Anne Arundel South County Democratic Club - Electing Democrats in Maryland
The Anne Arundel South County Democratic Club is an activist and social group based in the southern portion of Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Our group is dedicated to advancing progressive policy issues and electing qualified Democratic candidates to office in Maryland. Click here to contact us and get more information about our activities.
We welcome visitors and new members anytime throughout the year - please join us at Pirates Cove Restaurant the 1st Wednesday of each month for our regular meetings. Check our calendar page for meeting information, social events, and information on other events of note. Please visit our blog page and get information about voting on our voter information page. Of course, please contact us if you have any questions, and we look forward to your involvement with our efforts here in beautiful Southern Anne Arundel County!
Upcoming 2016-17 Events
Get involved - come to a meeting - help us elect Democrats! Join us!
December 4 - Holiday and Volunteer Appreciation Party. Frances is hosting us this year, please email us here for the address and more details.
January 4, 2017 - Special viewing event of film "Making a Killing" at the Galesville Community Center located at 916 West Benning Road in Galesville. A casual dinner and soft drinks will be provided for Club members - an RSVP will be requested via email.
February 1 - Dan Nataf, Ph.D., professor of political science at AACC, will be our guest speaker and will discuss his most recent survey results and the 2016 election results.The meeting will be held at Pirates Cove in Galesville with meeting at 7pm and optional dinner (at your expense) at 6pm.
March 1 - Meeting at Pirates Cove with speaker on Affordable Housing issues in Anne Arundel County. Meeting at 7pm and optional dinner (at your expense) at 6pm.
April 5 - Meeting at Pirates Cove with Club President George Donohue presenting a recap of recent voting trends in South County and a vision for the 2018 elections. Meeting at 7pm with optional dinner (at your expense) at 6pm.
Note: We will continue to collect donations
for SCAN and the requested items for this month are peanut butter, jelly and hearty soups. Please bring these to our meeting. Checks are also helpful. We will also collect dues at all meetings - $25/person for 2017.
Please click here to sign up to get our email updates and meeting notices.
Deny the Lies - Here's the Truth
Writing on behalf of Circuit Court judge candidate Claudia Barber, Michael Rauh's letter in the Capital was printed October 19.
George Donohue strikes again with a 10/5/16 column in the Capital focused on the role of the press in providing accurate information on candidates to the public.
Kurt Heinz sets the record straight on the Clinton Foundation in his Letter to the Editor to the Cpaital newspaper 10/5/16.
George Donohue's 9/27 Letter to the Editor demanding journalists compare candidates on the issues, not as a contest in character assassination.
Click here for an article by club VP George Donohue, published 7/13/16 in The Capital, explaining the federal government's document classification system.
The 2016 Campaign
Thank you to our volunteers and everyone who supported our Democratic ticket in Maryland. We elected Chris VanHollen to the Senate and re-elected our Democratic representatives across the state. We were proud to support Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine for President/VP and glad Maryland stood strong for them.
SoCoDems 2015-16 Photos
Emerge Maryland - Training Women to Run for Office
Emerge Maryland provides a comprehensive training program for women interested in public service and elective office. The program also provides the support, encouragement and inspiration needed for women to succeed. Click here to learn more or to apply to participate.
Sign up for Health Care!
Read! "Freeing Workers from the Insurance Trap" from the New York Times Editorial Board, February 5, 2014.
Maryland Health Connection Info
Open enrollment for health care through the exchange opened November 1. Click here to visit the HCAM website and learn more about your health care options.
SoCoDems Archive Album
Highlights of 2012-2014 Club events and meetings!
The Club supports Democratic policies and believes in sharing information with members and the public so we can all be better informed on the issues of the day. Learn the truth about the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and how we're already reaping benefits. Click here for the fact sheet and share it with those who need to know!
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Join the SoCoDems
Click here to download a membership form and mail it to the address indicated on the form with your annual dues of $25. We look forward to your membership and to your active participation in our monthly meetings at Pirates Cove Restaurant in Galesville and our campaign activities.
Think Progress: Climate Blog
George Donohue on Climate Change
Club Vice-President George Donohue recently wrote an article urging immediate action on climate change legislation. Click here to read the article published March 5, 2016 in the Capital newspaper. Click here to view his presentation given at the June 1 SOCODEMS meeting.
SOCODems & Climate Change
The SoCoDems have formed an Environment Committee to study issues and share pertinent information on the environment and climate change with the club. If you'd like to get involved, please click here to provide your contact info and indicate your interest in the Climate Change Committee.
The Committee presented a program on April 2, 2014 on climate change and the effect on our area. Click here for a list of climate change resources - information is power! Another program will be presented on June 1 2016.
The Think Progress Climate blog with important news is linked below on the right column. Check for new information daily.