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Stonewall Endorsed Primary Candidates

posted by Rich Bailey   [ updated ]

On January 8th the members of the Stonewall Democrats of Austin heard from approximately 70 candidates. In order to earn the endorsement, a candidate needed to get 60% of the votes cast in their race. Below are the Stonewall Democrats of Austin endorsed candidates for the 2020 Travis County Democratic Party primary. Congratulation to the candidates, and thank you to all candidates who participated! 🏳️‍🌈🇺🇸

US Representative TX-10: Mike Siegel
US Representative TX-17: David Jaramillo
US Representative TX-21: Wendy Davis
US Representative TX-25: Julie Oliver
US Representative TX-35: Rep. Lloyd Doggett

Texas Senate District 24: Clayton Tucker

Texas House District 45: Erin Zwiener
Texas House District 51: Eddie Rodriguez
Texas House District 136: John Bucy III

Texas Railroad Commissioner: Chrysta Castañeda

Texas State Board of Education District 10: Dr. Marsha Burnett-Webster

Chief Justice Texas Supreme Court: Amy Clark Meachum
Texas Supreme Court Place 6: Kathy Cheng
Texas Supreme Court Place 7: Brandy Voss
Texas Supreme Court Place 8: Gisela Triana
Texas Supreme Court Place 9: Brandon Birmingham

Chief Justice Texas Third Court of Appeals: Darlene Byrne
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Place 4: Tina Clinton

District Judge 167: David Wahlberg
District Judge 200: Maggie Ellis
District Judge 353: Tim Sulak
District Judge 390: Julie Kocurek

Travis County Attorney: Laurie Eiserloh 

Travis County Sheriff: Sally Hernandez

Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector: Bruce Elfant

Travis County Commissioner Precinct 1: Jeff Travillion
Travis County Commissioner Precinct 3: Valinda Bolton

Travis County Constable Precinct 1: Tonya Nixon
Travis County Constable Precinct 2: Adan Ballesteros
Travis County Constable Precinct 4: George Morales III

January 8 : Stonewall Democrats of Austin 2020 Primary Candidate Forum & Endorsement Meeting

posted Dec 20, 2019, 5:09 PM by Danielle Skidmore   [ updated Dec 20, 2019, 5:10 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold their 2020 Primary Candidate Forum & Endorsement Meeting on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 6:00 pm  to 10:00 pm 

The forum will be located in the Boyd Vance Theater at the Carver Museum (1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702).

Please RSVP for free tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stonewall-democrats-of-austin-candidate-endorsement-forum-tickets-86980849061?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-source=strongmail&utm-term=listing

You may also follow at: https://www.facebook.com/events/758311647981743







December 11 SDA Membership Meeting with Out Youth and ALGBTCOA

posted Dec 7, 2019, 4:12 PM by Rich Bailey

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Carver Library (1161 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702).

We will be hearing from representatives from Out Youth and the Austin LGBT Coalition on Aging.

Agenda will be posted shortly and can be found here: https://sites.google.com/a/stonewallaustin.org/stonewallaustin/agendas 

Following the meeting we will be going the Travis County Democratic Party’s Ballot Order Drawing and Holiday Party at the Highland Lounge (404 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701).


November 13 Membership Meeting - 2020 Congressional Candidates

posted Nov 10, 2019, 5:07 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Nov 10, 2019, 5:08 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 6:30pm at the Carver Library (1161 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702).

We will be hearing from 2020 Congressional candidates.

Agenda can be found here: https://sites.google.com/a/stonewallaustin.org/stonewallaustin/agendas 

 

October 9th Membership Meeting - Valerie Street

posted Oct 3, 2019, 8:39 AM by Rich Bailey

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 6:30pm.

We are returning to the Carver Library at 1161 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702.

Our guest speaker will be Valerie Street of Fair Maps Texas. Valerie will speak about their nonpartisan reform effort aimed at fixing the broken redistricting system in Texas.

Agenda will be posted shortly and can be found here: https://sites.google.com/a/stonewallaustin.org/stonewallaustin/agendas

September 11th Membership Meeting - Dana DeBeauvoir

posted Sep 5, 2019, 12:48 PM by Rich Bailey

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on September 11th beginning at 6:30 pm at the Carver Branch Library (1161 Angelina St, ATX 78702).

Our guest speaker this month will be Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir, who will discuss and demonstrate the county's new voting machines.

After the meeting adjourns, members can head across the street to East Side Pies (1401 Rosewood Ave, ATX 78702).

Agenda will be posted shortly and can be found here:
https://sites.google.com/a/stonewal…/stonewallaustin/agendas

We hope to see you there.

August Membership Meeting Cancelled

posted Aug 12, 2019, 11:02 AM by Rich Bailey

Due to the Austin Pride Festival and Parade the Stonewall Democrats of Austin will not be holding its monthly membership meeting this month. Our next scheduled meeting will be September 11th at the Carver Branch Library. Additional details to follow.

Austin Pride Festival and Parade - August 10

posted Aug 4, 2019, 7:14 PM by Rich Bailey

Join Stonewall Democrats of Austin, the Travis County Democratic Party and the Williamson County Democratic Party for a Boogie Wonderland (this year's theme) at the Austin Pride Festival and Parade on Saturday, August 10.

STEP 1: Get your rainbows and Pride gear ready! Show your support for the LGBTQIA community by purchasing your official TCDP Pride t-shirt. https://act.myngp.com/Forms/7689182281558525952

STEP 2: March with us! Our walking contingent will meet on San Jacinto Blvd. between 15th St & 11th St- i.e. the ‘staging location’ - at 7:30 PM. Look for the Stonewall and County Democratic Party banners. Please wear your Democratic gear or your TCDP Pride t-shirt to represent our Party!

VOLUNTEER! We need volunteers and voter deputy registrars to help register voters at the festival and at the parade and to help staff the booth at the festival. If you're interested in volunteering, email info@traviscountydemocrats.org.

For details about official Pride festivities visit austinpride.org.

July Membership Meeting - July 10

posted Jul 5, 2019, 5:28 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Jul 5, 2019, 5:33 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, beginning at 6:30pm. 

As we work to find a more permanent meeting location, we’re again meeting at the Twin Oaks Branch of the Austin Library, 1800 S 5th St, Austin, TX 78704.  

Our guest speaker will be Travis County Democratic Party Chair Dyana Limon-Mercado, who will talk about the TCDP Ambassador Program.

Agenda can be found here.

Also, we will not be meeting in August.

June Membership Meeting - June 12

posted Jun 4, 2019, 7:53 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Jun 4, 2019, 8:05 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, beginning at 6:30pm.

As we work to find a more permanent meeting location, we’re taking the road show south of the Colorado River this month to the Bouldin Creek neighborhood and the Twin Oaks Branch of the Austin Library, 1800 S 5th St, Austin, TX 78704. 

Our guest speaker will be Heidi Gerbracht, Board Member of Annie’s List.

Heidi will talk about what Annie’s List, the 2020 Texas Elections and how we can help flip the Texas House of Representatives.

The agenda can be found here.

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