President Donald Trump is attempting to convince the two Republican members of Michigan's Board of Canvassers to refuse to certify our November presidential election. Nolan Finley has provided a brief and very accessible description of the scheme: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/nolan-finley/2020/11/19/trump-game-plan-invalidating-election-holding-presidency/6350322002/l.
Michigan residents can register their support for democracy by speaking at the Board of Canvassers meeting Monday, submitting written comments, or joining the car caravan to Lansing:
7 Michigan Republican leaders, including the Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader, visited Mr. Trump in Washington D.C. on Friday to demonstrate their support for Trump, even as Trump proceeds in his coup attempt. The seven issued a statement supporting Trump's baseless claims of voter fraud, stating that "allegations of fraudulent behavior should be taken seriously". Please take a moment to share with them your opinion of their actions:
Our guest speaker will be Ben Ogden of the Welcome Inn Day Center in Royal Oak. Operated by the South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless, the Welcome Inn is the only low-barrier day center in south Oakland County. It offers services to homeless residents with the goal of finding them permanent housing.
The runoff election in Georgia will determine control of the United States Senate. Right now the Republicans hold a 50-48 advantage. If the two Democratic candidates win in Georgia it will be a 50-50 tie, and Vice President Kamala Harris becomes the tie-breaking vote.
You can write postcards, phone bank, text bank, donate money, or even go to Georgia and volunteer.
At the Oakland County Democratic Party convention on Friday November 20th, Royal Oak/Clawson Democrats elected these 7 people to sit on the Executive Committee:
Our treasurer Ian Duncanson has created a means for us to accept membership dues payments on-line. If you are not a dues-paying member and would like to join please visit https://greater-royal-oak-democratic-club.square.site. Dues are just $10 per person per year.
Our co-chair Lauren Jasinski records and uploads all of our virtual events to our club YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjRzSueWlf_hBQC0mlG-e6g/featured.
Club treasurer Ian Duncanson has a new podcast, "Mitten Politics," with new episodes every other Monday. For more information: