The Jenkintown Democratic Committee focus is on helping to move our Borough, the State and country forward by supporting progressive candidates who put the best interests of all Americans and our long-term future first and foremost. We work to:
Educate voters on candidates and issues to help them make informed decisions
Work to boost voter registration and participation rates
Support candidates' outreach efforts to contact voters
Recruit candidates for local Borough and School Board races
Participate in local meetings and events to ensure that our voices are heard
We welcome the participation of all registered Democrats. We meet monthly at various locations. You can find our upcoming meetings on our events page.
Please feel welcome to contact us to learn more about how can participate fully in our democracy.
Area 154 Fundraiser honoring Shirley Curry
"Some men see things as they are and ask why, I dream things as they might be and ask why not."
Jenkintown Borough Council women
Shirley Curry - mentor and inspiration to so many. Jenkintown Borough Council women thank you. — with Christian Soltysiak.
Jay Conners was elected Chairman of the Jenkintown Democrat Committee in May of 2017 and has been involved in democratic politics for more than twenty years including thirteen years as a committee person for Jenkintown's 4th ward.
Jay currently serves on Jenkintown's Borough council representing the 4th ward and also chairs the Public Works committee, the Pension committee, and is a member of the safety committee.
He is also a member of the Montgomery County Democrat Committee's Executive Committee where he is a representative for area 9 which encompasses Jenkintown, Springfield, and Cheltenham.
A native of New Jersey he has lived in Jenkintown with his wife Allison since 2004 where together they are raising three children.
He currently works in marketing for Global Data Mining LLC in business development where he has been employed since 2003.
As a part time employee for UPS he is a proud member of the Teamsters union representing local 384 out of Norristown.
Jay believes in the importance of working to elect progressive democratic candidates whose core values reflect that which the democratic party was founded on to ensure equal opportunity for all regardless of who they are or where they come from.