See VP Biden and Michele Obama in Philly this week!

Vice-President Biden will speak on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s campaign at a free public event at Drexel University (at Drexel’s Great Court, Main Building, 3141 Chestnut Street) in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 27th as part of National Voter Registration Day. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. – doors open at 8:30 a.m. It is suggested (though not required) that one signs up to attend.

Michele Obama will be in Philadelphia on Wednesday, September 28th campaigning for Hillary Clinton at LaSalle University (Tom Gola Arena, 1900 W. Olney Avenue). Doors open at 9 a.m. for this event.


Monday Hillary Clinton Campaign Stop in Philadelphia

While details such as exact time and place have yet to be announced, Hillary Clinton will be holding a campaign rally open to the public in Philadelphia on Monday, September 19, 2016.

Hillary Clinton to Campaign in Philadelphia, Emphasizing the Stakes of the Election for Millennials

On Monday, September 19, Hillary Clinton will campaign in Philadelphia, where she will deliver a speech laying out the stakes of November’s election for millennial voters in Pennsylvania and across the country. Clinton will discuss the challenges facing young people today and how her agenda would support them, including her plans to make free community college and debt-free college available to all Americans.

Additional details about this event will be released soon.

Meet and Greet – Rachel Hendricks

Voters in Marlborough and Green Lane are invited to an informal gathering to meet Rachel Hendricks, the candidate for State Representative of the 147th Legislative District.

The event will take place at the home of Joan Smith, 4012 East Campbell Road, Pennsburg, PA, on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Voters will have an opportunity to hear Rachel’s ideas for tackling issues in Harrisburg, and to share their concerns and ask questions of the candidate.

This event is only for folks living in Marlborough and Green Lane (the only part of our area in the 147th District).To insure that there will be enough snacks, desserts, and other refreshments, please R.S.V.P. by September 17th by calling or emailing Joan Smith – of course, you can take your chances and just drop in on Saturday!

phone: 215-679-7101


Campaign Rally in Philly with President Obama!

Remember when we told you to mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 13, 2016, when President Obama was scheduled to appear in Philadelphia to campaign for Hillary Clinton?  Well, here’s the rest of the story.

President Barack Obama will campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Tuesday, September 13th.

Obama’s free and public speech will kick off at Eakins Oval at 1:45 p.m. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Those interested in attending the event can RSVP here.

Area 2 Democrats OX ROAST

Our friends at Upper Perkiomen Area 2 Democrats are holding their annual Fall Picnic (aka “Ox Roast”) on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Macoby Run Golf Course Pavilion, from noon to 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow Democrats and county and local Democratic candidates and elected officials.

Old fashioned barbeque featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled pork, vegetarian dishes, homemade salads, sides, desserts, beer and soft drinks‐ all included!

~ Live Entertainment and Special Guests ~

$30 per person

(Reserved tables available for parties of 8 or more)

Contact Elaine Hannock for more information and/or tickets. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the gate. Macoby Run Golf Course Pavilion, 5275 McLean Station Road, Green Lane, PA 18054


Friday, Sept. 9th – Katie McGinty and Elizabeth Warren in Philadelphia!

Friday afternoon, September 9, 2016, a public campaign event will be held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology – 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, beginning at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. Primary speakers will be Democratic Senatorial candidate Kate McGinty and Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Saturday’s “Labor Day Celebration” and Candidate Fundraiser!


On Saturday, September 3, 2016, Democrat Joanne Jackson, who has been stopping by UPDC meetings and Upper Perk events on a regular basis since announcing her candidacy for PA State Representative, is planning what sounds like a fun and festive “Labor Day Celebration” in Emmaus at the beautiful and historic Farmhouse at Buena Vista, 3501 Main Road, Emmaus, Pa.

Live music will be provided by the James Supra Blues Band and the food is courtesy of Bad Bones BBQ. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 3rd between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are $50. RSVP Kelly Bauer 610-217-3751 or email

Remember, local and state elections matter, and make as much, if not more, of an impact on our day to day lives!