Henderson County Democratic Party

The Henderson County Democratic Party (HCDP) represents values such as democracy for all, education, living wages, and affordable healthcare in Henderson county.  HCDP works directly with each of our 35 voting precincts to connect with voters, promote our platform, and support qualified Democratic candidates in our area.

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CANDIDATES’ INFO:   want to know about the Dem Candidates ?   Find newly added candidates with links -> ‘HERE’

Update 1/16/20:   D. Aicher no longer a candidate. (Click on image to read).

NEW! 2020 Primary election voting info + dates and times!  Check out info HERE.

2020 is HERE!
All hands needed on deck!  YOUR precinct will need your help.  The recent municipal elections showed that volunteers DO make a difference by calling or canvassing.  It’s fun when it is a team working for our great candidates! See details:    http://www.myhcdp.com/Wordpress/hcdp-needs-your-help-in-precincts   Or… just fill out the handy volunteer form:  HERE.

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Note:  Candidate events added onto the calendar below are “Candidate information only” and are not intended as an endorsement of one Democrat over another in the primary.

E V E N T S         CALENDAR

JANUARY 2020

JAN. 22. @  5:30 – 7 pm.  PAHC speaker series:  Princess Ferguson,”Defining the Progressive Movement in Henderson County” (food and babysitting will be provided). At Donaldson Room,  1216 W. 6th Ave. suite 500 (rear of building), Hendersonville.

JAN. 24 @ 4:30 – 6 pm. Progressive Alliance Postcard Party at Sanctuary Brewing Company 147 1st Ave. E Hendersonville

JAN. 25 @ 6:00 pm.  CHILI COOK-OFF!  At 1216 Sixth Ave. W., Hendersonville.
Details:     (and in graphic below – click on to enlarge!)
1) Democrats do not live on chili alone. We need salad. And cornbread. And something good to wash it down.
2) If you bring chili, your $8 entry fee is waived. If you bring cornbread and/or salad and/or beverage, you pay only $5 to get in.
3) If you simply wish to enjoy a good meal and the fellowship of good Democrats, bring $8/person. You will taste test and vote for winners.
4) Special prizes will be awarded for First, Second, and Third place in the Chili Cookoff Competition. There are many varieties of chili: Cincinnati, vegetarian, white, etc. Pick your favorite recipe, make it, and bring it!
–>   Please call Dem HQ (692-6424) (M-F 11am – 2 pm or leave a message) and tell us what you plan to bring so we don’t end up with pounds of cornbread and gallons of ice tea. Leftover  chili??? Unlikely!

 

JAN. 25 – All day – submit events for end-month E-News to 3vc.communicate@gmail.com (Please use format in this ‘calendar’.)

JAN. 31 @ 4:30 – 6 pm. Progressive Alliance Postcard Party at Sanctuary Brewing Company 147 1st Ave. E Hendersonville.  Project Dignity and Progressive Alliance of Henderson County are partnering on Friday, January 31, 2020 at PAHC’s regular Friday postcard party. Project Dignity of WNC Inc. is a 501© (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide feminine hygiene products to women and girls in Henderson, Buncombe, Transylvania, and Rutherford counties who might be homeless, low-income, or victims of domestic abuse. Snap or Food Stamps do not allow the purchase of feminine hygiene products. Project Dignity of WNC provides feminine products to 15 agencies and thirty schools in Henderson and Buncombe counties. Donations of supplies or financial support is welcome.

 –> FEBRUARY highlights:

FEB. 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am. HCDP Breakfast. At 1216 Sixth Ave. W. (back of bldg.), Hendersonville. Newcomers welcome (& first breakfast free). Breakfast is $10 (as of 1/1/2020). At 10:30 am – there will be a celebration of and honor to Dr. Raymond Stone, who will be present. He is a giant who walks among us and is one of the few remaining WWII veterans. In 1957, the NC General Assembly adopted the first Community College Act and provided funding for community colleges. Governor Terry Sanford requested that Dr. Stone go out into the state and select sites for several community colleges. Sandhill Community College, between Southern Pines and Pinehurst, was chartered in 1963 and Dr. Stone was appointed its first president where he served for 25 years, with a campus building bearing his name. For his many contributions to the State of North Carolina, he was awarded the highest and most prestigious honor available to North Carolina citizens – The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Dr. Stone is a life-long Democrat and a long-time member of the local Democratic party.

FEB. 1 @ 1 – 3:30 pm.  Democratic Candidates Forum. At: Hendersonville City Operations Center, 305 Williams Street, Hendersonville.  Note:  Doors will open at 12:30 pm. Open to the public.
Attending: all candidates for NC House Districts 113 and 117, NC Senate District 48, and US House District 11. This will be a chance to hear basics from each and to ask questions.  Due to the number of candidates, we will try to keep to the below schedule.  [Q&A = questions & answers.]

The program:
1:00  Introduction
1:05  District 113 Speaker(1):  Sam Edney.
1:15  District 117 Speakers(2): Danae Aicher, Josh Remillard.
1:35  Q & A for 113 and 117
1:45  District 48 Speakers(3):  Brian Caskey, Cristal Figueroa, Najah Underwood.
2:15  Q & A for 48
2:25  District 11 Speakers(5):  Gina Collias, Moe Davis, Michael O’Shea, Phillip Price, Steve Woodsmall.
3:15  Q & A for 11
3:30  Closing

FEB. 4 @ 2 – 4 pm. Board of Directors. At: HQ – 1216 Sixth Ave. W. Hendersonville (back of bldg.) Board members.

