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Eagle County Democrats Events

Eagle Dems Training for Team 2 – Avon/Edwards PCPs
When: Thursday, June 21, 5:30-7:00
Where: Avon Public Library
These trainings are not just for Precinct Committee People (PCPs) but also for any Dem-friendly locals and volunteers who want to learn more about the Eagle County Democrats. The training will include basic information about the Democratic Party, how it’s organized, our legislative districts, and our representatives in the various districts.  For more information, email

Eagle Flight Days
When: Saturday, June 23
Join the Eagle County Democrats in the parade or help out for a couple of hours in the booth. Email Joy at

People 2 People Canvass Training with the State Party
When: Thursday, June 28, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Avon Public Library
Tyler McDermott, the State Party’s new statewide field organizer will give a training for Dems and interested volunteers on the new “People 2 People” voter outreach initiative.
We will be asking voters what they want to see changed at the state or federal level, and how Democrats can do a better job responding to their concerns.
Email Joy at

Save the Date!
Mark your calendars for our annual fundraising dinner, coming in the fall:
Friday, September 14 – EagleVail Pavilion in EagleVail. Want to help? Email Melissa at

Other Events

PLEASE NOTE: The Eagle County Democratic Party does not endorse candidates in contested primaries but we are happy to promote campaign events when they’re held here in Eagle County. We consider them to be good opportunities for our community to get to know our candidates better as election season approaches.

Eagle Flight Days CANVASS KICK-OFF with Jeanne and Kerry!
Team up with Commissioner McQueeney and Senator Donovan as they hit the first doors of the season!
Help them break in their walking shoes, knock on a few (friendly!) doors, and remind voters to get their ballots in. Jeanne and Kerry will show you the ropes if you’ve not canvassed before. THIS is how Democrats WIN in November!
When: Meet Jeanne and Kerry at 2:00 pm on June 23
Yeti’s Coffee at 300 Broadway in Eagle

Meet Jena!
You’re invited to an event in support of Jena Griswold, candidate for Colorado Secretary of State. As a former election lawyer for a presidential campaign, Jena was inspired to run for Secretary of State to protect the right to vote, bolster cybersecurity in our elections, and stop the flood of dark money in our campaigns.
Jena is uncontested on the primary ballot, and has been endorsed of over 90 elected officials and gubernatorial candidates Cary Kennedy, Jared Polis, and Mike Johnston.

When: Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Where: At the home of Josh and Christina Lautenberg
Address: 1060 June Creek Rd., Edwards
Please RSVP here.


Dems Luncheon Revived June 21st

*TUESDAY, June 12th

Vail/Edwards Kick-off Organizing
for America

This is the first Organizing for America House Party of this most important election year.  There is much to do, and it’s time to get started. Come meet our OFA coordinator, Alyssa Roberts.  Alyssa is from Denver and has served one year as a Whitehouse intern.  In 2008, Alyssa organized almost 100 democrats at her high school and ran an effective \”get out the vote\” campaign.  We are lucky to have her help us assure that Eagle County will once again be blue in November.

Jane Lowery’s home, 525 Lariat Loop, Edwards.

5:30 – 7:30

Kindly RSVP to

*SATURDAY, June 16th

Voter Registration at Columbine
Market, Gypsum

Please join us if you would like to help register voters. Shifts are 10am – 1pm and 1pm – 5pm.

Please RSVP to or (970) 524-1016

 *THURSDAY, June 21st

Eagle County Democrats Luncheon

Please join HD 56 Representative Millie Hamner and HD 26 (Eagle County’s new Colorado House District) Candidate Diane Mitsch Bush for a discussion of the recent legislative session and a look at what to expect next year.

Noon – 1:30

E-Town, Riverwalk, Edwards

Kindly RSVP to Carole Onderdonk, or (970) 524-1016

*SATURDAY, June 23rd

Flight Days, Eagle, CO

Please join our Democratic Candidates, Diane Mitsch Bush, Jon Stavney and Jill Ryan and your fellow Democrats to march in the Flight Days Parade and staff our Eagle Dems Booth. The parade begins at 10 am. The booth will be open from 11am to approximately 7pm. Shifts are 11-1, 1-3, 3-5 and 5-7.

Sign up for the parade and the
booth: or (970) 524-1016



*TUESDAY, June 5th

for Obama
kick off in Carbondale

Call Carole Onderdonk if you would
like to carpool: 970-524-1016

12:00 – 2:00 pm
Konnyaku Restaurant
0568 Highway 133, La Fontana Plaza
Carbondale, CO 81623

*WEDNESDAY, June 6th

You are invited to meet Bruce
, Democratic Candidate for District Attorney.

