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Greene County Democratic Central Committee has a new logo:


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Turning Greene County Blue happens one voter at a time.

 

We are meeting and engaging people in our community who share the values of the Democratic party.

 

If you haven't visited one of our groups or attended an event, see the list at the bottom of this message. Want to help us with a donation?  We welcome any level of involvement in Turning Greene County Blue... (continue reading here)


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January 2015

 

 

New Hours at Democratic Headquarters

 

Starting Monday, January 12, Democratic Headquarters will be open Monday through Friday. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you need to contact someone when the office is closed, call 417-886-8980 and leave a message or send us an email at execdirector@gcmodemocrats.org.

 

 

Plan to be part of Greene County's Chili Cookoff , Friday, February 27

At the IBEW Hall, 2902 E. Division, at 6 p.m.Agree to make chili and compete for 2015's Best Chili honors. Bring desserts for the meal or the auction. Volunteer to plan the event or to help with the evening's fun. If you wish to be involved, contact the office and say you would like to help with the Chili Cookoff.

 

 

Here's an opportunity to help ProVote as they help to elect Democrats

Because of the great work ProVote did in 2014, we have received some great news and a new challenge from some very generous ProVote donors! If ProVote can raise an additional $10,000 from our friends and activists, these generous progressives are willing to donate an additional $10,000. That's right, $20,000 total!

 

Please consider donating today at www.missouriprovote.org. Give a one-time contribution, become a sustaining monthly donor or increase your current monthly giving- to help us meet our goal, continue fighting for progressive issues and elect more progressives up and down the ticket!

 

In 2014, we worked across the state on key progressive state legislative races. ProVote knocked on over 30,000 doors and made over 5,000 phone calls for our candidates. We were able to help pick-up two previously held non-progressive seats, one state representative and one state senator. Overall, we went 5 for 8 in our targeted races.

 

 

Save the Date for Jackson Day, April 10 and 11, 2015.

This year Jackson Day will be at the Oasis Convention Center. 

 

We are beginning to collect items for the Jackson Day Auction. Popular items are political memorabilia or political books, gift certificates to a favorite restaurant or store, working electronics or jewelry. Please bring anything you'd like to donate by the office.

 


Volunteers Needed

Volunteers at Democratic Headquarters are now working on Jackson Day and April elections. We need volunteers in the office to make phone calls,answer phones, enter data,and send emails. Please contact volunteer coordinator Vicky Trippe to volunteer -- 417-865-6333 or d.trippe@mchsi.com


 



Local News

SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR DEMOCRATS in 2014

 

Please consider making a gift of financial support to the Greene County Democrats. Your donation can be   mailed to or dropped off at 1764 S Fremont, or you can give online at Act Blue - the online Democratic giving center,  click here ACTBlue Giving Link

 
 
The NAACP is non-partisan, but many Democrats like to stay informed about their activities. Click here to access the Springfield NAACP website.
 
 

 

Democrats are Committed to Moving Missouri Forward!


 

Show your commitment by volunteering in 2014. 
 
These candidates carry the banner and message of our party and they need your help. Will you commit to electing Democrats?

 

US Congress, 7th Dist


Jim Evans - "We the people can, working together, establish justice, ensure peace, defend freedom, expand opportunity, and secure the blessings of liberty for all."  To join the campaign or request a yard sign visit websiteIf you would like to attend a house party on June 29th at 6pm in Springfield contact 417-689-0341 for more info   
 

Greene County Presiding Commissioner


Donna Bergen "My focus will be on fiscal security, the long term over populated jail, county located job growth, and appropriate compensation for county employees." visit website
 

Greene County Clerk


Rusty Aton -  "The County Clerk's office is no place for career politicians with an agenda to promote. Trust your democratic right to a businessman who is dedicated to serving Greene County, not his own political interests." visit website
 

State Representative


District 131
Marlee Yant -  "It's time to take care of our incomes, our schools, and our planet." visit website
 
District 132
Charlie Norr -  In addition to his legislative duties, Rep Norr is a retired fire department Captain, having served 20 years as a firefighter and paramedic. Charlie Norr also served in the US Navy from 1961-65
 
District 134
Kevin Knox -  Working Hard for Working Families. 417-987-8897
 
District 135
Angie Filbeck  - Committed to fighting for our values, strong classrooms, great jobs.The 135th District is 53% Democrat, this is a seat we can win! Your support is essential to our efforts. For information about volunteering or to make a donation visit website   We'd  love for you to host a house party!
 
District 137
Sandy Grogan -  "The Republicans in the House have done nothing to help workers, women, or children but have done plenty to take away from them. I can't let one of those Republicans get back in office." 417-860-7002
 
District 140
Jim Billedo  - Works For You!  visit website

 

 Resolve to Connect with Democrats in 2014

All Democratic groups welcome visitors events. Feel free to attend, or call our headquarters to ask questions: 417-886-8980. Drop-ins are welcome too. Most days, headquarters is staffed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. by volunteers, and our executive director can be found there as well. We are located near the intersection of Sunshine and Fremont at 1764 S. Fremont Avenue - our parking lot is behind Mr. Smith's auto shop. We look forward to meeting you!  

 

State News

 

Around the State

 

 

Please take the time to visit the Missouri Health Alliance website to read about the efforts of the Missouri Medicaid Expansion Coalition. 

 

Read the latest from the state Democratic party. Click here for their website. 

 

More Democratic news and opinions at : http://www.showmeprogress.com/

 

Planned Parenthood of Southwest Missouri

 

Hosting the Missouri Medicaid Coalition - Medicaid Expansion Phone Banks are scheduled Click here to contact Crystal for more details. 


ProVote continues to support the expansion of Medicaid in Missouri. Click here to contact Kay for more details.

 

Secretary of State Jason Kander has announced that he has set up a commission examining “the most efficient, fair and secure way to allow eligible Missourians to cast a ballot before Election Day.” Click here for the full article. 

 

What are Legislators in Jefferson City Doing to Missouri Workers?  Read about it here.