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Charlotte Dems will march in Holiday Parade

Charlotte Dems will march in style alongside our float in the Holiday Parade. The parade departs Charlotte Center for Performing Arts (CCPA) at noon, Sat. Dec. 8, and marches on Carmelita and Taylor streets to the Charlotte Harbor Events Center. We need marchers to accompany the float. Please arrive Performing Arts Center before 11:00 AM.

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Chair Report – Charlotte County Democrats

Editor’s note: Patrick Hurley, Chair, gave the following report at the November general meeting of the Charlotte Democratic Party. I am grateful to report to you tonight that the Charlotte County Democrats have made impressive gains in our outreach and engagement with voters.  We knew that Change Takes Action, and so many eager, helpful, and

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Important Voter Information

Important information about Registering to Vote, Voting-By-Mail, Early Voting and Election Day voting. You can find information from Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections (SOE) about your voter registration status. Vote-by-Mail status – when was your VBM mailed to you, and when SOE received your ballot Where your polling location is for Election Day Check your

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Catherine Price returns to Charlotte County

Catherine Price, the Democratic Candidate for Florida Senate District 26, has been traveling extensively throughout the district to talk about topics important to Floridians. People are concerned about good paying jobs, a clean environment and water, quality public education, affordable quality health care, and the influence of money on public policy. Last week, Catherine’s campaign

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Women’s anger will not subside

Editors note: Submitted by Teresa Jenkins Chair, Legislative Liaison Committee The President of the United States is taking time out of what should be a demanding schedule to slam and mock women who have accused one man—Judge Brett Kavanaugh—of sexual misconduct and assault. The president and Republican legislators have demeaned and ignored women’s account of

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Meet our new Coordinator, Meade McCoy

Late August, we were fortunate to have a full-time coordinator, Jake Burbach. Jake was sent by the State Florida  Democratic Party to help us with staffing the office and organize voter outreach. He had helped us for a few weeks when the Democratic Party decided Jake was needed more in Lee County and he was

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The GOP’s Obamacare Blunder May Strengthen the Law

A legal argument deemed “absurd” by a prominent ACA critic may result in a lose-lose situation for opponents of the health-care law. And the (Trump) administration’s backing — a departure from the custom of defending federal law — looks like a blunder that may help Democrats in upcoming midterm elections while also bolstering the ACA.

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Democrats make strong showing in Pioneer Day Parade

Democrats made an impressive display of Democratic energy and enthusiasm as we marched in the Pioneer Day Parade in Englewood. Together, there were 6 decorated vehicles and about 50 people from Charlotte County, Sarasota County, and the Venice Club and North Port clubs. Five candidates were represented: Joan Fischer (Charlotte County Commission), Tony Mowry (FL

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State Senate Candidate Catherine Price tours Peace River

On a Sunday morning at 6:00 am, the Catherine Price Campaign for Florida Senate District 26 gathered in predawn light at Circle Bar B Ranch, a Polk County park, to start a road trip down the Peace River to Punta Gorda. District 26 encompasses freshwater and land resources, such as the Peace River, that are very important to the State of Florida.

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Voter outreach gains momentum

By Jake Burbach, Charlotte Dems community organizer Hello Charlotte County Democrats! The past ten days have been very effective in our voter outreach and canvassing efforts; we have reached over 750 doors and collected 54 vote-by-mail cards. This is a fantastic start! By engaging our fellow community members in meaningful discussions about the issues that matter

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Introducing our new community organizer, Jake Burbach

  Hi all, my name is Jake Burbach, I am a community organizer for the Florida Democratic Party, and I will be working in Charlotte County through the November elections. The purpose of my job is to recruit, train, and to continually mobilize volunteers. The FDP has taken notice of the energy, and passion for

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