Beginning in June - regular club events will only be listed on the calendar

Beginning with June events, Polk County regular club and caucus meetings will no longer be posted on the home page. They will be available by clicking the "Find Events" button that looks like this:

This change has been requested because our list has grown so long that it takes up too much space on our Home Page. Please address any concerns or updates to

Visit our Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Polk County at this fun event this Saturday, June 24th!

Join us for this Bowling FUN-raiser on June 28th!

Join us for this Bowling FUN-raiser, June 28, 2017

GOP Draws Up Their "Healthcare" Plan Behind Closed Doors

Trump (And The GOP) Don't Care About Your Healthcare

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Click this link to see who has qualified for each seat in Florida's 2018 Election

Sign the petition to see the president's income tax returns!

Click the link and demand to see the President's income tax returns

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Support Democratic progressive issues by making one phone call each day to your congressman. Get a daily text message with step-by-step instructions. To start, text Revolution Alert to this number: 228466. Do it today!

Recent News




Bob Doyel to Face Kelli Stargel for FL Senate District 22

By John Chambliss From The Lakeland Ledger




Gubernatorial Forum June 17 in Hollywood, FL

By Susan Smith From Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida





By Sonia Lindell From Florida Policy Institute

Polk DEC - July 10, 2017 Meeting

Polk DEC Meets second Mondat each month in Bartow

Monday, July 10th, at 6:15p.m.
Polk County Commissioners' Bldg., Third Floor Lounge
330 West Church Street, Bartow, FL

Contact Chairman Shawn Kinsey at 863-651-1402
or for more information.

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Democratic Candidate Training - July 8, 2017

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Our strength derives from our diversity. Polk County Democrats believe in a strong sense of community.

    We are working to improve the lives of everyone who lives in our county, state and nation by promoting issues and candidates that provide for the common good of all people.

For a monthly CALENDAR of Polk County Democratic Events, click here.

Get a copy of our Polk County Democrats PAMPHLET, click here.

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Rep. Darren Soto held the Grand Opening of his Winter Haven office on June 19th

A large crowd braved inclement weather to attend the grand opening of Rep. Darren Soto's Winter Haven Field Office. The Congressman took time to address his constituents and meet with the various groups and individuals that were on hand to celebrate the event with him.

Our US Rep. Darren Soto held a Town Hall in Winter Haven on Sat., June 3rd

Rep. Soto Town Hall June 3, 2017The Winter Haven City Commissoners' Chambers were filled to standing room only when US Rep. Darren Soto (FL CD9) addressed his constituents on Saturday, June 3rd. The crowd in attendance appreciated being represented by this honest, knowledgeable, articulate and dedicated individual.Read The Lakeland Ledger's report on the Town Hall event here.

Polk County Democratic Headquarters – Haines City, FL


We have returned to our original
office space and we are seeking
volunteers to help us register
new voters and sign them up to
Vote By Mail!

Democracy is not a spectator sport!
Please donate or volunteer today.

Polk County
Democratic Office

11am to 3pm
Tuesday through Friday
Saturday through Monday by appointment

Inside the OK Arcade,
Across from City Hall
651 East Main Street, Suite 10-C,
Haines City, FL 33844

(863) 668-7199

Office Manager:

D.E.C. Chairman:
Shawn W. Kinsey

Precinct leaders' party on May 27th was a hit!

Precicnt committee leaders from across Polk County met at the Lake Ashton Club House on Saturday, May 27th to organize their efforts to increase voter turn out and elect Democrats. Many thanks to the Lake Ashton Democratic Club, Kathie & Richard Sutherland, Keith Merritt and the Precinct Recruiting Committee for host the succesful event!

Our next social event will be on Wednesday, June 28 at the Eagle ridge Mall for the Polk County Dems FUN-raiser bowling event. Email for info or to reserve your spot on the lanes!

Building More Effective Clubs - Training Session!

This event was held on Saturday, March 25

Club Training March 25, 2017
Wonderful training on building strong Democratic clubs in Polk County.
Thank you, Karen Cooper Welzel and Democratic Women's Club of East Polk Ridge for hosting this informative training and to all the energetic attendees. A special thanks to Velma Lumpkin and Nancy Hurlbert for sharing your expertise.
— with Nancy Hurlbert, Karen Cooper Welzel, Velma Lumpkin, Audrey Asciutto and Ilse Buzzanca.

Precinct Committee Person Training

This event was held on Saturday, March 25
Precinct Training March  2017

We've taken the first step in turning Polk County blue!

Polk County Democratic Executive Committee held a training session on what it means to be a Precinct Committee Person, how to organize precincts, strategies for talking to our neighbors, and much more. The training was be conducted by Marti Kara, Brevard County DEC , Precinct 429 Committeewoman and Precinct Organization Committee Chair.Many thanks to Glenda Jones for the use of the Neighborhood Community Center facility...and for serving lunch!

Congratulations to our DEC Gala Team and Honorees!

See a list of featured speakers and award winners from our 2017 Gala under the "About Us" tab. Click on "Annual Dinner." Or click here.

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Senator Kamela Harris Exposes GOP "Healtcare" Charade

John Oliver Explains Ivanka & Jared's White House Roles