December 7 - GOTV!

Did you know we have TWO special elections coming up on Tuesday, December 10? The KYDs have a GOTV day on Saturday, December 7 to help out both Kim Humphrey, candidate for State House District 7, and Reggie Thomas, candidate for State Senate District 13.
Both canvasses will begin at 10:00 am and end at 2:00 pm. KYDs will provide a small breakfast before and lunch after.

Reminder: Emerge Scholarship Applications Due November 10

Dear Liz,

Remember that the deadline to apply for Emerge Kentucky, a political leadsership training program for Democratic women in the state, is November 10th.  If you are interested in running for office, this an opportunity you should not miss!  To apply to the program, please visit the Emerge website.

Leukemia survivor: Health insurance is essential for all

Kentucky Young Democrat Travis Scott penned the op-ed below for the Courier-Journal this week.


This week, my senator, Mitch McConnell, and Republicans in Congress recklessly held our economy hostage because of a law that has been invaluable to me. Risking the economy for their political games is not amusing to Americans who reap the benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

Let's Tell Congress: Do Your Job!

Dear Young Democrat,

We are now in the second week of the GOP’s closure of the Federal Government.  The Republican Party is holding for ransom federal monies for important programs like Head Start, Women Infant & Children (WIC) Food Program, Meals on Wheels, the Food and Drug Administration and many more due to their opposition to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  This case of Sore-Loseritis is hurting many of Kentucky’s most vulnerable citizens.  It is a shame!

2014 Convention Bid Packet

To apply to host the 2014 Kentucky Young Democrats Convention, please use this document and follow the instructions.