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News & Updates

WCDP 2020 Summer Convention

Downloads: Call to Convention (.pdf) | 2020 Resolution Form (.docx) The Washtenaw County Democratic Party (WCDP) will be holding the 2020 Summer County Convention for 7th Congressional District members via Zoom on Saturday, August 15th beginning at 10 a.m.  The...

Endorsement Meeting

The Washtenaw County Democratic Party (WCDP) will be holding an Endorsement Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, August 11th beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is the meeting where the WCDP will choose the candidates that we will endorse for the November 2020 General...

WCDP 2020 Summer Call to Convention

Downloads: Call to Convention (.pdf) | 2020 Resolution Form (.docx) The Washtenaw County Democratic Party Convention will convene virtually via Zoom on Saturday, August 15th at 10 a.m. Registration will begin online (link forthcoming) and continue until 9:30 a.m. the...

Action Items

An Urgent Fight for Unemployed Workers

The COVID-19 crisis had laid bare the woefully subpar insurance benefits Michigan provides to unemployed workers. In fact, Michigan is one of the worst states in the country for unemployed workers. The maximum of 20 weeks of benefits and weekly cap of $362 is simply...

It’s Go Time for Criminal Justice Reform

Last Fall, the Michigan House passed a package of bills (HB 4980-4985, and 5120) that would allow more returning citizens to get on with their lives and make restitution for their crimes. There are now only 3 senators holding up these bi-partisan expungement bills in...

It is Time to Pass Bi-partisan Expungement Bills

Last Fall, the Michigan House passed a package of bills (HB4980-4985, and 5120) that would allow more Michiganders to expunge their criminal records. The criminal justice system disproportionately affects people of color in our...