Polk County Florida Dems News

Polk Democrats to Support Rudolph Toy Round-Up

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

The Rudolph Round-Up process works like this: Each child in out of home care submits a wish list with two to three items with a maximum total value of $100.00. Also noted are their likes and interests (favorite color, sports team, sizes) to help the donor shop for the wishes

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Brevard Democrats win big!

Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Florida Politics

 If you haven't seen it yet, Sammie Brown Martin became the first Black woman elected to Rockledge City Council, and will be the only woman on the current Council. Angela Raymond defeated a former Republican Councilman in Cape Canaveral. Danny White won in Malabar, where Democrats are outnumbered by Republicans by nearly 80%. Across

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Polk Dems Holiday Party/Fund Raiser Details Announced!

Fri, Nov 3, 2017

Florida Politics

Our holiday party will be at the home of Patty Muller, 2407 East Lake Hartridge Drive, Winter Haven, FL, on Monday, December 18th. Congressman Darren Soto will be our special guest along with the President of the Florida Democratic Party, Sally Boynton Brown. This is a fund raiser for the Polk County

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Positive Legislative Progress Being Made

Thu, Nov 2, 2017

U.S. Politics

We have good news to report. When I saw Dianne Krumel at the FDP this past weekend, she excitedly reported that Senator Nelson had pulled his co-sponsorship of the bill she and her group were fighting against in order to "save the beaches" - Read on - http://www.pnj.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/10/gaetz-nelson-adjust-senate-beach-ownership-bill/750625001/ While Senator Nelson said he was withdrawing support

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DWC of Lakeland Yardsale - Saturday, November 11

Tue, Oct 31, 2017

Florida Politics

Clean out your closets! Tidy up your garage!  Neaten your cabinets!DWC of Lakeland is hoping for some donations!  Come help the club and hang out with us! Yes, this is the perfect opportunity for you do a little pre-holiday organizing while helping DWC of Lakeland raise money that is used to fund our meeting site,

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Bipartisan Health Care Bill May Have the Votes

Fri, Oct 27, 2017

U.S. Politics

This Week in Congress: Bipartisan Health Care Bill May Have the Votes for Passage, House to Consider the Budget, Senate Will Vote on Disaster Aid Health Care. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Meet the Press Sunday that the Alexander-Murray bill, a bipartisan effort to shore up the Affordable Care

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Update Your Voter Record to Avoid Delays on Election Day

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

POLK COUNTY, FL (October 18, 2017) – Registered voters in the cities of Auburndale, Lakeland and Winter Haven who have moved or had a name change are encouraged to update their record with the Elections Office before the November 7 th Municipal Elections.  It’s also important to notify the Elections Office

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Tags: voter registration, elections

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DWC/Lakeland to host table at First Friday/Lakeland

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Florida Politics

For the next 12 months, the Democratic Womens Club of Lakeland will have a table at First Friday downtown Lakeland! This is going to give us the perfect opportunity to recruit new members, register voters and get to know each other better while working on our common goal of turning

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Tags: Womens Club, First Friday, Lakeland

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Recommendations from agencies if you were affected by natural disasters

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Our thoughts are with our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico, Houston and Mexico, impacted by the horrific natural disasters of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Maria and the earthquakes.  Hurricane Irma caused a lot of damage to the Florida Keys and other parts of our state, and many individuals and businesses are

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Tags: aid, hurricane relief

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Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida to Propose Resoultions at Dem Conference

Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Florida Politics

Dear Members and Supporters:At the Florida Democratic Party Conference in October, delegates will be able to present and vote on resolutions that will guide the party on policy positions. I'm pleased to announce that the DPCF recently passed the Charter School Moratorium Resolution unanimously.We have two more resolutions (to date)

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Tags: progressive, choice, charter schools

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