Looking ahead: lively Democratic convention sets stage
In annual convention Saturday, April 8, the Cleveland County Democratic Party elected leaders, honored several Democrats who’ve meant much to the community, and gathered participants’ input on the party’s path forward... See our news release and more photos.

Cleveland County Democratic Party 
Executive Committee

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 6:00-7:30pm

Cleveland Memorial Library
104 Howie Drive, Shelby, NC 28150

Open for attendance by any
interested Dem registered in county.
Volunteers and newcomers welcome.

2017 convention awards
Awards honor unique contributions
Cleveland County Democrats chose their annual convention day April 8 to present awards to several who have meant much to our community and party. See photos and story here about the recognition of:
Jack and Ruby Hunt
Carolyn and Dean Westmoreland
Mary Accor
The Rev. Robert E. Devoe
Mary Degree

Region 2 Democratic Women elect new officers
Area members of Democratic Women of North Carolina, Region 2, elected new officers at their April 29 meeting in Morganton. 

Shown here are Laura Cummings of Cleveland County, right, outgoing Region 2 director and newly elected secretary-treasurer; Gale Jones of Burke County, second from right, elected the new regional director; and Laura Satterwhite of Burke County, third from right, new deputy director. Betsy Wells, left, is chair of the Tenth District Democrats and secretary of Democratic Women of Cleveland County.


CCDP elects officers to new two-year terms
A new slate of party leaders took office at the conclusion of CCDP's annual convention. Left to right, they and their precincts are Todd Hagans of Kings Mountain South, second vice chair; Nick Carpenter of Shelby South, chair; Elizabeth (Lizzie) Kim of Shelby Central, secretary; Joyce Coleman of Shanghai, first vice chair; and Andrew (Drew) Leon of Shelby Central, third vice chair. Doris Williams of Oak Grove, not shown, was re-elected the party's treasurer.
Thanks for party leadership

Those attending CCDP's annual
convention gave an ovation and Leadership Wwards to two ending party officer terms.

 Retiring CCDP Chair Joyce Sheaffer, left, moderated the festive convention. Retiring First Vice Chair Steve Padgett, right, was there as typical to help manage logistics and greet delegates. Both will continue in their other party roles as precinct chairs in Rippy and Casar, respectively.