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VAN ZANDT COUNTY DEMOCRATS
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 2024
Time to Re-certify

If you are a Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar (DVR) or would like to become one, you will need to re-certify in 2023/2024.  Tx Democrats DVR & Voter Registration

Click for more information about becoming a DVR.

Beto's Powered by People provides on-line training and test to become a DVR

Precinct Chairs

Click for more information about becoming a precinct chair

Biden/Harris Victory Fund

2024 President Biden - SOTU

U.S. Senator

U.S. Representative, District 5

Texas Railroad Commissioner

Justice, Supreme Court Place 2

Justice, Supreme Court Place 6

Bonnie Lee Goldstein

State Representative, District 2

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The Right to Protest

ACLU of Texas - Protesters' Right

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 BIDEN/HARRIS

President Biden Signs the American Rescue Plan

 

The American Rescue Plan:

  • Sends $1400 stimulus checks directly to households

  • Funds more vaccines

  • Expands access to health care coverage

  • Helps small businesses & local governments

  • Extends unemployment benefits

  • Offers relief to renters and struggling families

  • Addresses decades of farm policy discrimination in rural America

  • Gets children back to school safely

  • And gets Americans back to work

 

Every Texas Republican in Congress who voted to give billionaires a tax cut in 2017 opposed the American Rescue Plan.

The American Rescue Plan is funding a $10 million communication project in Van Zandt County. This funding will be used to construct additional towers, making the county safer for first responders.

      January 20, 2022 Year One

 

"It's never been a good idea to bet against America. And, there's nothing we can't do if we do it together. We are stronger today than we were a year ago."

      January 20, 2021 Noon EST

 

"I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

President Biden"We've learned again that democracy is precious. Democracy is fragile. And at this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed."

Follow

Biden-Harris   @    The White House

President Biden

Victory Speech  (Nov 7, 2020)

"This is the time to heal in America"

Vice President Harris

Victory Speech (Nov 7, 2020)

"I hope every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities."

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 VOLUNTEER

Barack Obama 2008 - "Yes We Can"

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 VOTE  KIOSK

Do you need more information?

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to see more...)

Contact the VZ County Clerk's Office.

Go to Vote Texas Website.

Still registered?  Verify your voter registration status.

Verify your voter ID document.

League of Women Voters® of Texas

Felony conviction? Find out if you can vote.

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 REGISTER TO VOTE

Are you registered to vote?  Or need to update your voting address?

Register to Vote in 3 Easy Steps

1.

Verify your voter registration status.

2.

Complete your voter registration application.

3.

Mail or hand-deliver your application to the VZ County Clerk's Registrar.

For name changes or address changes, update your voter registration on-line.

Fast, New, & Easy!

1.

You will need:

   Texas Drivers License or ID

   Social Security #

   Voter Registration Card VUID

2.

Update voter name & address on-line.

Voter registration cards usually arrive in about 30 days.

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 STUDENT VOTERS

Are you a Texas student voter, living away from home?

You can vote!  Choose  either A, B, or C - they all require a bit of advance planning.

A.

Change you voter registration to your away from home location (30 or more days before the election).

B.

Vote early or on election day at home.

C.

Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail from the Texas SoS, as early as possible, but at least 10 days before the election.

Apply to have the ballot sent to your away from home location.

See VOTE BY MAIL below for more information.

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 VOTE BY MAIL

Are you eligible to request an Application for  Ballot By Mail (ABBM)?

Stay Safe and Vote By Mail (VBM) -

How to Request to VBM

1.

Verify your VBM eligibility.

2.

Request an ABBM

    ABBM aka Form 6-1f

   Order on-line from the Texas SoS 

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    Download from the Texas SoS

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 Download from the VZ County Clerk

3.

Fill-out & sign your VBM application.

*** A TX DL or other TX ID number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security # is required.

 

PROVIDE BOTH to avoid delays. ****

Keep a copy or photo of your signed application.

4.

Mail or hand-deliver your VBM application to the VZ County Clerk's Election Office.

When Your VBM Ballot Arrives

5.

VBM ballots are sent out a few weeks before the election.Protect your VBM ballot from fraud with Helpful Hints from the TX SoS.

6.

Complete your ballot and carefully follow the directions for its return.

*** Carrier Envelope: Use the same TX ID # and/or Social Security # that you provided in Step 3.  ****

 

Sign the carrier envelope the same way as you signed your application in Step 3.

7.

Mail-in your carrier envelope/ballot as soon as possible. Allow at least 5 days for delivery.

8.

Track your ABBM and your  ballot status.

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FPCA Voters

Service members, their families, and overseas citizens may request an absentee ballot using a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) through the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP).

