31 Dec

Inauguration and Swearing In of Democratic Elected Officials this Week

With the Blue Wave hitting Colorado, we are proud to support our Democrats who will be officially taking office this week!

There are a number of swearing in and inaugural events happening in the first two weeks of January. Here is a rundown and information on how you can attend

1 . January 3rd from 11am – 1pm

Mr Crow Goes to Washington Indivisible Day of Action Event 

Link for information:

2. January 4th from 9am – 12pm

Colorado State Legislature Opening Session – Moms Demand Action

Link for Information:

3. January 8th from 11am – 12:30pm – Jena Griswold for Colorado

The Inauguration Ceremony will take place on the west steps of the Colorado Capitol building starting at 11AM.

No tickets are required for the standing public viewing area on Lincoln Street, between Colfax Avenue and 14th Avenue.

This will be the official swearing in ceremony for Secretary of State-elect Jena Griswold, Governor-elect Jared Polis, Attorney General-elect Phil Weiser, and Treasurer-elect Dave Young.

Dress warm, this is an outside event.

4. January 8th from 6:30pm- 8:00pm

Arapahoe County Elected Official Swearing in Ceremony

5. January 8th from 6:30pm to 11:30pm

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03 Dec

Colorado Democrats Obama Dinner Tickets and Award Nominations

The Colorado Democratic Party has announced the date of its annual Obama Diner. Tickets are on sale now for the event, and nominations are being accepted for various accolades awarded to individuals each year. The event will be held this year on March 9th at the Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel,

To nominate for the following awards, please click on the link below:

  1. Rising Star
  2. Volunteer of the Year
  3. Murphy Roberts Young Volunteer of the Year
  4. Democrat of the Year
  5. Lifetime Achievement

Tickets for the event are on sales now, and can be found at the following link:

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03 Dec

Find Out More About Officer Positions at the Upcoming County Reorginization Meeting

In odd numbered years the Democratic Party meets to reorganize its committees. New officers are elected for all districts. The Arapahoe County Democratic Party will hold its reorg meeting during the first two weeks of February to elect new officers for the county party, the house districts, senate districts, and commissioner districts. We will also elect members to the Colorado Democratic Party State Executive and State Central committees. Any Democrat residing in a district can run for its offices, but only members of the county central committee are eligible to vote. (PCP’s, Captains, district officers, and elected officials)

We encourage everyone to consider taking on a leadership role. If you are interested in running and want to know more, we are holding an informational meeting for you to ask questions about the duties of these offices and how to run.

Monday December 10, 2018  6:30 PM
Arapahoe Democrats Office
10730 E Bethany Drive, Ste 240, Aurora, CO 80014

If you decide to run for a party office, please send a letter of intent to run, (email is fine) giving us your name, contact information, and the office(s) you would like to stand for. Letters of intent will be due 10 days prior to the February meeting. Please send your letter to [email protected]

You will receive more information once our time and location are confirmed. Current members of the central committee will get an official call at least ten days prior to the meeting. Also, watch our website for additional details.

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03 Dec

Tis the Season! Three Holiday Parties to Celebrate

Tis the Season to Celebrate with you fellow Democrats, friends and neighbors! Three parties, including HD41’s annual end of the year gathering will be occurring in the coming weeks.

First Tuesday Action Group will host their annual Holiday Party at the Bent Noodle Restaurant, this coming Tuesday, December 4th. A small item donation to the Giving Place is suggested. A buffet and Cash Bar will be provided. More information on the event can be found at the link below.

The Arapahoe County Democrats will host their annual party this coming Thursday, at El Tequileno Family Restaurant. A donation is also suggested for this event for Mango House. More information can also be found at the link below:

And for the holiday party finale, our own House District 41 will host its annual Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 11th. The event will be held at Molcajete Mexican Restaurant. More details for the event can be found below.

All three events will celebrate our wins, and be a way to reflect back on a great year. Please join us in these celebrations and Happy Holidays!

House District 41 Election Celebration & Holiday Party

Arapahoe Democratics Holiday Party

First Tuesday Action Group- Holiday Party

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17 Aug

Arapahoe County Democrats Annual Picnic Join Us September 1st!

Fellow Democrats, supporters, friends, and neighbors are welcome to join the Arapahoe Democratic Partty for this annual community event. The Arapahoe Democrats annual picnic is an opportunity for fellowship, fun with our neighbors, and to meet elected officials and candidates.

The Democrats of House District 3 will host the event at Westlands Park in Greenwood Village. The address of the park is 5701 S. Quebec St., Greenwood Village. The picnic will begin at 10am and end by 2pm.

The cost of the picnic is $10.00 for individuals and $25.00 for a family. If you are a resident of the following House Districts, please bring the following food, drink, or dessert for the picnic:

Hamburgers and Hotdogs: Provided by HD3

Side Dishes and Salads: HD 38 and HD 42

Desserts: HD 36 and HD 41

Drinks and Ice: HD 40 and HD 37

For more information, please contact Jean Greenberg or leave a reply in the comments below.

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17 Aug

Join the Jason Crow Campaign for another mega canvass this Saturday at Del Mar Park!

U.S. Congressional District 6 Candidate Jason Crow will host an Aurora Canvas Event this Saturday, August 18th at Del Mar Park (6th Ave and Del Mar Parkway) in North Aurora. The event will begin at 10:00 and go into the afternoon ending at 3pm. If you were one of the over 200 people who attended the first mega canvass event in Aurora in July, continue the momentum by attending this event. Sending a RSVP for the event is encouraged, as it will help the campaign create a list to have ready for you in calling or canvassing. Please see the link below  to RSVP.

