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Tuesday, December 2. HCDP continues with its post-election input meetings. You are encouraged to attend and invite your friends to join you at one or all of these meetings: your ideas will help us forge a positive future for our Party and our community. We will meet at 6 pm at HCDP headquarters, 4300 North Access Road. For more information contact HCDP Chair Terry Lee at tleedemocrat@gmail.com.

Monday, December 8.  JFK Luncheon Club meets from noon to 1 pm at the Chattanoogan Hotel, 1201 South Broad Street.  To make a reservation for the buffet contact Carole Blass at JFKClub109@gmail.com.

Tuesday, December 9. Stay tuned for more details on the Greater Chattanooga Democratic Women's Club Holiday Celebration, 6 pm at the IBEW, 3922 Volunteer Drive.

Thursday, December 11. Joint meeting of the HCDP board and executive committees at the IBEW, 3922 Volunteer Drive.   Board convenes at 5:15 pm. Executive Committee convenes at 6 pm.  

Thursday, January 15. Start planning now! Come to the HCDP candidate, campaign and volunteer workshop at 6 pm at the HCDP headquarters, 4300 North Access Road. 

Thursday, January 22. HCDP Board of Directors meeting,  6 pm at HCDP headquarters, 4300 North Access Road.

  •  :: Chair Terry Lee and Vice Chair Jackie Dowell welcome you to our new Headquarters at 4300 North Access Road.
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We will be well-represented in the Tennessee Democratic Party by these dedicated individuals who won 4-year terms on the Democratic State Executive Committee in the August election:

Betty Ann Allgood - State Senate District 10 - Email Betty Ann

Chris Anderson - re-elected to State Senate District 10 - Email Chris

Sandy Lusk - re-elected to State Senate District 11 - Email Sandy

Jeff Brown - State Senate District 11 - Email Jeff


New Headquarters a Welcome Addition

Over 100 Democrats came to the Open House at our new headquarters at 4300 North Access Road, Suite C, on Tuesday, Febaruary 25.  Go to the Photo Gallery to see pictures taken by Larry Miller, Brenda Nunn and Annie Hall.  If you are a Democratic candidate in need of meeting space, contact Terry Lee to reserve a room at headquarters.  Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.


The Hamilton County Democratic Party is putting the FUN back in fundraising as we kick off our Feed the Donkey campaign. 

Our donkey likes greens…preferably paper greens…the kind that’ll help pay the rent.  Yes!  The Hamilton County Democratic Party has a new headquarters! It's in a central location with plenty of free parking, handicap accessibility, and two meeting rooms.

Our Feed the Donkey Menu (below) gives you a wide range of options to help with headquarters operations.  Your donation will help us maximize our resources to get the vote out and elect Democrats to office in August and November.  Click on the red DONATE bar to make your contribution! 


  • Keep the water running for a month: $25
  • Keep the phones ringing for a month: $50
  • Keep our website up for a month: $105
  • Provide and heat for a month: $125
  • Put our name on the door - HQ sign: $800
  • Pay the rent for a week: $300
  • Pay the rent for a month: $1286

Make sure you have a PHOTO ID with you when you go to vote

You didn't need a photo ID to register to vote but you WILL need one to vote, and not all photo IDs are acceptable.  

The following IDs may be used even if they have expired:

1. Tennessee driver license with your photo
2. U. S. Passport
3. Tennessee Department of Safetly and Homeland Security photo ID*
4. Photo ID issued by federal or Tennessee government
5. U.S. military photo ID, including Veteran ID card
6. Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo

NOTE: If you are a student at UTC or other college, your student ID will NOT be accepted.  

* You can get a FREE photo ID from a Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Driver Service Center.  There are two centers in Hamilton County: 6502 Bonny Oaks Drive in Chattanooga and 4873 Dayton Boulevard in Red Bank

If you need assistance getting your photo ID, contact the
Hamilton County Democratic Party and we will help you.