Cheatham County Democratic Party
Regular Monthly Meeting
April 5th, 2021 — 6:00 P.M.
Pinnacle Financial Partners 524 S Main St, Ashland City, TN 37015
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call
4. Approval of Minutes and Agenda for Meeting
5. Treasurer’s report — Karen Stell
a. As always, please donate through Act Blue
b. Send a check. PO Box 414, Ashland City, TN 37015
a. Committee group breakout sessions (30 Minutes)
i. Advocacy Committee: Martha Wettemann (chair), Rick Johnson, John Patrick, Linda
McGee, Donna Baxter.
ii. Elections Committee: John Patrick, Kathryn Mitchem (phone banking), Martha
Wettemann, Jan Morrison.
iii. Events Committee (including Forums): Randy Fiedler (chair), Michael Lottman, Roger
Marriott, Lynn Newcomb, Ryan Philipp (event planning/coordination), Karen Stell, Linda
iv. Social/Print Media: Michael Lottman (print chair), Karen Stell (web site chair)(advocacy
posting on web site), Beth Ervin (social media).
v. Nominating: L. Newcomb, Elena Roser (co-chairs). Membership/recruitment- Ryan
vi. Federation of Democratic Women: Lynn Newcomb (chair), Joanne Jaworski.
i. Update on the Tn Public Education Funding Review(Hillsdale college
ii. New districting MAP (lawsuit over new discricting maps)
i. Next Election is May 3rd
1. Primaries for 23rd Juducial District Offices: District Attorney General, Public
Defender, Chancellor, Criminal Judge(s)
2. Primaries for County Offices: County Mayor, Sheriff, County Clerk, County Trustee,
Register of Deeds, County Commission (All Districts), General Sessions Judge,
Circuit Court Clerk, Constable (All Districts), School Board (Districts 1, 4, 5)
3. Important dates
a. Last Day to Register to Vote – Monday, April 4, 2022
b. Early Voting Period – Wednesday, April 13 – Thursday, April 28, 2022
c. Absentee Ballot Request Deadline – Tuesday, April 26, 2022
ii. Following Election August 4th
1. Primary elections will be held for Governor, U.S. House of Representatives,
Tennessee Senate (odd-numbered districts), and Tennessee House of
2. General elections will be held for the 23rd Juducial District Offices: District Attorney
General, Public Defender, Chancellor, Criminal Judge(s) and County Offices: County
Mayor, Sheriff, County Clerk, County Trustee, Register of Deeds, County
Commission (All Districts), General Sessions Judge, Circuit Court Clerk, School
Board (Districts 1,4,5), Constable (All Districts) The Town of Pegram will hold an
election for the office of Alderman.
3. Important dates
a. Qualifying Deadline – Thursday, April 7, 2022 12:00 Noon
b. Withdrawal Deadline – Thursday, April 14, 2022 12:00 Noon
c. Last Day to Register to Vote – Tuesday, July 5, 2022
d. Early Voting Period – Friday, July 15 – Saturday, July 30, 2022
e. Absentee Ballot Request Deadline – Thursday, July 28, 2022
7. Upcoming event
8. New Committee members
9. Any New Business, or Old Business not discussed at this point.