Polk County Florida Dems News : Election 2018

Florida Recount Update - Tues., Nov. 13th

Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Election 2018

FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo and Executive Director Juan Penalosa led a call last night with an update on the recount. RECAP (Thanks to Vicki Roush, Jeff Greene, and various press accounts): Machine recounts must be completed by Thursday, November 15th, then manual counts will be ordered, depending on the number of

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Update on Florida Recount Situation from FDP

Fri, Nov 9, 2018

Election 2018

UPDATE: As most of you probably know by now, Nikki Fried has now taken the lead for Ag Commissioner and as of 7:30PM, Nov. 8, is up by about +3800 votes! This will still go to recount but now with Nikki in the lead -- likely a manual recount if

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It's hard to believe that so many Floridians want to continue the divisive and dishonest politics

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

Election 2018

This is a difficult time for Florida. Despite significant efforts from campaigns and volunteers all over the state, we came up short. After the lessons of the 2016 election, it's hard to believe that so many Floridians want to continue the divisive and dishonest politics of Rick Scott and Ron

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Historic wins across the country showed that your hard work paid off.

Wed, Nov 7, 2018

Election 2018

Over the past two years, we've put in so much hard work rebuilding and retooling the Democratic Party. Last night, our historic wins across the country showed all of that work paid off.The new DNC created an infrastructure to support candidates up and down the ballot and organize year-round --

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Democrats Take Back the House!

Wed, Nov 7, 2018

Election 2018

We did it. Democrats took back the House!Tonight we proved what I have believed for a long time: When Democrats stand united, we are unstoppable. I am so incredibly proud to be on this team.This victory was not a given, not by a long shot. There were hills to climb

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Rep. Darren Soto Election Night Watch Party

Mon, Nov 5, 2018

Election 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7 PM EST Ramada Kissimmee Gateway in Kissimmee, Florida   Going     Interested     Not Interested   Join Darren and Team Soto to watch the results come in, with refreshments and music!

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Want to help? Be a Poll Greeter!

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Election 2018

Hello Polk County Democrats! I have been assigned to be in charge of getting greeters for Election Day, Tuesday, November 6th.  The definition of a greeter is "A person that stands outside the 100 feet surrounding the voting poll and passes out literature to the voters as they approach the polls." 

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Tags: greeter, volunteer, help

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FDP Calls on Governor Rick Scott to Extend Voter Registration Deadline

Tue, Oct 9, 2018

Election 2018

October 8, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Caroline Rowland caroline@floridadems.org FDP Calls on Governor Rick Scott to Extend Voter Registration Deadline As 35 counties in North Florida are in a state of emergency preparing for Hurricane Michael, the Florida Democratic Party is asking Governor Scott to extend voter registration past

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Poll Watchers Needed - SIGN UP TODAY!!!

Mon, Oct 8, 2018

Election 2018

The Florida Democratic Party Voter Protection Team needs poll watchers for Early Voting and the General Election. Lawyers and those with a legal background are encouraged to participate, but others who have an interest in being inside the polling sites to monitor the voting process are encouraged to volunteer.   The

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OPINION: Florida Needs Uniform Standards for Voting By Mail

Sun, Sep 23, 2018

Election 2018

Published: September 21, 2018 Updated: September 21, 2018 at 03:27 PM Vote by mail has been a stunning success in Florida, increasing turnout and making it easy and convenient to cast a ballot with time to research and reflect. But a new study shows that mail ballots cast by African-American, Hispanic or

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Tags: VBM, Vote By Mail, Election

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