You probably heard it last Saturday, the collective sigh of relief across the nation and the world as spontaneous pop-up celebrations formed in cities and towns (including Lancaster!) Decency, truth, and compassion triumphed when Democrat Joe Biden was declared the winner of the Presidential Election. This election was historic in... read more →
Over the last several months, increasingly during the lead up to today’s election, Donald Trump has made many false claims about voting by mail and election security. In any given year, ballot counting continues well past election night — absentee ballots, provisional ballots, ballots from overseas/military voters, etc. all need... read more →
The Lancaster County Board of Elections has announced a number of polling place changes that are in effect for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Funding for PUBLIC SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, and FIRE DEPTS Sets new VOTING DISTRICT boundaries Determines number of Congressional Representatives Number of Congressional Representatives affects the Electoral College What is it? The Census is a constitutionally mandated count of the population of the United States and its five U.S territories. It is... read more →
By Jen Ericson We are closer to turning PA Blue than we’ve ever been before, but we need every Democrat to vote to make it happen! Turning PA Blue means more than having a majority vote for Joe Biden; it also means flipping both the State’s Senate and House of... read more →
By Jen Ericson Although more voters than ever before are eager to vote in November’s presidential election, many are concerned about contracting COVID-19 if they vote in person or that their vote won’t be counted if they vote by mail. Fortunately, Lancaster County’s Board of Elections (LCBE) has plans to... read more →
Editor's Note: LCDC will host an issues forum on COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7:00PM. The event will be live streamed on Facebook, and a Facebook account is not required to view. What is it? COVID-19 is a new respiratory virus that is highly contagious and causes a range... read more →
The Lancaster County Democratic Committee is committed to supporting the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. No one should be discriminated against because of whom they love or how they identify. Historically, members of the LGBTQ community in Lancaster County have had to look far outside the county to find support... read more →
Live streaming forum to focus on policy and social perspectives. Lancaster, PA: The Lancaster County Democratic Committee (LCDC) is pleased to announce a live streamed forum about the status of LGBTQ+ protections in Pennsylvania, to be held on Thursday, June 18th at 7:00PM. Those interested in viewing may do so... read more →
We have seen the protests in our community, our nation, and around the world. We have grieved with families who have lost their loved ones, from George Floyd to Breonna Taylor, and so, so many others.