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What? You aren't going to vote!

Hey, neighbor. So, you are fed up with the goings-on in Washington DC, and you don’t think you will ever bother to vote again. Or, you don’t want to vote anymore because there is one particular issue that you have strong feelings about and believe the Federal government is doing you wrong. Seriously?

Let me ask you this. What do you think Washington DC has to do with the local, district, county and state officials and public servants who actually have an effect on your state, your…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on July 21, 2014 at 12:11pm — No Comments

To Cumberland County Democrats

Cumberland County Democrats, early voting for the county general election and the state primary runs from July 18 to August 2. The polls are open 8AM – 4PM Mon. – Fri. and 8AM – Noon on Saturday at the Election Commission at 2 South Main St. Suite 105 in Crossville. Choose your time to vote to fit your own schedule. Vote early, vote late, vote on Saturday–just vote. Elections are not won by speeches and signs; they are won by the people who show up and vote.

There is an exemplary…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on July 18, 2014 at 1:22am — No Comments

Fincher's Fibs and Blackburn's Bull

We've got a great site for folks in West Tennessee and beyond that reveals the Fibs and Bull that the Republicans are trying to foist on us. We also talk about how the media can be deceptive. Read our posts as we prove our positions. This is the must read for media outlets. On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1426131117608915/    

"Do you post on Stephen Fincher's or Marsha…

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Added by Christa Stoscheck on July 17, 2014 at 6:26am — 1 Comment

Fairfield Glade Candidate Meet & Greet

The Fairfield Glade (FFG) Democratic Club hosted a Democratic candidate Meet & Greet at Robin Hood Park on Saturday, July 12th. Candidates and attendees were entertained by Carrie Hassler, a local talent and favorite of FFG residents. Regardless of the hot day over one hundred residents came out to socialize, have lunch, and become more informed in politics both nationally and locally. Early voting starts July 18th and Cumberland County constituents are ready.

National and state…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on July 15, 2014 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Message to Cumberland County Democrats

You know the saying, "All politics is local".  Keep our local representation in the Tennessee Democratic Party by re-electing Dennis Gregg as State Executive Committeeman for Senatorial District 15.

Dennis has years of experience in Cumberland County, District 15, and state politics. His experience serving on the State Executive Committee, as well as its bylaws and personnel committees, is extremely valuable in the political climate of Tennessee today.

Vote for knowledge and…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on July 12, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments

The Baseball Pitching Machine

In the daily course of conversation you can often hear someone say "I am just busy with life". I doubt that few of us cannot identify with what we perceive to be the message behind the statement. Life often lives her own life at a pace that can be difficult to keep up. In making life it's own entity we can quickly put together a list of items she seems to throw at us from every direction. I am also confident that many of us would describe life's ability to "throw out her stuff" as if it is… Continue

Added by Tim H Mills on July 9, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments

Grand Opening-Cumberland County Democratic Election Headquarters

The Grand Opening of the Cumberland County Democratic Election Headquarters will be on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 140 N. Main Street in Crossville (across from the Depot). You are invited to come out and meet candidates, get information about their campaigns, and pick up yard signs, bumper stickers, and literature. Light refreshments will be served.…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on July 2, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Fairfield Glade Democratic Meet and Greet-July 12

The Fairfield Glade (FFG) Democratic Club is hosting a Democratic candidate Meet & Greet at Robin Hood Park on Saturday, July 12th, from Noon until 2:00 p.m.

National and state candidates attending will include John McKamey, Governor of Tennessee; Amos Powers, US House of Representatives; Judy Barnett and Mike Walsh, Tennessee House of Representatives; and Betty Vaudt, Tennessee State Senate.

FFG constituents will also have the opportunity to speak with…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on June 29, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Election Headquarters - Cumberland County Democratic Party (CCDP)

CCDP's election Headquarters will open on Main Street in Crossville next week. Watch for details here and on our Facebook page. Consider volunteering to staff the Headquarters and get the word out about the excellent Democratic candidates for county and judicial offices on the August 7 General Election ballot, and the fine Democratic candidates for Tennessee and United States Senate and House races and the governor's race on the ball…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on June 27, 2014 at 9:21am — No Comments

Cumberland County Democratic Rally

Thank you to all who attended the Democratic Rally yesterday.  We trust that you found it informative to hear from the Democratic candidates for Cumberland County, Judicial District 13, TN House District 25, TN Senate District 15, US House District 6, US Senate and TN Governor.  We hope you share their vision of a community, state, and nation where the needs and dreams of working people take priority over the needs and desires of the wealthy and well-connected.  What the other side has in…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on June 17, 2014 at 11:35pm — No Comments

Kickoff for Senator Thelma Harper's Campaign

This weekend is the Kickoff of State Senator Thelma Harper's re-election campaign and the entire Nashville Community is invited.

