November 3, 2019

Notes from the Chair:

RE: Timetable to run for office in the March Democratic Primary

The application to run as a Democrat for a governmental office or a Democratic Party office must be filed by 6:00 p.m. December 9, 2019.  The Kendall County Democratic Party office at 518 East Blanco St. Ste. 103 will be open from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on December 9 to provide a last chance for filing.

Candidates for governmental offices:
To run, Democratic candidates must file to be in the Democratic Primary in March, 2020. The filing document is simple and should be filed with the County Chair or County Secretary.  The filing period begins November 9, 2019 and runs for a month.  The application must be notarized. A fee is required or a petition must be completed to be eligible to run in 2020. After successfully winning or running unopposed in March, the candidate will appear on the November General Election Ballot as a Democrat. Here is a link to detailed information on being a candidate:

Here is the link to obtain the filing application :

Candidates for Kendall County Democratic Party, Precinct Chair or County Chair:
There are eleven precincts in Kendall County and a County Chair who are elected every two years in the even year March Democratic Primary. To run for any of these offices a notarized application must be completed and filed with the Democratic County Chair or Secretary. Currently, all the positions are filled but any eligible Democrat desiring to be County Chair or a Precinct Chair in the precinct where they reside may apply and run. If there is only one candidate for the Precinct Chair position their name will not appear on the ballot and they will assume the position in June, 2020. If there is only one person running for County Chair, their name will appear on the ballot and they will be elected and assume office in June 2020. If you are interested, please contact Chair Kevin Henning or Secretary Sandy Speed at kendalltxdemocrats@gmail.com .
Click here application for the form to run for Precinct Chair or County Chair:

Kevin Henning
Kendall County Democratic Party Chair

Office Grand Opening and Social:

Join us on Friday, November 8 from 4-6 p.m. as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the joint KCDP/BAD Office with a Social! Light refreshments will be provided.

The new office is at 518 E. Blanco, behind Mary’s Tacos. Enter through the rear door.
Please use the link here to RSVP !
Our office is beginning to take shape!

Thank you for your donations and your support.
Special thank you to all who have planned, painted, patched, scrapped, and fixed the electrical in order to make the office become a reality.

Would you like to help us finish the work to the Office?
If you are interested in helping please contact Julie Jones .

Seeking: Office Staffing Coordinator
Now that we’ve leased our new office space, we are seeking someone to serve as Office Staffing Coordinator. Duties include:
  • Scheduling volunteers to work during all office open-hours and finding substitutes when needed
  • Managing requests for use of office space for meetings, phone banks, etc. (using an online tool called Skedda)
  • Coordinating any “special requests” with Deputy Party Chair Laura Bray
The Office Staffing Coordinator does * not * have to be present during all office open-hours; he/she just needs to make sure * someone * is there. Training will be provided. Regular office hours (days/times TBD) will commence in January.
If you’re interested or for more details, contact Laura Bray email
or phone 210-884-6843).  
Special Event in Hill Country
Click  here  to purchase your Sunset on the Mesa tickets.
Sponsorship levels are also available.
Help build democratic ideals in Kendall County by donating to our online fundraising auction!
We invite you to provide submissions starting 10/29 to 11/12. Auction will begin on 11/15 and close on 12/8. The donation form is now available on our web page .

Your entire  donation  goes directly to Kendall County Democratic Party, except for a 3.95% credit card processing fee. The money we raise supports the Democratic Operations for Kendall County.  We need funds to operate an Office , Train volunteers, “Get out the vote” efforts; Mailings, Posters, Advertising, etc. 

Donate Online!
W e encourage you to donate to the Party online with the secure online donation site ActBlue accessible from our

There are more of us than you think!
We're still looking for local Dems! If you run into any “like minded people,” send their name and email address to Laura Bray so we can add them to our mailing list and into VAN as a “strong/lean Democrat.” We want to keep building that list into 2019 and beyond!
Kendall County Democratic Store
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Check out the selections; KCDP logo t-shirts, sweatshirts, stickers, totes and more available   Purchase Here
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Office 518 East Blanco, Boerne, next to and behind Mary’s Taco. 
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