Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, August 4th, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive to catch up on the latest news.

 
Join us for a fundraising reception on Thursday, August 9th, with 3rd Congressional District nominee, Michael Ted Evans. We will meet at the El Portrillo restaurant located at 100 Laurel Park Drive, Flowood, MS 39232 beginning at 6:00 pm.

The suggested donation is $20 per person. Proceeds will go towards the benefit of the Rankin County Democratic Party. Come out and hear from Michael about his plans for the 3rd District!

CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR DONATION FOR THE MICHAEL TED EVANS RECEPTION
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS FOR THE LUNCH WITH GOVERNOR EDWARDS
 

Federation of Democratic Women

The Rankin County Federation of Democratic Women will have its next meeting on Tuesday, August 7th, at the Pearl Municipal Library located at 2416 Old Brandon Road, Pearl, MS. The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Democratic candidates in the November 6th General Election
For the United States Senate:
David Baria

For the United States Senate Special Election:
Mike Espy

For the 3rd Congressional District:
Michael Ted Evans

Voter Registration Deadline

There is time left to register to vote before the November 6th election.

The deadline to register is Monday, October 8th, by 5:00 pm.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

Voter Registration Status and Precinct Location

It’s never a bad idea to confirm that your voter registration status is active and where you vote. Use the button below to search online or call the Rankin County Circuit Clerk at 601-825-1466. Help spread the word to have voters confirm their registration status and their voting precinct location and avoid confusion on Election Day.

CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND PRECINCT INFORMATION
 

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, July 7th, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive where we will have a special guest!

Mike Espy, a candidate for the United States Senate, will attend our July 7th breakfast. Please come hear from Secretary Espy and how you can help his campaign.
CLICK HERE TO VISIT MIKE ESPY’S WEBSITE
 
 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DEMOCRATIC NOMINEES!

Michael Ted Evans, Democratic nominee for the 3rd Congressional District
David Baria, Democratic Nominee for the United States Senate
Democratic candidates in the November 6th General Election
For the United States Senate:
David Baria

For the United States Senate Special Election:
Mike Espy

For the 3rd Congressional District:
Michael Ted Evans

Voter Registration Deadline

There is time left to register to vote before the November 6th election.

The deadline to register is Monday, October 8th, by 5:00 pm.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

Voter Registration Status and Precinct Location

It’s never a bad idea to confirm that your voter registration status is active and where you vote. Use the button below to search online or call the Rankin County Circuit Clerk at 601-825-1466. Help spread the word to have voters confirm their registration status and their voting precinct location and avoid confusion on Election Day.

CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND PRECINCT INFORMATION

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Be sure to follow our social media pages for faster news updates on how you can stay informed and get engaged. Click a link below to access our social media pages.

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CLICK HERE TO DONATE ONLINE TODAY AND HELP US GROW OUR PARTY!
Don’t want to donate online? No problem. You may make a check out to the Rankin County Democrats and mail it to
P.O. Box 54361, Pearl, MS 39288
THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY IS TUESDAY, JUNE 5TH, FROM 7:00 AM UNTIL 7:00 PM. BRING YOUR PHOTO ID.

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, June 2nd, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive where we will have a special guest!

David Baria, a Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, will have a representative attend our June 2nd breakfast. Please come hear from his campaign about why this election is so important.
CLICK HERE TO SEE A DEMOCRATIC SAMPLE BALLOT

Absentee Voting ENDS THIS WEEK!

The deadline to vote by absentee ballot is Saturday, June 2nd, at noon. If you are 65 years of age or older, you may be out of town on June 5th, if you or your spouse/parent/dependent has a disability, or if you have to work or be in school while the polls are open, stop by the Circuit Clerk’s office, located in downtown Brandon at 215 E Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042, and vote in person. It takes less than ten minutes to complete the whole process. Do not miss this chance to have your voice heard. Your vote is powerful, and it matters that you vote.

Democratic Party Primary Election Advisory

When you head to the polls on Tuesday, June 5th, for the Democratic Party Primary, Rankin County voters WILL NOT see two separate tables marked for both parties. Instead, all voters will sign in at one table and be given their preferred ballot at that time. Please help spread the word that there WILL NOT be a table marked DEMOCRATIC, but you will request and receive a Democratic Party ballot once you sign in.

