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Polk County Democrats Announce "Ridin' with Biden" Caravan, August 16

Register at to receive the starting location in your area.
Decorate your car to demonstrate your support for Joe Biden
and join your Biden Delegates to the Democratic National Convention
along with Florida Women for Biden
and the Biden For Florida team, for a state-wide safe and socially distant Caravan!

Because Caravan participants are in their own vehicles, this is the perfect way to demonstrate your support for Joe Biden, participate in the excitement of the Convention and keep yourself and your family safe during the pandemic.
Register at to secure your spot in the caravan and be among the first to get access to the Convention Kickoff Caravan Kit including a Biden sign, flag, sticker and more!

QUESTIONS? Call/Text Chris Willsat 305.607.6905

Polk County Democratic Headquarters announced temporary hours due to COVID-19 guidelines

1553 South Combee Road, Lakeland, FL 33801
— 711 Main Street, Haines City, FL 33844

CLOSED 10 AM - 2 PM 2 PM - 6 PM 10 AM - 2 PM 1 PM - 4 PM CLOSED 10 AM - 6 PM
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Polk County DEC Chair:
Kathie Sutherland

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We're holding our meetings on ZOOM.US during the COVID-19 crisis

Each Polk County Democratic Club & Caucus
has its own individual unique ZOOM Meeting Link.
Club & Caucus Presidents will receive a direct email with their respective club or caucus meeting link info. Contact your club or caucus president or events chair for login info for each meeting.
Also, Standing Committee Chairs, if you feel the need to have your next committee meeting via ZOOM, please contact Scott Goodrich, DEC Secretary, with a 48-hour notice in advance, requesting a unique meeting link for your committee. 
Here is a link to a Youtube tutorial, on how to use ZOOM:
Please direct questions to Kathie Sutherland, DEC Chair,
or Scott Goodrich, DEC Secretary.

Lake Ashton Democratic Club
(Meeting Every 1st Thursday of each month at 4 PM.)

Lakeland Democratic Club
(Meeting Every 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM.)

Polk County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC)
(Meeting Every 2nd Monday of each month at 6:15 PM)  

Lake Wales Area Democratic Club
(Meeting Every 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 PM) 

Polk County Progressive Democratic Caucus
(Membership Meetings Every 3rd Sunday of each month at 1 PM)
Cypress Lakes Democratic Club
(Meeting Every 3rd Monday of each month at 7 PM)

Rainbow Ridge LGBTA Caucus
(Meeting 3rd week of each month at 7 PM)

Women's Club of Lakeland
(Meeting Every 4th Monday of each month at 7 PM)    

Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Polk County
(Meeting Every 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM)    

Greater Winter Haven Democratic Club
(Meeting Every 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 PM)  

NE Polk Democratic Club
(Meeting Every 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM)

Watch these local musicians display their talents and support Deomcratic candidates!

"I watched it and it was great!  A really enjoyable way to spend time with such talented and inspiring fellow local democrats during COVID 19.  Do it!  You will enjoy, learn and be glad you did."  - One of the comments we have received.

MC and local musician, Catherine Price, takes us on a “backyard” tour of Polk County music, storytelling, and poetic talent. 

Click below to watch a Sneak Peek Concert Trailer, for more information, and to purchase your ticket! Tickets for this great concert are just $10 per household.
You will receive a Youtube Link for the concert when you purchase your ticket. Watch it at your convenience and make it a special event! And help us raise money to ELECT DEMOCRATS! This is a FUNraiser!

Copyright ©Polk County Democrats (Florida) 2020. Paid for and authorized by the Polk County Democratic Executive Committee (Florida). This notice also stands as a copyright of the original songs and poems performed in the video and they are copyrighted only to the person that created them. Any reproduction or illegal distribution of the content in any form will result in immediate action.

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Polk School Board Candidate Forum Set for July 27

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The four candidates for Polk County School Board will be participating in a public forum Monday, July 27, just three weeks before the Aug. 18 election.Brandon Alvarado from the Lake Wales Arts Council will serve as moderator of the forum, which will begin at 7 p.m. at the Ouellette Law Firm meeting
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Join the party every Friday Night trough August 28th!

Mark Haver will host the First Friday event.
Jiwa Farrell, Mike Murray and Veysel Dokur will host the other Fridays of the month as TGIF events.

July 16 - Missed the candidate forum? Watch it here!

July 22 - Will AG Bill Barr face a reckoning when Trump Loses?

July 23 -Sarah Cooper's impressions of Trump are spot on!

July 21 - Trump interviewd by Fox News' Chris Wallace on his mental capacity

Recently Pres. Trump was interviewd by Fox News' Chris Wallace.
Watch this video presented by The Lincoln Project.

We know the truth: Trump's incompetence isn't just a distraction. It's deadly.
We can end Trump's chaos right here in Polk County with your help: 

Get your Biden For President Signs at both of our locations

get your Biden for President Yard Sign Now!
Let's all show our SUPPORT and make it happen!

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2020 Census — Make sure you are counted!


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Read Rep. Soto's latest newsletter.

Dear friends and neighbors, 

Our nation is witnessing a historic level of despair and outrage in the wake of the brutal and inhumane death of George Floyd. As Americans take to the streets in protest, we, as a community, must hold ourselves accountable and bring equality and justice to communities of color everywhere.

As Americans and as human beings, it’s up to us to engage in conversations that help us better understand the plight of our African American brothers and sisters. It starts here, in the difficult conversations that bring forth the terrible truths interwoven in our cultural and social narratives, but it must end with change. 

Let us be the change.
In Community,
Darren Soto
Member of Congress

Congratulations to our delegates to the 2020 DNC Convention!

Congratulations to the delegates who were elected
in the following Congressional Districts that include Polk County: 
Congressional District 9
Biden Delegates
Grace Glasgow, Orange County
Brendan Ramirez, Orange County
Vivian Rodriguez, Orange County
Anthony Santiago, Osceola County
Joseph Braun, Polk County
Sanders Delegates
Christina Stewart, Osceola County
Megan Carter, Osceola County

Congressional District 15
Biden Delegates
Carlos Gamez, Polk County
Gamal Gasser, Hillsborough County
Dara Thomas, Hillsborough County
Sanders Delegates
Adraine “Vanessa” Lester, Hillsborough County
Samer Salhab, Hillsborough County

Congressional District 17
Biden Delegates
Sara Bisighini, Sarasota County
Norine Hemping, Sarasota County
Steven “Steve” Hemping, Sarasota County
Sanders Delegate
Ronald Smith, Lee County

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