1.

Request an absentee ballot.

2.

Track your FPCA absentee ballot.

Make Sure Your Vote Counts - Avoid These Common Errors

Missing TX ID# or Social Security #

Before you SEAL the carrier envelope, verify that it includes a TX ID # or the last four digits of your SS#.

No signature on carrier envelope. Before you drop your carrier envelope in the mail, double-check to verify that it is signed.

TX ID # or Social Security # does not match application.

Verify that the ID number on the carrier envelope matches your application.

Ballot received too late.

With a few exceptions, ballots must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) at the VZ County Clerk's Office by the day after election day.

Signature on carrier envelope does not match application.

For households with more than 1 person voting by mail - before you sign, verify that the printed name on the carrier envelope is your name.

Do not sign the carrier envelope for other members of your household.

Carrier envelope contains more than 1 ballot.

A carrier envelope can contain only 1 ballot. Do not bundle ballots together.

Are you concerned about using the USPS to return Your VBM ballot?

If you are concerned that there will not be enough time (allow AT LEAST 5 days) to mail-in your VBM ballot for the election, you may drop-off your ballot (see instructions) at the County Clerk's Election Office.  You will need a valid ID, and you may only drop-off your own ballot.

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 CHECK YOUR PRECINCT

In 2021, the County Commissioner and Voting Precinct boundaries were redrawn due to the redistricting process.

To verify your precinct information, check the Prec. No. on your voter registration card or bring up your voter registration information from the Texas SoS site.

Click on this Link: Redistricting Map

   Check Precinct in the Legend Box

   Select Van Zandt County

   Select you Prec. No

Expand the map to verify your location.

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 EVENTS

Use the  Subscribe for Updates form to contact the VZC Democrats. Please include your name, phone number, email, and best time to contact you.

Vote By Mail in 2024

Eligible voters wanting to vote by mail in 2024 must reapply after January 1, 2024.

See our Vote Kiosk Vote By Mail for more information.

Download an Application to Vote By Mail

Kristen Washington for HD2

Kristen Washington speaks on being lone Democrat running for former Rep. Bryan Slaton’s seat

 

KLTV East Texas Now Interview with Kristen Washington

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Ruth Torres for CD5

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In 2024, Democracy is on the ballot.

VZC Dems Yard Sale Fundraiser RESCHEDULED DUE to STORMS

Email us if you have items to donate.

See guidelines for items that sell well, how to price, and those items we cannot accept.

Yard sale will be June 28 & 29 (First Monday Friday and Saturday).

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Monthly Meetings - Meet & Eat - July 13

Upcoming Meeting: Meet & Eat (lunch not provided)

Saturday, July 13 - Join us at The Jalapeno Tree, 17270 I-20 Frontage Rd, Canton, TX 75103 - Lunch/meeting at 1 PM.

Monthly Meeting, 2nd Saturday @ 1 PM:

July 13, 2024 - The Jalapeno Tree

Aug.  10, 2024

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 ELECTION DATES

2024 Election Dates

 

Jan 1, 2024

First day to apply for annual Vote By Mail ballots (includes Primary, Runoff, May, & Nov. General Elections).

Oct. 7, 2024

Voter Registration Deadline for General Election

VZ County Clerk

Election Information.
 

League of Women Voters® of Texas

Voters Guide

Oct. 21, 2024

First Day of Early Voting

Early Voting Hours - See VZ County Clerk

 

Oct. 25, 2024

Vote-by-Mail Applications must

be RECEIVED by the County Clerk's Early Vote Office

 

Nov. 1, 2024

Last Day of Early Voting

Nov. 5, 2024

General Election

Last day (see rules) for ballot by mail.

Early Voting

 Oct 21 - Nov. 1, 2024

Early Voting Location - See VZ County Clerk

General Election

Nov 5, 2024 - See VZ County Clerk

Democratic National Convention

August 19 - 22, 2024

United Center

Chicago, Illinois

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 DONATE
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Protect your personal and credit card information

Before  you donate on-line or via your cellphone, verify the website. Most Democratic Party candidates and organizations use ActBlue.  Double-check to ensure the donation link asking for credit card information begins with:

  https://secure.actblue.com/donate

  VZC Democrats ActBlue Link:

   https://secure.actblue.com/donate/van-zandt-county-democratic-party--tx--1

There have been reports of  a malware pop-up redirecting a valid QR code link to a fraudulent site. Candidate/organization QR scans normally go to their website, FB page, or to their ActBlue link.

What is ActBlue?

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ActBlue

Support the Van Zandt County Democratic Party

Donate by mail with a check:

Van Zandt County Democratic Party

P.O. Box 217

Canton, TX 75103

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