Voter Registration Status and Precinct Location

It’s never a bad idea to confirm that your voter registration status is active and where you vote. Use the button below to search online or call the Rankin County Circuit Clerk at 601-825-1466. Help spread the word to have voters confirm their registration status and their voting precinct location and avoid confusion on Election Day.

CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND PRECINCT INFORMATION
Democratic Candidates for the June 5th Democratic Party Primary

For the United States Senate:David Baria of Bay St. Louis

Jensen Bohren of Benton

Jerone Garland of Kosciusko

Victor G. Maurice, Jr. of Pass Christian

Omeria Scott of Laurel

Howard Sherman of Meridian

For the 3rd Congressional District:

Michael Aycox of Newton

Michael Ted Evans of Preston

***Mike Espy, Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Chris McDaniel, will appear on your ballot in November and will not be seen on the June ballot.***

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April Newsletter

Help Spread the Word!

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, May 5th, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive where we will have a special guest!

3rd Congressional District candidate Michael Evans will join us. Please help us have a good turnout to hear from one of our Democratic candidates for Congress! 
CLICK HERE TO SEE A SAMPLE BALLOT

Absentee Voting is Underway

Ballots for the June 5th Democratic Party Primary are already being cast! If you are 65 years of age or older, you may be out of town on June 5th, or if you have to work or be in school while the polls are open, stop by the Circuit Clerk’s office, located in downtown Brandon at 215 E Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042, and vote in person. It takes less than ten minutes to complete the whole process. The deadline to vote by absentee ballot is Saturday, June 2nd, at noon. Do not miss this chance to have your voice heard. Your vote is powerful, and it matters that you vote.

Federation of Democratic Women Forum

The Madison County Federation of Democratic Women is hosting a meet and greet event for the two candidates running for the 3rd Congressional District, and Rankin County is invited to attend!

Democratic Party Primary Election Advisory

When you head to the polls on Tuesday, June 5th, for the Democratic Party Primary, Rankin County voters WILL NOT see two separate tables marked for both parties. Instead, all voters will sign in at one table and be given their preferred ballot at that time. Please help spread the word that there WILL NOT be a table marked DEMOCRATIC, but you will request and receive a Democratic Party ballot once you sign in.

Voter Registration Status and Precinct Location

It’s never a bad idea to confirm that your voter registration status is active and where you vote. Use the button below to search online or call the Rankin County Circuit Clerk at 601-825-1466. Help spread the word to have voters confirm their registration status and their voting precinct location and avoid confusion on Election Day.

The voter registration deadline to vote in the June 5th primary is Monday, May 7th, at 5:00 pm. Please get over to the circuit clerk’s office to fill out a registration form in person or use the link below to download a form and mail it in.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION
CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Democratic Candidates for the June 5th Democratic Party Primary

For the United States Senate:David Baria of Bay St. Louis

Jensen Bohren of Benton

Jerone Garland of Kosciusko

Victor G. Maurice, Jr. of Pass Christian

Omeria Scott of Laurel

Howard Sherman of Meridian

For the 3rd Congressional District:

Michael Aycox of Newton

Michael Ted Evans of Preston

***Mike Espy, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Chris McDaniel, and Jason Shelton will appear on your ballot in November and will not be seen on the June ballot.***

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, April 7th, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive where we will have a special guest!

3rd Congressional District candidate Michael Aycox of Newton County will join us. Please help us have a good turnout to hear from one of our Democratic candidates for Congress! You can learn more about Michael by clicking here to visit his website.

Federation of Democratic Women

The next meeting of the Rankin County Federation of Democratic Women will be held Thursday, April 19th, at 6:00 pm in the Flowood Library. Everyone is welcome to join the Federation and attend the meetings!

Executive Committee Meeting Rescheduled

The Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, April 24th, at the Board of Supervisors Boardroom beginning at 6:00 pm. The boardroom is located at 211 East Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042. This meeting is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Democratic Party Primary Election

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 5th, for the Democratic Party Primary Election. We will cast ballots for Democratic candidates for the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.

