- County Conventions (Virtual) April 25, 2020 Last night, the Executive Council of the North Carolina Democratic Party met again to discuss the best possible solution for 2020 County and District conventions. The Council approved a resolution regarding county and district conventions that would, among other changes, move all conventions regardless of size to a virtual platform and change the dates of the…
- 3rd District Convention May 16, 2020 Virtual Convention TBA
- NCDP State Convention June 6, 2020
- Democratic National Convention July 13, 2020 – July 16, 2020 Milwaukee, WI, USA
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Election night was not what we hoped for, but we are still hopeful for what lies ahead. Thank you Allen Thomas!
Perquimans, Pasquotank, Camden, Currituck and Dare Counties can Vote on Sunday, September 8th from noon to 3pm at their County Elections office.
The complete SBOE order can be seen here.
Several Polling sites closed early this week pending the arrival of Hurricane Dorian. The State Board of Elections has issued an Emergency Order re-opening Early Voting this Saturday, September 7th. Early Voting has been extended from 9am to 5pm at your Early Vote site in certain counties. Click here for list of Counties.
For the complete State Board of Elections order click here.
The 2019 Third Congressional District was a Huge Success. We met Saturday, May 18th in Lenoir County with more than 90 delegates and guests from 14 counties. Democratic Nominee for Congress Allen Thomas, former Mayor of Greenville, gave the keynote address. His remarks focused on the needs of our unique coastal district with a historical background in fishing and agriculture as well as the growing demands of our military bases, tourism destinations, and education and healthcare centers.
Following officer elections, adoption of resolutions relevant to the region and other business the convention adjourned into a candidates’ lunch to hear from our future statewide leaders. Joining us were Cal Cunningham, Allen Thomas Jr., Chaz Beasley, Erica Smith, James Barrett, Jen Mangram, Jenna Wadsworth, Jessica Holmes, Keith Sutton, Terry Van-Duyn, and Trevor Fuller. Thank you for your time, travel and willingness to serve.
Special Thanks to Megan Sumerell, Liz Cox and Jodie Lones for running registration; Gloria Goodwin and the Ladies from Onslow for setup and decorating our room; Cal Cunningham for seamlessly adjusting during our sound system snafus; Becky Howard, Brian Farkas, Ginger Garner, and Tess Judge for handling nominations; Jen Alexander, Katie Tomberlin, and Amanda Hooper for reviewing resolutions; Larry & Fred from the LaGrange Community Center for tech support, tables & chairs and general facility guidance; Kings Restaurant for providing an excellent Chicken & BBQ feast (eastern NC style); Bob Muller, Chris Hardee and Tom Sullivan (in absentia) for training more than nine county leadership teams. Your collective hard work made the day seem easy.
Congratulations to the new District Officers: Chris Hardee, Chair; Jen Alexander, 1 Vice; Nick Blount, 2nd Vice; Gloria Goodwin, 3rd Vice; Bob Costanzo, Treasurer; and Megan Sumerell returning as Secretary.
Today is former Governor James B. Hunt’s 82nd Birthday.
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Please join us following the Convention to hear from several of our 2020 Council of State Candidates (Lt. Governor, Superintendent of Schools, etc) during the Candidates Luncheon. Our outstanding Congressional Nominee ALLEN THOMAS will address the delegates during the Convention. Lunch Tickets are on our 3rd District Facebook page, click here for more details.
We currently have 11 candidates confirmed to speak. More may join unannounced.