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Upcoming Events

11th District Democratic Party: August Meeting

Wednesday, August 24th (7pm – 9pm)

Join us online or in-person, this meeting we will be hearing from Joel Batterman of Transportation Riders United, talking about the brand new Countywide Mass Transit initiative that the Oakland County Commission has put on the ballot for November. We will also be hearing from Natalie Price who is the Democratic Nominee for District 5. We’ll also be talking about our returning S’mores Time For Candidates Fundraiser, returning this fall! *Zoom link to be published 24 hours before event start*

DEI Committee: Monthly Meeting

Thursday, August 25th (6:00pm – 7:30pm)

OCDP’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is meeting next Thursday, August 25th for our monthly meeting. Please join DEI Chair Derryl Reed and committee members for an in-depth discussion on gun violence and Goodwill Ambassadors. See Mobilize link for full agenda.

Education Subcommittee: Back to School & Advocating for Our Children

Friday, August 26th (6pm – 7:30pm)

A back-to-school event you don’t want to miss! Join OCDP’s Education Subcommittee and community leaders in preparing for the upcoming school year. Featuring Tia Marie Sanders, Danielle Ware, and Renee & Jada Samuels.

Arts, Beats & Eats with AG Dana Nessel

Friday, September 2nd – Monday, September 5th (multiple times)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to supervise the OCDP table at Arts, Beats & Eats! Join the Oakland County Democratic Party and Attorney General Dana Nessel’s team for four days of fun in Royal Oak. Volunteers will receive t-shirts, stickers and a chance to see our Attorney General. Now featuring Moms Demand Action!

The Labor Day Parade in Detroit has been canceled. The OCDP will be at Arts, Beats & Eats to celebrate Labor Day and encourage you all to join us as volunteers or visitors!

The 61st Annual Phil Hart Dinner 
Friday, September 9th (Receptions begin at 6pm)

Please join the Oakland County Democratic Party for our 61st Annual Phil Hart Dinner on Friday, September 9th, 2022. The dinner honors the legacy of the late U.S. Senator and lifelong Oakland County resident Phil Hart, who became known as the “Conscience of the Senate” during his 17 years in congress. This year we are especially privileged to have guest speaker Hon. Bennie Thompson (MS-2), Congressman and Chairman of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan 6th Attack. Contact Claudia at staff@ocdp.org with any questions.

2022 Fall Nominating Convention

Saturday, August 20th – Sunday, August 21st

Join Democrats from across Michigan for our 2022 Fall Nominating Convention on August 20th and 21st at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan. The purposes of the MDP’s 2022 Nominating Convention shall be to formally nominate Democratic candidates to the November General Election in the following contests: Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Supreme Court, Board of Education. and University Boards including: Michigan State University Board of Trustees, University of Michigan Board of Regents, and Wayne State University Board of Governors.

To all MDP members in good standing: please follow the instructions you have received to get credentialed on the Voatz app. Lt. Gov. Gilchrist needs your signature to be on the ballot come convention day. Please visit theOCDP’s Facebook post

for step-by-step instructions.

THE OAKLAND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAS NOT ENDORSED ANY CANDIDATES FOR THE UPCOMING GENERAL ELECTION. ANY CANDIDATE EVENTS LISTED ARE FOR THOSE ENDORSED BY THE DNC AND/OR MDP, AND/OR DECLARED DEMOCRAT.

Rosemary Bayer for State Senate: Field Fellowship Opportunities

The Bayer campaign is hiring field fellows to help us implement our voter contact program. Join Sen. Rosemary Bayer’s campaign & help reelect a proven champion of education, reproductive rights, equality, & environmental protection. We’re looking for motivated people who are passionate about advancing democratic values and are fired up and ready to work hard. Must be skilled at and comfortable with voter contact, primarily via knocking doors. This is a part-time position and the pay is $15 an hour. If you want to be part of flipping the Michigan Senate blue in 2022, apply today! And if you know someone who might be interested, by all means pass this opportunity along.

*Email dw@rosemarybayer.com or text 248-506-1555 & include: 3 references and a brief statement about why you want to work on this campaign. Also include your availability & number of hours desired. Fellows can start ASAP and are expected to stay on board through the Nov. 8 election. Hours are flexible. Must be at least 18 and legally authorized to work in the U.S.*

Rosemary Bayer for Senate: Novi Canvass with Senator Mallory McMorrow

Tuesday, August 30th (5pm – 8pm)

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. Senator McMorrow will join us to launch this effort! Join us to talk to voters! Exact location will be provided after sign up.

Robin McGregor for State Representative: (Virtual) Drag Queen Bingo

Wednesday, September 7th (7pm)

Help us flip the 52nd House District by spending a fabulous night in playing drag queen bingo. Full details can be found linked.

Robin McGregor for State Representative: (Virtual) Drag Queen Bingo

Wednesday, September 7th (7pm)

Help us flip the 52nd House District by spending a fabulous night in playing drag queen bingo. Full details can be found linked.

We hope you are well. Please reach out to staff@ocdp.org with any questions or comments. Stay safe and healthy! Nancy QuarlesChair, Oakland County Democratic Party Claudia Luckenbach-BomanDirector of Operations, Oakland County Democratic Party

Oakland County Democratic Party
555 Horace Brown Drive, Suite 202
Madison Heights, MI 48071
United States


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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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