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  • Candidate Profile: Zuleika Shepard for Family Court Judge

    It has become a Democratic mantra to say, “ this is the year of the woman,” mainly due to the significant number of female candidates around the country who have decided to throw their hats in the ring and run for public office at all levels of government .  Whether for local, town, city, county or state office, women are answering the call of the nation for public service.  Monroe county is no exception. Today we are proud to put the spotlight on Zuleika Shepard, a Monroe County Democratic Committee nominee for Family Court judge.… Read More

  • There’s Still Time! Join us with Comptroller DiNapoli

    There is still time to reserve your ticket for Thursday’s event with the NYS Comptroller. If you are an MCDC Committee member or volunteer, make sure to contact us to reserve your spot. If you’d like to become a recurring sponsor of MCDC (and reserve a ticket) you can find more information to sign up HERE. We hope you will join us on Thursday, April 26th for our MCDC Spring Soriee event with Special Guest NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli at the Wintergarden by Monroe’s (One Bausch and Lomb Place). Details are below. For further questions on table sponsorships or to RSVP, you… Read More

  • Update on Monroe County Family Court

    If you haven’t seen it already, we hope you will take the time to watch a recent segment on WXXI Need to Know on our Family Court candidates, Zuleika Shepard and Fatimat Reid, and the work of our MCDC Judicial Screening Committee to reaffirm our commitment to running highly qualified and diverse judicial candidates. If you are interested in getting more involved in these campaigns, you can sign up HERE. Thank you! Jamie Romeo MCDC Chairwoman

  • From the MCDC Chairwoman: Help Us Flip the New York State Senate

    Monroe County Democrats are proud to support the efforts to secure a true Democratic Majority in the New York State Senate, and next week we have the potential to make history. We need to elect Shelley Mayer to the New York State Senate in the April 24th Special Election so we can to flip the chamber from #RedToBlue, deliver a Democratic trifecta to New York, and make Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins our first-ever female Majority Leader! After taking the Majority, we then will turn our focus to sending Upstate Democrats like Jen Lunsford (Democratic Candidate for… Read More


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The Monroe County Dems make our community a better place by putting great people on the ballot and helping them get elected. We believe that Democracy starts at the grassroots level. Learn more about volunteering here.
-Jamie Romeo, Executive Director


I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt