Special Senate Race

Special Senate Race

It’s 2017 Primary Season Today marked the end of the qualifying and filing period for candidates to run in the special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. As of tonight, there are eight candidates: Dr. Will Boyd, Jr. (Lauderdale County), Vann Caldwell (Talledega County), Jason Fisher (Baldwin County), Michael Hansen (Jefferson […]

MCDW Supports the Democratic National Party Platform

MCDW Supports the Democratic National Party Platform

MCDW is guided by and supports the Democratic National Party and the 2016 – 2020 National Committee Platform: Raise Incomes and Restore Economic Security for the Middle Class Create Good-Paying Jobs Fight for Economic Fairness and Against Inequality Bring Americans Together and Remove Barriers to Opportunities Protect Voting Rights, Fix our Campaign Finance System, and Restore our Democracy […]

JFK Scholarship Winner Announced

JFK Scholarship Winner Announced

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 essay in response to the question: “What positive impacts have women in public office had […]

JFK Scholarship Awards Dinner

JFK Scholarship Awards Dinner

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 Ledges (32 Castle Down Drive Huntsville, AL 35802) Reserve your spot […]

Elizabeth Sloan Ragland (1952 – 2017)

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 role model for women […]

Trivial Pantsuit

Trivial Pantsuit

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 trivia, delicious drinks, and great company! Teams will compete in groups of four, and prizes […]

MCDW Regrets the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions

MCDW Regrets the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions

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 capacity, Mr. Sessions will have broad and sweeping authority over enforcement of civil rights, disability rights, and […]

MCDW Opposes Donald Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Ban

MCDW Opposes Donald Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Ban

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 OPPOSES DONALD TRUMP’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL MUSLIM BAN. The executive order that was signed on Friday, suspended refugee resettlement for 120 days, indefinitely suspended the resettlement of refugees from Syria, and banned the entry of nationals […]

Panel Held to Better Understand Alabama Legislature

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Panel Held to Better Understand Alabama Legislature

Originally posted on waaytv.com Alabama lawmakers will head back to Montgomery in a few weeks. Monday night, the Madison County Democratic Women held a community-wide panel to explain how the legislature works and and how to get involved. “There is a large part of the population here in Alabama that knows we have a legislature, they […]

Yes We Can

Yes We Can

Yes We Can.Your Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency President Obama will be our president for a few more days.  We are sad to see him leave office. Let’s take a few minutes and let him know what he means to us. Click here.