• Get Ready to Vote on Tuesday, November 6

    Get ready to vote in the general election for federal, state, and local offices on Tuesday, November 6. Polls are open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Deadlines Oct 12 – last day to register to vote in person or to postmark a mailed-in registration form Oct 30 – last day to postmark an absentee ballot application Don’t Know if You’re Registered to Vote or Where to Vote? Use Monroe County’s Online Voter site to find out if you are registered to vote, where you vote, the candidates for which you will be voting (sample ballots… Read More

  • Brittaney Wells is Elected Chairwoman of the Monroe County Democratic Party

    Brittaney Wells accepted the nomination to become Chair of the Monroe County Democratic Party after receiving an overwhelming vote by city and town Democratic committee members at their meeting on October 3, 2018. Wells is the first African-American to hold this position locally.   In her acceptance, she said Monroe County Democrats must embrace a spirit of unity in order take full advantage of the opportunity Democrats have next year “to win the County’s Executive’s race.” “Tonight I accept your nomination and I am humbled by the trust you placed in me,” Wells said, adding that, “I want our efforts, this year and the next, to be a… Read More

  • Monroe Democrats Name New Political Director

    I am excited to announce a new member of our staff here at the Monroe County Democratic Committee (MCDC), Amorette Miller, who comes to us with extensive organizing and labor experience and who will serve as our Political Director.  She’s worked on numerous local campaigns as well as negotiated fair labor contracts on behalf of the City of Rochester. I know Amorette to be a person of great integrity and character with a penchant for community networking. Miller last served as the City of Rochester’s Manager of Labor Relations. She’s a Rochester native, but she… Read More

  • Vote in the September State and Local Primary on Thursday, Sept. 13

    Vote in the New York state and local primary on Thursday, September 13 from noon to 9 p.m. There’s a great Web site you can use to find out if you are registered to vote, where you vote, the candidates for which you will be voting, to change your voting information (e.g., change your address if you’ve moved), and to request an absentee ballot. Here’s the link: Who is on the Ballot in the Upcoming State and Local Primary? At the state level, there is a two-way primary for the Democratic nomination for the… Read More

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

— Franklin D. Roosevelt