Welcome to the Chatham County Democratic Party


Building on and extending the historic legacy of the Democratic Party, the Chatham County Democratic Party is committed to:

  • Community
  • Opportunity
  • Fairness
  • Truth in Government
  • Equality

We encourage all individuals who share these values to join us in our efforts to bring them into the political process. We also encourage individuals to consider running for political office to help turn these values into public policy which protects the health and safety of its citizens and advances quality of life, the common good and economic well-being of all the people in Chatham County.

  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 09:00 AM · 43 rsvps
    Horton Middle School in Pittboro, NC

    2019 County Convention

    It’s time for Chatham Democrats to gather and start the process leading to the 2020 General Election!

    WeRReivesCtyConv2017.png broke the majority! 

    Next we need to win the majority!

    Come out on March 30th for fellowship and to find out the latest news. Our keynote is Cal Cunningham, 2020 Candidate for Lt. Governor.

    We will convene at Horton Middle School in Pittsboro.  Registration and our social hour start at 9 AM. The convention starts at 10 AM and should adjourn around 1 PM.

    Convention documents follow the keynote profile.

    Please RSVP if you plan to attend the convention.

    We will be electing the 2019 - 2021 County officers, State Executive Committee Delegates, District Convention Delegates and State Convention Delegates.

    If you want to be a State or District delegate please contact Erika Lindemann or Jan Nichols.

    Keynote Speaker: Cal Cunningham, 2020 Candidate for NC Lt. Governor

    Cal Cunningham is leader of a nationally-recognized environmental services and waste reduction company based in Raleigh. During his tenure, the company has expanded to 120 jobs, all covered by health insurance, in part thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
    In 2017, Governor 


    Roy Cooper named Cal as Vice Chair of the Governor’s Crime Commission where he has been leading efforts to address school gun violence, curb the opioid addiction crisis and fund services for women and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.
    Cal recently founded and chaired the Exploris School Foundation that supports an award- winning “Green Ribbon School” of the same name for its comprehensive approach to environmental education and practices. He served for twelve years as a Trustee of Davidson County Community College and as an ex officio member of the UNC Board of Trustees.


    A former member of the North Carolina Senate (representing Davidson, Rowan and Iredell Counties), Cal served on the Education Committees and was a leading advocate for clean air policy on the Environment Committee.

    Cal is an Army veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He continues to serve as a Judge Advocate in the US Army Reserve (rank of Major). In his current assignment, he helps train Special Operations Forces on the Law of Armed Conflict. He has been recognized for his military service with awards that include the Bronze Star Medal and General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.
    In addition to a Juris Doctor from UNC Law, Cal’s education includes a Master of Science from the London School of Economics. He also holds a Bachelor degree with Honors from UNC- Chapel Hill. At UNC he served as the Student Body President and later as the Chief Justice of the Student Supreme Court.
    Cal’s wife Elizabeth works in the field of education policy and law, and they have two high school-aged kids, Caroline and Will. 

    More at https://www.calfornc.com/

    Convention Documents

    Convention Agenda

    2019 Resolutions

    Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 04:00 PM · $55.00 USD
    Governor's Club Clubhouse in Chapel Hill, NC

    Fleet Reddish 2019

    2109_03_Fleet_Reddish_Header_2.pngThe Fleet Reddish dinner is an important fund raiser for CCDP.  It’s also a wonderful event! This year we are in an exciting new venue.

    This is our 36th annual dinner, named in honor of former county party chair Fleet Reddish.  The event has grown over the years and is always inspiring and fun as we gather to celebrate our shared values and goal of electing great Democrats to office.

    Keynote Speaker Senator Terry Van Duyn

    Terry_Van_Duyn.PNGOur speaker will be candidate for Lt. Governor Senator Terry Van Duyn.  Senator Van Duyn is a member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing Buncombe County since 2014.  As Democratic Whip, Senator Van Duyn led the effort to break the Republican supermajority. Since being elected, Senator Van Duyn has been a strong advocate for progressive values. She has won Sierra Club's Green Tie Award and has been endorsed by groups like Emily's list, Lillian's List and Planned Parenthood.

    Prior to her service in the North Carolina General Assembly, Senator Van Duyn served on multiple non-profit boards across North Carolina and as an ACA healthcare navigator.  

    Sponsorships build our funds for the 2020 Election

    2020 is a critical election year.  Just about any office you can think of is on the ballot.  Critical judicial races will be as well.  The result of the election will impact the next decade of policy in North Carolina. The 2020 legislature will be in charge of redistricting. 

    Please become a Fleet Reddish Sponsor.  

    If you prefer to mail your sponsorship/ticket purchase you may use this form and send it to

    PO Box 1118
    Pittsboro, NC 27312

    When ordering on-line please remember that you should enter "1" for a sponsorship, not the number of tickets.

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