Our November DEC meeting has been postponed so that we may honor our veterans on Veterans' Day

Our November DEC meeting has been moved to Monday, Nov. 19
Same location:
Commissioners' Chambers
First Floor
330 West Church Street
Bartow, FL

Update on Florida Recount Situation

Please check out our "Recent News" below for an update from
Terrie Rizzo on the recount situation for
Florida Governor, US Senator and Florida Ag Commissioner races.

Recent News

Hi, My name is Victor Sims! I am reintroducing myself from the 2016 election. I have been spending the last two years  advocating for our children in foster care. I have been traveling the state and the country to try to find ways to advance our child welfare system. One of the legislations
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Update on Florida Recount Situation from FDP

By Terrie Rizzo, Chair From Florida Democratic Party

UPDATE: As most of you probably know by now, Nikki Fried has now taken the lead for Ag Commissioner and as of 7:30PM, Nov. 8, is up by about +3800 votes! This will still go to recount but now with Nikki in the lead -- likely a manual recount if the margin remains under 0.25 %. Bill Nelson has now

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It's hard to believe that so many Floridians want to continue the divisive and dishonest politics

By Susan Smith, President From Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida

This is a difficult time for Florida. Despite significant efforts from campaigns and volunteers all over the state, we came up short. After the lessons of the 2016 election, it's hard to believe that so many Floridians want to continue the divisive and dishonest politics of Rick Scott and Ron

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Protest Trump's attempt to end the Mueller/Russian Investigation in W.H. TODAY!

By Richard Sutherland, Pres. From Lake Ashton Democratic Club
It has happened!  Yesterday, Trump effectively put an end to the Mueller Russia probe, but he was coy about it.  Instead of firing Mueller outright, Trump has appointed a sycophant who is ending the Mueller investigation by refusing to give Mueller the authority to continue further
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See Dr. Susan MacManus at Tiger Bay, Wed., Nov. 28th

Analysis of the 
Midterm Elections
Dr. Susan MacManus
Dr. Susan A. MacManus is a renowned political analyst and TV personality. Her analysis has been published by the New York Times, CNN, Fox News and countless others. Recently retired Distinguished University Professor of Public Administration and Political Science, University of South Florida, MacManus has continued her research and media work. She is also an author with her recent book titled "Florida's Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Florida Government" published in 2016.
November 28, 2018~ 11:30 am
Bartow Civic Center
2250 S. Floral Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830
RSVP Here by November 27, 2018
Member Price $15.00
Guest Price: $25.00
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or call 863-640-5357

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Polk County Dems are making themselves visible across the county!


Your Polk County Democratic Party is working very hard to elect Democrats. 
We have a number of projects to achieve this goal, such as our Blue Wave Cool Bus,
plus we NEED DONATIONS to cover the printing and postage expenses.
This is a critical time for us to see Democrats elected. 
Time is short!  Please donate whatever you can today!

The Polk County Blue Wave Cool Bus needs your support!
Or mail your donation to 651 E. Main St., Haines City, FL 33844. 
We can set up a program to automatically withdraw any set amount from your checking account monthly.
Ask us how!
Of course, we'll take checks payable to The Polk County Democratic Party.
General Election: November 6, 2018

Three more Precinct Committeepersons added to the Blue Wave!

Congratulations to the 3 new Precinct Committeepersons sworn in tonight - William A Quinlan Jr., Janell Marmon, and Kala Ivy Tedder.

to the 3 new Precinct Committeepersons sworn in on October 8
William A Quinlan Jr., Janell Marmon, and Kala Ivy Tedder.

DNC National Chairman Tom Perez Visits Haines City & Our Democratic Candidates

Hainse City Democrats got a chance to meet our national chairman in person on Wednesday, September 19th.

Highlighting the event were Chris King, candidate for Lt. Gov., Congressman Darren Soto, and Terrie Rizzo, Chair of the Florida Democratic Party.

Other candidates attending were Bob Doyel for Florida State Senate, District 22 and Karen Welzel for Polk County Commission, District 4.

Haines City Councilwoman Anne Huffman and Polk County DEC Chair Shawn Kinsey were on hand to welcome the contengent. (Photos by Polk County Democratic Hispanic Caucus President José Garcia.)

Scenes from Hainse City on September 19th.

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Polk DEC Haines City Office 2018

Polk County
Democratic Office
Call for an appointment!

Across from City Hall,
Inside the OK Arcade.

651 East Main Street, Suite 10-C,
Haines City, FL 33844

(863) 668-7199


Office Manager/
Membership and Precinct
Committee Chair:

Kathie Sutherland

Polk County D.E.C. Chair and
DNC Member:

Shawn W. Kinsey

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