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Virtual Fall Dinner: Dine online with the Butler Dems

Join us on Thursday, September 17, 2020 (Constitution Day!) for a virtual rally!Log in is at 6 pm; Program begins at 6:15 pm. SUGGESTED DONATION LEVELS: $25, $50, $100, or whatever you can affordAll donations include tickets for door prize drawings. BYOB and BYOD (Bring your own dinner or order from your favorite restaurant!) Deadline

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Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates!

Meet candidates Kristy Gnibus, 16th Congressional District, Zachary Wilson, 14th PA House District, and Stephen Krizan, 47th PA Senate District! Pick up yard signs & campaign merch. This will take place at the Mussig Shelter at Zelienople Park. MASKS REQUIRED. For more info email bcdems18@gmail.com.

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Catherine Lalonde, Butler County Democratic Party Chair

Butler County Republicans, Racism, and Privilege

**Statement from Chairwoman Catherine Lalonde** This week, I was contacted by the Butler Eagle for my reaction to a racist Facebook message posted by Butler County Republican Committee claiming that systemic racism and white privilege do not exist. If you have an Eagle subscription, you can read their story through the linked article. If you

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Kristy Gnibus

Why we need the Affordable Care Act

By Kristy Gnibus, candidate for Congress, 16th District My life changed when I was twenty years old. While expecting my first daughter, Zoey, I was diagnosed with a cancerous ovarian tumor. Though I was fortunate enough to be covered by my mother’s insurance—provided by her job at the U.S. Postal Service—for the start of my

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Statement in response to protests after the murder of George Floyd

We, the Butler County Democratic Committee, stand in support of the black community in their condemnation of the systemic racism that has led to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmed Aubery, Breonna Taylor, Sandra Bland, and many others. The nationwide protests that followed George Floyd’s murder are an expression of frustration for a situation that

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Is it too late to vote by mail?

Is it too late to vote by mail? The short answer is yes, but… If you’ve applied for and received a ballot, it’s unlikely the USPS will be able to deliver on time if you haven’t mailed it yet. Your ballot must be at the Butler County Bureau of Elections by 8 p.m. June 2;

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Butler County Democratic Committee Chair Responds to Lawsuit Against Wolf

Statement from Butler County Democratic Committee Chairwoman in Response to the Partisan Lawsuit Against Governor Wolf Butler County Democratic Committee Chairwoman Catherine Lalondereleased the following statement: “We trust our elected officials to protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods – especially in the face of difficult and unforeseen challenges. Unfortunately, Butler County Republicans are

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Vote by Mail Primary Election

Keep Your Distance: Vote by Mail in Butler County

Pennsylvania’s change to mail-in-voting-for-all could not have been better timed. It was approved late in 2019, simply to make voting more accessible for all PA residents.  Now, in the midst of a deadly pandemic, a mail-in-ballot could be a literal lifesaver.   The Butler County Democratic Committee strongly urges all voters to avoid the polls and

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