Meeting- @SCDCNHDems Monday 11/18, 6:30pm, Rochester

SCDC County Meeting, Monday 11/18 @6:30pm in Rochester

Please join us for a county-wide meeting. We have lots to be proud of and plenty more to do! Come join us for our monthly meeting as we discuss our general business items and open up to the floor for your thoughts, comments, or questions.

Milton & Farmington Dem Committees Meeting Thursday, Nov. 14th, 6:30 PM

We wanted to remind you that our Democratic Committees from the towns of Farmington and Milton will be meeting this coming Thursday, November 14th, at 6:30 PM in the Emma Ramsey Center in Milton.  

Please put this on your calendars and plan to attend.  We should have a good meeting and lots of good conversations.

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Remembering Victor Joseph Joos Jr. 1938 - 2019

Victor Joseph Joos Jr., age 81, of Bolan Road in Milton, died unexpectedly, of natural causes, Friday, October 25, 2019 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Born July 28, 1938 in Waltham, Massachusetts; son of Victor Joseph Joos, Sr. and Marion (Lydon) Dodds.

Victor graduated from Spaulding High School in 1956, received a Bachelors of Arts from Western Michigan University, and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of New Hampshire. He resided in Milton, N.H. since 1971.

Victor devoted much of his life to civic engagement and public service having served as a newspaper reporter for Fosters Daily Democrat; English teacher; Peace Corps Director/volunteer leader; State Legislator; and Town Administrator, Selectman, Moderator, Treasurer, Sewer Commissioner, and School Board Chair, and a long-term member of the Economic Development Committee. 
Victor was also a trustee for the New Hampshire Farm Museum, Nute Library, and an active member of the Tri-Town Democratic Committee.

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Watch- Second Dem Primary Debates Tonight, Tuesday, July 30 & Wednesday, July 31st

From CNN:

 How can I watch them?
CNN's Democratic presidential debates will air exclusively on CNN and will stream live in their entirety, without requiring log-in to a cable provider, exclusively to's homepage, across mobile devices via CNN's apps for iOS and Android, and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV.

3rd Annual Strafford Blueberry Festival- Saturday July 27th 2-4PM

From the Strafford Dems: Please join us for the 3rd Annual Strafford Blueberry Festival: Enter a homemade blueberry baked good into our bake-off Come buy fresh blueberries from Berrybog Farm Be a judge of the bake-off (included with your ticket) Meet Democratic candidates   Support local vendors   Tickets are available here:

Farmington Dems & Milton Dems Meet Thursday, July 11th, 6PM

Hi folks,

The Milton Democratic Committee will have its July meeting on Thursday,  July 11, at 6:00 PM at South Main Pizza on Main Street in Farmington.  We will have a joint meeting with theFarmington Democratic Committee   .

Some  Agenda Items will include:
Adopt-a-Spot Watering - in the hot summer months, folks are asked to stop by our adopt-a -spots with a few buckets of water and water the barrels and anything else that looks parched. 

SAVE THE DATE! SCDC Picnic August 18th

Join us at our annual picnic in Rollinsford!

The Strafford County Democratic Committee will hold its annual picnic on August 18th. The event will be held again on the water in beautiful Rollinsford. 
Please join us as we gather with fellow Democrats to chat about politics, listen to 2020 candidates, and eat some great food!

We have worked so hard in 2019 to build the organization we have across the county--thanks to you! This picnic is our big annual fundraiser, and oh boy, do we have a lot planned for this election cycle. So come join us! It's always the Democratic event to be at.

Follow this link below to buy your tickets or be a beloved sponsor! It all helps us as we build the infrastructure we need to hold the seats we have and to expand out for more!

You can purchase your sponsorship level by clicking on this ActBlue link, or by mailing your check directly to Strafford County Democratic Committee, PO Box 247, Dover, NH 03821

Let us know if you have any questions! We are so thankful for your support! More information on the program soon!

Tickets will go from $20 to $25 on August 11th, so don't wait!

Email questions to:

Thank you!

