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Kingwood Area Democrats

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez (right), running for re-election as Harris County Sheriff, with KAD member Ken Aucoin

Big Tent Event a Success

Saturday morning, Sept. 19, was a cool, sunny day, perfect for KAD's Big Tent Event. Democrats from across Kingwood and the surrounding area came to pick up candidate signs and other political swag. Adding to the morning's fun was having several candidates join us to answer questions and chat with voters.

We are out of Biden signs at the moment but are on the hunt for more! Stay tuned here or on our Facebook page. 

Kathy Cheng, candidate for Justice, Texas Supreme Court, Place 6

Area Democrats were happy to take away lawn signs and other campaign materials. KAD board members Ellie Porras, Robin Pearce, and Jack Alexander helped each person find the items to match their needs. 

Julia Maldonado (right), standing for re-election to District Court, with KAD board member Elizabeth Stern. 

Veronica Rivas-Molloy, center, candidate for Justice, First Court of Appeals, with KAD members Kevin and Katrin McManis.

Left to right: Eartha Johnson, mother of Te'Iva Bell, candidate for judge, Criminal District Court; Paula Miller; Clarence Miller, 2022 candidate for County Commissioner, Precinct 4; and Jeff McGowen, candidate for Harris County Constable, Precinct 4.

Jay Stittleburg (right), candidate for State Senator, District 4, with Tony Morales of KAD.

PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES BEGIN SEPT. 29

The first presidential debate will take place on Sept. 29. Donald Trump and Joe Biden will face questioning by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace.

Additional debates are scheduled Oct. 15 and 22. 

Mike Pence and Kamala Harris will meet in a vice presidential debate on Oct. 7

IMPORTANT DATES

Oct. 5 – Last day to register to vote or update registration for the General Election

Oct. 13 to 30 - Early Voting

Oct. 23 – Last day for HC Clerk’s Office to receive applications for Ballot By Mail 

Nov. 3 – Election Day

NEW:  BALLOT DROP-OFF

Harris County Voters will have a drop-off option for their Vote By Mail ballots during Early Voting, Oct. 13-30, and on Election Day, Nov. 3. See details here.

SAMPLE BALLOTS
NOW AVAILABLE 
EARLY VOTING INFORMATION

Early Voting schedules and polling locations are posted for both Harris and Montgomery Counties. Check on our Voter Information page by clicking on the arrow. 

DO NOT  DELAY !

Protect your right to vote in the General Election! 

If you are not yet registered at your current residence, do so ASAP. You should allow 30 days for the registration to become valid.

Register early!

   

SIMPLE GUIDE TO THE ELECTION

Besides the presidential race, voters will pick US senators, US representatives, state and county officials, judges and state Supreme Court justices. Adding an extra layer of complexity is the 

Electoral College. This guide from the BBC can help!

MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m.

Candidate Meet & Greet 

@ 6-7 p.m.

KAD meets on the first Wednesday of every month. We are using Zoom until further notice.

 

For membership information, click on this arrow.

 

BOOK CLUB
Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Help turn Texas BLUE! 

Join one of our phone banks and call Democrats to remind them to vote.

Sign up through KAD's FaceBook Group. Look under the "Events" tab in the menu. 

For more information, please send a text to our volunteer coordinator, Deanie Allen, at 713-582-5253.

The new KAD Book Club will meet again on Nov. 18 to discuss On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder and Authoritarian Nightmare by John Dean and Bob Altemeyer. Read one or read both!

New members are welcome.

For more information or to sign up, please email us here.

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New-member special!  

 

We have T-shirts and baseball caps through the KAD Store. A one-time donation of $25 or more will give you merchandise and club membership through Dec. 31, 2020.  

 

In addition, we have face masks with various Dem designs ($20 each), Biden/Harris yard signs ($10 each), "Had Enough?" yard signs ($20 each), and other Biden memorabilia, such as flags, bumper stickers, and buttons. Contact us here for these additional items.

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Kingwood Area Democrats
P.O. Box 6177
Kingwood, TX  77325-6177

The Flippable 17

Five Houston-area flippable State House seats

Tuesday September 22, 8 p.m., is the last of the Texas State House District Forums series hosted by Blue Outpost TX. However, there will be additional interviews with Democratic candidates on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. through Election Day. 

Mike Collier, a longtime KAD member and 2018 candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, will host the series. Another KAD member, Jaime Rodriguez will moderate the interviews along with Carli Mosier of ROAD Women (River Oaks Area Democratic Women). Behind-the-scenes help will be provided by Ellie Porras, KAD president; John Cotter, Humble Area Democrats president; and Robin Fulford, Democratic Club of the Woodlands president.

 Texas State House District Forums

Tuesday, September 22

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Texas State Senator Royce West

State Representative Senfronia Thompson

Mike is now officially a senior advisor on the Biden Team in Texas. He ran as the Democratic candidate for Texas lieutenant governor in 2018. 

Mike, a Kingwood resident, has been a sustaining member of KAD for many years and is currently a silver member.

John Dean, author, political commentator, and former White House Counsel to Richard Nixon, calls the people closest to Trump, "dangerous men" who are flirting with authoritarianism.

 

Read more in our Blog.

Thank you for supporting KAD so we can help

TURN TEXAS BLUE!