Values and Beliefs
The Democratic Party of Rutherford County, North Carolina
is committed to working precinct by precinct to support and assist
Democratic nominees for office. Democrats believe that everyone
should have a fair opportunity and that everyone should do their fair share.
TOGETHER, we can make a difference!
Help your party by attending monthly meetings of the Rutherford Co. Democratic Party. Bring your passion for change, your voice and ideas and meet others of like mind. Again, together, we can make a difference!
- Rutherford County Democrats …
- Stand up for Public Education
- Stand up for a Stronger Economy
- Stand up for Clean Air & Water
- Stand up for Equal Opportunities and Non-Discrimination
- Stand up for Affordable Health Care
The history of the Democratic Party is very important. Please read the following, absorb, reflect, be proud and go forth with the expectation of positive change.
Our Democratic Party…….
Is the oldest continuous political party in the world, the Democratic Party has carried out its commitment to freedom, fairness, human rights, and responsible government for over 200 years. We pledge to continue this tradition!
We take pride in our Democratic heritage as a party of spiritual and patriotic values; a party of inclusiveness; a party of diversity; a party of compassion; a party of educational and economic opportunities; a party of social justice; and a party of responsible leadership.
The North Carolina Democratic Party fully supports the sanctity of the Bill of Rights and opposes any frivolous or malicious amendments to the Constitution.
We provide an avenue for the free and open expression of diverse ideas and opinions, including the right of every person to dissent, and shall work to promote government which is responsive to the legitimate needs, interests, and aspirations of every man, woman, and child in a manner which does not diminish human dignity or those fundamental rights, which are the birthright of all people of a free and democratic nation.
We, as North Carolina Democrats, seize this agenda, and vigilantly defend our historic Democratic heritage. We shall not abdicate our historic role as the Party of action and the Party of progress in this State. The lives and the livelihoods of the people of this State are our sacred trust. We must act decisively; we must act swiftly; we must act together!
Preamble of the NC Democratic Party Plan of Organization
as amended February 6, 2016
We, the members of the North Carolina Democratic Party, in order to make more effective the principles of our Party, to embrace and serve all peoples of our Party without regard to race, age, gender, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, gender identity, economic status, or physical disability (hereinafter referred to as “status”), to insure the blessings of liberty and equal opportunity, and to work together for the welfare and happiness of all citizens.