Washtenaw Democrats

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Local Candidates Guide

Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Augusta, Chelsea, and Dexter.

Local Candidates Guide

Lyndon, Manchester, Northfield, Pittsfield, and Saline

Local Candidates Guide

Scio, Superior, Sylvan, Webster, and Ypsilanti

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Proposed Bylaw Changes

You can read about the proposed bylaw changes here. They will be voted on at the November 7 General Membership Meeting. It’s important that you send feedback BEFORE the meeting to feedback@washtenawdems.org.

News & Updates

September Endorsement Meeting

Zoom meeting to endorse Joe Biden & Kamala Harris At our Endorsement Meeting on August 11th, WCDP members voted to endorse all Democratic Party candidates who had won their primaries and had asked for our endorsement. However, we neglected to include Joe Biden and...

Dems Care: uniteSTEM Program

SUPPORT EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY WHILE CLEARING OUT OLD TECHNOLOGY & MISC EQUIPMENT The Ypsilanti non-profit called uniteSTEM provides educational support for some of the most challenged students in the Ypsilanti Community Schools (YCS). This past year, the uniteSTEM...

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...