Want to shape how your community thinks about a policy issue? Letters to the Editor (LTE) are a terrific way to do that! They make your voice heard, educate your neighbors, and can drive real change in your town, Augusta, and D.C. Check out our Letter to the Editor Toolkit here. The Big Picture State House Scoop What’s Happening in Washington D.C.

Grose led the Maine Dems’ statewide grassroots organizing program during the 2022 campaign On Thursday, Chair Bev Uhlenhake announced that Tim Grose has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Maine Democratic Party. He will succeed outgoing Executive Director Gaetan Davis, effective immediately. “I am delighted to announce that Tim will serve as the new Executive Director of the Maine Democratic Party,” said Maine Democratic Party Chair Bev Uhlenhake. “His passion for Democratic organizing helped us achieve a resounding electoral victory in 2022 and I’m fully confident that his leadership will help the party grow to new heights and build upon our successes in years to come.” “I am grateful to Chair Uhlenhake for the opportunity to continue fighting for a Democratic future in Maine,” said incoming Executive Director Tim Grose. “We have much work ahead of us to build the organizing infrastructure needed to win in 2023,…

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The SCDC will be having their monthly meeting on Sunday February 19th, 2023, at 5:30pm at the Poulin Turner Union Hall. We welcome all Democrats in Somerset County to join us in-person or by zoom. Click Here to Connect to Zoom on 2/19/2023.

On Saturday afternoon, Maine Republicans voted to oust longtime GOP Chair Demi Kouzounas. Instead, the GOP State Committee elected former legislator Joel Stetkis of Cannan. Here are 4 facts you should know about the Maine GOP’s incoming chair: This is why we need to continue to support the Democratic Party in Maine. We need to elect democrats throughout Somerset County. It starts at the local level from town councilors to school board members. It is important that we have a voice in Somerset County and elect out candidates that represent our values. We need to work together to stop the Maine Republican Party Agenda to undo everything Governor Mills and the Democratic Controlled State Congress has voted in. We need to organize and work together.

Are you a Democrat thinking about running for local office? Or maybe you know someone who should run for local office? If so, we have good news for you! The Maine Democratic Party’s Run Local Training is back! In this free, live, online training, we’ll cover how to run a winning campaign. Whether you’re a candidate, helping out on a campaign, or thinking about running in the future, this training is for you. We’ll cover important campaign topics, including direct voter contact, signs, mail, letters-to-the-editor, and more. All Democrats are welcome to attend!                                                                             Sign Up Training Date 1: Thursday, February 2 at 6pm Training Date 2: Thursday, February 9 at 6pm More training…

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