Next Monthly Community Meeting with Candidate Forum:
02/08/2018, 7:00 pm. 
Location TBA

Candidates slated for Feb. 8 forum

Come to the BCDP monthly meeting on Feb. 8 and hear what these candidates have planned to turn Texas blue.


  • Jeffrey Payne
  • Tom Wakely
  • Grady Yarbrough

Lieutenant Governor

  • Mike Collier

U.S. Representative District 10

  • Kevin Nelson
  • Mike Siegel
  • Tami Walker

U.S. Representative District 17

  • Dale Mantey

U.S. Representative District 27

  • Ronnie McDonald

Justice, 3rd Court of Appeals, Place 6

  • Gisela D. Triana

MLK’s spirit alive in Smithville Walk

Jan. 15, Smithville—The 29th Walk for Peace, Justice, and Equality brought out several of our Bastrop County Democratic Party faithful to share the spirit of Dr. King’s legacy.

Candidate Michelle Ryan, BCDP Chair Cheryl Reese, and Caroline Sinclair

Ginger Redden and Bill McCann, with Caroline Sinclair in the background

Connie McMillan and Mitzi VanSant

The Smithville train made it possible for everyone to participate.

Margie and Charlie Colter, Volunteer Deputy Registrars, welcome their first new voter.


Huston-Tillotson Choir & President Colette Pierce Burnette, Dock Jackson

Today was a day to renew our commitment to fulfill Dr. King’s dream.


Cookie Crawl a sweet success

Bastrop, December 23, 2017: The 2017 Lost Pines Cookie Crawl was a HUGE success by any measure!  Thanks SO much to those of you who contributed cookies—we must have had a thousand—and we needed them because there must have been 500 kiddos! We were able to invite each child to select two cookies, one to leave for Santa and one to keep.  Everyone seemed quite impressed with our selection of cookies.  One parent asked, “Who made all these cookies?” and we said, “Democrats!”

At least seven Young Dems helped out, including one young man who is going to start a Young Dems chapter at Bastrop High School.  Special thanks to new Precinct 1001 Chair Trent Mareth and his wife Dani, who not only brought cookies but helped distribute them. Additional kudos to Dana Beck, Carole Marmell, Karen Sterling, and Caroline Sinclair for pitching in and assisting!

Thank you to La Hacienda in Bastrop

The Bastrop County Democrat Party would like to thank owner Raul Vasquez, manager Nick Barrera, and the staff of the La Hacienda in Bastrop for their assistance, support, and professionalism at our Meet and Greet with Beto O’Rourke on Saturday, October 21, 2017.


Residents in Bastrop oppose Trump’s end to DACA program

Natalia DePaz says her heart breaks for some members of her family as well as for about 800,000 people who have benefited from an Obama-era immigration program that the Trump administration said it was rescinding.

This picture features (from right to left) Karen Sterling, Phil Freeman and Dayna Beck, precinct chair.

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