Get Out the Vote This Week!

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OCDP Clubs & Committees

*Please submit your event to the Event Submission Google Form at least 7 days prior to the event. If your event is not included we did not receive it in time or are simply unable to promote your event per the OCDP Bylaws.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee: Monthly Meeting

Thursday, July 28th (6pm – 7:30pm)

You are cordially invited to OCDP’s July Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee Meeting. Join us to discuss gun safety strategy and Goodwill Ambassadors, featuring the Oakland County Chief Diversity Officer (pending confirmation). Contact Chairman Derryl Reed derrylreed@ameritech.net with any questions.

LGBTQ+ Committee: Monthly Meeting & Candidate Forum

Thursday, July 28th (7pm)

Join the OCDP LGBTQ+ Committee for our July meeting at 215 West in Fabulous Ferndale. July 28th at 7 pm. It’s almost time for the August primary, and we’re extending an open invitation to all Democratic and non-partisan candidates running for offices in Oakland County to attend this month’s meeting and talk about their campaigns. We’ll also be working on planning a post-primary meet-and-greet social event! Contact LGBTQ+ Committee Chair Rolanda (Ro) Kelley with any questions: rkelley011@gmail.comCANDIDATES MUST SIGN UP HERE https://forms.gle/fDHcu6j32jnxPxGX8

OCDP’s Annual General Membership Picnic

Sunday, July 31st (12:30pm – 2:30pm)

Each year the Oakland County Democratic Party gathers its General Membership to report on our progress and prepare our party for upcoming elections. Please join us on July 31st, two days before the Michigan Primary Election, to reorganize and recharge with your fellow OCDP Members. Catering and refreshments provided. Attendees MUST REGISTER on Mobilize.

Oak Park-Huntington Woods-Royal Oak Township Dems Club: Post-Primary Unity Picnic

Wednesday, August 10th (6:00pm – 8:30pm)

Join us at our annual summer picnic, where we will all come together following the August 2 primary races. We will be honoring retiring Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence to thank her for her 30 years of public service, including as Southfield school board member, councilwoman and mayor, as well as her four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Candidate Corner

*Please submit your event to the Event Submission Google Form at least 7 days prior to the event. If your event is not included we did not receive it in time or are simply unable to promote your event per the OCDP Bylaws.

*The Oakland County Democratic Party is NOT ENDORSING any candidates before the primary elections on August 2, 2022. Any events or opportunities included are for declared democratic candidates or those endorsed by the MDP and/or DNC. All events have also been submitted via the Event Submission Google Form.

Natalie Price for State Representative: Canvass with #TeamPrice in Detroit and Birmingham

Detroit: Saturdays (3:00pm – 6:00pm)

Birmingham: Tuesdays (3:00pm – 5:00pm)

Come on out with #TeamPrice to connect with Democratic voters and to let them know more about Natalie’s campaign for State Rep. Training will be provided, and we will canvass in pairs/teams. Sign up on Mobilize at the links above, and reach out to Kevin Johnson at volunteer@votenatalieprice.com if you have any questions.

Haley Stevens for Congress: Stevens Train Phone Bank

Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays  (5:00pm – 8:00pm)

Join the Stevens train to make calls to voters at 5-8pm on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays!

Andy Levin for Congress: Jane Fonda for Andy Levin

Monday, July 25th (7:00pm – 9:00pm)

Join Andy Levin and Jane Fonda for a fundraising event to power the campaign forward on Monday, July 25th in Bloomfield Hills. Address upon RSVP: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/fondalevin. Contact Kate Costello with RSVPs or questions: 248.515.7494.

Dr. Ajay Raman for Oakland County Commissioner (District 14): Pizza Party Fundraiser

Thursday, July 28th (6:30pm)

Join Dr. Ajay Raman and team for a fundraiser hosted by Diane Doyle Smith and Marian Mahoney at Buddy’s in Novi! Hope to see you there!

Neil Oza for State Representative: Primary GOTV Signup

Thursday, July 28th – Tuesday, August 2nd (Election Day)

Help Neil Oza reach the finish line on 8/2 and sign up to get out the vote! Canvassing, phone banking and poll greeting all needed: https://forms.gle/5FQ2b5TMev6pytHr9

Haley Stevens for Congress: GOTV Rally with Congresswoman Stevens & Special Guests

Friday, July 29th (7:00pm – 8:30pm)

Join the Stevens Train and special guests for a fun night ahead of the primary! Register at the link above and stay tuned for more details.

Andy Levin and Rashida Tlaib for Congress: GOTV Rally with Bernie Sanders

Friday, July 29th (6:00pm)

Bernie Sanders is traveling to Pontiac, MI to get out the vote for Reps Andy Levin and Rashida Tlaib. Register today to RSVP! Doors open at 5pm, event begins at 6pm.

Haley Stevens for Congress: GOTV Canvass in Southeast Oakland County

Saturday, July 30th – Tuesday, August 2nd (9am, 12pm, 3pm and/or 6pm start times)

Come knock doors with the Haley Stevens campaign team on July 30 through August 2 as we canvass in Royal Oak, Ferndale, Clawson, and Madison Heights. With the election closer than ever, we need all hands on deck to engage with the 11th district community! If you don’t know how to canvass, no problem. You will be trained on site; it is a very simple process. Shifts will begin at 9 am, 12pm, 3pm, and/or 6pm each day. We look forward to seeing you there!

Mallory McMorrow for State Senate: GOTV Lit Drops

Saturday, July 30th (12pm – 2pm)

Come out for Mallory McMorrow and join us for GOTV lit drops in Royal Oak! Should last around two hours.

Rashida Tlaib for Congress: Weekend of Action

Saturday, July 30th – Tuesday, August 2nd

Connect with voters on doors before the Primary! Multiple times available. Sign up for more details.

Rosemary Bayer for Michigan State Senate: Knock Doors in Northville

Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays (10am, 2pm start times)

Reelecting Senator Rosemary Bayer is key to winning a Democratic majority in the Michigan Senate. She won in 2018 because her campaign knocked 40,000 doors! And she’s got thousands of new doors to knock on in 2022. Join us to talk to voters! Once you sign up, the exact meeting location will be provided.

Andy Levin for Congress: Phone Bank with Lori Goldman

Sunday, July 31st (12:00pm – 3:00pm, 4:00pm – 7:00pm)

Join Lori Goldman in making calls to Get Out The Vote for Andy Levin!!

Kelly Garrett for Congress: Poll Workers

Tuesday, August 2nd (Election Day)

Kelly Garrett for Congress is seeking volunteer poll workers for Primary Election Day on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022. Please send any interest to voteforkellygarrett@gmail.com or call 248-667-8900. 

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*EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Red Wine and Blue and Fems for Democracy – two powerhouse organizations – have joined forces in Michigan, and they’re hiring part-time Regional Organizers! See below:

We are looking for multitasking gurus with strong interpersonal, communication and data skills who have vast networks in the suburbs of metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, East Lansing, or Midland/Bay City. You’ll be recruiting suburban women volunteers to participate in our relational organizing program; planning and scheduling recruitment events, house parties, virtual events and informational sessions; and training and motivating volunteers.

Learn more about Red Wine and Blue and apply for the Regional Organizer position at https://redwine.blue/jobs2022/mi-regional-organizer

Contact Kelly Dillaha, RWB Michigan Program Director at kelly@redwine.blue with any questions!

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We hope you are well. Please reach out to our Director of Operations Claudia Luckenbach-Boman with any comments or questions: staff@ocdp.org/248.972.6400.

Sincerely,

Nancy Quarles

OCDP Chair


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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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