Be an Election Challenger!

BE AN ELECTION CHALLENGER The Michigan Democratic Party is seeking Election Challengers for the 2020 elections, starting with the March 10 presidential primary. You can make an important contribution to our democracy by volunteering for this important role on Election...

WCDP Call to Convention – Spring 2020

The Washtenaw County Democratic Party will hold its spring County Convention on Thursday, February 27th at 6:00 PM (Location to be determined). The purpose of the County Convention will be to elect 1 male member to the Credentialing committee and one female alternate...

Dine and Donate for Homeless Student Count Week

Homelessness significantly impacts the learning ability of public school children.  I was surprised to learn during a recent Ypsilanti Rotary Club presentation that we had 361 such students in wealthy Washtenaw County during the 2019-2020 school year!  102 of these...

Voter Suppression 2020: Meet the Panel

Meet the Panel The next WCDP Community Forum and Membership Meeting, centered around Black History Month, will dig into the sordid and ongoing story of voter suppression. Speakers will include Trische’ Duckworth, William V. Hampton, Justin Hodge, and Joel Rutherford....

Ranked Choice Voting?

Ranked choice voting has been adopted by a number of places, and it is proposed as a way of letting voters indicate their preferences without splitting the vote to the detriment of a more “viable” candidate. Simply put, if the candidate your ballot ranks...

In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King

…on his birthday and Monday’s National Holiday, first, the WCDP office will be closed, and second, as is now a tradition, the University of Michigan joins in with many others to organize meaningful talks and events intended to build on Dr. King’s...

Election Inspectors Needed

Washtenaw County’s city and township Clerks are now preparing for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary. All 26 municipalities are in need of recruiting qualified folks to serve as Election Inspectors (poll workers) during the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary and...

WCDP Holiday Office Hours

The WCDP Office is closed for the holiday periods in November, December, and January. November 25th-30th December 19th, 2019-January 5th, 2020 We re-open for normal hours on Monday, January 6th, 2020

Ypsi Warming Center

The Ypsi Gathering Space will begin a third season of providing a warming center in Ypsilanti to provide folks experiencing housing insecurity a warm meal and compassionate community. YGS will start their winter hours on Saturday, Dec 7 from 9am to 4 pm at the...

Ann Arbor to host a rotating ‘shelter’

This winter, Ann Arbor will once again host a rotating ‘shelter’ for folks to get warm, grab a snack, and enjoy community. Hosts (call about volunteering)Journey of Faith, Dec 3 – 14, 734-971-4245Trinity Lutheran Dec 17 – 31, (734) 662-4419St....