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The KCDP Board denounces County Executive Samantha Kerkman's refusal to fly the Pride flag

June 6, 2023

At the June 6, 2023 County Board committee meeting, Lori Hawkins, the Chair of the Kenosha County Democratic Party addressed the refusal by County Executive Samantha Kerkman to fly the Pride f...

In Kenosha County, the Republican Party, Moms for Liberty and some Republican County Board Supervisors are now attacking Kenosha's public libraries

Libraries belong to all of us!

June 5, 2023

On National Right to Read Day, April 24th, the American Library Association released its annual report , including the top 13 books most targeted for censorship. The titles that were targete...

A Statement from KCDP Chair Lori Hawkins

June 5, 2023

The Pride flag isn’t flying outside the Kenosha County Courthouse. In 2021, June was declared Pride Month by Retired County Executive Jim Kreuser. County Executive Kerkman ordered that all pri...

Order your KCDP apparel today!

June 1, 2023

KCDP apparel is HERE!! Represent the KCDP and show your Dem pride! Our webstore is open for business and we have the apparel you've been asking for! Just in time for our parades and...

Stop Moms for Liberty from Banning Books

by Carla Johnson, Kenosha

May 24, 2023

We can agree parents have the right to control what books their own children read, games they play, movies they watch, and access to computers and cell phones. But, banning books is a bad ide...

Call to Action for Gun Safety

It's time for Ron Johnson and Bryan Steil to work for us and safer communities, instead of for the gun lobby!

May 24, 2023

Senator Ron Johnson and Rep. Bryan Steil should face the consequences of their inaction on gun safety. Johnson accepts gun lobby funds and is highly rated by the gun lobby. Steil is al...

Wisconsin has an historic budget surplus: how our public schools may benefit or be harmed

Public schools vs for profit schools

April 10, 2023

Wisconsin is projected to have a $6.8 billion budget surplus in 2023. Gov. Tony Evers supports an investment of $2 billion in state funding for K-12 public schools. Republicans do not. Re...

In Kenosha County, Conservatives Are Attacking Our Public Libraries

Public Libraries Belong To All Of Us, Not Just A Select Few

April 5, 2023

Across the country, right-wing activists and politicians are pushing to control and censure public libraries. That is currently happening here in Kenosha County. County Board Supervisor Ti...

Kevin Mathewson, Albert Brian Gonzales and Xavier Solis are inappropriate for Kenosha County government

County Executive Samantha Kerkman's appointments are wrong for Kenosha

March 22, 2023

**Note: the appointment of Kevin Mathewson has been rescinded. Conservatives, independents and liberals alike are voicing their opposition to County Executive Samantha Kerkman’s recent appoin...

Women Need More Than One Month

To truly honor women and their contributions restore their rights to reproductive healthcare

March 21, 2023 • Ann Roe

March celebrates Women’s History which is, as we know, integral to our entire history and vital for collective progress and learning. But to really honor and recognize women’s role in a myriad...