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2018 Democratic Primary Endorsements

Central Austin Democrats is proud to endorse:

U.S. Senate: Beto O’Rourke*
U.S. CD-10: No Endorsement
U.S. CD- 21: Elliott McFadden
U.S. CD- 25: Chris Perri*
Governor: Lupe Valdez*
Lt. Governor: Mike Collier*
Comptroller: Joi Chevalier*
Land Commissioner: Miguel Suazo
Railroad Commissioner: No Endorsement
TX HD-46: Sheryl Cole *
TX HD-47: Vikki Goodwin
331st District Court: David Crain*
459th District Court: Greg Hitt
County Court at Law No. 3: John Lipscombe
County Court at Law No. 5: Nancy Hohengarten*
Travis Co. Commissioner, Pct. 4: Margaret J. Gomez*
Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3: Sylvia Holmes*
TCDP Chair: Anne Wynne*

* indicates the candidate was also endorsed by University Democratsand received the endorsement of the Austin Progressive Coalition

Kick Ass Updates – November 2017

Membership Drive General Meeting
Join CAD this Wednesday, November 15th, for your last opportunity to become a voting member for the upcoming endorsement meeting. This will also be an opportunity to check your standing with the club. Dues are $10 per person. The meeting will be at NeWorlDeli at 6:15pm.

Pay dues by clicking here. To read membership requirement click here.

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Kick Ass Updates – October 2017

459th District Court Candidates Forum

Join CAD as we host Maya Guerra Gamble, Greg Hitt, and Aurora Martinez Jones for a forum on the 459th District Court. Learn about the vision each candidate has for the newly created civil court. Click here to learn more about each candidate. The forum will be held at NeWorlDeli on October 18th at 6:15pm.

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APC Endorsement Meeting

APC Endorsement Meeting
Date and Time: Tuesday December 12, 2017, 6:00pm
Location: The University of Texas at Austin, Room TBD.
Central Austin Democrats and University Democrats are joining forces once again to endorse candidates on the March 2018 Democratic ballot. Candidates who receive the endorsement of CAD and UDems will also receive the Austin Progressive Coalition endorsement.
Only candidates in a contested primary race will be allotted time to speak. Candidates will be given 2 minutes max to speak and there will be 3 minutes of Q&A to follow each respective race. Times will be strictly enforced. Race order will mirror the primary ballot. Candidates in a non-contested primary race are encouraged to attend the meeting to meet CAD and UDems members.
Only qualifying dues members are eligible to vote. For more information on dues and how to qualify to vote click here.

Kick Ass Updates – September 2017

We are finalizing logistics and details.

President’s Corner

Welcome to the new CAD monthly Kick Ass Updates! The past few months we have been working hard creating a website, revamping our Facebook page, creating a new logo, reworking our monthly emails, and lining up exciting speakers. You will continue to see some changes in the following months as we work out the kinks. Our goal is to maintain CAD as the premier Democratic club in Austin. Together and with your help we can.

In resistance,
Aaron Mueller

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