A note from the campaign:

Come join activists and elected leaders at Del Mar Park as we canvass and get the word out about Jason Crow! Bring some water, sunscreen, and your walking shoes!

Sign up here:

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02 Aug

Sign Up to Volunteer this Saturday, 8/4, at Aurora Pride

The Aurora Pride Day will be this Saturday, August 4th at the Aurora Municipal Center, off of Alameda Ave. and Chambers Rd. Arapahoe Democrats, Colorado Democrats, and The Stonewall Democrats Initiative will be hosting a booth to register voters and recruit volunteers.

With Pride just days away, there is still a need to fulfill 3 remaining shifts. Please RSVP for the shift you would like to work, at the link noted below. Colorado Democratic Party Volunteer Coordinator, Meike Babel, has noted what shifts are needed in the following message issued earlier today:

Dear Democrats and Activists, 

We still need 3 volunteers each for the following shifts at Aurora Pride this Saturday, August 4, at Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012
1) 12noon – 2pm
2) 2 – 4pm
3) 4 – 6pm
Please click here to sign up for a shift (Don’t sign up for the 10am shift, it is full):


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01 Aug

Gubernatorial Candidate Jared Polis in Aurora on 8/1 to Discuss African American Outreach

Gubernatorial Candidate Jared Polis will be in Aurora, on Wednesday, August 1st, to discuss issues related to African American Outreach and community. Below is a message from the Campaign and information on the location of the event:

Conngressman Polis has been a champion for legislation in support of the African American community. He supported the protection of the Voting Rights Act, and has been endorsed by Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis and also by our very own Bro. Jeff.  He stood with President Obama to support and pass the Affordable Care Act, giving millions of Coloradans access to healthcare. We want your suggestions and ideas for African American outreach as we move forward, together on a unified front.

Yours in Service,
Bianka Emerson
Deputy Political Director
Polis for Colorado

The Meet and Greet will be held near many of us in Aurora at the following location:

WHEN: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

TIME: 5:30 PM TO 7:00 PM

Endless Grind Coffee Shop
Valley Plaza Shopping Center
17070 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80015


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23 Jul

Join us on July 26th for our HD41 Monthly Meeting

Join us this Thursday, July 26th for our monthly HD41 Meeting. This months’ guest speaker will be Democratic Candidate for State Treasurer, Dave Young. Below is the agenda for the meeting, recently posted by our Chair, Jeff Moser. 

House District 41 Democrats, 4th Thursday, 26 July 2018

Arapahoe Co. Democratic Party Headquarters, 10730 E. Bethany Drive, Ste. 240, Aurora, CO 80014

6:30 to 7:00 p.m., Social Hour: Meet-N-Greet – Refreshments
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Meeting & Program
Arapahoe County Democratic Party Headquarters
7:00 p.m.
Welcome & Call to Order by Chair or Presiding Officer
Pledge of Allegiance
Introduce Officers & Elected Officials – Call for General Orders – Adopt Agenda
Approval of Minutes from 28 June 2018
7:05 pm 
Exec. Board Reports/District Business:
1. People to People (P2P): Next Canvass July 28, 9:30-Noon + Lit Drops in August
2. Schroeder Dinner, 7:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25: HD 41 Table of 10 – $100 per ticket
a. If you are interested in attending the dinner, you can find the information
b. You can buy tickets here:
c. After you buy your tickets online please let Maureen Mrizek know that you want
to be at the HD 41 table and your choice of chicken or veggie*
d. Does HD 41 want to provide a Gift Basket for the auction?*
e. Does HD 41 want to buy an ad for the program book?*
3. HD 41 Holiday Party: 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 at Party Headquarters: Theme, Food
& Drinks, and DJ/Band*
4. Other Business – Rise, Speak Up*
*HD 41 Action Item/Participation needed!
Featured Program: State Rep. Dave Young of Greeley, Democratic Nominee for
State Treasurer, followed by Q&A Dave Young has served as a State Representative for
House District 50 in Weld County since 2011. He is a former math and science teacher.
State Rep. Melton will give a Summer Interim Report and 2018 Campaign Update
Recognition of any and all other Candidates present (Candidates will be permitted to
give an update on their campaign for November – limit 2 minutes a piece)
8:30 p.m.
Final Announcements & Adjourn
Next Meeting & Program: Thursday, August 23


Start Date – End Date

Jul 26, 2018 – Jul 26, 2018


Start Time – End Time

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Event Location

10730 E. Bethany Dr. Ste 240  Aurora , CO 80012United States



House District 41- Arpaahoe County Colorado Democrats




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23 Jul

Heather Gardens Democrats to Host Picnic July 24th

The Heather Gardens Democrats will host a picnic this Tuesday, July 24th from 4:00- 5:30pm. The picnic will be held just north of the Tennis Courts in the picnic area of Heather Gardens. The picnic is a potluck. If bringing a dish, it is requested by the organizers that the dish feeds 8-10 people. If you are already a member of the Heather Gardens Democrats, please contact Martha Karnopp, to RSVP and advise on the dish you will be bringing. If you are interested in attending, please leave a comment. We will reach out to you regarding contact information.

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