Michelle Treece to Deliver the Keynote Address at the Washington County Democratic Party’s 2023 State of Franklin Dinner

The event will be held on August 26th at the Carnegie Hotel in Johnson City The Washington County Democratic Party (WCDP) is excited to announce that Michelle Treece, former Johnson City School teacher and School Board member, will deliver the keynote address at the annual State of Franklin Dinner. The gala event will be held … Read more

WCDP announces panelists for upcoming Forum on Transportation & Mobility

The public is invited to join this non-partisan, educational event on August 8th The Washington County Democratic Party (WCDP) is delighted to announce the participation of the following experts from the City of Johnson City in our non-partisan, educational, and public Forum on Transportation & Mobility: Mr. Anthony Todd Traffic Engineering Manager Public Works – Traffic … Read more

Local Democrats express support for Pride flag displays and the LGBTQ+ community

WCDP demands that Rep. Harshbarger withdraw H.R. 4196 and stop her attacks on queer people (Johnson City, Tenn.) – The Washington County Democratic Party (WCDP) condemns yet another attempt by the Republican Party to shove LGBTQ+ people back into the closet, deny them visibility and humanity, and create a threatening climate for queer people in … Read more

Honoring Juneteenth

Today, we come together to commemorate Juneteenth, a significant milestone in our nation’s history. Juneteenth represents the emancipation of enslaved African Americans, symbolizing resilience, unity, and the pursuit of freedom. This day serves as a reminder of the progress we have made and the work that lies ahead in creating a more just and equitable … Read more

Statement on the Federal Indictment of Former President Trump

The Washington County Democratic Party believes in the fundamental American principle of equal justice for all: No individual is above the law, regardless of their political affiliation or position of power. We view the indictment of former President Trump as a significant step towards accountability. Those who betray the public trust must be held responsible … Read more

Washington County Democratic Party Announces Public Forum Series

Next Forum to Focus on Healthcare Access & Equity on May 9 Today, the Washington County Democratic Party (WCDP) announces the full schedule for its 2023 Public Forum Series, with monthly panels of experts discussing topics that matter locally to residents of Washington County. “These events are intentionally non-partisan, open to the public, and designed … Read more

Washington County Democratic Party Condemns Tennessee Republicans’ Continued Assault on Democracy in our State

WCDP Calls the Public to Join our Efforts Yesterday, the Republican supermajority in the Tennessee State House announced its intent to wrap up the legislative session in a single week. Speaker Sexton wants to expedite the approval of all the GOP’s bills. Notably, none of these bills address the need for significant action on sensible … Read more

Action Alert: Red Flag Bill

If TN had red flag laws, the 9-year-olds and three adults killed at the Covenant School shooting might be alive today. The state legislators are considering the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO, Red Flag). ➡️ Please call Rep Alexander at 615-741-2251 and Rep Hicks at 615-741-1717 THIS WEEK and urge them to vote YES on this bill.  

Democrats Stand in Support of the LGBTQ+ Community

Washington County Democratic Party Denounces ‘Slate of Hate’ Legislation April 1, 2023, marked a dark day for Tennesseans as the law that curbs the rights to free speech and personal expression for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community was to be effective. This law is now under a temporary judicial hold until … Read more