2:00 to 3:30
DCCC HQ 5500 N. Western
All supplies and tools to be provided.
Sign up using this link–

https://secure.ngpvan.com/-SZLL6BuPU2_RY9bWbNLFg2
 
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Join SOKC Democratic Women for a special guest speaker from Moms Demand Action! . Monday, Oct 28, 6 pm!


Sign up to help with our Fall Celebration and Fundraiser! We cannot do it without Y-O-U!

Click here to sign up using our Sign Up Genius tool!

URGENT Reminder, August 29, 2019
If you took a SQ 803 Petition, to collect signatures at the last meeting, it must be turned in by
Noon today
Jason Lowe
228 Robert S. Kerr, Suite 630




Turn it in even if it's not full--EVERY signature counts!

Today’s the deadline to count them & turn them in to the Secretary of State.

Reach out to us if you need help dropping off petitions.

Thanks for your hard work on this important issue--

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Sign up to help gather signatures to put SQ802 on the ballot so Oklahoma Voters can decide about Medicaid Expansion!
https://forms.gle/4Vi1EFNcDLXVm7rKA

A N N O U N C E M E N T from CD5– TWO VACANCIES! APPLICATIONS WELCOME!
If you have an interest in becoming Vice Chair of CD5
or
Affirmative Action, Male for CD5
Read the job requirements below. Application is in the documents.
Update– deadly is July 25 at 5 pm.
For more information, contact John Bilbury, Chair of CD5. cd5.chair@okdemocrats.org
5th CD Vacancy Announcement Affirmative Action Male
5th CD Vacancy Announcement vice chair

Well, another successful Pride is in the books! 😅 💖🌈 Thanks to a super hard working, dedicated team of volunteers, the OCDP educated visitors about the importance of voting, informed people about the upcoming primary and debates, and completed 117 voter registrations plus 2 absentee registrations. Woot woot!!!
🙌🏽💙📋🖊
All the volunteers deserve props for their hard work, professionalism and perseverance despite the crippling heat. I literally did not hear any of them complain once – true pros!!! We seriously could not have done it without them, and we are so grateful 🙌🏽💙🥰🌈.
Please note that unfortunately pictures weren’t taken during the morning shift, so the volunteers who came early are not pictured here – my deepest apologies for the oversight 😞
— Carol Chappell
Thank you to the volunteers who all worked so hard:
Andrea Waldron
Debbie Oliver
Donna Nevel
Gwen Shaw
Jami Murphy
Jonathan Curtis
Karen Steed
Linda Hibbs
Linda Kever
Lisa Lunsford
Ryan Starkweather
Susan Mendus
Sydney Tucker
Vicky McDowell
Will White
These fine volunteers helped to register 177 voters at OKC Pride 2019
Volunteers from Ok County Democrats enjoying the day at Pride 2019!
A much needed break from the fun at Pride!
Volunteers at Pride 2019 welcomed voters to register for elections in Oklahoma!