Voter Registration Status and Precinct Location

It’s never a bad idea to confirm that your voter registration status is active and where you vote. Use the button below to search online or call the Rankin County Circuit Clerk at 601-825-1466. Help spread the word to have voters confirm their registration status and their voting precinct location and avoid confusion on Election Day.

CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
In an unexpected surprise, county Chairman Ryan Brown recently visited with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine. Senator Kaine was the 2016 Democratic Vice Presidential nominee. 

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, March 3rd, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive and will discuss the news and upcoming elections.

Executive Committee Meeting

The Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, April 17th, at the Board of Supervisors Boardroom beginning at 6:00 pm. The boardroom is located at 211 East Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042. This meeting is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Federation of Democratic Women

The next meeting of the Rankin County Federation of Democratic Women will be held Thursday, April 19th, at 6:00 pm in the Flowood Library. Everyone is welcome to join the Federation and attend the meetings!

Democratic Party Primary Election

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 5th, for the Democratic Party Primary Election. We will cast ballots for Democratic candidates for the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.

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Hamer-Winter Dinner

We had a tremendous turnout for the inaugural Hamer-Winter Dinner which was held in Brandon on January 27th! Alabama Senator Doug Jones was the featured guest and did a terrific job firing up the crowd!

We had 700 attendees including actress Sela Ward, Attorney General Jim Hood, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, and hundreds of Democratic activists from across the state. Thanks to all those who were able to attend!

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, February 3rd, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive and will discuss the recent dinner and upcoming elections.

House District 60 Election

On Tuesday, February 20th, there will be an election for House District 60. The Democratic candidate in the race is Morris Mock, Jr. To learn more about Morris and to donate to his campaign, you can CLICK HERE to visit his site. If you want to volunteer for the campaign, please call 601-421-7528 or email CaroleCannon@Bellsouth.net.

If you vote in the following precincts, you likely live in District 60:

  • HCC-Rankin Career-Technical Building, Highlands & Patrick Farms
  • Brandon Baptist Church, Brando
  • Briar Hill Baptist Church, Pearl
  • Christ Congregation Church, Johns
  • Crossgates Baptist Church, Brandon
  • Crossroads Baptist Church, Pelahatchie
  • First Baptist Church (Family Life Center), Brandon
  • McLaurin School, Florence
  • Monterey Fire Department #2 (Greenfield Community Center), Florence
  • National Guard Armory, Brandon
  • Pilgrim Rest M B Church, Brandon
  • Riverside Church, Brandon
  • Robinhood Baptist Church, Brandon
  • Shiloh Recreation Hall, Brandon
  • Union Baptist Church, Brandon

Absentee voting is underway. If you know a voter in the district who is over the age of 65, will be at work the day of the election, or may be out of town, please have those voters go by the circuit clerk’s office to vote absentee. For more information about absentee voting or to confirm your voting precinct, call the circuit clerk’s office at 601-825-1466.

Executive Committee Meeting

The Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, February 27th, at the Board of Supervisors Boardroom beginning at 6:00 pm. The boardroom is located at 211 East Government Street, Brandon, MS 39042. This meeting is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Breakfast with Democrats

Join us Saturday, January 6th, at 8:30 am for our monthly breakfast with Democrats. We will meet at the Flowood Panera Bread on Lakeland Drive. Our special gust will be Mississippi’s DNC National Committeewoman, Vicki Slater. She will give a presentation about Emerge Mississippi, a group established to encourage and support women seeking elected office at all levels of government across Mississippi. Come out and hear about this exciting new initiative!

Ready to Run and Help?

Over the past year, a number of organization have come forward to prepare candidates who want to run for offices all the way from school board to the state legislature. Check out organizations like Run for Something, a group focused on millennial candidates; Indivisible, a group working on grassroots mobilization; and Sister District, a volunteer mobilization task force. 

It is exciting to see grassroots activism taking shape like this. Be sure to check out these groups and help spread the word about them.

If you feel the time is right for you to run for office, we want to talk with you! We’ll need candidates for county and legislative seats in 2019, so let’s get to work! Please respond to this email with your information and what office you are interested in exploring.

