The Resignation of Mayor Bashert

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The Resignation of Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert
The Washtenaw County Democratic Party Executive Board has issued a statement on the recent resignation of Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert. The statement is available on our website here.

Clarification on a Recent Mailing
The Washtenaw County Democratic Party Executive Board recently passed a resolution condemning the actions of Ypsilanti Township Clerk Karen Lovejoy Roe and Trustee Heather Jarrell Roe in the 2020 Democratic primary, found here. Some members of the community received a copy of this resolution by mail. We wanted to be clear that this mailing was not conducted by the WCDP nor did it use any party resources. A more detailed explanation from the Board can be found here.

“Buy one, give one” Sign Campaign
We now have yard signs! Over the next few weeks, we will be getting various yard signs and buttons. Our most recent arrivals promote the Black Lives Matter movement. We are selling these signs and buttons and taking donations so those living on limited incomes can also receive them. Click here for details.

How to Vote Absentee, by MDP Chair Lavora Barnes
The WCDP’s major focus for the 2020 election is all about encouraging absentee voting. You can help by sharing this video from the Michigan Dems chair, the wonderful Lavora Barnes, explaining how to fill out your absentee ballot application. And if you are ready to get a running start at crushing the vote in Washtenaw County, go to our volunteer signup page.

22nd Circuit Court Judge – Candidates’ Forum
Saturday, June 27
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Her World Initiative will be hosting a forum on domestic violence and intimate terrorism with the candidates running for the 22nd Circuit Court Judge position. The candidates are Amy Reiser, Nick Roumel, and Tracey Van den Bergh. The Zoom ID and password for this exchange can be found on our calendar here.

The WCDP Community Forum and General Membership MeetingThe next monthly meeting will take place on July 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. via Zoom and feature an exciting lineup of speakers, candidates, and volunteers updating us on Washtenaw County politics. For more details and how you can join this meeting, visit our calendar.

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