Pre-Kick Off Party is Friday, June 13th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM and will coincide with the weekly Friday night party at Harper's Restaurant, 2610 Jefferson St. ( Five dollar cover for the party only)

The "Official"Campaign Kick-Off Rally will be Saturday, June 14 @ 3:00 PM

"Jazz at Harper's" will follow from 12:30 PM til 3:30PM on Sunday, June…

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Added by john Charles Manasco on June 11, 2014 at 11:47am — No Comments

Republican Disrespect

As I look at the top of this page, I see the words "Tennessee Democratic Party. " It does my heart good to see that we Democrats still consider the name of our party to be that rather than "Tennessee DEMOCRAT Party." Everytime I hear one of the folks on the other side of the room refer to us as the Democrat Party, it makes me wince.

 

Some of my African-American friends say that one of the most disrespectful things another person can do is "call you out of your name." Every…

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Added by john Charles Manasco on June 2, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments

Upper Cumberland Democrats Beans and Cornbread Meet and Greet

Added by Bronnie Meadows on May 23, 2014 at 7:20am — No Comments

Contact us

This web site needs work.
If the Demo's expect to win
they must make it EASY to contact the party. 
The First thing is to 
ADD AN EMAIL CONTACT ADDRESS.

KJ

Added by Ken Jarvis on May 8, 2014 at 10:11am — No Comments

ATTN: Candidates

If you REALLY want to win
YOU MUST work on your voter database - EVERY DAY.
Keep a steady stream of emails - Fbooks, and Twitters
to them.

Ask them for Suggestions, Comments, Questions, and HELP. 

Add MY Email to you LIST 

LVKen7@Gmail.com

Ken Jarvis 
Columbia, TN 

Added by Ken Jarvis on May 8, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments

Our Voices - Our Votes

This brief excerpt from "The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great" by Harvey J. Kaye is well worth the read. It instructs us that activism by ordinary folks has made a difference in our country in the past, and that exercising our right and responsibility to vote for what we want, or for what we want to change, is the most important type of activism every one of us must practice. …

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Added by Andrea Robinson on April 28, 2014 at 10:33am — No Comments

Cumberland County Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner

There is still time to make your reservations for the Cumberland County 2014 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner to be held on April 26, 2014.  See the description under the Events tab above.

Added by Andrea Robinson on April 9, 2014 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Dr.Mary Headrick, candidate 3rd District Congress

Dr.Mary Headrick for Congress TN 3rd District

Join us to engage voters of the eleven counties that compose the sprawling area of Congressional District 3: Scott, most of Campbell, Morgan, Union, Anderson, Roane, Monroe, McMinn, Polk, Hamilton and southern Bradley.

The hard-working and law-abiding majority and retirees need representation.  Currently the Special Interests, ultra-wealthy individuals and large corporations…

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Added by Mary M Headrick on April 1, 2014 at 4:38pm — 1 Comment

Stop the crematory in middle of heavy tourist area in Pigeon Forge

To The Concerned Citizens of Pigeon Forge and Sevier County.

My Fellows Citizens:

We take great pride in living in the Great Smoky Mountains area which consist of 3 major cities--Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. It was a great displeasure to find out that Pigeon Forge is going to be home of a new crematory. What you may not be aware of is that it is being built right in the middle of Pigeon Forge in a densely populated area between traffic lights 7 (Old Mill) and 8…

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Added by ASHVIN k SHAH on March 29, 2014 at 6:29pm — No Comments

2014 Voter Turnout

Let's get motivated, folks. We cannot wait for an exciting Dem candidate for President to start working to elect Democrats. It won't matter who runs for President in 2016 if Democrats lose the US Senate and the US House in 2014. There are good Dem candidates running in TN in 2014 at the local, county, state and federal levels, and they need votes from every Democrat in their Districts and in the state. The video "Democrats Face Uphill Battle Versus Kochs" is well worth the time to watch. It…

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Added by Andrea Robinson on March 22, 2014 at 3:28pm — 1 Comment

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