What: SCDC Picnic 
When: August 18th at 12:30-3:30pm
Where: Rollinsford American Legion Park, Foundry Street, Rollinsford NH Buy Now Email us at with any questions or if you would like to volunteer!

Watch- Dem Primary Debates Tonight, Wednesday June 26th & Thursday June 27th

Twenty candidates have qualified to appear in the first Dem primary debates. The debates will be over two nights, with ten candidates appearing at each event; the first is tonight, June 26th and the second June 27th.

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Nashua Pride June 29th & White Mountain Pride June 29th

2019 Nashua Pride Festival

June 29th

Saturday at 2 PM – 5 PM

View the Event 

Upgrade To The Look & Function Of Milton Dems Website

We've upgraded the look and function of the Milton Dems website!

The new site should be faster and more responsive, whether you are on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or trying to get information on your phone. The new mobile version has greater visual appeal and provides more function over the old mobile version. We also added a better slider to showcase or feature important information.

We think all of the elements and features should be fully operational again, although we still have the add the other local committees links again. If you find that something is not presenting or is not working please let us know. Thank you for your patience during the update!

Save The Date- 2019 NH Democratic Party State Convention

2019 NH Democratic Party State Convention
Saturday, September 7, 2019
at 9 AM – 6 PM
 On Saturday, September 7th the NHDP will be hosting it's 2019 State Convention! The Party anticipates that all Democratic presidential candidates will attend, as well as other national leaders, and candidates up and down the Granite State ticket at our biggest event of the year!

5th Annual Portsmouth PRIDE - Saturday, June 22nd

The 5th Annual Portsmouth PRIDE is a day full of celebration, reflection, and community-building. Here's what we've got planned:
PRIDE Marketplace.  The PRIDE Marketplace at Strawbery Banke will feature booths from local non-profit organizations and family-friendly vendors. We will also have several local restaurants serving up some of the best casual eats on the Seacoast.!
Interested in becoming a 2019 Marketplace vendor? Apply here

Rural PRIDE 2019- June 15th

Rural PRIDE 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM

Hosted by Rural Outright  View Fbook Event SAVE THE DATE for Rural PRIDE 2019! 🏳️‍🌈 Join us Saturday June 15 from 12-3pm at Barnes Park in Claremont, NH! Interested in booth space for your business/organization? Want to perform at Rural PRIDE 2019? Visit for more information and to sign-up today! Schedule & more details to come as we have them.

Who Wants To Attend NH #Progressive Summit 2019?

From GSP: The annual NH Progressive Summit provides space for hundreds of new and veteran activists to come together and be inspired by one another as we collectively learn, train, strategize, and mobilize for the issue and electoral challenges and opportunities we face together. This year’s summit will be held on Saturday, June 15th at Manchester Community College. The day-long program will include:
• High-profile progressive electeds & leaders • National, state, and local speakers • Opening session with March for Our Lives co-founder Charlie Mirsky, Guns Down America author Igor Volsky, and nationally renowned advocate (and NH resident) Clai Lasher-Sommers • 20+ skill-building & thought-provoking workshops • 5+ Ignite presentations • Lunch forum on Health Care for All • Exhibitors hall with more than 30 progressive organizations, campaigns, and candidates • NH Progressive Summit Presidential Primary Straw Pull During the NH Progressive Summit, you can expect to be a part of galvanizing the progressive movement in our state, strengthening new and existing alliances, discussing the important issues facing us at the state and national levels, and preparing for the legislative and electoral battles ahead.

Where To Get #NH #FITN #Dem Primary Event Listings

Here is a FITN NHDP calendar list of some of the upcoming candidate appearances throughout New Hampshire.

If you know someone who might want to receive updates via e-mail I'd suggest they sign-up here:

If you already favor one or more candidates I'd also advise signing up for their individual e-mail notifications of their events, as they may have the most up to date schedule and have last minute changes listed. They would also be the most likely to have private RSVP events listed that you might want to attend.

