Phone Bankers Needed:

If he can do it, so can you! Can you commit just one hour per week between now and the November 27th run-off election? That would make a BIG difference. All you need is a computer and a cell phone.

Contact us, and we will get you started. It matters.

Canvassing is happening the next two weekends as well–contact us for details, and we can get you materials and a walk list, and a partner if you need one!

Lafayette County Dems performed better in this election than we ever have before:

More than 150 volunteers, about 50 of whom canvassed.
4000 doors knocked.
Approximately 4500 postcards to voters written and mailed.
2000 calls made to GOTV on Monday and Tuesday.
40 poll watchers.
Approximately $7000 raised this year.
A thousand votes more than we hoped for, for an Espy win in this county.
53.5% voter turnout, which is equal to a presidential election year, and unprecedented for a midterm election.

Where do we go from here?

  1. Support Mike Espy in the runoff election on Tuesday, November 27th. Mississippi needs him in the US Senate! He would be our first African-American Mississippi Senator since Reconstruction, and our first Democratic Senator in 30 years.
  2. Come to the Lafayette County Democratic Executive Committee election discussion: Monday, November 12, 5:30 pm at the Greenroof Lounge (top of the Marriot on Jackson Ave.).
  3. Begin working on the 2019 election for our local and state races now! We must identify candidates and qualify candidates before the March 1 deadline.

Our Mission

The Lafayette County Democratic Party exists to make the party relevant in the county, to enable the election of Democratic candidates, to conduct primary elections, to support candidates’ campaigns and activities, to organize and hold fundraisers, to encourage the registration of new voters and the participation of current voters, to ascertain the needs of the community and to serve as a conduit in keeping candidates and office holders informed of those needs.

Our efforts are to benefit the local, state and national Committees and our constituents in the community.

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