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News & Events

January, 2018


Local Elections Matter!

Rep. Amanda Stucks’ Renewable Energy Town Hall – January 4
Join Rep. Amanda Stuck, Assembly District 57 (D-Appleton) in Meeting Room A at the Appleton Public Library on Thursday, January 4th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Rep. Stuck will share her experiences from traveling to Germany to learn about their renewable energy policies and work to transition to renewable energy technologies. In addition, Rep. Stuck wants to hear her constituents thoughts on Wisconsin’s current energy policies and where we should go as a state in the future.

57th Assembly District
The 57th Assembly District comprises that part of Winnebago County consisting of part of the Village of Fox Crossing, Wards 8 thru 13: City of Appleton, Wards 31 & 32; and part of the City of Menasha, Wards 1A, 2 thru 5A, 6 thru 15, and 21 thru 29.

Winnebago County Campaigns Committee Meeting – January 4
All members are welcome to join our monthly Campaigns Committee meeting at the Party Office (480 N Main St, Oshkosh) on Thursday, January 4th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Our recruitment team will report on results of our work for 2018 Spring Elections and we are going to plan our efforts to support candidates in their campaigns.

Monthly Membership Meeting – January 10
Please join us for our general membership meeting on Wednesday, January 10th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 
Hear updates from local elected officials and news on the upcoming Wisconsin Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates Forum at UW-Fox Valley.  Membership meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at our office located at 480 N. Main Street in Oshkosh. You do not need to be a member to attend our monthly meetings.  All are welcome.

Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate ForumJanuary 17
The Democratic Parties of Winnebago and Outagamie County are pleased to bring to the Fox Valley, a moderated forum featuring the Democratic candidates for Governor of Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 17th. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from this vast slate of candidates as they take questions about their vision for Wisconsin and how they are the best candidate for the job. Find “Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum” on Facebook for updated information. Candidates will have tables in the lobby from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Forum begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Bring your friends and family and let’s pack the theater at UW-Fox!

Wednesday, January 17th   6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
UW-Fox Valley – Perry Hall
1478 Midway Road, Menasha

Candidates confirmed thus far
Michelle Doolan
Tony Evers
Matt Flynn
Andy Gronik
Bob Harlow
Mike McCabe
Mahlon Mitchell
Dana Wachs *if not in session

Confirmation pending for
Kathleen Vinehout

 Recommended Resources
  • If you are interested in keeping in the loop of what is happening in the Wisconsin State Legislature a fantastic resource is www.wiseye.org.
  • You can follow Wisconsin State Legislature at www.wheelerreport.com and at www.wispolitics.com.
  • Tre receive updates on bills related to topics of interest, sign-up for notificaitons under “notification service” on the state legislator’s website www.legis.wisconsin.gov.

    Our membership grew to 169 members this past month. If you are one of the thirty-five members whose membership expires next month please renew online at www.wisdems.org/membership-2/ or stop in the office for an envelope and stamp. We’ll be happy to mail it to DPW for you!

WCDP has been working hard to expand our base on our Facebook page. With the help of many friends our page reached over 1,130 likes! Please invite your friends to like “Winnebago County (WI) Democratic Party” on Facebook and help us continue to boost our social media presence.

 Expanded Office Hours
Our office is located at 480 N. Main Street in downtown Oshkosh, (on the corner of Main & Merritt). Due to the outstanding number of people stepping up to volunteer to man the office we are pleased to announce that the office is now open six days a week!! Office hours are: Monday through Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Stop in and see us!


February Membership Meeting – February 14
Our guest speaker will be Tim Burns. Tim is one of two Democratic candidates running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. More information about Tim Burns can be found on his website and Facebook page.

“Tim Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court” on Facebook

WCDP or DPW does not endorse Tim Burns for WI Supreme Court. Rebecca Dallet is also running for this seat. You may find more information about Ms. Dallet on her website and Facebook page.

“Dallet for Justice” on Facebook

Spring Primary Election – Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tim Burns and Rebecca Dallet, candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court will be on everyone’s ballot.

 Please go to www.myvote.wi.gov to see what is on your ballot, find your polling location, register to vote, and update your name and/or address. WCDP volunteers have been assisting a huge slate of candidates that are running for the Winnebago County Board as well as seats for local school and town boards.

Annual Indigo Dinner Saturday, March 24, 2018  

 Spring Election Tuesday, April 3, 2018  

2018 State Convention – Friday, June 1 & Saturday, June 2, 2018
This year the Democratic Party of Wisconsin comes to Oshkosh for the 2018 State Convention! The DPW has a block of rooms set aside at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center with a special rate of $119.99/night. Rooms in the DPW block are on a first come, first serve basis. In order to receive the group rate, guests must reserve their room(s) no later than  May 1, 2018. To reserve a room you can call the Best Western-Oshkosh at 920-230-1900 or 855-230-1900 and mention the DPW room block. The Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center is located at 1 N. Main St, Oshkosh, 54901. https://www.oshkoshwaterfronthotel.com/


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