Collin County Democratic Party
Summary: Podcast of the Collin County Democratic Party. We talk about issues at the county, state, and federal level. We interview candidates and interesting people. We also spotlight party activity. So, "Come and Hear it"!
In this episode, we are joined by Manny Garcia, Executive Director for the Texas Democratic Party, and John Shanks, CCDP’s 2020 Coordinated Campaign Committee Chair. We discuss the results of the latest Texas Legislative Session, which concluded at the end of May, as well as ways we can turn Collin County and Texas blue in 2020! Interested in working with ... Read More
In this episode, Barb Walters stops by to discuss her current work on the U.S Commission on Civil Rights. She tells us all about the various initiatives and tasks that this important commission is doing for civil rights and voting rights. This is also our first episode where we livestreamed the episode. To see our full discussion with Barb Walters, ... Read More
In this episode, Sudhir sits down with our chair, Mike Rawlins, as he explains his take on the 2018 election results and what everyone can do to keep the momentum going into 2020. We would like to thank all of our listeners and wish each and everyone of y’all a safe and happy holiday season! Join us for our CCDP ... Read More
In this episode, Sudhir interviews Julie Luton who is our candidate for HD 70. Then, we discuss the repercussions of not voting in this important election. Information about Voting can be found here: Collin County Elections Website Collin County Democratic Party Ken Paxton suing to remove pre-existing conditions Justice Department won’t defend Obamacare in GOP states’ lawsuit Race for Texas ... Read More
In this episode, we interview Laura Gunn, who is our candidate for Texas House District 33. She tells us all about her campaign and what she will bring to Austin once elected. After, we discuss the composition of a typical Republican Attack Ad, focusing on four main themes: Strong Borders, Too Liberal for Texas, Socialism, and Walkway Memes. Articles about ... Read More
Podcast Summary In this episode, we interview Mark Phariss, who is our candidate for Texas Senate District 8. He tells us all about his campaign’s progress as well as his stance on important issues facing Texans. He brings a lot to the table and we are very excited to have him as our guest. After, we talk about the ultra-conservative ... Read More
In this episode, we talk with Sharon Hirsch, our candidate for HD66, about her views on the education system in Texas. In our roundtable discussion, we talk about Trump’s tariffs, the importance of the State Attorney General office, Trump’s re-election campaign’s donations to two North Texas Republican incumbents, and of course, Beto’s campaign progress. For more information about the events ... Read More
In this episode, we talk with Lorie Burch about what her role would be as your future congresswoman. In our roundtable discussion, we talk about Beto’s campaign and the Supreme Court vacancy. If you’ve enjoyed it, please tell a friend and come and hear it!
In this episode, we talk about the goings-on at the national, state, and local levels, such as Beto’s campaign progress, primary run-off elections, property tax reform, and Trump’s border policy. During Civics 101, we talk about how you can register and how you can get others to register. Also, if you are unsure about your voter status or need to ... Read More
In this episode, we talk about the goings-on at the national, state, and local levels, such as Beto’s campaign, corruption in politics, teacher walkout; our interview with Mike Rawlins, CCDP Chair, as he discusses what’s next after the convention and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to check our guest interview, here are the time stamps: 39:00- ... Read More
In this episode, we talk about the goings-on last week (PRIMARIES!); our newest segment, “Alright Y’all”; our interview with Barb Walters, CCDP Vice-Chair, as she discusses what’s next after the Primary – The Convention; and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to just check our newest segment “Alright Y’all!” or our guest interview, here are the timestamps: 45:28- ... Read More
In this episode, we talk about the goings-on last week (Gun Safety and Conservatives Targeting Educators); our interview with CD3 candidate, Sam Johnson; Civics 101 on the Do’s, Don’t’s, and Why’s of Voting in this Election; and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to just check our guest interview, here’s the time segment: 43:39- “Sam Johnson Interview” For ... Read More
In this episode, we talk about the goings-on last week (DACA, Tax Scam Bill, and Censuring of Speaker Straus); our interview with CD3 candidate, Adam Bell; Civics 101 on Early Voting and Election Day Voting; and what’s coming up in CCDP. If you want to just check out a few segments, here are our big segments: 13:01- “Goings-On (DACA, Tax ... Read More
In this episode, we talk about the goings-on (Abbott’s Property Tax Bill and the Government Shutdown). We have our interview with CD3 candidate- Lorie Burch. And in Civics 101, we will talk about voter registration. This is a bi-weekly podcast. If you enjoyed it, please tell a friend and Come and Hear It!