Welcome to the Haywood Dems

Two Important Events

Haywood County Democratic Convention

The Haywood County Democratic Convention is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 with March 30 as a snow date. and the District 11 Convention will be held on April 27. Anyone who volunteered as a delegate during the recent precinct meetings is expected to attend to participate in the business of organizing the county party. All other democrats and unaffiliated voters are welcome to attend as well. The March 23 meeting will be held at the USDA Center at 589 Raccoon Road in Waynesville starting with a pancake breakfast at 8 am.

Precinct Organizing Meeting

On Saturday February 23 at 10 am – 12 noon, Haywood Democratic Precinct Officers are invited to Democratic Headquarters for an information session. The goal of the session is to teach precinct officers how to build precincts for the 2019/2020 campaigns.

Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

Our Volunteer Appreciation Brunch was a great success! On January 12, despite the threat of ice and snow, the Haywood Democrats hosted about 60 volunteer for a get-together over loads of delicious food to contribute ideas and suggestions for our county party going forward. We have compiled these ideas and will be working on strategies and information sessions for this year.


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.