Rochester NH Pride Festival, Hosted by @Rochester_MFA - Saturday August 24th

Rochester NH

Pride Festival

 Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM

 Rochester Main Street invites the LGBTQ+ community to downtown Rochester for a free public pride celebration on Saturday, August 24th, 2019 from 12-3pm. Our mission is to promote unity, visibility, inclusivity, equality, and a positive image of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) community. 
Visit for more information.  View the Fbook Event

Milton Dems & #FarmingtonNH Dems Meet June 13th

The Farmington Dems and Milton Dems will have a joint meeting June 13th, 6PM,  at the Emma Ramsey Center in Milton. Everyone is asked to bring a finger food or dessert of some kind to share.

It is possible we may have some candidate representatives come to the meeting to speak to everyone and we are planning to discuss local events in the region, like Farmington Hay Day as well as the upcoming Progressive Summit, LGBT Pride Days, Democrats in the Wakefield Villages, and the NHDP State Convention.

Local Event February 26th- #RochesterNH #Democrats Celebrate #YearOfTheWoman

Hi All: The Rochester Democrats are celebrating "The Year of the Woman" by presenting "Women in Leadership".    

These presentations are free, non-political and open to the public. The series will be kicked off on Tuesday, February 26th at the Rochester Public Library

 The first speaker is Dr. Jocelyn Caple, CEO of Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Dr. Caple will discuss the challenges she faced as she rose from the lab to CEO of Frisbie Memorial Hospital.  

Visit the Rochester NH Dems

Potluck, Movie & Discussion- Wed, Feb 27th- “THE DEVIL WE KNOW” Pesentation by Enviro Scientist @MindiMessmer4NH

  “THE DEVIL WE KNOW” Pesentation by Environmental Scientist Mindi Messmer    

Potluck , Movie and Discussion

In lieu of Moose Mountain Dems February meeting at the Poor People’s Pub

 You are invited to the First Congregational Church of Wakefield 2718 Wakefield Road, Wakefield, NH 03872

For an informative gathering Potluck, Movie and Discussion Wednesday, February 27th

Potluck will begin at 5:30pm, Film at Film 6:00pm(film is 90 minutes), and then Discussion

“The Devil We Know” (2018) is a documentary showing the impact of citizens in West Virginia when they take on a powerful corporation for dumping toxic chemicals in the water supply. A discussion of the film will be led by Mindi Messmer, an environmental scientist from Rye, NH, where she is known for identifying a double cancer cluster in a 5-town area of the NH seacoast, drinking water protection and promoting cancer prevention.

Wait until you hear how her discovery unfolded!

 The environment was listed as one of the top concerns at our January meeting. NH has the highest rates of breast cancer, bladder cancer and esophageal cancer in the nation. We will learn what is happening around the state and what we can do to advocate for stronger environmental protections.

All welcome! Bring a friend!

Attendees are invited to bring a pot luck offering. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Potluck begins 5:30 pm, Film 6:00pm(film is 90 minutes), and then Discussion Street Parking

Available For more information Contact To learn more about the beautiful, open and affirming, First Congregational Church of Wakefield, located in the Wakefield Historic District, go to

#MiltonNH #Democrats Caucus- Saturday February 23rd, 2019, 1PM

Calling all registered Milton Dems!

Town of Milton
Democratic Party Caucus
Saturday February 23rd, 2019, 1PM
at the Emma Ramsey Center
(Town hall Lower Level)

SCDC January Celebration-January 11th

Let's Party!!!
The Strafford County Democratic Committee
invites all Democrats
to celebrate on 
Friday, January 11th 2019,
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
at the Rolland House
Governor's Inn
78 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH.
Enjoy free hors d'oeuvres.
Cash bar.
No charge. (Donations are always appreciated.)   View the Facebook Event

SCDC EC Coming To Listen To Dems & Undeclared For Jan. Meeting

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM
SCDC EC Coming to Listen to Dems & Undeclared for January Meeting
 All local Undeclared and Democrats are welcome! The Farmington Dems will be hosting The Strafford County Democratic Committee for their January meeting. The Strafford County Democratic Committee, Executive Committee, is coming to Farmington on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

The committee members want to listen to Undeclared and Dem voters in Farmington and surrounding areas about their concerns and needs about local government and needs for the community. The meeting will be downstairs at the Farmington House of Pizza from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  

 View the Facebook Event