Enjoy great food and drinks!

6 – 7:30

Singletree Community Center

1010 Berry Creek Rd, Singletree, Edwards

Share your concerns; Learn how change will occur; Redefine justice
in Eagle County

RSVP preferred but not necessary

to Heidi McCollum, Eagle County Coordinator, Bruce Brown for DA. (970) 319-0269


“The people of Eagle County need a District Attorney who can
ensure public safety, not just deliver a slogan or make an empty promise. I
will lead an effective District

Attorney’s office that I can be proud of. And so will you.”

Bruce Brown (970) 722-7778

June 9th

Phone Bank for Sal Pace,
Democratic Candidate for CD3.
Please bring your cell phones

As you may know, most of Eagle County was redistricted from CD2,
represented by Jared Polis, to CD3, currently represented by the Republican
“teaparty”  congressman, Scott Tipton.
This is a very important race for those of us in CD3 and for the nation as a
whole. We need to let people know about Sal. Join us!

2:00 – 5:00 pm

525 Lariat Loop, Edwards,

Kindly RSVP

to Greta (970) 688-2508

Eagle County Democratic Assembly/Convention, and more…


Thursday, March 15th, 2012 6-9pm. Eagle County Building, Eagle CO, Commissioners Meeting Room

Congressman Jared Polis and Congressional Candidate Sal Pace will speak at the county’s Democratic Assembly on Thursday evening. The recent redistricting process handed Eagle County two congressional districts, instead of one. The district line runs through Eagle Vail and takes effect in 2013, based on the outcome of the November 2012 election. Until that time, Congressman Jared Polis will represent the entire county that is currently in District 2.


There is already a fierce campaign underway for District 3, currently held by Republican Congressman Scott Tipton from Cortez. Challenger Sal Pace is a state representative and former Democratic House Minority Leader from Pueblo. A large portion of Eagle County will be in District 3, including El Jebel and Basalt, and Dotsero east to Eagle Vail.

The assembly is open to the public. Additional events will include approval of the party platform (delegates please check your e-mail for a platform survey) and election of delegates from the party caucuses to the state, congressional and other conventions. Additionally, candidates for county commissioner, including incumbent Jon Stavney and health policy consultant Jill Ryan, will be nominated. Candidates for district attorney, the state house of representatives, and CU regent are also expected to speak.



DA Candidate Bruce Brown in Eagle

Meet D.A. Candidate Bruce Brown
Host: Bruce Brown & Heidi McCollum
When: Wednesday, March 14 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where:Paradigm\’s Restaurant4th & Capitol Street Eagle, CO 81631


Contact DA Candidate Todd Barson

to discuss his experience and the issues. 970-547-1857

Diane Mitsch Bush HD 26 Candidate launches Website



2012 Eagle County Democratic Party Caucuses on Tuesday, March 6th

The Eagle County Democratic Party will hold its caucuses on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm for registration. Due to redistricting some precinct numbers have changed. To check your precinct number click here and follow the directions or call Carole Onderdonk at 970-524-1016.
Precinct numbers 1, 2, 3, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17 will meet at Red Sandstone School in Vail.
Precinct numbers 4, 11, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 28, and 29 will meet at the WECMRD Field House in Edwards. Precinct numbers 5, 6, 9, 10, 16, 23, 26, 27 and 30 will meet at the Eagle County Building in Eagle. Precinct numbers 7, 8, 24 & 25 will meet at the Eagle County Building in El Jebel.
Come out and support your local Democratic Party. See you on the 6th.

Eagle County Democrats Annual Dinner

Saturday, January 28th

at Balata, Singletree, Edwards

Let\’s launch this 2012 election season with a bang!

Guest Speakers

Rick Palacio, Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party, and Alec Garnett, Executive Director of Colorado Democratic Party.  State Senator Gail Schwartz and Representative Millie Hamner will be joining us as well.  Several candidates will comment on their races:

  • Sal Pace, candidate for US House of Representatives in CD3
  • A Democratic candidate running for the new State House District 26 which represents Eagle and Routt Counties (TBA)
  • Todd Barson & Bruce Brown, candidates for District Attorney
  • Jill Ryan, candidate for Eagle County Commissioner

6:00 – 7:00 Reception includes dinner ticket, cocktails and appetizers: $100, $250 or $500.

7:30- Dinner includes a three course dinner with choice of entrees and beverage: $50.  Cash bar.

This fundraiser will help raise the funds needed for our activities in this important election year.

Contact , or