Polk County Florida Dems News

National Voter Registration Day - Sept. 24

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

                                                                                  Friends — We are a proud partner of National Voter Registration Day powered by Rock

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Submit Your Question for the Third Democratic Debate

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

U.S. Politics

Please take a minute to submit your question so she can share it directly with ABC before the next Democratic debate on September 12. Millions of Democratic supporters are planning to tune in to this debate -- so your input has never been more important. Thanks for submitting your question, The Democrats Date: Tuesday,

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Official Notice of Election Date for Polk DEC Treasurer

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Polk County Florida Politics

Fellow Polk DEC Members,Be informed that there will be an election for the position of DEC Treasurer at our upcoming DEC Regular Meeting on September 9th, 2019 at 6:15 pm located at the Polk Commissioners Building in Bartow. The nomination period to appear on the official ballot expired as of

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End Gerrymandering: The person that gets the most votes should be elected.

Sat, Aug 24, 2019

U.S. Politics

Here's a concept that shouldn't be so outlandish: The person that got the most votes should be elected.But today, we're not talking about the White House – we're diving into a problem plaguing statehouses across America.2018 was an indisputably incredible year. In our state legislatures, we flipped over four hundred

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NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR POLK DEC DEMOCRATS OF THE YEAR!

Tue, Aug 20, 2019

Polk County Florida Politics

There will be one award for the Polk DEC Democratic Man of the Year and one for the Polk DEC Democratic Woman of the Year.Nominate someone you believe shows exceptional commitment, service, and dedication to the Polk DEC and the Democratic Party values. DEADLINE:  By Midnight August 30, 2019.  NO EXCEPTIONSMail nominations

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A Message from our DEC Chair Kathie Sutherland

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

Florida Politics

We have had an eventful month marked by both hope and tragedy.  What could be more tragic than 3 mass shootings in a week, and 2 within 24 hours. Enough is enough! Our legislators have failed to act, and now for these victims and their families it is too late. We

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DPFC Announces "Bylaws Changes Coming" at FL Convention

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

Florida Politics

Members and Friends, We're getting ready for Convention! The 2019 Florida Democratic Party Convention will be held the weekend of October 11-13 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.We can make delegate appointments for Democrats who want to attend on behalf of the DPCF.  If you're interested, you must submit a signed and dated

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Progressives Say Republicans Complicit in Deaths

Wed, Aug 7, 2019

U.S. Politics

Coral Springs - The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida has released the following statement:The Republican Party is complicit in the deaths of at least 34 innocent men, women, and children this past weekend. By supporting a white nationalist president and refusing to pass sensible gun laws, they guarantee that

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Plaintiffs are needed whose civil rights have been undermined by the FL legislature passage of 7066.

Sat, Aug 3, 2019

Florida Politics

Lawsuits are currently being filed in Florida to oppose SB 7066, the poll tax that has significantly impacted our ability to register felons whose voting rights should have been restored by Amendment 4.  This unnecessary law has scared large numbers of recovering citizens from registering to vote.  If you know

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FDP to Launch Democratic merchandise store

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Florida Politics

Friends -- Exciting news -- FDP is launching our Democratic merchandise store NEXT WEEK. We want this online shop and its merchandise to reflect the passion and creativity of our party members. That includes you. Do you have an idea to put on a T-shirt? Help us design a shirt here >> As

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