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  • Fall Social 2022 a Success!

    Local Cortland County Democrats of all ages crowded the events room at the St. Charles Hotel in Cortland to enjoy an evening of food, drink, festivity and inspirational speeches. Chairman,…

  • Politicking Adventures

    I joined the Cortland County Democratic Committee because I was tired of being a “feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself…

  • Becoming the Party of the People

    In a week that included the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, the shooting of a 13 year old Adam Toledo by the Chicago police, and…

  • What Ruth Taught Us About Dissent

    Hearing that Ruth Bader Ginsburg died felt like hearing that Donald Trump was going to be the president after the election in 2016. At my age, after what felt like…

  • The Anxiety of Living in a Democracy

    I’ve been reading about anxiety because – well, because of the election and RBG and BLM and the Post Office and climate change and the end of democracy as we…

  • Compassion is at Our Core

    In a world where you can be anything, be kind. Unless you can be a unicorn, then be a unicorn. Teeshirt Philosophy Conventions don’t usually interest me. Too noisy, too…

  • Hope in the Time of Corona

    First there was the lock down due to Covid-19. After hunkering down at home for a couple months to flatten the curve, we were told the economy had to reopen.…

  • Cortland Legislator Abandons Predecessor’s Legacy

    It was with great disappointment we heard of Richard Stock’s announcement he was leaving the Democratic Party and registering as a Republican. With the national trend of Republicans leaning into…

  • Knock on doors in Cortland for Josh Riley!

    Looking to make a difference this election season? Volunteer to knock doors for Josh Riley. Every Saturday at 3:00pm or 6:00pm. Volunteers meet at the Cortland County Democratic Headquarters. Don’t…

  • Petition Season Begins

    Democrats across Cortland County will soon be seeing members of the Cortland County Democratic Committee on their doorstep carrying petitions for Democratic candidates up and down the ticket for this…

  • Early Voting Info

    Early voting is set to begin in Cortland County on October 23rd and run through October 31st. Location Cortland County Board of Elections112 River St.Cortland, NY 13045 Entrance for early…

  • Declaring June 19th, 2021 as the 156th Juneteenth Independence Day in Cortland County

    Cortland County Proclamation WHEREAS, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1st, 1863.  The Proclamation stated that Enslaved people who lived in Confederate or rebel states were free. …

  • Condemning Hate Crimes against Asian Americans

    WHEREAS, the Asian American community has been unfairly held responsible for the COVID-19 outbreak by some influential political leaders, ANDWHEREAS, some of the racist rhetoric used to blame the Asian…

  • National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Resolution

    Resolution  National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month WHEREAS, sexual assault can affect individuals of any gender identity, sexual orientation, race, socio-economic status, religion, and any other demographic.  Sexual assault…