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Dallas, Texas 75208

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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 consti…

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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…

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August 31st Happy Hour at Cannon's Corner Irish Pub

Hi everyone!

We are planning on our next in person Pints & Politics Happy Hour at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, August 31st. We'll be at Cannon's Corner Irish Pub, 1314 W. Davis St at N. Edgefield. I'll grab a table for us. It's very likely to be hot, so we'll meet inside in the cool. Please bring a mask e…

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July 27th Happy Hour at Nova

Hey everyone, it's July and time for another monthly get together. This month we will be at Nova, 1417 W. Davis at the intersection with Windomere. We will meet around 5:30ish on Tuesday July 27th out on the porch. We can discuss great things to do in DC if you are a Democrat, such as avoiding the S…

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June 29th Pints & Politics at Ten Bells Tavern

Hey, join us on Tuesday June 29th around 5:30ish at Ten Bells Tavern. We'll be under the canopy outside if the weather permits. Ten Bells is located at 7th and Madison, just east of Bishop Arts.

May Happy Hour + Early Voting for Municipal Runoff Elections

Hey folks, just a reminder. We are having our first in-person Happy Hour on Tuesday May 25th at 5PM. We'll meet at PhD, out on the covered patio to chat! For those who don't know, PhD is the sports bar at the intersection of N. Clinton and W. Davis. See you there!

 

Another reminder, for thos…

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No Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day + happy hour

So for those who are not aware (Mexi-woke), Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. That is September 16th, between my birthday and my sister's, so naturally that's when mamacita would celebrate both events. Just sayin, it's a no brainer. Anyway for those who didn't follow Mexican history (a …

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April showers and May flowers

Municipal Election

We have a municipal election coming up on May 1st (Workers of the World Unite!). Here's some info for those who are uncertain about where to vote in this election and when. Remember that due to lower expected turnout, the number and locations of polling places is likely to chan…

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Is Dallas QAnon curious?

For those who have been reading the news recently, you found out that apparently the God and Country Patriot Roundup (apparently QAnon is all about God and Country) will be held at the city owned Omni Hotel. Nothing surprising so far, no mask no worry! Open carry and open hate!

Oh, and to make it…

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Property Insurance Clinic Saturday March 13th

"State Rep. Jessica Gonzalez is hosting a free property insurance clinic on Saturday, March 13 at the District Office--400 S Zang Blvd.
Because of the damage done by February's winter storm, Rep. Gonzalez is bringing the community together to host a free event for folks that may need help f…

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State Legislature--Winter Storm Blackout Hearings

The Texas House is planning on holding hearings on the winter storm blackouts starting on Thursday, February 25th at 9 AM. Hearing notice information and a link to the comment form are below.

Hearing notice

Comment form

Chrysta Castaneda's editorial in the Dallas Morning News is an interest…

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Municipal elections--candidates for Oak Cliff districts

It's election season again, this time for local elections on May 1st 2021. The filing deadline for the Dallas City Council races was last week and here are the candidates for districts representing parts of Oak Cliff:

From the City Secretary's page:

District 1 (north part of Oak Cliff)

Chad…

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February 23rd virtual happy hour

Hey folks, I know it's freezing out there, so let's get together for our monthly Pints & Politics virtual happy hour! Last Tuesday of the month, February 23rd from 5:30 to 6:30. As usual, I will put the Zoom info in the email I blast out. If you aren't on the list, please use the contact link to get…

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January 26th Virtual Happy Hour

So far, none of our elected state officials is available, unfortunately. However this is a great opportunity to discuss how to lobby this year's legislative session, participate in committee testimony, etc. Also a good time to reflect on how Biden should approach managing the Pandemic, patching the …

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Last Virtual Happy Hour for 2020 on December 29th

It's our last virtual happy hour for 2020, coming up on Tuesday December 29th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Zoom information will be emailed out to the list as usual. If you are not on our email list, please sign up to get the updates!

So, our topic for discussion: should Ken Paxton lose his law license,…

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Virtual Happy Hour tomorrow, Tuesday November 24th

Hey just a quick reminder we will have our monthly virtual pints and politics happy hour on Tuesday November 24th from 5:30-6:30PM. Login details are in the reminder email sent to everyone on our list.

 

Georgia Senatorial runoff reminder

As most of you are aware, we have very few local races go…

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Pints & Politics Virtual Happy Hour Tuesday October 27th!

Pints and Politics Virtual Happy Hour

Just a reminder, we have our monthly Virtual Happy Hour coming on Tuesday October 27th from 5:30 to 6:30. Zoom info is in the email sent out prior to every meeting. If you are not on our email list, please register through the website Contact page.

Voter I…

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Online Discussion

Social Venture Partners is presenting an online discussion on Tuesday, October 13th.

Nan Aron (Alliance for Justice), Mimi Marziani (Texas Civil Rights Project), Justin Moore (Civil Rights Attorney), and Miguel Solis (Dallas ISD Trustee) discussing political issues most pressing for our commu…

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Early Voting Starts October 13th

Hey fellow Democrats, just an FYI. Early voting begins on Tuesday October 13th for the general election on Tuesday November 3rd.

A couple of notes on planning your vote:

  • This will be a very heavy turnout election, so plan for long lines and waits for in person voting depending on which day …

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Fundraiser for Joanna Cattanach 10/6/20

Joanna Cattanach (TX-HD-108) is in a rematch.  In 2018, the result was 50.1 to 49.9.  She lost by 0.2%.  We can flip that seat!!  There are many others that are similar to this.
 
Event Date:  Tuesday, October, 6, 2020
Time:  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PACIFIC time
Zoom link:  http…

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