Welcome to the Haywood Dems

Congratulations To All The Winners!

Well Done And Thank You To All The Candidates!

Thank You To All The Volunteers Who Worked To Turn-Out The Voters!

We Broke The Majority!!

We’re grateful to all our Democratic candidates who ran positive and strong campaigns.  We’re proud of all our candidates and win or lose, thank you for your work.  The 2020 Election Cycle starts today!

Special thanks to NC CD11 Congressional Candidate Phillip Price, and all the candidates who ran to Break the Majority (Art Sherwood, David Wheeler, Norm Bossert, Bobby Kuppers, Terry Van Duyn, Amanda Bregel, Tim Barnsback, Howard Larsen, Gregory Gallagher, Sam Edney, Susan Fisher, John Ager, Brian Turner, Gayle Kemp, Rhonda Schandevel, Joe Sam Queen and Aaron Miller.)

Democratic Victories in NC 11

Apologies for any oversights or misspellings.  The full list can be viewed by clicking HERE.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY – THE SUPER MAJORITY HAS BEEN BROKEN!!
Terry Van Duyn – NC Senate District 49
Susan Fisher – NC House District 114
John Agar – NC House District 115
Brian Turner – NC House District 116
Joe Sam Queen – NC House District 119

JUDICIAL – STATEWIDE
(All are ahead with 2683 of 276 precincts reporting, pending final results)
Anita Earls – NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Seat 1
John Arrowood – NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 1
Toby Hampson – NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 2
Allegra Collins – NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 3

JUDICIAL – DISTRICT
Robert (Bob) Ervin – NC Superior Court Judge District 25A, Seat 1
Marvin P. Pope – NC Superior Court Judge District 28, Seat 1
Alan Thornburg – NC Superior Court Judge District 28, Seat 2
Bradley Letts – NC Superior Court Judge District 30B, Seat 1
Larry Leake – NC District Court Judge District 24, Seat 1
Julie Kepple – NC District Court Judge District 28, Seat 2
Patricia Kaufmann Young – NC District Court Judge District 28, Seat 3
Susan (Smitty) Dotson-Smith – NC District Court Judge District 28, Seat 4
Ed Clontz – NC District Court Judge District 28, Seat 5
Roy Wijewickrama – NC District Court Judge District 30, Seat 2

REFERENDA
Nonpartisan Judicial Merit Commission – FAILED
Bipartisan Board of Ethics and Elections – FAILED
(The other 4 referendums passed)

HAYWOOD
Kirk Kirkpatrick III – Haywood County Board of Commissioners
Hunter Plemmons – Haywood County Clerk of Superior Court
Sherri Rogers – Haywood County Register of Deeds
Greg Christopher – Haywood County Sheriff
Greg West – Haywood County Tax Collector
Larry Henson – Haywood County Board of Education, Bethel District
Jimmy Rodgers, Haywood County Board of Education, Clyde District
Steven Kirkpatrick – Haywood County Board of Education, Fines Creek District
David Burnette – Haywood County Board of Education, Beaverdam District
Charles Boyd – Haywood County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor
Bob Cathey – Haywood County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor
Jim Francis, Jr. – Junaluska Sanitary District
Dan McCracken – Junaluska Sanitary District
Jack Leatherwood, Jr. – Maggie Valley Sanitary District

Events

Regular Monthly Meetings

Democratic Women – 3rd Thursday of the month – 6:30pm – Various meeting places

Senior Democrats –  last Tuesday of every month – 1:00pm – Democratic Headquarters

Democratic Men – 4th Thursday of the month – 6:00pm – Captain’s Bay, Russ Ave, Waynesville

Executive Meeting – 3rd Monday of each month – 6:30pm –  Democratic Headquarters

Auxiliary Groups

 

Democratic Women

The objectives of the Haywood County Democratic Women’s Club are to support the principles of the Democratic Party; to encourage able Democratic women to seek public office; and to participate in Democratic Party activities. The HCDWC also works to elect Democratic Party candidates and lends support to Democratic elected officials. Come join us! – 3rd Thursday of the month – 6:30pm -Democratic Headquarters, Judy Russell, President, djrussell2003@att.net

Senior Democrats

The objectives of the Haywood County Senior Democrats are to work to get Democratic candidates elected to public office; to advocate for issues of concern to seniors; and to educate voters and potential voters about issues and candidates.  Any registered Democrat over the age of 50 is eligible for membership. Come join us!  –  last Tuesday of every month – 1:00 pm @Democratic Headquarters
Juanita Dixon, President, sjdixon28716@yahoo.com

Democratic Men

The purpose of the Haywood County Democratic Men’s Club is to promote the interests of the Democratic Party and to help get Democratic candidates elected to all levels of government. In addition, the club provides financial assistance and counsel to the Haywood Democratic Party. Join us the 4th Thursday of the month – Captain’s Bay, Russ Ave.
Tom Alexander, President, RTA95240@gmail.com

Young Democrats

Efforts are underway to reorganize the Haywood County Young Democrats. Any registered Democrat under the age of 36 interested in joining should contact us. Go to he Contact page here or email us at HaywoodDemocrats@gmail.com.

Any group of 5 or more young Democrats can organize within their county as an official chapter of Young Democrats of North Carolina (YDNC). By promoting the values of freedom, fairness, equality and social justice, the Young Democrats organization provides the youth of North Carolina a vehicle for progressive change.