Thanks to our wonderful photographer, Kristin Robertson, our fundraiser pictures are here! What a wonderful morning and event that was. We’d like to thank those who made it possible!

Thanks to Chair Laura Ratcliff Walker, Secretary Tammy Thompson Bailey, Deborah Thompkins Lowry, Pam Parker, Rick Parker, Eva Green, and Doug McLeod for being part of the planning committee. Thank you to Harry Underwood for live-streaming (watch our video of the event here on YouTube).

Big thanks to the following MCDC members who made it a priority to get tickets sold! Doug McLeod, Judy Brouillette, Sharonda Hubbard, 1st Vice Chair Tonza Sheree Thomas, Toyia Tucker, and Rebel Turner.

Thank you to Tammy and Sue, along with their staff, at the Cunningham Center for all they did to provide a wonderful venue and breakfast for us!

And thank you to our candidates for driving to Columbus so early on a Saturday to share your views and positions with the MCDC! Marckeith DeJesusSarah Riggs AmicoJon OssoffMaya Dillard Smith, and Teresa Tomlinson

And most of all, thank you to all who attended and contributed. Your support, both in attendance and in money, is VITAL to our goal of ELECTING DEMOCRATS!

The following is NOT an endorsement of any campaign, only a post informing of an upcoming candidate event in Columbus:


We hope you will join us and other supporters for the opening of the Tomlinson 2020 Columbus Campaign Headquarters.

RSVP to join us on Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 AM ET at 1870 Midtown Drive, Columbus, Georgia to help us officially launch the winning effort to send Perdue packing!

 Teresa got her start in politics in Columbus, where she ultimately won a four-way race for an open mayoral seat with 68% of the vote. She became the first woman elected as Mayor of Columbus and the first mayor re-elected in a contested contest since the city’s consolidation in 1971.

Teresa knows how to win tough elections and knows how to govern well. She has what it takes to beat David Perdue and fight for all of us in Washington, D.C. Join us on Saturday and help us flip Georgia blue in 2020.

We look forward to seeing you at our Campaign HQ grand opening.

Thank you,

—Team Tomlinson

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This event was held at the Cunningham Center of Columbus State University on September 20, 2019.


  • Senator Randy Roberrtson (R-SD29)
  • Senator Harold Jones
  • Senator Michael Rhett

Speakers representing organizations:

  • Southern Center for Human Rights
  • Reform Georgia
  • Georgia Justice Project
  • Georgia Department of Corrections

MCDC Chair Laura Walker speaks during public comment.

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On Monday night, July 29, at approximately 9 pm, white supremacists plastered neo-Nazi posters on and around Temple Israel on Wildwood Avenue. Choosing not to give publicity to such a vile cause, we’ve instead opted to express our support for Temple Israel and our Jewish friends here in Muscogee County. 

The Muscogee County Democratic Committee stands together with the Columbus community in support of our Jewish brothers and sisters, and with Temple Israel. Ours is a loving and inclusive city and we will allow NO space for anti-Semites, Nazis nor white supremacists.

“Community is society with a human face – the place where we know we’re not alone”

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Temple Israel is not alone in Columbus, Georgia. Please count on the Muscogee County Democrats as friends and allies against hatred and ignorance.

Laura Walker, MCDC Chair

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