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Leaving Paris Accords: A Bad Idea

Early this month, the president announced that the U.S. is pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement.  We have now joined Syria and Nicaragua as the only three countries in the world who have not signed this agreement.   The Paris Agreement is a non-binding agreement that asks countries to set goals for reducing greenhouse […]

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Time to Speak

Wouldn’t it be nice for a political candidate to start by knowing what the district actually wants from their representative? Deborah Gonzalez is running for the GA House of Representatives District 117 (which includes parts of Oconee County). Deborah wants to know what the residents in Oconee County are concerned about so she is inviting […]

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Minutes of June 20, 2017

Minutes of the Meeting of the Oconee County Democratic Committee JUNE 20, 2017, GOVERNMENT ANNEX, WATKINSVILLE Committee members present: Wendy Wade, Carolyn Crawford, Dan Matthews, Sarajane Love, Bill Ghodes, Wanda Stitt-Ghodes, Angie Eells, Priscilla Sumner, Margaret Holt, Pam Davis, Pat Adams and Paul Dotterweich Committee members absent and excused: Ann Stoneburner, Ray Zwaagstra, Robert Wyatt, […]

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Oconee Democrats at Deborah Gonzalez’ Launch

Today at Bishop Park, Deborah Gonzalez official launched her campaign for Georgia State House Representative for District 117, composed of parts of Oconee, Clark, Barrow, and Jackson counties.  She is challenging Regina Quick in November 2018.   We’re excited to have a strong candidate to support, in a district which has been identified as one of […]

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Minutes for May 16, 2017

Minutes of the Meeting of the Oconee County Democratic Committee May 16, 2017, Oconee County Library In Watkinsville Committee members present: Wendy Wade, Ann Stoneburner, Carolyn Crawford, Dan Matthews, Bill Gohdes, Wanda Stitt-Gohdes, Angie Eells, Ray Zwaagstra, Margaret Holt, Pam Davis, Robert Wyatt, Diana Jeffreys, Pat Adams, Paul Dotterweich Absent: Sarajane Love, Vicky Moody, Violet […]

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Minutes for April 18, 2017

Minutes of the Meeting of the Oconee County Democratic Committee April 18, 2017, Oconee County Library In Watkinsville Committee members present: Wendy Wade, Carolyn Crawford, Dan Matthews, Sarajane Love, Angie Eells, Priscilla Sumner, Ray Zwaagsstra, Margaret Holt, Pam Davis, Diana Jeffreys, Pat Adams Committee members absent and excused: Ann Stoneburner, Bill Gohdes, Wanda Stitt-Gohdes, Robert […]

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Call for Candidates!

We’re looking for candidates to stand for a number of local elections.  Elected officials are just regular people—people with jobs, families, and all the rest—who are willing to do the work to keep our towns and county working smoothly.  If you even might be interested, we’d love to know, and to help you learn what would be […]

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Blood Drive 5/17 at Oconee Veteran’s Park

The Red Cross is collecting blood donations in the Community Room at Oconee Veteran’s Park, Wednesday May 17 between 11am and 4pm.  Walk-ins are welcome! Each pint donated can save up to three lives.  Most people over 18 are eligible to give blood… if you have questions, follow these links to the Red Cross for […]

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Rolling out our new site!

Welcome to our new site!  The old oconeedemocrats.net was, among other concerns, too close a miss to Oconee County, SC’s site at oconeedemocrats.com.  We had some other, more technical reasons for rolling a new site, but that’s the reason for the name change!

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