Together, the Mighty 14th can grow stronger.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

To strengthen Democratic activism throughout our diverse congressional district, I am eager to hear your ideas as well as to learn whether you’d like to get more involved.

There are a few opportunities for you to let me know your thoughts: Please always feel free to call me. My cell phone number is (248) 217-1637.  Also, I will be at the District Office at 18409 Livernois in Detroit on February 7th, 8th and 9th if you would like to connect in person.

On February 11th during the Michigan Democratic Party Convention at Cobo Hall, we will have our District Convention where we will be electing our local leadership. I am asking for your support as I run for re-election for Chairman of the Mighty 14th District Democrats as a member of the Unity Slate.

This past year was a tough year for Democrats.  However, I want to assure you that the 14th District did an outstanding job in a tough polit­ical climate.  Partnered with Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence and local activist groups, we were able to execute a multi-layered political plan.  We distributed 75,000 pieces of literature; knocked on tens of thousands of doors and mailed to over 30,000 voters in both Oakland and Wayne Counties.  Over 1,000 phone calls per day were made from our District Office. We have the largest permanent district office in the state and have raised the most funds in the state, as well.

We held meetings all over the district from Harper Woods to Pontiac; had successful fundraisers; and conducted Precinct Delegate Trainings.  Over 90% of our endorsed candidates won in the August ­­Primary Election including our Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, who won with 87% of the vote.  In the November General Election, 75% of our endorsed candidates won.

As Chairman of the 14th District, my plan is to take our successes, add what we’ve learned in defeat and conquer this next phase that our country is entering.  Let’s remain strong in the future by working together.  Support the Unity Slate:  Solid as a Block!

Democratically Yours,

Rick Blocker

Join the Michigan Democratic Party by January 12th to vote at State Convention!

January 12th is the deadline to join the Michigan Democratic Party in order to be eligible to vote at our Spring State Convention next month.
The State Convention is an opportunity for us, as Michigan Democrats, to come together to determine the direction of our Party…and we want you to be part of the conversation. 
Join MDP
Remember, to vote at the Spring State Convention, you must be a member by January 12th (30 days prior to convention), so sign up now to make your voice heard!
We look forward to seeing you there and building a stronger MDP, together. 
P.S. If you are already a member, forward it to your friends and family who want to get involved and still need to sign up! 

Michigan Takes a Stand: Save Health Care Rally January 15th.

This Sunday, January 15, communities across our country will be participating in a Day of Action – “Our First Stand: Save Health Care” – and we need your help!

Please help us take a stand and make sure Michigan’s voice is heard by joining me, U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Senator Gary Peters, and other Michigan congressional members at a statewide rally – Sunday, January 15, 12:30 p.m., at UAW Region 1 Pavilion, 27800 George Merrelli Drive in Warren.  Click here to RSVP. 
The Republican plan will put insurance companies back in charge by repealing patient protections for every American who has insurance. They plan to take away health care coverage for over 30 million Americans by dismantling the health care system and ending guaranteed Medicare benefits by converting Medicare into a voucher program.  Their plans threaten nursing home care for over 4 million seniors by slashing Medicaid and dramatically increasing prescription drug prices for seniors and the disabled.
It’s important that Michigan’s voice be heard in this debate.  Please join us in this day of action and share this message with your friends and family on social media.
Be sure to RSVP by clicking here now. I look forward to seeing you there and taking a stand together.

January through June Meeting Schedule:

14th Congressional District Meeting Schedule

January – June 2017

Executive Board Meeting 10:00 am

General Membership Meeting 11:00 am

 

January 14, 2017          Wayne County Community College

                                        19305 Vernier

                                         Harper Woods, Mich. 48225

 

February 11, 2017       MDP Spring State Convention

                                      Cobo Center

                                      Room 260  portside   1:00 pm

                                      Detroit, Mich. 48226

 

March 11, 2017           Oak Park Parks and Recreation

April 8, 2017               14300 Oak Park Blvd.

                                      Oak Park, Mich. 48237

 

May 13, 2017              Northwest Activity Center

June 10, 2017              18100 Meyers

                                      Detroit, Mich. 48221

14th District Democrats Call to Convention

CALL TO CONVENTION

The 14th Congressional District Convention or District County Convention will convene at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Wayne County Community College Mary Stempfle University Center 19305 Vernier, Harper Woods, MI. 48225.  Registration will begin at 9:00 am and continue until 10:15 am.  The purpose of this convention shall be to elect 1 male and 1 female and 1 male and 1 female alternate to the Credentialing, Resolution and Rules committees and to consider resolutions to be forwarded to the state party.

 

January Meeting: Saturday, January 14th in Harper Woods.

Calling all Democrats in Southeast Michigan:

The next meeting for the 14th Congressional District Democratic Organization is on Saturday, January 14th, 2017.

The Executive Committee meeting begins at 10:00 a.m. The General Membership meeting begins at 11:00 a.m.

It will be held at the Harper Woods campus of Wayne County Community College on Vernier Road.

All Democrats are welcomed and encouraged to attend!

Michigan’s Mighty 14th District Democrats!

Michigan’s 14th Congressional District includes the communities of Detroit, Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Keego Harbor, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Orchard Lake, Pontiac, Royal Oak Township, Southfield, Sylvan Lake and West Bloomfield Township.

This is the Democratic Party for that 14th District.

We’re proudly represented by Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, a Democrat serving in her first term.  #TeamBrenda  #FightingForUs  #MI14

Congresswoman-Elect Brenda Lawrence delivers her victory speech on Election Night, November 2014.
Congresswoman-Elect Brenda Lawrence delivers her victory speech on Election Night, November 2014.