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Hosts Sought for Democratic Organizers for Various Campaigns

As Pennsylvania starts gearing up for the general election, the Pennsylvania Democratic Coordinated Campaign will be bringing new organizers to Erie and the surrounding counties. These organizers will be the ones that help Democrats up and down the ballot win in November.

But for us to get these organizers we have to have places for them to stay! If you have a spare bedroom or couch that an organizer could stay on for a week, a month, or until November you would be making a huge contribution in our efforts to elect Democrats.


2016-04-23 Veteran Day at ECDP HQ

Nevada Senator Lt. Colonel, Ordained Minister Pat Spearman, Chmn Bill Cole, former County Executive Judy Lynch. Congressman and former Marine Ruben Gallegos, and Major General George Buskirk. Hillary supporters and speakers. at a rally on April 23, 2016 at Erie County Democratic Party headquarters


2016 ECDP Calendar PDF

Check out the Erie County Democratic Party 2016 calendar as a PDF for downloading and printing!


Pennsylvania Democratic Party Response to Governor Tom Wolf's Line Item Veto

HARRISBURG, PA— In response to Governor Wolf's decision to use his line item veto power to block the Republican legislature's irresponsible budget cuts, while directing emergency funding to our schools and human service departments, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen released the following statement:

"I applaud Governor Wolf for putting Pennsylvanians over politics, and vetoing the Republican legislature's grossly irresponsible budget. He continues to stand by Pennsylvania's students and teachers by fighting to pass historic investments in education funding.


House GOP Skips Town, Leaving Schools Without Money

HARRISBURG, PA— With only two days until Christmas, House Republicans are planning to leave town without delivering much-needed funding to Pennsylvania's schools and human service agencies—only a day after a crucial vote positioned the budget framework for final passage to send to the Governor's desk.

"Speaker Turzai and Leader Reed have failed again," said Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chair Marcel L. Groen. "Failed to lead, failed to deliver on the promise to educate our children, and failed to pass a budget for the people of Pennsylvania." 


Toy Donation to Bethesda Trinity Center

Bill "Santa" Cole and Mike "Elf MIkey" with the children of Bethesda Trinity Center Christmas Party.


PA Democratic Party Announces State Party Senior Staff

HARRISBURG, PA— Today, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chair Marcel L. Groen named new senior staff members to lead the state party's political and ground operations. Corey Pellington has been named Deputy Executive Director and Mitch Kates has been brought on to serve as Political Director.


PA Democratic Party Posts 2016 DNC Delegate Pledge Forms

HARRISBURG, PA - December 15, 2015 - Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party posted the online presidential pledge forms for becoming a delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. State Party Chair Marcel L. Groen released the following statement:


Senate GOP Dismisses Turzai's Fake Deadline, Political Games

HARRISBURG, PA - December 17, 2015  Yesterday, the Senate GOP affirmed their commitment to the bipartisan budget framework and dismissed House Speaker Mike Turzai's fake deadline. Once again, Speaker Turzai has proven that he is the problem. In response to Speaker Turzai's latest political theatrics, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen released the following statement:



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