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May events

So for all of us who enjoyed a lovely Sunday May 1st, otherwise known as May Day thanks to our union brothers and sisters! After all who brought you the weekend? Not the bosses, that's for sure.

We have a number of upcoming events:

Breakfast at Taco Deli in Sylvan 30: Saturday May 14th at 9 AM out on the patio

Pints & Politics at PhD: Tuesday May 31st at 5:30 PM on the patio

Upcoming elections:

Constitutional and local elections Saturday May 7th (early voting in progress until May 3rd)

Democratic Party Runoff election Tuesday May 24th (early voting May 16-20th)

Runoff races

US House of Representatives District 30
Jasmine Crockett
Jane Hope Hamilton

Lt. Governor
Michelle Beckley
Mike Collier

Attorney General
Joe Jaworski
Rochelle Mercedes Garza

Comptroller of Public Accounts
Angel Luis Vega
Janet Dudding

Land Commissioner
Sandragrace Martinez
Jay Kleberg

Texas House District 100
Sandra Crenshaw
Venton Jones

County Criminal Court at Law No. 10
Etta J Mullin
Monique Bracey Huff

County Clerk
Ann Cruz
John F Warren

Justice of the Peace Precinct 5, Place 2
Juan Jasso
Desmond Dez Cooks

Abbott and the Border: Reality?

For those who don't read the Texas Tribune or ProPublica:

So the governor is trying to make our border more secure, right? Maybe his re-election more secure, definitely not the border. Plus, how much are we taxpayers paying for this bit of theater? Only the shadow knows....

https://www.propublica.org/article/texas-greg-abbott-border-crisis-facts?utm_source=sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=majorinvestigations&utm_content=river

April showers and pints and politics, oh my!

Hi everyone, our next event will be a "soft" relaunch of the breakfast we had for so long. Due to COVID and staffing considerations, Norma's is out for now. We'll hold it Saturday April 16th at 9 AM at Taco Deli located at Sylvan 30 (intersection of Fort Worth Avenue and Sylvan Ave.). We'll meet out on the porch which is well ventilated.

 

Our next pints and politics happy hour will be at PhD again, Tuesday April 26th at 5:30 PM out on their well ventilated porch.

Democratic Conventions and March Happy Hour

A couple of items that may be of interest to everyone in March.

The 23rd Senatorial District Convention will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 9AM.
Paul Quinn College Student Union Building
3837 Simpson Stuart Road, Dallas

Texas Democratic Convention at Dallas
Thursday-Saturday, July 14-16, 2022
Dallas Convention Center

To preregister and RSVP for the Senate District and State Conventions go to: https://txdem.co/Convention-RSVP

Our next Pints and Politics Happy Hour will be Tuesday March 29th from 5:30-7 PM on the porch at PhD, intersection of W. Davis St. and N. Clinton Ave.

May 7th -- General Election

May 24th -- Democratic Primary Runoff

Last Opportunity to Meet Candidates Before the March 1st Primary!

Hey folks, we had a wonderful turnout on January 25th. We're inviting more candidates for the next meetup on February 22nd at 5:30 PM. Same location, PhD at 1300 W. Davis and N. Clinton on the patio.

Early voting starts on February 14th and runs to the 25th. The primary election day is Tuesday March 1st. So it's a short window of opportunity to vote.

Keep in mind that there are a couple of big contests this year. US House District 30 to replace Eddie Bernice Johnson, Texas House District 100 to replace Jasmine Crockett, the Dallas County District Attorney rematch between Creuzot and Frizell as well as several judicial races.

Voter resources:

Statewide races: League of Women Voters of Texas 2022 Primary Voters Guide.

Texas Tribune sample ballot.

Stonewall Democrats primary endorsements.

Dallas County Elections Department Voter Lookup and Sample Ballot.

Dallas County Early Voting Locations (Feb 14-25) and hours

 

Don't forget to register for the 23rd Senatorial District Convention March 19th where you can also apply to be a delegate to the state convention in Dallas July 14-16th.

Candidate meet and greet January 25th

Hey folks, it's another opportunity to meet candidates for the March Democratic primary. We are having a meet and greet at PhD on the porch where the ventilation is good and we have lots of space. I've invited a bunch of candidates, so please come out and meet them in person.

1/21/22 Just confirming we are meeting in person on the porch. Well ventilated, but please wear a mask. We have over a dozen candidates who have confirmed that they will be coming out.

January 25th, 5:30 PM at PhD 1300 W Davis St and N Clinton Ave.

 

Remember the primary election is on Tuesday March 1st and in person early voting runs from 22-25th of February. If you are voting by mail this year make sure you include your drivers license on your ballot request form!

December 28th Pints and Politics Happy Hour

Hi everyone, we are going to do the last happy hour of 2021 at PhD on the corner of W. Davis and N. Clinton on Tuesday December 28th from 5:30 to whenever. Look for the Democrat flag!

November 30th Happy Hour at PhD

Hi folks,

We're holding the next Pints & Politics Happy Hour at PhD, 1300 W Davis St at the corner of N Clinton on Tuesday, November 30th from 5:30-6:30 PM. Let's meet up on the patio.

 

October 26th meetup at PhD

Hi everyone,

We're holding the next Pints & Politics at PhD, 1300 W Davis St at the corner of N Clinton on Tuesday, October 26th from 5:30-6:30 PM. Hope to see everyone there!

November 2nd Constitutional Amendment Election information

The November 2nd Election is coming up. We have 8 constitutional amendments to vote on here in Oak Cliff. For the League of Women Voters description of the amendments click here. Here is the Texas Tribune's description.

Early voting locations near us include the Martin Weiss Recreation Center off of Clarendon and Westmoreland, the Oak Cliff Sub-Courthouse on Beckley, and the Dallas College-West Dallas Center on Hampton. Early voting begins on Monday October 18th ends on Friday, October 29th.

September 28th Meetup at Sylvan Ave Tavern

Yes indeed, it is time for another face to face meetup with your friends, neighbors, candidates and adult beverages. We'll be meeting at 5:30 on Tuesday September 28th at the Sylvan Ave Tavern in the Sylvan 30 complex at the intersection of Sylvan Ave and Fort Worth Ave. It's on the 2nd floor of the building that has Whisk on the first floor. Please bring a mask to stay COVID safe. We have a shaded porch area available with good ventilation if the weather is conducive.

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