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Blount County Democratic Party Meeting February 9, 2017

Written by F. Lee Erickson on February 4th, 2017

[ February 9, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Executive Committee Members,

The BCDP regular meeting will be on Thursday Feb. 9th at 6:30pm at the Martin Luther King Center.

At the last Strategic meeting on Jan. 26th, everyone separated into various work groups. There was discussion from each group about their potential goals and everyone was asked to come back to the February meeting to […]

Blount County Democratic Party open discussion on Strategic Planning.

Written by F. Lee Erickson on January 21st, 2017

[ January 26, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] From BCDP Chair, Ruth Holloway

Thursday Jan. 26th – 6pm There will be a continuation of the Blount County Democratic Party open discussion on Strategic Planning. The focus is at the local level and the future here in Blount County. This is a very important meeting for the community. The location will be at Martin Luther […]

Blount County Democratic Party Meeting Jan 19 Reschedule

Written by F. Lee Erickson on January 9th, 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] When: Thursday, 19 January 2017 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Where: Martin Luther King Center 209 E. Franklin St. Alcoa, TN 37701

Reschedule December BCDP Meeting to Dec 15.

Written by F. Lee Erickson on November 23rd, 2016

[ December 15, 2016; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] The Blount County Democratic Party – Will NOT meet on Dec. 8th – the meeting is re-scheduled for Thursday Dec. 15th. The regular time is 6:30pm at the Martin Luther King Center 209 E. Franklin St. Alcoa.

Some Voting Q and A from Ruth Holloway, Chair of Blount County Democratic Party

Written by F. Lee Erickson on November 7th, 2016

Q: Is there paid time off for voting?
Yes.
Employees who begin their work day less than 3 hours after polls open and finish less than 3 hours before polls close are entitled to up to 3 hours paid leave to vote. The employee must request leave by noon the day before Election Day. The employer can […]

Blount County Early Voting Extended Hours

Written by F. Lee Erickson on November 3rd, 2016

From Blount County Democratic Party Chair, Ruth Holloway,
Please Vote – and vote early — take friends and family to the polls with you.
We can not afford to have progress halted or reversed. Our democracy depends on it. Vote before it’s too late.
Blount county Election Administrator, Susan Hughes informed me late this evening […]

BCDP Discussion Group, “Scandals” Aimed at Hillary Clinton.

Written by F. Lee Erickson on October 29th, 2016

[ October 31, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Monday Oct. 31st. 1pm – until …
There will be a discussion group gathering — Coffee and conversation.
Join us for an open discussion on the topic “scandals” aimed at Hillary Clinton.
Do you have the answers to the questions about the – emails, servers, Benghazi, the Clinton Foundation and more?
We will have an expert on classified information […]

Our Battle Ground 2016

Written by F. Lee Erickson on October 26th, 2016

Blount County Democrats can make a decisive difference in this election. Here is how:
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North Carolina poll Still Neck and Neck!
Scary! Way too close!!! Hillary needs your help In NC.

We must Trounce Trump!!! Are you Fired up and Ready to go to North Carolina?
Still room on 56-passenger bus leaving from Knoxville for Oct. 29-30. It’ll be […]

GOTV RALLY Get Out the Vote Election Rally and Halloween Festival

Written by F. Lee Erickson on October 25th, 2016

[ October 29, 2016; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] GOTV  RALLY
Get Out the Vote Election Rally and Halloween Festival
Saturday October 29th
2pm – 5pm
Democratic Headquarters
369 Sanderson St. Alcoa

Bring your furry dog family for Howling for Hillary.

Hot Dogs & fixins *popcorn*candy
Write a message with sidewalk chalk

Early Voting: October 19 – November 3, 2016

Written by F. Lee Erickson on October 12th, 2016

State & Federal General, Alcoa, Louisville, & Maryville City Election
Early Voting: October 19 – November 3, 2016
Blount County Election Commission
383 Court Street     Maryville, TN 37804
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
 
Blount County Public Library
Dorothy Herron Room B (Computer Lab)
508 North Cusick Street     Maryville, TN […]