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Oconee Democrat Fashions Have Arrived!

Would you rather dress like a Republican or a Democrat? Here’s your chance to show your OC Democrat pride, just in time for fall!  Go to the OC Democrat store on LogoSportsWear.com to order T-Shirts, Sweats, even Jackets! The Oconee County Democrats logo will be printed on high-quality clothing (Hanes, Champion, even Patagonia!) and sent […]

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Letter To The Editor – Oconee Enterprise

See below for a letter published in the August 2, 2018 Oconee Enterprise, written by Oconee Democrats’ own Alice Zwaagstra! Great job, Alice, we couldn’t agree more! Congress Needs Courage On Border A few thoughts on our border/migrant situation.  Let me begin with a quote from a letter to the Enterprise dated July 19, 2018:  […]

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Upcoming Events!

There are a lot of great events coming up in and around Oconee County.  All of these are posted on our Calendar page, so be sure to check them out! August 14:  Oconee County Democratic Committee Social Hour.  5:30-7:00pm at The Pub On Main.  Come meet like-minded Oconee county residents.  There are more of us than you […]

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Who are the real patriots?

The primaries are over and Democrats across the country are gearing up for the General Election (November 6th!).  With the barrage of political ads we’ve all been subjected to, I’ve been wondering for a while now: Who are the real patriots these days?  Who is carrying forward the vision of the country’s founders? The GOP […]

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Primary Wrap-Up

Primary season officially ended at 7pm last night, and the Oconee Democrats would like to take a moment before we all dig into the General Election (November 6th!) to extend our thanks to all candidates for a great race.  Remember, it was only 2 short years ago when Congressman Hice ran unopposed, and we had […]

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The Blue Wave

Newsletter Reader Column: The Blue Wave Eric Gisler   It is not just spring and its associated pollen that is in the air these days.  If you are like me, you are getting excited about the 2018 election. There is no doubt that election of “the twitterer in chief” in 2016 has energized the electorate, […]

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Oconee Young Dems Host “Good Cause” Tournament for ACTS

Area Churches Together Serving is an  organization supported by local churches to provide food and clothing for the needy.   ACTS accepts referrals from its member churches and others, but also from  Oconee County Social Services Agencies such as DHR and ACTION. The Oconee Young Democrats from both our high schools are hosting an event to benefit ACTS, […]

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Where to Send Your Donations

At our last meeting, we were asked about the plethora of groups vying for your political donations.  There are many, many options, and it’s hard for anyone to make sense of it all. The way I look at it, there are basically four kinds of causes asking for your political donations: Individual candidates, to directly […]

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We Have Candidates! … And They Need YOU

Qualifying week is now over for all candidates in local, state, and federal seats…which means we have campaigns to run! 💙 We have a slew of campaigns that we will be working in the Oconee County local, state, and federal elections. That is amazing news, and a huge success compared to earlier ballots full of uncontested […]

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“March for our Lives” Rally: March 24, 2018

“March for Our Lives Rally” will be held at 11 am – 1 pm, Saturday, March 24, at the Pavilion in Oconee Veterans Park, 3500 Hog Mountain Road, in support of thousands of high school students across Georgia and the nation who are insisting that lawmakers everywhere put an end to the mass killings of […]

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