Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to grant certain rights to crime victims, including to be treated with fairness, respect and dignity; considering their safety in bail proceedings; timely notice and opportunity to take part in public proceedings; reasonable protection from the accused; right to refuse discovery requests made by the accused; restitution and return of property; proceedings free from delay; and to be informed of these rights, so they can enforce them? Continue reading November 5 Ballot Question: What Voters Need to Know
If you want to see change in our government, start by voting in local elections. Vote this November 5 for Democratic candidates running for state, county, and municipal offices. Your vote matters! But, voting isn’t the only thing you can do to protect our democracy.
In Lancaster County, the only way Democrats will win elections is if they have help from volunteers – like you. Every candidate needs volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks from stuffing envelopes to knocking on doors.
If you are thinking “I’m not political” or “I don’t know enough about politics,” you are wrong. You don’t need to have any experience or know much about politics to help. You just have to be interested in saving democracy.
The following are some of the Democrats running for office. This post is your invitation to volunteer and help their campaigns. Even if you help with just one campaign for a few hours, you’ll be making a meaningful difference.
To learn more about these candidates and how you can volunteer, visit their website or Facebook page. Continue reading Upcoming Elections Need Your Vote & A Little Time
LANCASTER, Pa. — The Hempfield Area Democratic Committee has named Sinclaire Schuetze, Lancaster, as the 7th annual recipient of its Paul and Jan Wright Senior Scholarship.
The award, given to a graduating high school senior in the Hempfield school district, recognizes a student who, according to the committee, best represents the next generation of Democratic leaders. Continue reading Hempfield High School Senior Sinclaire Schuetze Named Recipient of Hempfield Area Democratic Committee Scholarship
With all media attention already focused on the Presidential Election in 2020, it’s too easy to forget that Pennsylvania’s Primary is happening May 21, 2019.
On that date, voters get to nominate candidates for PA Superior Court Judges, County Commissioners, School Board Directors, and Township Supervisors. Winners of the primary will be on the Election Ballot in November. Your vote in every Primary and General Election makes a difference, now more than ever! Continue reading Hempfield Primary Votes Matter