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There is one more Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Event — Saturday Jan. 25th
Polk County Democrats are fully engaged in the upcoming 2020 Election.
We need your direct participation by helping us to help your fellow voters by having them sign Vote by Mail forms or a Voter Registration form or an important petition. Enjoy the fellowship and conversations you'll have with your neighbors.
With your help we can put Dr. King's words into actions.
We've added seven new Precinct captains — we still need YOU!
Our list of Precinct Captains continues to grow with the addition of these enthusiastic Democrats at our January DEC Meeting in Bartow!
Frome the left: Kimberl Patton, Pct. 106; Jennifer Nanek, Pct. 530; Robert Connors, Pct. 532; Lavern Grey, Pct. 526; James, Mauria and Colter Roche, Pct. 117. Congratulations to all for making us even stronger!
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Polk County Democrats Lakeland Office 1553 South Combee Road, Lakeland, FL 3380 Announcing our new, additional office at 711 East Main Street, Haines City, FL 33844
Digital tool kits will be sent at the beginning of each month. If you fill out the application after the tool kit has already been blasted for the current month, your tool kit information will be included in your welcome email.
We welcome everyone's input. Politics is not a spectator sport; you have to get into the game!
Tuesday evening, December 17, 2019, the eve of the historical vote in the US House of Representatives to impeach the 45th president of the United States, a crowd of 250-300 concerned citizens turned out in support of a yea vote. The crowd marched to Rep. Ross Sapmo's office following the rally at Munn Park in downtown Lakeland to urge him to follow the law
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the names of seven impeachment trial “managers” who will make the case against President Donald Trump in the Senate. The managers are: Reps. Adam Schiff of California, who will be the lead manager; Jerry Nadler of New York; Val Demings of Florida; Hakeem
Do you want Democrats to win the 2020 Election? Do you want to turn FLORIDA BLUE? Do you want your local representatives to be Democrats? If the answer to all of these is YES, then we want you on our team and we want you to be a LEADER on our team.The leadership of the Polk County
By Angie Drobnic Holan, PolitiFact Editor-in-Chief From PolitiFact
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, ideologically aligned on the left, split sharply at the seventh Democratic presidential primary debate over a CNN story that claimed Sanders told Warren privately that he didn’t think a woman could win the White House in 2020.Sanders denied
As Democrats we know Trump and his followers do not speak for all people of faith. His policies and behavior are immoral and un-Christian. On Friday the Florida Democratic Party partnered with faith organizations and leaders across the state to protest Trump's launch of "Evangelicals for
Please download, print and sign this important petition... ...and join the ranks of voters who care about making positive changes one step at a time. You can turn in your signed forms at any Democratic meetings or events, at the Polk Democratic office at the address below, or mail to the address on the petition. (Please only sign each of these petitions once and sign with the same name and signature as is on your voter registration)
Ban Assualt Weapons(CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PETITION) Bump stocks have just been made illegal and its time for Florida Voters to take the next step and band Assualt Weapons. Do we really need another massacre of students like the recent Parkland killings?
The deadline for state verification of petitions for 2020 ballot initiatives is February 1, 2020.
We are working with Ban Assault Weapons Now (BAWN) and Make It Legal Florida, for the decriminalization of marijuana, in their final month's push to qualify for the ballot. Please do what you can to assist both of these campaigns get the additional signatures they need. Be sure to mark the petitions you collect with the appropriate Survey Responses in VAN so we capture this valuable data.
The Make It Legal FL campaign will drop ship petitions (200-500) directly to you. If you would like petitions shipped, please email PartyAffairs@FloridaDems.org the quantity you would like and your mailing address.
The Single Member Districts for Home Rule initative has been postponed until 2021 for logistical reasons.
National Convention Delegate Selection - Deadline to apply is March 7!
Our Florida Congressional District Caucuses to select delegates for the National Convention are fast approaching.Paperwork to apply to be a National Convention District Delegate will be available on our website starting February 3. The deadline to apply is March 7.
Congressional District Caucuses will be Saturday, April 4.
Your January DEC, Club, and Caucus meetings are the time to present information on the National Convention. Please make sure your members know about the National Convention, how to run to be a delegate, and the timeline. More information can be found at floridadems.org/convention.
Do-nothing Democrats? Look again!
A partial list of legislation passed by this Democratic-led US Congress, but tabled by the Republican-led US Senate:
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Polk County Democrats believe in a strong sense of community. We are working to improve the lives of everyone who lives in our county, state and nation by promoting issues and candidates that provide for the common good of all people.