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Metrocrest Democrats Meetings
Due to the restrictions stemming from COVID-19
our monthly meeting is cancelled for the coming months.

Presidential & Joint Elections

Oct. 13 to Oct. 30

Early Voting

Nov. 3
Election Day

For the CDC's global update on
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The most dangerous man in America
right now isn't Trump. It's McConnell

Trump is holding up the $1,200 payments
to Americans until he can put
his name on the checks

Trump and Mnuchin are letting
the banks steal your COVID-19 $1,200

Trump declares himself a dictator.
Blue-state governors organize.
A breakup is now on the table

This is awkward: CIA warned
employees against Trump's wonder drug
A History of why the US is the only
rich country without universal health care

By: Annalisa Merelli

"Currently, the US spends two to three times as much
per capita on health care as most industrialized countries.

Of this burden, an estimated two thirds falls on the government’s shoulders, when one accounts for
entitlements (Medicare and Medicaid), the cost of health insurance for government workers, and tax credits that subsidize private insurance plans for other people.
“Most Americans have publicly funded health care,”
either in full or in part,says David Himmelstein,
professor of public health at CUNY and author of the
estimate. “The government spends much more than
other countries, but it’s an opaque system.”
The government’s role is mostly to subsidize the
astronomical costs set by the for-profit market.

Many Americans think their system is expensive because
it’s very good. They are wrong: The US ranks 28th,
below almost all other rich countries, when it comes to
the quality of its healthcare assessed by UN parameters ...
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Mission Statement
The mission of the Metrocrest Democrats is to advance the success of the Democratic Party throughout suburban northwest Dallas and
southeast Denton Counties by promoting
active civic participation, educating on values
and issues, and supporting candidates
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Application for Ballot by Mail
Go to links provided to print the form,
fill and mail to address given.

For Dallas County this link
mail to:
Dallas County Elections
1520 Round Table Dr.
Dallas, TX 75247

For Denton County this link
mail to:
Denton County Elections Administration
701 Kimberly Drive, Suite A101
Denton, TX 76208

For Collin County this link
mail to:
Collin County Elections Department
2010 Redbud Blvd. Suite 102
McKinney, TX 75069

Register to Vote for Elections

Registration Deadlines are:

30 days before Election Day
By-mail: Postmarked 30 days before
Election Day
Online: Not Available

2020 update: Register to vote in Texas:
click here
For Voter Registration Department:
click here

To check your voter registration status:
click here

For Election-Related Information
in Dallas County these are the websites:

Make sure you are registered to vote at
your Current Address and that
all your friends are too.

For more information and resources for
voting in Texas, visit

County Election Contacts

Dallas County: 214-819-6300

Collin County: 1-800-687-8546

Denton County: 940-349-3200

Kaufman County: 972-932-0298

Tarrant County: 817-831-8683

For more help, including how to check your registration status, contact the
Texas secretary of state at
1-800-252-8683 or

Dallas County
New Voting Process
See demo videos below:

New check-in (pollbook) system

New voting machines

Learn about Countywide Vote Centers.
Dallas County residents can vote at any Polling Place
within Dallas County to solve the confusion of
voting at the precinct locations.
This will offer the convenience of Early Voting
location to Election Day as well.

ResistX, is a non-profit that facilitates
awareness of upcoming
political demonstrations via
texts and emails

Know Your Rights:
What To Do If Your Rights Are Violated
at a Demonstration or Protest

See this ACLU link

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