Lowndes County Democratic Party
Monthly Meeting
October 6, 2014
6:00 pm
Bas Bleu (121 North Patterson)

We are drawing close to the busiest time of the year. Election season is upon us.  We will hear from State Representative Dexter Sharper on upcoming legislative schedule (he is unopposed this year), early voting, GOTV events and more. Lowndes County Commissioner Demarcus Marshall will give us a wrap-up on his first term and welcomes your input on his upcoming term (he also is un-opposed). And Valdosta City Councilwoman Sandra Tooley will talk to us about her first year in office. Our elected officials can give us special insights into how we can help to get out the vote and elect those who represent our entire community.  We will also hear about local GOTV events, phone banks, and more. If you ever thought of being involved in the Democratic process, now is the time.  

Saturday & Sunday Voting


Where: Board of Elections
Address: 2808 North Oak St. Valdosta
Date: Saturday - October 25, 2014 (9-4)
Date: Sunday - October 26, 2014 (12-5)


Lowndes County will have two weekend days of voting this election term.  Early voting is from October 13-31 with the weekend of October 25-26 included.  There is ample time and availability and it is important that everyone exercise their right to vote.  
Please spread the word that voting will be available on both Saturday - October 25, 2014 and  Sunday - October 26, 2014. 


Local Candiates

Lowndes County has Democratic Candidates of our own who could use your support.  Bikram Mohanty is running for Senate District 8 and Tom Hochschild is running for County Commission District 3.  Anything you can do to help these Democrats in winnable races will be appreciated.  They need your time, your money and most importantly your vote.  For more information visit and
Both Dexter Sharper (GA House 177) and Demarcus Marshall (Commission District 4) are unopposed.


And Finally Volunteer! 

We need YOU to volunteer.   If you are able to help with any of the following please contact:
Rides to the polls -- Dennis Marks -- 229-630-8486
Phone Banks/Canvasing -- Laverne Gaskins -- 229-834-2215
Please encourage your friends, family, co-workers to be sure to vote this time. (Remember Sunday Voting!)  We need to turn out MORE voters than in 2010 and together we can Elect Democrats.   Again thank you!


Democratically yours,

Upcoming Events
Date Event
October 4, 2014 Honeybee Festival - candidate booths
October 6, 2014 Last day to register to vote
October 6, 2014 Monthly Meeting
6:00 PM
October 7, 2014 Valdosta Chamber 
Meet The Candidates
5:00 PM
October 13-31, 2014 Early Voting
October 17,2014 Lake Park Chamber Candidate Meet and Greet
7:00 PM
October 25, 2014 Saturday Voting
October 26, 2014 Sunday Voting
November 3, 2014 Monthly Meeting
November 4, 2014 Election Day
7 AM - 7 PM
December 1, 2014 Monthly Meeting

Important dates from the Georgia Secretary of State


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