NEW Candidate Corner & Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

*As a reminder, our office is currently closed due to COVID-19.

Please contact staff@ocdp.org with questions regarding office use.

Upcoming Opportunities

*The Oakland County Democratic Party is not endorsing any candidates before the Democratic primaries on August 2, 2022.

OCDP Events

OCDP Clubs and Committees: Please submit all upcoming events and volunteer opportunities at least 7 days prior to the event. 

Clawson 4th of July Parade

Monday, July 4th (1:00pm)

SOS Jocelyn Benson is calling on the Oakland County Democratic Party to show up for 4th of July celebrations in Clawson! Join our Secretary of State and the OCDP in marching through Clawson at 1:00pm on Monday, July 4th. Please email Claudia Luckenbach-Boman at staff@ocdp.org to sign up and receive the meeting location before Monday.

Grillin’ with Gretchen & Garlin

Sunday, July 10th (1:30pm – 4:00pm)

Please join Governor Gretchen Whitmer at Team Whitmer’s Grillin’ with Gretchen and Garlin Oakland County event in Pontiac on Sunday, July 10 at 1:30 PM. There will be great food and outdoor activities as well as time to hear from our Governor, and some Q&A with Governor Whitmer. The location will be shared the day prior to the event. For security reasons, please do not share on public social media feeds. Please direct your friends and neighbors to sign up here! Contact claudia@gretchenwhitmer.com with any questions.

OCDP Southfield/Lathrup Village Democratic Club: Politics in the Park

Saturday, July 9th (1:00pm – 4:00pm)

ATTENTION SOUTHFIELD VOTERS! The Southfield/Lathrup Village Democratic Club is hosting a Politics in the Park Forum on Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 1-4 pm at Pebble Park, 26300 American Drive, Southfield MI for candidates running for public office that represent Southfield and/or Lathrup Village. Candidates must RSVP to Sharon Person at sharonkelly3434@sbcglobal.net to be placed on the list.

NEW! Candidate Corner

*The Oakland County Democratic Party is not endorsing any candidates before the Democratic primaries on August 2, 2022.

MDP/DNC-Endorsed and/or Declared Democratic Candidates: Please submit all upcoming events and volunteer opportunities at least 7 days prior to the event. If your event is submitted but not included, it was not received in time or we simply cannot promote the candidate per OCDP Bylaws.*

Haley Stevens for Congress: Huntington Woods 4th of July Parade

Monday, July 4th (9:15am – 11:30am)

Haley, her team, and supporters like you will be marching in the July 4th parade in Huntington Woods this coming July 4th. Come join us as we celebrate our nation’s independence day! Parade line-up happens at 9:15 in the morning (be there by this time!), and the parade will begin at 10am. Haley Stevens, currently a Representative for the 11th Congressional District, is running for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in the 11th District. Find more about Haley’s upcoming events and volunteer opportunities below!
 Contact Haley Stevens

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Neil Oza for State Representative: Canvassing

Monday, June 27th – Sunday, July 3rd

Neil Oza for State Representative: Internship Accepting applications on a rolling basis! Apply now! Neil Oza is running for election to the Michigan House of Representatives to represent District 55. Sign up below to apply for an internship or volunteer to knock doors with Neil! 

Contact Neil Oza
Volunteer to Knock Doors
Apply for an Internship
Padma Kuppa for State Senate: Canvass with Padma in Troy

Friday, July 1st (5:00pm – 8:00pm)We are super excited to start reaching out to people in the community and let them know about Padma’s campaign for State Senate! Let’s have some fun talking to potential volunteers and voters. Woot! Woot!! Training will be provided for first-timers and people who need a quick-refresher course on how to canvass/door knock. Please reach out to Robbie Frankel at manager@electpadmakuppa.com if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you! Padma Kuppa, currently a State Rep for District 41, is running for reelection to the Michigan House of Representatives in the redistricted 9th District. Follow the links below to see her upcoming events and volunteer to knock on doors! 

Contact Padma Kuppa
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FOR ALL EVENTS & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Please submit at least 7 days prior to the event. If your event is submitted but not included, it was not received in time or we simply cannot promote the candidate according to OCDP Bylaws. *The Oakland County Democratic Party is not endorsing any candidates before the Democratic primaries on August 2, 2022.


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The great people who make up the Oakland County Democratic Party are the champions of working families in every city and township throughout our county. Please join us with your activism, your membership, your votes, and your voice as we stand shoulder to shoulder with all of our State and Local Democratic Leaders, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Senator Gary Peters, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, Congresswoman Haley Stevens, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, and Congressman Andy Levin.

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