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A Message from the Chair: Elections are secure

A few comments on voting security: We, the Butler County Democratic Committee, emphatically support our election bureau, postal workers, and poll workers in their commitment to free and fair elections. Voting by mail in Butler County is safe for all, Democrats and Republicans, no matter what you hear otherwise. And if you watched the presidential

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Update on Vote by Mail Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which has a Democratic majority, has ruled that election officials must count ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by the Friday after. In addition, the court ruled that local officials may set up ballot return drop boxes and also affirmed a ban on poll-watchers working in counties other than those they are

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Butler Democrats Weekend of Action

Friday October 2 ~ Saturday October 3 ~ Sunday October 4            473 Little Creek Rd, Harmony, 16037 Butler County Democrats and Joe Biden Allies and Supporters: If you’ve been waiting for the right time to get involved, that time has come. With only 34 days left until the election, Joe

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Whistle Stop Tour with Butler Democratic Candidates!

On Sunday, September 13, the Democratic candidates of Butler County will be joining the BCDC for a good old-fashioned whistle stop tour! Butler candidates for the U.S. House and PA House and Senate will be conversing with voters at four “stops” throughout the county. Whistle Stop Schedule: 10:00 AM – Jaycee Shelter, Cranberry Community Park

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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

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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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