Polk County Florida Dems News

Polk Legislative Delegation Announces Annual Review Meeting

Sat, Aug 19, 2017

We have received official notification that the Polk Legislative Delegation will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday, September 20, from 2:30 - 5:00 pm. It will be held at the W.H. Stuart Conference Center, located at 1710 U.S. Hwy 17, Bartow, 33830. (This is a new location for the event.)   Democratic

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Multicultural Unity Festival is Looking for Volunteers

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

There is a meeting on August 30, 2017, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Substation on Avenue G at Inwood, Winter Haven, FL 33881. They are in need of volunteers for the Multicultural Unity Festival on October 7, at Westwood Park, 1151 36 St. NW, WInter Haven. Be part of

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Charter and Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee

Thu, Aug 3, 2017

Florida Politics

Charter and Bylaws Ad Hoc CommitteeThe Ad Hoc Committee met on July 15 to continue its work to review and modernize our FDP bylaws. The committee will continue its monthly meetings on August 26 and September 30 from 10:00am-5:00pm at: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, 1900 Buena Vista Drive,, Lake Buena

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Florida Democratic Party Announces State Convention Plans

Thu, Aug 3, 2017

2017 Florida Democratic Party State Convention October 27 through October 29: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, 1000 West Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, FL 32830 Delegate Information:Due to the new dates and location, we have made changes to the delegate selection timeline. Please find attached a delegate filing form as well as the full

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Democratic Progressive Caucus Calls on Republicans to Denounce Bully Trump

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

U.S. Politics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      CONTACT:                     July 26, 2017                                

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Mayor Rick Kriseman endorsed for re-election as mayor of St. Petersburg

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

  CONTACT:                     July 16, 2017                                                                    Susan Smith, 813-390-3616    

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To Sen. Bill Nelson this is the most egregious attack on science yet.

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott just signed a bill into law that allows any Florida resident – regardless of whether they have a child in school or not – to object to the curriculum that our kids are being taught. As a result, so-called "hearing officers" will soon have the power to

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Zdravecky to retire as CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florid

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Dear Planned Parenthood Friends: We write today to let you know that Barbara Zdravecky has decided to retire as CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. Barbara’s contributions to this organization over the past twenty four years are too many and momentous to summarize adequately here.  We offer a

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GOP Senate Announces "Better Care Reconciliantion Act" & What You Can Do About It!

Sun, Jun 25, 2017

The Senate GOP released the Better Care Reconciliation Act. As expected, the bill still devastates Medicaid and will likely put coverage into question for millions. You may have also seen how our fellow Americans with disabilities were treated in response to their peaceful protest. Below are some resources to help us

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Seeking Community Organizers, Various Locations

Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Florida Politics

June 13, 2017 Hello Polk County Democrats: Community Organizer, Various Locations Polk County, Alachua County, Hillsborough County,  Pinellas County, & Pasco County Source:  http://www.orgfl.org/employment_opportunities Reports to: Regional Director Background: Organize Florida is a progressive, community-based organization engaged in and committed to building power to effect change in times of injustice, maintain and protect our existing rights in the

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