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There are a number of important races this election cycle. Stay informed and spread the word.

The WCDP will continue to post updates on canceled events, postponements, and venue changes as they occur.

News & Updates

How to Vote Absentee, by MDP Chair Lavora Barnes

WCDP's Precinct Organizing focus right now is all about encouraging Voting from Home (Absentee). Please share this video from the Michigan Dems chair, the wonderful Lavora Barnes! And if you are ready to get a running start at crushing the vote in Washtenaw County, go...

Sign Campaign: Black Lives Matter

“Buy one, Give one!” A Washtenaw County Democratic Party Sign Campaign We now have yard signs! Over the next few weeks, we will be getting various yard signs and buttons. Today’s arrival is to promote “Black Lives Matter.” For a modest donation of $5, you may get a...

Ypsi Can I Share Online Community Conversation with Atty. Gen. Nessel

Join Ypsi Can I Share as we host community, church, and law enforcement leaders in a conversation about what comes next. Featured guests include Attorney General Dana Nessel, Rev. Dr. Sheryl L. White Barnes and Sheriff Jerry Clayton. Panelists will share information...

Action Items

Support the Detroit Right to Literacy Lawsuit

The clock is ticking for the Governor to settle the Right to Literacy lawsuit and Student Advocacy Center is joining with students, parents and grassroots organizations asking the Governor to settle now. You can sign this petition asking the Governor to settle the...

URGENT ACTION TO BAN GUNS FROM THE CAPITOL

Background: Michigan is one of three states that enforce the archaic practice of allowing firearms into their state capitol. On April 30th, armed protesters descended onto the state capitol to intimidate legislators and the governor into ending the stay at home order....

Include the Post Office in the COVID-19 Stimulus Package

The coronavirus, illustrating just how crucial the U.S. Postal Service is to the lives of Americans, is, at the same time, contributing to its collapse. For years, President Trump and the Republican Party have been pushing to privatize the USPS. Required to deliver...