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.

Early Voting Times and Locations

Canvass To Reach Voters!

The Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee is once again offering canvassing opportunities during the runoff to canvass with the Athens Progressive Canvassing Corps and be compensated $15/hour. This canvassing will be getting out the vote to elect Senator Raphael Warnock to a critical Senate seat!

Canvassing will be offered at 12pm and 3pm on these dates: November 20, 21, and more dates to be posted soon

Updated Headquarters Times for Runoff!

Want to help, but not sure where to start? Come here or email

Comprehensive List of How To Help

Follow this link for a comprehensive list of ways to help keep Warnock as our Senator. Stay updated on what you can do before the election! Link at

ACCDC Executive Committee Elections Dec 15 at 6pm

We will meet to hold elections for the 2023-2024 Executive Committee. Stay tuned to this website and social media to determine the location. Your Democratic committee needs the energy of members like you as we transition from 2022 to the presidential election in 2024! If you are interested in running for one of the Executive Positions, please email Chair Denson at:

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 will be forgiven through our campaign with ‘RIP Medical Debt.’ From February to November, the $5,700 the ACCDC has raised will forgive $570,000 of medical debt from our neighbors. Letters to people whose debt is forgiven will be sent before Christmas and we will receive a report of the impact we had in our community. Expect a press release sometime in the next month.

Seven 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 the Monthly ACCDC Meetings

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.

Attend Mayor and Commission Meetings

Republicans are showing up heavily at these meetings and we need you to make a public comment supporting positive local policies at the Voting Meeting and Agenda Setting Meeting

  • Regular Session voting meetings normally take place on the 1st Tuesday of every month 
  • Agenda Setting Session meetings normally take place on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (comments only on agenda items)

Become an ACC Dem!

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

Become a Member of the ACC Democratic Executive Committee

Nominate yourself to join the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Executive Committee by emailing

Join a subcommittee

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

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! We can help train you and your campaign staff to run for office and win — Email Candidate Development Vice Chair Andrew Ferguson at

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