Two Vacancies on the Frederick County Democratic State Central Committee

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It is with regret that we have accepted the resignations of Central Committee members Milad Pooran and Stephen Slater. As we enter into the 2014 campaign season, we have much work to do and would like to fill both these vacancies as quickly as possible.

Our by-laws state the Central Committee will be composed of six men and six women. In the event of a vacancy, the Committee will reach out to interested applicants, will interview them and select a replacement. We are now accepting applications. To qualify, you must be a male resident of Frederick County and a registered Democrat.

We are looking for applicants with the time and commitment to work to grow the Democratic Party in Frederick County. The Central Committee is dedicated to supporting Democratic causes, candidates, and elected officials; and to increase Democratic voter registration and visibility. Our activities range from recruiting candidates at all levels and campaigning for them to raising awareness of Democratic Party principles and positions on issues affecting our community, state and nation. Our regular meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 5:45 PM. In addition, each member chairs or co-chairs a subcommittee.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Democratic Central Committee, please submit of letter of interest that includes your name, address, e-mail and phone number along with a brief resume.

Applications should be mailed to Frederick County Democratic Central Committee, PO Box 793, Frederick MD 21705; or you may email them to

Deadline for submission is Monday, December 16.

The Central Committee will hold interviews with all qualified applicants on Wednesday, December 18, at the C. Burr Artz Library.


More information

Frederick County Democratic State Central Committee on the web:

Democratic Central Committee of Frederick County on Facebook:

Frederick County Democratic Party on Facebook:

Frederick County Republican Central Committee on the web:

Republican Club of Frederick County on Facebook:

Frederick County Republican Central Committee on Facebook:

Maryland Green Party (the Catoctin Mountain Green Party represents party members in Carroll, Frederick and Washington Counties):

Maryland Green Party on Facebook

Libertarian Party of Maryland on the web:

Libertarian Party of Maryland on Facebook: