This coming January, the positions on the Executive Chair of the Young Democrats of Greater St. Louis will be up for election. If you’d like to run for or nominate somebody for a position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Below are the descriptions for each position. After receiving your name and contact information (or the name and contact information of a nominee), we’ll put together the names of those running for each position and send out an email of those candidates. You have two weeks to submit your nomination.
Senator McCaskill wants to have brunch with you! Click here to RSVP!
Throughout October, there are plenty of ways to get involved with Young Dems. We have canvassing, debate watch parties, and brunch. Yes, you can eat brunch and help Senator McCaskill at the same time. Will you join us? Here is a list of everything going on this month:
October 2 (Today!) – New Leaders Council (NLC), our country’s premier progressive training program for young professionals, is hosting an information session specifically for members of the Young Democrats and select others. Come learn about NLC how to apply to the 2013 Institute. We will meet at 6:00pm at Sasha’s on Shaw.
October 8 – Join Young Dems for the last membership meeting of the year. This time, we are switching up the location and giving The Dubliner downtown a try. We will meet at 7:00pm to hang out and discuss everything the Young Dems has going on through the end of the year. Check out our Facebook page to RSVP.
October 13 – Please join the Young Democrats for brunch with Senator McCaskill! We are on the host committee for a brunch fundraising event at The Royale. Brunch starts at 10:00am. Please use this link. We have attached the formal invitation to this email.
October 20 – Join us and Representative Jill Schupp as we canvass for Senator McCaskill, Secretary of State Candidate Jason Kander, and Representative Jeanne Kirkton! We will start canvassing at 10:00am. Details to come.
October 27 – Join us and Senator Joe Keaveny as we canvass for Senator McCaskill, Secretary of State Candidate Jason Kander, and Senator Scott Sifton! We will start canvassing at 10:00am. Details to come.
Our next membership meeting is just around the corner! Meet up with your fellow Young Dems after work on Monday, July 9 at 7:00pm at Maggie O’s. We’ll discuss our plans for the August primary and November general elections.
Join us as we hit the streets and canvass for our former President and current candidate for State Representative, Martin Casas!
We’re planning to canvass on Saturday, July 14 from 10:00am – 1:00pm. We’ll meet at Park Avenue Coffee on Lafayette Square (919 Park Avenue St. Louis, MO 63104).
Let’s show our support for a strong, Young Dem candidate!
The Young Democrats of Greater Saint Louis are proud to endorse the following candidates for the August and November elections!
U.S. President – Barack Obama
U.S. Senate – Claire McCaskill
Governor – Jeremiah “Jay” Nixon
Secretary of State – Jason Kander
State Treasurer – Clint Zweifel
Attorney General – Chris Koster
Missouri’s 1st Congressional District – Lacy Clay
Missouri Senate District 1 – Scott Sifton
Missouri House District 71 – Tracy McCreery
Missouri House District 79 – Martin Casas
Missouri House District 80 – Mike Colona
Missouri House District 88 – Jill Schupp
Missouri House District 91 – Jeanne Kirkton
Missouri House District 94 – Vicki Englund
Missouri House District 95 – Joe Zelle
Saint Louis City Treasurer – Brian Wahby
See you all on the campaign trail!
We did it! We reached our goal for May! Your contributions will help us financially support targeted races by donating money for yard signs, canvassers, and GOTV efforts.
Our Politics & Politicy Committee has been working hard on finding quality candidates to endorse for the August and November elections. As a part of that process, we are holding a special membership meeting to receive input on who the organization should support. We will hold a special, members only meeting on Monday, May 21 at 6:30pm at Maggie O’s.
Please note that this meeting is for members only. Non-members will not be able to attend. If you would like to become a member, please go here. We will also accept new members before the meeting.
We hope you can join us next Monday at 6:30pm.
Our next general membership meeting is this Monday, April 9. Please join us at 6:30pm at Maggie O’s.
We’re switching up the meeting style just a bit…We’re going Happy Hour style! Maggie O’s will be offering there regular specials to our group in a private bar setting. Yes, we’ll talk a little business and update everyone on our progress. But, we want to use this occasion to simply have some fun!
See you all on April 9!