Democratic party elects new chair Posted in: News The Bastrop County Democratic Party (BCDP) has elected Steve Chamberlain as the new party chair after Cheryl Reese stepped down to run for Bastrop County Precinct 4 Commissioner. Chamberlain and his wife Sharon moved to Bastrop County in 2016 to be closer to family in Austin. After attending a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, he met members of BCDP and became active with the group. Steve worked with the group and served as a precinct chair and BCDP vice-chair prior to his election as chair. “Being a precinct chair and vice county chair, I have learned a lot more about how our ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!