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FEBRUARY 2017
WINNEBAGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
NEWS & RELATED EVENTS


 
NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Letter Writing Party – February 14
Join NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 14th at the office from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. We will be writing postcards to Planned Parenthood thanking them for all the work they do, in addition to writing letters and emails to our State and Federal Legislators regarding any issue important to you such as: the environment, public education, healthcare, women’s rights, or any other issue! Please contact Autumn at autumnlinsmeier@gmail.com if you have any questions.


 
DPW Training for Volunteers & Candidates – February 18
The Democratic Party of Wisconsin will provide a training on Saturday, February 18th in our office. The goal of this program is to train county party members who want to be more involved in spring elections. This will involve training on short-term tactics like canvassing and fundraising, while simultaneously covering long-term strategies like preserving institutional knowledge and developing talent within county parties. RSVP to Marcia Steele at 920-426-4036. RSVP’s help us know how many handouts are needed and how much food to order.


 
Spring Primary Election – February 21
If you would like to know who is going to be on your ballot for State, Municipal and School Board races go to www.myvote.wi.gov. Please remember to vote for Tony Evers for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Mr. Evers is endorsed by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, and WEAC. All polls are open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 21st!


 
Voting Information for the Spring Election
A photo ID is required to receive a ballot in all special and regular elections in Wisconsin. Go to www.gab.wi.gov to learn more about this requirement. On that site you will be directed to myvote.wi.gov where you can:  register to vote, check your voter registration status, find your polling location, see what’s on your ballot, request an absentee ballot (for military and permanent oversees voters only), and check provisional ballot status. Another good site for frequently asked questions can be found at www.elections.wi.gov/faq.


 
Budget Action Workshop – February 25
The purpose of this workshop is to provide information about current budget issues, the budget process in Wisconsin, and what happens at the Joint Finance Committee public listening sessions. It will be held on Saturday, February 25 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the Plumbers & Steamfitters UA Local 400, 2700 Northridge Dr. in Kaukauna. Please contact Caty Bulgrin at cbulgrin@wiphilanthropy.org  for details on how to register or if you have questions.


 
Wisconsin Official’s Contact Information – We, The Irrelevant
Would you like to contact elected officials and make your voice heard? Here is a quick way for you to find links to most of Wisconsin’s elected officials and some departments. Go to  http://we-the-irrelevant.org/wi-officials-contact-info and make your voice heard!


 
Facebook
Connect with us on facebook and get up-to-date information on events at the office and other related activities. Please like “Winnebago County (WI) Democratic Party”.  We are building on all fronts and the number of people who like our page increases daily!


 
Office Hours
Our office at 480 N. Main St. in Oshkosh is open but with limited hours. The hours are Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM and Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please stop in during those times to share your cares and concerns. Need space for a meeting? WCDP might be able to help you out. Please contact Marcia Steele at 920-426-4036 if you have any questions or need further information.



Save the Date for These Upcoming Events!
Annual Indigo Dinner at LaSure’s Banquet Hall- March 25
Spring Election – April 4
6th Congressional District Convention – April 30
State Convention in Madison – June 2 & 3

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