The Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee is committed to making Athens, Georgia an even better and more equitable place to live. We do this by electing officials who believe in compassion, putting people first and in equal rights and opportunity for all.

Upcoming Events:

Democrats up and down the ballot and all across Georgia need your help! Your contribution supports Athens-area Democrats to reach more voters ahead of the midterm elections. When local candidates organize, they lift up state and federal candidates, too. Join us at the Sweet Olive Farm.
Weekly Saturday Campaign Yard Sign Pick Up on the East Side and West Side!!!
We will be there at these times each Saturday until the election. You can pay cash, card, or pay in advance at the link:
Mark your calendars and spread the word! Our terrific Community Engagement Vice Chair is teaming up with St. Paul CME Church to provide free health screenings and Pfizer as well as flu vaccinations. Call 706-548-4334 if you are interested

Our Platform

Check out our official 2022 Platform!

ACC Democrats’ Campaign to Forgive Medical Debt

Forgive medical debt

For every $1 donated, $100 of local people’s medical debt can be forgiven. To date, the $4,250 the ACCDC has raised will forgive $425,000 of medical debt from our neighbors. We challenge you to either:
-Donate what you can
-Share this fundraiser to your social media pages:

Six ways to get involved

The ACC Democratic Committee is made up of Athens residents just like you who share our progressive values. Here are some ways you can get involved:

Attend a meeting

We welcome prospective members at our meetings — please join us sometime! Our regular meetings are on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm, and we make Facebook events for each one.

Become an ACC Dem!

Stand with the Athens-Clarke County Democrats by joining the team here.

Become a member of the ACC Democratic Committee

Nominate yourself to join the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee!

Join a subcommittee

Where the rubber meets the road. Our subcommittees do the real work of the ACC Democrats — and you can help them.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up with everything the Democratic party is doing in Athens, Georgia — and more! — with our newsletter.

Run for office!

Government, especially at the local level, is made up of people just like you who decided to step up and run for office. If you think public service might be for you, let us know by filling out this form! We can help train you and your campaign staff to run for office and win — join our Campaign Bootcamp.