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You’ve probably noticed that there hasn’t been a “Happening This Week” in a few weeks.

There’s a reason for that!

We are remodeling the website! We’ve taken your feedback under advisement and are working to provide you better, more relevant content in a format that you find useful.

Have web/graphic design skills? Our team is always looking for new volunteers and we’d be happy to have you! Contact us here!

Keep checking back for a relaunch date.

 

Meet the Precinct Chair

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My name is Natalie Raulston and I have lived in  Precinct 2354 for over six years. Born in Dallas and raised in the north Texas area, I graduated from Rockwall High before continuing my education at Howard Payne University and The University of Texas at Arlington, earning a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s in Communication. After an eleven year tour serving a Member of Congress in both the district office and in Washington, DC, I currently work for the City of Arlington.

From an early age, I learned the importance of being involved in your community, helping those around you, and standing up for your beliefs by using your voice and yourScan (1) vote. The right to vote, and exercising that right, is something about which I am very passionate. In his first campaign for city council, a campaign built on plywood, spray paint,  and elbow grease in our garage, I watched my father lose by a margin of four votes, all the while listening to neighbors apologize for not voting because they didn’t think there was a chance they could change their representationHe won a few years later but it has always stuck with me the difference just a few people can make. The difference one person can make. 25 years later, this lesson hit home again in the recent election for Precinct 2354’s open city council seat, a race decided by just two votes.

What motivated me to serve as Precinct Chair is that it combines two of my passions: encouraging people to exercise their right to vote and making sure they are informed voters. I am excited about the opportunity to connect with the voters of this precinct and to connect them with the Democratic Party, to introduce all the great candidates who are seeking to represent the people of 2354 in various capacities, and to encourage you to vote and help make ensure that you get to the polls in any way that I can.

“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” – John Quincy Adams

Get to Know Your Precinct

Precinct 2354 is bordered by Bardin Road (north), Green Oaks Boulevard (south), Collins Street (west), and New York Avenue (east) and encompasses all or part of four subdivisions: Countryside, Oakbrook, Windmill Meadows, and Newport Village.

In addition to being home to over 2,400 registered voters, 2354 also hosts Fitzgerald Elementary School – its election day polling place, multiple businesses, an assisted living center, and several childcare and pet service providers.

Neighboring precincts include 2383, 2448, 2449, and 2523.

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If you are near the border and unsure which precinct you reside in, please feel free to send me your address and I can verify your precinct number for you or you can look it up via your voter registration here.