Commissioner Bob Harrison 1943-2017

By Sam Mitchell
  This morning brought the sad news of the passing of Commissioner Bob Harrison. Bob was a strong supporter of Madison County Democratic Women and a friend who took the time to teach.   I remember meeting Bob for coffee shortly after I took office. He schooled me quickly about civil

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Crossover Voting- a Felony in Alabama?

By Sam Mitchell
  “After the election, if you determine that a voter participated in a political party’s primary election, and voted in a different party’s primary runoff election, please submit all evidence and details to the Secretary of State’s Office for prosecution.” (emphasis added)  

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The Decision Is Yours

By Sam Mitchell
It’s primary season in the Special Senate Election. It is important to understand the role of the party, MCDW, and voters during a primary.   A primary election is when a political party selects their nominee for a particular office. As we speak, Democrats across the State of Alabama are

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Call for Reasonable Gun Policy

By Sam Mitchell
The shooting today of David Bailey, Zach Barth, Krystal Griner, Matt Mika and Rep. Steve Scalise is a terrible tragedy. Violence is never the answer. Violence that is avoidable is even more tragic. Madison County Democratic Women extend their sympathy and best wishes to all the injured and wish

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JFK Scholarship Winner Announced

By Sam Mitchell
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN CONTACT: Susan Higgins 334/447-3691 higginssusan08@gmail.com MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 JFK Scholarship.  Grace LaFrentz, a senior at Randolph, submitted an

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JFK Scholarship Awards Dinner

By Sam Mitchell
Keynote speaker, Mimi Kennedy (Actress from the hit sitcom “Mom” and former chair of Progressive Democrats of America). More details to come – so stay tuned! Date: Thursday, May 4th Time: Dinner at 7pm / VIP reception beginning at 6pm (VIP ticket holders only) Location: The

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Elizabeth Sloan Ragland (1952 – 2017)

By Sam Mitchell
Madison County Democratic Women wish to express our condolences to the family and friends of Liz Sloan Ragland, who passed away Friday, March 10, 2017.  Liz chaired MCDWD from 1989 – 1991.  As the first African American woman elected to chair MCDWD, she was not only a trail blazer, but a

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Trivial Pantsuit

By Sam Mitchell
Tuesday, March 28th from 6-9pm Straight to Ale – Campus 805 (2620 Clinton Ave Huntsville, AL 35805) In honor of Women’s History Month, MCDW is partnering with the 5th District North Alabama Indivisible Group to bring you a night of women (and men!) celebrating women with a fun-filled evening of

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MCDW Regrets the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions

By Sam Mitchell
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2017 MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN CONTACT: Susan Higgins 334/447-3691 higginssusan08@gmail.com MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN REGRETS THE CONFIRMATION OF SENATOR JEFF SESSIONS AS ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.  In this

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