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Michigan Prevailing Wage Law Petition Warning

Per the Chair of the MDP, Brandon Dillon: It has come to our attention that the group leading the effort to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law is misrepresenting the intent of their petition when asking people for their signature. Michigan’s prevailing wage law requires contractors to pay their workers union-rate wages and benefits on state-financed or state-sponsored projects. Repealing prevailing wage […]


At the Kalamazoo County Democratic Party meeting on June 15th, 2017, members voted unanimously on a resolution to endorse H.R. 676, the “Expanded and Improved Medicare For All Act.” The bill was first introduced by Michigan’s own 13th District representative John Conyers in 2003 in the House of Representatives. He has re-introduced it subsequently in every session of congress since, […]

Brown/Todd/Wolpe Celebration History

Kalamazoo County Democrats’ next biennial fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 For details follow the link:https://kzoodems.com/brown-todd-wolpe-award-presentation-fundraiser/ 2017 KCDP Brown-Todd-Wolpe Celebration The Brown-Todd-Wolpe celebration is named to honor former State Rep Mary Brown, the late Congressman Paul Todd, and the late Congressman Howard Wolpe. This celebration is always a great time to look back on the contributions made […]

The process for electing a Democrat U.S. Representative from District 6

People are asking “Who are we going to elect to replace Upton?” This is a great question. Michigan’s Sixth congressional district is a United States congressional district in southwest Michigan. It consists of all of Berrien, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren, counties, and includes most of Allegan county. There are currently six Democratic candidates who have expressed interest […]

Upton attends meeting called to advance the latest version of Trumpcare

Wednesday night Upton attended a meeting of so-called “mostly moderate” Republicans. As of this writing a vote has not been called so there is time to contact your representative to urge opposition to this destructive initiative to remove healthcare from millions of people and make it more expensive for seniors and others. Fred Upton’s Office phone: (269) 385-0039 http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/a-few-moderate-supporters-for-health-care-bill  

Our Membership Form is Here!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the KCDP! To join via ActBlue click here. Our Membership Chair has been hard at work and has created a new membership form. This is done in a PDF that can be filled in on your computer, saved, and emailed to info@kzoodems.com. You can also fill in (on the computer or […]

#VoteYes May 2nd

The KCDP’s executive committee have unanimously endorsed both ballot proposals for the May 2nd election. PROPOSAL SECTION COUNTY PROPOSALS KALAMAZOO COUNTY CONSOLIDATED DISPATCH PROPOSITION FOR 911 SYSTEM FUNDING KALAMAZOO COUNTY CONSOLIDATED DISPATCH PROPOSITION FOR 911 SYSTEM FUNDING Shall the County of Kalamazoo, Michigan, be authorized to assess a surcharge on all devices capable of accessing the 9-1-1 system located in […]

Rallies to Defend Health Care at Upton’s Kalamazoo & St. Joseph Offices

Congressman Upton: it’s time to defend health care for the people of your district! The House Republicans plan to bring the American Health Care Act up for a vote this Thursday, March 23. This bill is a disaster, as the leading associations of doctors, nurses, hospitals, retired people, and health insurance agencies, among others, have pointed out. According to the […]