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Williamson County progressives fight to restore voting rights to felons - July 2019

"The nonprofit organization Campaign Legal Center brought its Restore Your Vote campaign to Franklin Thursday night, educating the community during a public meeting on pathways people with felony convictions can take to restore their right to vote."

3 Questions for the New Leader of the Williamson County Democrats - April 2019

"After two years of resurgence onto the local political scene, the Williamson County Democratic Party chairperson Kreis White has started his new role this April.  White –– who ran as a Democrat for the Williamson County Commission –– will now serve as the leader of the party. He will take the position from Holly McCall, who didn't seek re-election within the party."

Williamson County Democratic Chair Holly McCall to run for Tennessee Democratic Chair - December 2018

"Current chair of the Williamson County Democratic Party Holly McCall announced on Wednesday her intention to challenge Mary Mancini in leading the Tennessee Democratic party as state chair."

Williamson County Democratic Party chair talks successes, failures and future following midterm election - November


"In what has turned out to be a record-breaking turnout at the polls for both Williamson County and the country at large, Williamson County Democrats failed to pick up any seats in the senate, house, or their local state counterparts. Despite this, the numbers show huge strides made by Democratic candidates when compared to the 2014 midterm elections.

Chair of the Williamson County Democratic Party, Holly McCall, said the percentage gains by Democratic candidates were significant, and that like anything else, will take time to grow to their full potential."

Inaugural Williamson County Democratic Party Dinner raises more than $20,000 (Franklin Homepage) - August 2018

“We could have sold more tickets with a bigger space: the large, enthusiastic crowd proves there’s a desire here to have equal and fair representation by both political parties,” said McCall. “We will invest the money we raised into technology and services to help Democratic candidates in November and future elections.”

Dean calls for pragmatism over partisanship; Kanew pushes for change at WCDP dinner (Williamson Herald) - August 2018

"Fresh off his Democratic gubernatorial primary victory, Karl Dean urged and energized a crowd of supporters to help him take his message of pragmatism over partisanship to Williamson Countians.  During a Williamson County Democratic Party dinner held Saturday at the county’s Enrichment Center, Dean was preceded by Justin Kanew, the party’s pick for a vacated Congressional seat held for 16 years by U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn.

The inaugural dinner drew a crowd of over 260 and raised $20,000, according to county Democratic Chairman Holly McCall."

Democratic candidates for Williamson County Commission may influence voter turnout (Tennessean) - July 2018

"As early voting kicked off last week for a crowded Williamson County Commission race, more than 30 candidates in contested races are wrapping up the last leg of their campaigns.

But this isn't like past election years for the commission. For the first time in more than two decades, Democrats are vying for seats on the 24-member commission. 

Twelve Democrats, to be exact."

Williamson Democrats vie for commission seats for first time in 20 years (Tennessean) - Feb 2018

"Clemons is part of a new breed that signals a potentially historic change for Williamson County, a county traditionally considered a lock for Republicans. For the last 20 years, not a single Democrat has run for county commission. This year, there are 12 of them contending for the 24 commission seats."

Brentwood Democrat Jatin Shah running for Williamson County Commission (Tennessean) - Feb 2018

Williamson County Democrats resurface in 2018 with first primary since 1994 (Brentwood Home Page) - Dec 2017

What Williamson County organizations think of sales tax increase to help schools (Tennessean) - Dec 2017

A candidate of compromise, Craig Fitzhugh makes pitch in Williamson County (Tennessean) - Aug 2017

Blackburn challenger Justin Kanew meets with Williamson Democrats (Tennessean) - July 2017

Former Nashville mayor Karl Dean pitches gubernatorial run in Williamson County (Tennessean) - June 2017

Democrat James Mackler speaks in Franklin (Brentwood Home Page) - May 2017

What the passage of Haslam's gas tax plan means for future politics in Tennessee (Tennessean) - April 2017

Holly McCall elected to serve as chairman of Williamson County Democratic Party (Williamson Herald) - Mar 2017

Williamson County Democratic Party to elect new leadership in March (Brentwood Home Page) - Mar 2017


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