Polk County Florida Dems News

Oppose the Graham-Cassidy Bill

Wed, Sep 20, 2017

U.S. Politics

This bill is yet another version of TrumpCare that defunds Planned Parenthood, cuts health care to an estimated 32 million and makes massive cuts to Medicaid. How do you oppose it?  Call Senator Marco Rubio at (202) 224-3041.  Yes, I know we haven't much faith in him but the Medicaid cuts should make him

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Tags: Healthcare, Graham-Cassidy Bill, Trumpcare

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CANCELLED: Democratic Women’s Club of Florida Annual Convention

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Florida Politics

The September 7—10th Democratic Women’s Club of Florida Annual Convention in Sarasota has been cancelled due to the impending dangers associated with intensification of Hurricane Irma. The Executive Committee has made this uneasy, but unanimous decision order to protect the safety of our members.  The Hyatt Regency will be informed of this decision

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Tags: DWCF. Irma, convention

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DHCF Announces New Board

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Florida Politics

Newly elected board members are:Noemi McGregor, PresidentOziel Zapien, Vice PresidentMaritza Avila Vazquez, 2nd Vice PresidentJose Garcia, SecretaryJanette Martinez, Treasurer Congratulations!Join the fun! The Democratic Hispanic Caucus has several committees and we need active members.A list of the already appointed chairs will be available to you shortly, but we need dedicated committee

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Candidate Training September 16-17

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Florida Primary Races

You can NEVER get too much training! Here's an amazing opportunity in Lake County, thanks to the Janet Reno Grant provided by the Florida Democratic Party. Join DPCF members Helen Strain and Katy Burnett, as well as long-time progressive friends John Rowley and Selene Hofer-Shall and more. A message from the

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Tags: candidates, training, campaign

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Haines City Branch NAACP to host Freedom Fund Banquet

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

The Haines City Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host it's Annual Freedom Fund Banquet as part of the activities there will be a reception. The event is Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Lake Eva Event Center 799 John's Haines City, FL

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Polk Selection Process Announced for FDP 2017 State Convention

Mon, Aug 28, 2017

Florida Politics

Polk County Democrats,Delegate elections will be held on Monday, September 11th during our DEC meeting.   Below you will find the attached delegate application form for the Florida Democratic State Convention and information about the upcoming convention.  FDP 2017 State ConventionThe 2017 Florida Democratic Party State Convention will now be held

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DHCF Announces Meeting to Elect New Officers

Sun, Aug 27, 2017

To Polk County DHCF Members: This is the location information on the Aug 26th meeting for the State Executive Board Elections:  Orange County Library at South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837From 12noon til 3pm.  For more information please contact José Garcia bye-mail- topcop2070@gmail.com.  This is a message from the chairwoman

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VoteBuilder Training (VAN) Sept. 24

Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Florida Politics

VoteBuilder is the database tool Democratic volunteers use to support candidates and campaigns. Hannah Murphy, statewide Data Director for the Florida Democratic Party, will offer an intensive training for VoteBuilder users. All levels of experience are welcome to attend. Cost is $15. The event will be held at the Schecter

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Work the Elections, Make Money for Your Club!

Wed, Aug 23, 2017

Election 2016

Dear Community Leader, Ms. Lori Edwards spoke with your group recently and mentioned the benefits of working at the polls on Election Day.   Election Workers help ensure the conduct of fair and accurate elections, and the preservation of our democratic process. Serving at the polls also provides organizations such as yours the

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FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS UNANIMOUSLY PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING ON CONGRESSIONAL CENSURE OF PR

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

U.S. Politics

The membership of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, meeting in Tallahassee for its Summer Conference, adopted a resolution calling on Congress to censure President Trump for his anti-lgbt actions, his erratic and destabilizing rhetoric, and his support for white supremacist groups.    "If anyone had any doubt before, events of the past

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