Yard Signs

We will receive a certain number of yards signs and other items when we get closer to the general election. If you live in Orleans County and would like to be added to a list for these items then you can either send us an email at info@orleansdemocrats.com or you can phone or text Jeanne at (585) 737-6903. Thanks!

2016 Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention is being held in Philadelphia, PA on July 25 – 28, 2016. Catch the coverage of history being made, as we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet. You might just catch a glimpse of people from Orleans County working to make sure our voices are heard.

The Glass Ceiling breaks in Philadelphia
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Lorie Longhany, Future Vice President Tim Kaine, and Jeanne Crane
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Stronger Together – Hillary and Bernie
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New York Democrats at the party convention
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Former NYS First Lady Silda Spitzer and former NYS chair Judith Hope
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Jeanne Crane, NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, and Lorie Longhany
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House Party for Diana Kastenbaum

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HOUSE PARTY for Diana Kastenbaum  at:
17065 Howard Road
Holley, NY 14470-9733
(585) 813-2934

May 18, 2016

Dear Friends:

Who will prevail at the 2016 Democratic Convention, Senator Clinton, or Senator Sanders? In mid-May, with more primaries and a convention yet to go, it’s not yet decided. One thing we do know is that whichever of them wins the election will be facing what is now a very stubborn Republican Congress. This requires us to work our tails off to do everything we can by November to turn the Congress in a better direction. This is where you come in!   You can meet Diana at our House Party for her at our home in Clarendon on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 7:00 PM.

We are fortunate that Democrat Diana Kastenbaum has come forward to seek election to the Congress from our 27th District. Diana is the owner of a manufacturing business in Batavia, and is eager to represent us in Congress. She has been endorsed by all of the Democratic Committees throughout the district: Orleans, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Niagara, Ontario and Wyoming. She also has the endorsement of the Working Families Party and the Women’s Equality Party. Diana represents the kind of voice we need in Washington. You can check out her web page at http://dianakastenbaum.com/

Much of our knowledge of candidates comes from the 10 second sound bites we hear on the news or the never ending political ads. Winning an election is obviously hard work, especially in this district. It takes money, organization and tremendous stamina on the part of the candidate to reach as many voters as possible. Our House Party will be a chance to meet Diana, and to interact with her in an informal setting. We are asking for a donation of $25-50 per person for this event, or $50-100 per family. Please feel free to donate more if possible, or less if necessary. Please feel free to invite any interested persons that you know to this event. The most important gift, of course, is making the commitment to vote on Tuesday, November 8th, and to encourage as many others as you can to vote with you as well.

Diana has graciously accepted our Orleans County invitation to come to our home in Clarendon and get to know some of our neighbors and colleagues. We hope you will be able to join us! Please help us plan for your attendance by using the enclosed return envelope. You may also contact us with an RSVP using the telephone number shown above.

PS – Of course there will be plenty of goodies and beverages to enjoy, plus an appearance by “Of the Bear”, an Orleans County band.

AUTHORIZED BY DIANA KASTENBAUM FOR CONGRESS    Democrat

2016 Annual Picnic

Sunday, July 10, 2016: Bring the family to the 59th Annual Orleans County Democratic Party Picnic at Bullard Park in Albion, NY. We plan to start gathering at noon, with food to follow around 1:00 PM. This year we will serve Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Italian Sausage and an assortment of sides.

Later in the afternoon we will auction a selection of donated items. A number of candidates for office should be on hand, so this will be a great opportunity to meet them. Please show your support for the Democratic Party in Orleans County as we gear up for this fall’s election!

Tickets are $10 per person and are available from committee members. You can also email info@orleansdemocrats.com to arrange for tickets or to donate an item for the auction.

Wine-Pairing Fundraiser

The Orleans County Democrats are hosting a Wine-Pairing Fundraiser in Albion. The event will be held from 4 – 7 PM on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Offices at the Swan (formerly the Swan Library building) at 4 North Main Street, Albion. Tickets are $10 and are available from committee members. You can also email info@orleansdemocrats.com to arrange for tickets. Former County Historian Bill Lattin will be the speaker. There will also be a number of baskets available for auction. Music provided by ‘Of the Bear’.

Please show your support for the Democratic Party in Orleans County as we gear up for this fall’s election.

May 2016 Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Orleans County Democratic Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Please contact a committee member for location and other information if you are a Democrat that is interested in attending.

2016 Democratic Rural Conference

The 2016 New York State Democratic Rural Conference meeting was held on April 15 and 16 in Albany, NY. Pictured below are Orleans County Democratic Committee Chairwoman Jeanne Crane with NY27 congressional candidate Diana Kastenbaum. Stay up to date on Diana Kastenbaum’s race against Chris Collins at her web site, http://dianakastenbaum.com, and please consider a donation to her campaign and help Democrats retake the House of Representatives this fall.

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