News and Events for Montgomery County Democrats
Get Involved! Working with MCDC is one of the easiest ways to help make a difference in our community, our state, and our nation, and to defeat the Trump agenda.
We have added an MCDC Webstore! Click the word Store above or go to www.mcdemocrats.org/store.html. One of our featured items is a Biden Rock Painting Kit - Cynthia Baute of Blacksburg created this wonderful work of art from the kit.
Please consider making a financial contribution to our committee. We accept one-time and recurring donations. You become a member of our Sustainer Society by making a recurring contribution and will receive a special lapel pin when you do. By making a recurring contribution to support the operations of the Montgomery County Democratic Committee, MCDC Sustainers are the backbone of our organization.
The Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley offers free & confidential services for sexual and domestic violence victims in the NRV. Their needs list has been updated - donate if you can!
MCDC chair Jenni Gallagher's letter to the editor of the Roanoke TImes about voting from home.
You can vote early at your local registrar’s office beginning 45 days before Election Day and ending the Saturday before Election Day. For Montgomery County, our registrar's office is in the Montgomery County Government Center at 755 Roanoke St. Suite 1F, in Christiansburg. The first day of early voting is September 18, and the last day is October 31. No application or excuse is needed. For more information, see the Absentee and Early voting page in the Virginia Department of Elections website.
Open our Vote Safely and Make It Count brochure for the Presidential Election on November 3.
The Virginia Department of Elections website allows you to register to vote, check your voter record, request an absentee ballot, and more!
We have a social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!
Rocky Forge Wind has received the necessary approval from Botetourt County to move Rocky Forge forward. They have submitted their draft modification to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the public comment period runs through August 10th. Please share your support by submitting a comment in support of Rocky Forge Wind at https://p2a.co/jgRTtZc. This is the last major step in the permitting process for Rocky Forge Wind, which would be Virginia's first operating onshore wind project when it begins commercial operations, expected in 2021.
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Virginia Tech engineering professor Ali Haskins Lisle is leading an initiative to make 3D printed PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for local use in the NRV - NIH face shields, and ear savers that help personnel who have to wear masks around the clock - the elastic can really wear on your ears and the ear savers hold mask loops so your ears don’t have to. You too can make a financial contribution to this initiative as follows: