Welcome to the Daviess County Democratic Party’s new website page, “Democratic Positions.” This is where we’ll bring party and candidate position statements to your attention and facilitate your access. Our focus is on issues we believe important to the Owensboro, Daviess County, and Western Kentucky communities. And, we will pay particular attention to HEALTH CARE, the ENVIRONMENT, the ECONOMY, LABOR, and EDUCATION. We hope this resource will prove useful. As always, whatever your choice, PLEASE BE SURE TO VOTE!
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President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on April 28, 2021
2020 Democratic Party Platform
2020 Democratic Party Platform: “America is an idea—one that has endured and evolved through war and depression, prevailed over fascism and communism, and radiated hope to far distant corners of the earth. Americans believe that diversity is our greatest strength. That protest is among the highest forms of patriotism. That our fates and fortunes are bound to rise and fall together. That even when we fall short of our highest ideals, we never stop trying to build a more perfect union. When the American people go to the polls this fall, we will be choosing more than a candidate. Character is on the ballot in this election. The character of our President, yes, but more than that: the character of our democracy, our society, and our leadership in the world.” READ MORE
DCDP Endorses Contract For Rural & Working America
On Saturday, August 8, 2020 the Executive Committee of the Daviess County Democratic Party voted to endorse the Contract for Rural and Working America. Linderman introduces the contract: “For far too long, rural America has been abandoned, by government and by business. This has left large parts of the country devastated – with not nearly enough good paying jobs, insufficient health care, obstacles to education and opportunity, and a general feeling of being left behind. This is why I helped create “The Contract For Rural & Working America”, a set of aspirational goals for government to apply to the very specific needs of rural and working America. And, as you read this collection of proposals, understand that implementing these will lead to more opportunity and economic security for the rest of America as well.” Read more