Polk County Florida Dems News

Polk County Democrats annouce "Ridin' for Biden" Caravans

Fri, Jul 31, 2020

Election 2020

Register at http://CARAVAN.BidenForFL.com 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!EVERYONE'S

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Critical offices are up for election in the Florida Primary on August 18th.

Sat, Jul 25, 2020

Florida Primary Races

IMPORTANT REMINDER - Number One - If you are already registered to Vote by Mail, you have your ballot by now and it's postage free to return.  If you've already sent in your ballot, that's GREAT!  If not, we can make it easier for you with recommendations in the nonpartisan

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Osceola County Commissioner Fred Hawkins (R) charged with impersonating officer

Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Election 2020

(Democrat Barbara Cady is running for Florida House Distirct 42. Fred Hawkins is one of the Republicans vying for the seat and is opposed in the August 18 Florida Primary.)By: Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com Updated: July 20, 2020 - 7:12 PM OSCEOLA COUNTY — County Commissioner and Florida House candidate Fred

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Tags: FL House Distric 42, Fred Hawkins, Barbara Cady

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Polk School Board Candidate Forum Set for July 27

Sun, Jul 19, 2020

Polk County Florida Politics

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

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Polk County (Florida) Democratic Party Calls for a Countywide Mask Mandate

Fri, Jul 17, 2020

Community & Environment

Polk County (Florida) Democratic Party Calls for a Countywide Mask Mandate On Monday, July 13th, the Polk County Democratic Party passed a resolution in support of a mandatory mask ordinance for Polk County Florida.   (Click here to view PDF of the Proclaimation.)On Tuesday, July 7th, the Polk County Commission passed

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Tags: masks, proclaimation, COVID-18

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Rainbow Ridge Announces Candidate Endorsements

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Polk County Florida Politics

 July 9, 2020, Rainbow Ridge LGBTA Democratic Caucus proudly announces Campaign 2020 Endorsements To date they are: Jan Barrow FLH 40, Chris Cause FLH 39, Barbara Cady FLH 42, Jared West FLH 41,Kathy Lewis Senate Dist 20, Anita Carson School Board Dist 2, Billy Townsend School Board Dist 1, Robert Bob Doyel

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Deadline is Friday, July 10, for Polk COVID Assistance

Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Polk County Florida Politics

Deadline for Polk COVID assistancePolk County residents have until Friday, July 10, to apply for up to $2,000 perhousehold in assistance for COVID-19-related losses. The Polk County Commission on Monday agreed to set the cutoff for grant applications after Todd Bond, thecounty's budget manager, said the program was close to

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U.S. “still knee-deep in the first wave”

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

U.S. Politics

The current surge of coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in the U.S. is still part of the initial outbreak, said Dr. Anthony Fauci. Miami ordered gyms and indoor dining to close, while West Virginia mandated face masks. Atlanta’s mayor tested positive for the virus. ABC NEWS After facing pressure to be

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Add your voice to the 2020 Democratic Party Platform Process

Tue, Jun 30, 2020

U.S. Politics

Dear Democrats,The DNC announced how you can add your voice to the 2020 Party Platform Process. The press release is below. Note, the first Platform Drafting Committee public hearing began today at 5 p.m. ET and is scheduled to run till 8 p.m. ET. The hearings are being live streamed

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Tags: platform, convention, DNC, FDP, Democratic National Convention

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Leadership Blue Virtual Convention — July 17-19!

Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Florida Politics

FDP is hosting its first ever Leadership Blue Virtual Convention weekend! Programming will begin Friday, July 17 and continue through Sunday, July 19. RSVP below!The weekend will be filled with free trainings, updates on the work being done across the state, round tables with elected leaders and activists, and more!Whether

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Tags: delegates, delegate election, FDP Convention, leadership

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