FEB. 4 @ 6 – 7:30 pm.  Citizens Concerned with the Climate Crisis – Volunteer Team meetings.  At Donaldson Room, 1216 Sixth Ave. W., Hendersonville, NC.  The teams will continue to work on solutions via Education, Advocacy, Natural Solutions and Clean Energy / Weatherization.  New volunteers welcome.

FEB. 5 @ 5:15- 6:30 pm. Democratic Women of HC Board Meeting At: 1216 6th Avenue West Suite 600 (back of building) Hendersonville.

FEB. 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Progressive Alliance Postcard Party At: Sanctuary Brewing Company 147 1st Ave. E Hendersonville, NC 28792  Come write postcards to your elected officials.

FEB. 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am HCDP – CEC Meeting At: 1216 6th Avenue West Suite 600 (back of building) Hendersonville. Meeting of Voting members.

FEB. 11 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm. Democratic Women of Henderson County At 1216 Sixth Ave. W. (Suite 500-back of bldg.), Hendersonville.

FEB. 12 @ 8:30 – 10:30 am. Democratic Discussion Group At: Mike’s On Main – 303 N. Main St., Hendersonville, NC Optional breakfast at 8:30 Speaker at 9:30-10:30.

FEB.  12 @ 2-3:30 pm.  PAHC Speaker Series:  Moe Davis, Candidate – District 11 At Donaldson Event Space, 1216 Sixth Ave. W. Suite 500 (rear of building), Hendersonville.

FEB. 13:  Thursday.  Early PRIMARY voting opens at:

the Board of Elections Office – 75 E. Central St., Hendersonville,
Flat Rock Village Hall,
Fletcher Town Hall,
Etowah Library,
TIMES:    February 13-28 (Mon.-Fri.) @ 8 am to 7:30 pm
Feb. 29 (Saturday!) 8 am – 3 pm
NOTE:  All precincts will be allowed to vote at any of the four early polling places.
Questions?  Please contact the Henderson County Board of Elections.  828-697-4970

FEB. 14 @ 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Progressive Alliance Postcard Party At: Sanctuary Brewing Company 147 1st Ave. E Hendersonville.  Come write postcards to your elected officials.

FEB. 15. Saturday. ANNUAL HCDP PRECINCT MEETINGS.
(See times for precincts below). At: HCDP Headquarters, 1216 Sixth Ave. W., Hendersonville, NC – Suites 500 and 600.

Your Henderson County Democratic Party
ANNUAL PRECINCT MEETINGS for registered Democrats               Saturday, FEBRUARY 15, 2020
.   At: HCDP Headquarters, 1216 Sixth Ave. W., Hendersonville. Suites 500 & 600The meetings start at 9:30 am – by cluster, below:
Note: if you do not know your precinct, call 828-697-4970 (Bd. of Elections)
9:30 – 11:00 am -> Cluster 6:  Fletcher, Hoopers Creek, Park Ridge, North Mills River, South Mills River, Brickton.
11:15 am – 12:45 pm -> Cluster 5:  Atkinson, Crab Creek, Horse Shoe, Etowah South, Etowah Valley.
1:00 – 2:30 pm -> Cluster 4: Laurel Park , Pisgah View, Long John Mountain, Hendersonville 1, Northwest, Rugby.
2:45 – 4:15 pm -> Cluster 3: Bat Cave, Clear Creek, Edneyville, *North Blue Ridge, Northeast.
4:30 – 6:00 pm -> Cluster 2: Hendersonville 2, Hendersonville 3, Southeast, Moore’s Grove, Grimesdale.
6:15 – 7:45 pm -> Cluster 1: Raven Rock, Green River, South Blue Ridge, East Flat Rock, Flat Rock, Armory. 
**Carolina Village & Southwest- mtg location: call HCDP (# below).**
HCDP. 1216 6th Ave. W. Hendersonville, NC 28739 – 828-692-6424 – www.myhcdp.com/

FEB. 15 @ 2 pm. Celebrating African American History of Henderson County. At Kaplan Auditorium, Public Library, 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville. There will be singing, expressive dance, art display and a few short speeches all about the Black History of Henderson County, NC.

FEB. 17 @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm. LGBTQ Democrats AT: HCDP Headquarters 1216 Sixth Ave W., Hendersonville (back of bldg.)

FEB. 19 @ 12:30 – 2 pm HCDP Senior Democrats At: Mike’s Pizza & Pasta 803 Spartanburg Highway 12:30 Social Time 1:00 Business and Speaker Questions? Call Rose Stone at 692-5001.

FEB. 21 @ 4:30 – 6 pm.   Progressive Alliance Postcard Party . At: Sanctuary Brewing Company 147 1st Ave. E Hendersonville.  Come write postcards to your elected officials

FEB. 28 @ 4:30 – 6 pm. Progressive Alliance Postcard Party At: Sanctuary Brewing Company 147 1st Ave. E Hendersonville.  Come write postcards to your elected officials

PRE– VIEWING MARCH:

MAR. 3. Primary ELECTION DAY.   More info on polling places and hours coming soon!
See early voting info above – 2/13 and/or go HERE.

MAR. 28 @ 1-4 pm. County HCDP Convention. At: Edneyville Community Center, 15 Ida Rogers Dr., Hendersonville.  (More details coming – check back.)

 

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HENDERSON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY OFFICE
1216 6th Avenue West
Suite 600 (back of building)
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Call Us At (828) 692-6424
info@myhcdp.com
Hours: 11 am – 2 pm Monday through Fri