Did You See This Poll?

According to a recent poll, Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood leads Republican Lt. Governor Tate Reeves in the 2019 gubernatorial matchup with 43 percent supporting Hood to 37 percent supporting Reeves. This is encouraging news, but we must not get complacent. There will be much work to do these next two years, and it will be up to each of us to work hard to win!

Budget and Finance Committee

The Budget and Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 9th at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Pearl Dunkin’ Donuts meeting room which is located at 403 Riverwind Dr, Pearl, MS 39208. We have a number of events being planned so please mark your calendar to attend this meeting.

Hamer-Winter State Party Dinner

Our Mississippi Democratic Party fundraising dinner, the inaugural Hamer-Winter Dinner, will be held Saturday, January 27th, in Brandon. Stay tuned for updates!

Open Enrollment Deadline Approaching

The deadline to enroll in the health insurance marketplace through The Affordable Care Act is Friday, December 15th! Do not miss this opportunity to get covered! Call 800-318-2596 to learn more or visit healthcare.gov.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT HEALTHCARE.GOV

Breakfast with Democrats

Due to a number of events taking place on Saturday, we will not have our monthly breakfast on Saturday, December 2nd. We apologize for any inconvenience and will look forward to seeing you at the January breakfast.  

Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee

The Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, December 12th, at 6:00 pm in the Board of Supervisors boardroom in downtown Brandon. This meeting is open to the public. Come join us and bring a friend!

Committee Working Groups

We still have opportunities for volunteers to serve on a number of committees within the Rankin County Democratic Party. If you are interested in voter registration, outreach and engagement, fundraising, or elections, please reply to this email to get connected. 

Budget and Finance Committee

The Budget and Finance Committee will meet on January 9th at 6:00 pm at Dunkin Donuts in Pearl. Please mark your calendar.

State Party Dinner

Our annual Mississippi Democratic Party fundraising dinner is still scheduled for Saturday, January 27th, in Brandon. Stay tuned for more updates!

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Rankin County Democrats’ October Newsletter

 

From your Rankin County Democratic friends, have a fun and safe Halloween!

 

Saturday Breakfast!

Join your friends for breakfast on Saturday, November 4th, at 8:30 am in the Flowood Panrea Bread on Lakeland Drive! We will meet in the event room and will hear a presentation from Mara Polk, Director of the Mississippi Central Library System. Please come out and help us have a good turnout for Ms. Polk. Stacey Cain from the Mississippi Food Network we will be on-hand to collect canned food items, in preparation for the holidays, and to take photos for local press. Please bring what you can.
 

Federation of Democratic Women

There will not be a meeting of the Rankin County Federation of Democratic Women in November; however, there is a meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federation of Democratic Women on Saturday, November 11th, beginning at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Mississippi Democratic Party Headquarters located at 811 East River Place, Jackson, MS 39202. 
 

Rankin County Democratic Committees

Did you know that Rankin County Democrats have committees which focus on voter registration, voter engagement, fundraising, and elections? You can participate! Please reply to this email or call 601-761-0755 to learn more about how you can volunteer to serve on these committees. As we get into the 2018 and 2019 elections, we need everyone’s support to make our elections successful.
 

Update Your Voter Registration Information

Have you or someone you know had a name change or a change of address, and voter registration information hasn’t been updated? We have you covered! Click the button below to locate your current records and update your new information online in just a few minutes!
CLICK HERE TO UPDATE YOUR NAME AND/OR ADDRESS INFORMATION

Healthcare Open Enrollment

Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins on Wednesday, November 1st, and continues through Friday, December 15th! If you or someone you know needs to renew health insurance coverage or to sign up for new coverage through the ACA, do not miss this important deadline.
CLICK HERE OR CALL 800-318-2596 TO VISIT HEALTHCARE.GOV

New Vice Chair Elected

At its October 17th meeting, the Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee elected Carole Cannon as its new vice chair! Congratulations, Carole!
 

Save the Dates

  • Rankin County Democratic Executive Committee’s next meeting is Tuesday, December 12th.
  • Mississippi Democratic Party’s fundraising dinner is Saturday, January 27th, in Brandon.