Early Voting for Texas Democratic Primary Election begins Tuesday, February 20, and ends on Friday, March 2. The Cowan Creek Amenity Center will be the Sun City polling location for Early Voting.
- Early Voting polls will be open February 20 – February 23 from 8 am to 6 pm.
- On Saturday, February 24 the polls will be open from 7 am to 7 pm.
- On Sunday, February 25 the polls will be open from Noon to 6 pm.
- From February 26 to March 2 the polls will be open from 7 am to 7 pm.
Democratic Primary Election Day is March 6. Polls will be open from 7 am to 7 pm. Sun City polling locations for Election Day will be Cowan Creek Amenity Center and Texas Drive Amenity Center.
Registered voters can vote at any polling location in Williamson County on both Early Voting days and on Election Day.
Please bring a photo ID, (your Texas Driver’s License works great). Also bring your Voter Registration Card if you have it. The Voter Registration Card will get you through the process a little faster.
- Click on these Links For More Information:
Williamson County Candidates
League of Women Voters
In 2017 your club moved with passion, discipline and enthusiasm to play a critical role in advancing the progressive values that lie at the heart of our club.
I applaud the enormous growth in membership. We greeted 2018 with over 550 proud members, a leap in membership that is all the more remarkable from an “off-year.” Needless to say, the election results from November, 2016 played a large part in convincing folks that participation with a group of like-minded individuals is critical to resisting horrific governmental actions. The development early in the year of an Activist Group led to coordinated action by our outraged members — marching in demonstrations, writing and calling elected officials, visiting officeholders in person and generally keeping our members informed.
Monthly General Meeting – February 17, 2018
The February monthly program featured Greg Coleridge, Outreach Director of Move to Amend, and author of Citizens over Corporations: A Brief History of Democracy in Ohio and Challenges to Freedom in the Future.
Mr. Coleridge gave the history of corporations accumulating never-intended constitutional powers over the last 200 years, in particular the Citizens United Supreme Court decision of 2010, which gave corporations free speech rights and granted personhood to corporations.
The Move to Amend organization is committed to building a national peoples’ movement that seeks the passage of a 28th amendment. Reversing the Citizens United decision alone would not go far enough to restore the power of people over the power of corporations. As with other movements to amend the constitution, widely diverse support is needed, with like-minded people coming together across party lines.
Sun City Democrats were encouraged to ask local organizations, candidates and communities to endorse Move to Amend. The motion to amend states, “We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling and other related cases, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights.” For more information go to www.movetoamend.org
Monthly General Meeting – March 17, 2018
Monthly General Meeting – March 17 – Kim Gilby, incoming Chair of Williamson County Democrats.
On February 14, Karen Collins of Austin presented a fascinating talk to our Discussion Group about how she evolved from a non-politically-involved great-grandmother who enjoyed gardening and grandkids to a motivated senior citizen after the disappointing results of the last election to being a co-founder of her neighborhood group “Indivisible Rosedale Huddle” having its own Facebook page. Rosedale Huddle, now a force of motivated citizens, visits, writes letters to, and calls politician’s offices. They regularly hold “Repeal and Replace Ted Cruz” banners over highway overpasses in downtown Austin during rush hours. Karen reported they get many flashing lights, horn honks, and waves from passing motorists. She characterized those responses as FUN! MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow briefly showed a photo of one of the Rosedale Banner Drops. The group also provides (free) banners to like-minded activists from other Texas cities, to display on their freeway overpasses. Beto Campaign volunteers now join them at the Austin overpasses with their own banners. Indivisible Rosedale Huddle is seriously working to turn Texas BLUE.
The next Democratic Discussion Group will be 2 pm Wednesday, March 14, at Cowan Creek. Look for a forthcoming announcement about the presentation. Please try to attend.
Mike Beaird, Chair SC Dems Discussion Group, firstname.lastname@example.org
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