Ernest Broadwell Award
The Fayette County Democratic Committee will present this award annually to someone who exemplifies the ideals of the Democratic Party and the qualities that we have long admired in Ernie Broadwell. This award will be given to an individual determined to be an outstanding leader who has made an exceptional contribution to the community. The awardee shall show qualities of Ernie’s to include integrity, courage, and selfless service to the community, passion, commitment to citizen participation, coalition building and ability to mentor others.
This award recognizes an extensive history of exemplary work for the Fayette County Democratic Committee. The nominee shall have an extensive record of accomplishments, extraordinary in nature, and a proven history of leadership. This award is reserved for those who are the best of all time or the best of their generation. In addition to a record of exceptional accomplishment, a stellar record of personal integrity, and a history of doing what was best for the city, county state or nation, are required, and must be in the highest tradition of Democratic values and public service. This award is subject to the awards committee decision, whether the nominees’ are qualified. This is an annual award based on a nominee meeting the criteria as outlined. Should there be no qualified individual (based upon the selection criteria) then the award will be postponed until the following year.
2014, Tish Naghise
2015, Kevin Madden
2016, Virgil Fludd
2017, Alice and John E. Jones
2018, Derryll Anderson
2019, Rev. Edward Johnson
2020, FCDC Chair Carolyn Fludd
2021, Commissioner Charles Rousseau
VOTE EARLY STARTING OCTOBER 17TH: Please double check your registration and ensure there are no mistakes (especially if you have recently moved or changed your name), and encourage your family and friends to do the same. Every vote counts, and Fayette County needs every last Democrat to turn out at the polls this month. As well as weekday early voting, you will have the option to vote on Saturdays (22nd and 29th October). Click here to download the FCDC’s “Voting Checklist” to make sure you have a voting plan in place and that your vote will be counted.
Click here to find your closest Early Voting location
Wondering how you can help the FCDC? Here are a few ways to get involved!
- VOLUNTEER: we are always looking for new volunteers to join the movement. If you have a passion for local politics, even just a few hours of your time would be invaluable to us. Click here to visit our website and discover some of the soonest volunteer opportunities available.
- PROMOTE: lawn signs, t-shirts, Facebook shares, talking to your friends and family- there are countless ways to spread the message and keep the momentum going! Please follow us on Instagram and Facebook, and engage with our posts as much as possible as this really helps us reach other Democrats in the area. Click here to subscribe to our newsletter and stay up to date with everything going on in Fayette County!
- DONATE: the FCDC relies on donations to keep the doors open, so anything you can spare will make a huge difference!