BC Dems

Fan Giveaway a Big Success

Bedford County Democrats provided a total of 177 fans, at no cost, to seniors and families in need.  Thanks to all who donated and Bedford True Value for making this possible.

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Free Fans for Older Adults


Spring Primary Election

All of the following candidates have been nominated to run in the Fall election.

  • Deb Baughman
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  • Candi Bussard – Candi is running as a write in candidate for the second Democratic spot for commissioner.  Candi represents local Democratic values, and is our endorsed write in candidate.

County Auditor

  • Karen Williams – Karen is the incumbent minority auditor for Bedford County.  She has a degree in business from California University and has served in this position for many years.

Superior Court

Click here to open a printable pdf of the sample ballot.

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Bedford County Democrats’ & Helen B. Hughes Federation of Democratic Women’s Spring Fling

The event will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Bedford Elks County Club and will include live music provided by local artist, Diana Lee, an appetizing menu of hors d’oeuvres from Chef Nicole, a cash bar, and a silent auction.

Tickets are available from Valerie Pawuk, 327-6383 or Chris Smith, 494-3187.


Petition Party Tuesday, February 26

The BC Dems will hold a petition party starting at 5:30 Tuesday, January 26 at the lower level of the American Legion.  park behind the building for direct access.

Enjoy food and fellowship from 5:30-7:00Soup.  We will have soups and bread from the Horn O’Plenty Farm to Table Restaruant, an artisanal cheese platter from Hidden Hills Dairy, and homemade cookies and brownies from The Bird’s Nest Cafe,

Candidates and/or surrogates will be there with their petitions. We will have a notary present as well.

The monthy business meeting will follow at 7:00 p.m.

Local Candidates Who Will Have Petitions Available

  • Deb Baughman, County Commissioner
  • Brandi Hershey, Judge, Court of Common Pleas

We will also have petitions available for the following Superior Court Candidates.

  • Attorney Amanda Green Hawkins
  • Judge Daniel McCaffrey

They are working to get on the ballot for the three Superior Court openings that will be on the ballot in 2019.

The current Superior Court Justices whose terms end in 2020: