Welcome

Shrewsbury Dems1 smallThe Shrewsbury Democratic Club welcomes all residents of the Borough of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, to join us. We also welcome kindred spirits.

We offer residents of Shrewsbury Boro an opportunity to meet one another and work together to promote and develop responsible and transparent government at the national, state, county and municipal levels. Our organization is dedicated to electing Democratic candidates and promoting the principles of the Democratic Party.

We believe that a democratic system requires the active participation of informed citizens who will bring diverse ideas and priorities to the work of promoting and protecting the values held sacred by the founders of our country.

     

Our Meetings

When: Fourth Wednesday of the month
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Shrewsbury Historical Society Building

 

 

 

Next Meeting
January 24, 2018
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Victory!

We are proud to reprint the following email message sent out by the Monmouth County Democrats.

 

 

 

Fellow Democrats,

Last year's federal election results left many of us feeling out in the cold. Over the past twelve months, volunteers all across Monmouth County came together at the grassroots to make their voices heard and put their country back on track. This past Tuesday, state and local governments showed that they heard you with a blue wave at every level of politics.

Governor-Elect Phil Murphy won his election by 14 points, proving that New Jersey is done with Chris Christie's divisive politics for good.

Read more ...

Volunteer Night

Is your New Year's Resolution to get more involved in politics? Then you're invited to join the Monmouth Democrats for our first monthly Volunteer Night of the year!

Join us and a collection of similarly passionate volunteers to learn more about volunteering opportunities in 2018, and to help us tackle the first of a series of big projects. Cookies and snacks will be provided!

When
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location
106 Apple Street
Suite 200D
Tinton Falls, NJ

To let us know you're coming, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Vin Gopal

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Monmouth County now has our first Democratic Senator in the 11th District--the first time in nearly 30 years, with former County Chairman Vin Gopal defeated his opponent by over 4,000 votes.

Vin Gopal's op-ed was featured in the August 23, 2017, Sunday
Asbury Park Press.

Gopal was also interviewed earlier this year by Mary Alice Williams of NJTV News. Click here to see the video and/or read the transcript.

Citizens' Town Hall

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Nearly 400 people attended a citizens’ Town Hall meeting on Wednesday April 19 at Brookdale Community College. Although Congressman Smith received an invitation to meet with his constiuents he did not show. That was not a surprise, as Smith has not appeared at a Town Hall for 24 consecutive years. This link will take you to a YouTube video of the full event.

Activism Opportunities

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Please click here for a calendar of upcoming activism opportunities. This calendar comes courtesy of the Greater Red Bank Women's initiative. Changes to events may not be captured on the calendar, so be sure to check the event source link to find updates.

Protest Against Chris Smith

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Congressman Chris Smith attended a campaign fundraiser on Sunday, March 26. The members of Indivisible NJ 4th District, along with other constituents from the area, rallied to greet him on the boardwalk in Spring Lake.

Indivisible

Indivisible 200x70pThe Shrewsbury, New Jersey, Democratic Club has registered with the Indivisible Guide organization to help people unite and organize their efforts in opposition to the Trump agenda. Please keep returning to this website for news updates, action items and more on how you can participate in bringing about change in our community and our country. If you are not in the Shrewsbury area, Indivisible will help you locate a group near your community.

Update: Indivisible now offers a Group Leader Toolkit, in which former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen.

Contact Your Elected Officials

Something on your mind that you would like to share with the people who are representing you? Click here for contact information.

Upcoming Events

Please click on the links below to RSVP to each event.

CD-4 Meet-the-Candidates
for the 4th Congressional District
Monday, January 15, 2018
6:30 PM

Beach Haus Brewery
801 Main Street
Belmar, NJ

Volunteer Night
Get involved!
Help elect Democrats in November.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
106 Apple Street

Suite 200D
Tinton Falls, NJ
RSVP

CD-4 Meet-the-Candidates
for the 4th Congressional District
Thursday, January 18, 2018
7:00 PM

Ocean Township Senior Center
615 West Park Avenue
Oakhurst, NJ

CD-4 Meet-and-Great
for the 4th Congressional District
Josh Welle and Jim Keady
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
6:30  PM to 7:00 PM
Umberto's
583 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ

Monmouth Young Democrats
2018 Kickoff Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 2018
6:30  to 8:30 PM
The Downtown
10 West Front Street
Red Bank, NJ

Find a caucus or local meeting near you! Click here to get information on meetings and all the upcoming events listed on the Monmouth County Democrat's website.

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