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Vote in the Aug 23rd primary to determine your local representatives

Dear Fellow Democrats, There is a phrase: “All politics is local.”  Local elections impact the way we live. Mid-term elections, like this year’s election, typically see low-voter turnout and the result is that an unrepresentative set of residents determines how local government serves the community. In some places like Charlotte County, it means politically active

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We won’t let the GOP take away our freedoms

Dear Fellow Democrat, The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means that abortion is no longer federally protected, and Gov. DeSantis is now free to outlaw abortion completely in Florida if he chooses. I know that Democrats in Charlotte County are feeling so many different emotions in response to the horrible Supreme Court

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Charlotte County Dems to host a Gun Safety Rally on June 11th

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Democratic Party Headquarters, 3596 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL The Charlotte County Democratic Party invites all concerned adults and children to participate in this Gun Safety Rally, protesting the recent gruesome series of mass killings. The Democratic Party of Charlotte County believes that it is long past

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Join Charlotte County Dems’ biggest-ever voter registration drive!

More than 5000 Voter Registration bags are ready for delivery! NO KNOCKING. NO TALKING. Prizes will be awarded! All homes are occupied by left-leaning individuals or individuals living with registered Democrats.   We have a plan that will suit you perfectly!  Take your pick! Just one house (seriously). Five to ten houses spaced some distance apart,

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Voters deserve a choice in state elections

 Please consider running for public office. Contact Larry Kuranowicz at [email protected] to learn more! In the May 8th edition of the Daily Sun, the following editorial was published. OUR POSITION: We would like to see any candidate running for office have to address the issues against an opponent.It’s a new game for candidates running for

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Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

     By Richard Patrick, Chair of Charlotte County Democrats Diversity & Inclusion Committee      In 1992, May was officially designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month to celebrate and embrace the many contributions that the AAPI community has made to the United States. With its endless diversity of peoples, places

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Attend this Charlotte County housing development meeting

Many DEC members are concerned about overdevelopment in our county.  Here’s the info: WHAT:     Housing Development Public Meeting WHEN:    April 26, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. WHERE:  Charlotte County Administration Center Commission Chambers, Room 119 1st Floor, Bldg. A 18500 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte

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Attend our Charlotte County Democrats 2022 Blue Gala Fundraiser

SORRY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY MORE RESERVATIONS.  SEE YOU SATURDAY! Meet NEW friends and Re-CONNECT with your old friends! WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 2022 – Cocktails at 5:30 PM, Dinner at 6:30 PM, Dance & party until 9:30 PM WHERE: Kings Gate Golf Club, 24000 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980 Please be vaccinated to

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Help us meet new Democrats in the neighborhood

Come join us!  It can be a blast! We’re canvassing Newly Registered Democrats who just love to see us at their doors and are excited to learn they’re not the only Democrats in Charlotte County.  It  is one of our most rewarding Vote by Mail campaigns and we need your help now. We need drivers

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Charlotte County Dems Chair updates its members

Editor:  Teresa Jenkins delivered the following message to members at our monthly meeting on March 7, 2022. These are some unsettling times around the world and in Florida. Our hearts are with the people of Ukraine whose courage is inspirational. They’re showing us that cruel and oppressive rule must be repelled abroad and at home.

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Democrats! Double-check your voter registration to ensure your party affiliation has not been changed by Republican operatives

As recent reports have shown, many Florida voters have unwillingly and unknowingly had their party affiliation changed to Republican. Thus far, evidence suggests that Republican-affiliated operatives have targeted elderly and non-English-speaking Democrats who live in public housing complexes in Cuban- and Haitian-American areas of Miami-Dade County – but the full extent of this voter suppression effort is still unknown.

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Do not handover Live Oak Park property for Sunseeker parking

The following editorial was published in The Daily Sun on February 13th.  If you agree with the stated position, please call the Commissioner representing your district to express your opposition to handing over part of a beautiful waterfront public park purchased with taxpayer money. OUR POSITION: We understand the need for public parking for Sunseeker

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Call it Codger Power. We’re older and fighting for a better America.

By Bill McKibben and Akaya Windwood, guest opinion columnists, The New York Times, Feb. 7, 2022. Neil Young and Joni Mitchell did more than go after Spotify for spreading Covid disinformation recently. They also, inadvertently, signaled what could turn out to be an extraordinarily important revival: of an older generation fully rejoining the fight for

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Can YOU Hear Opportunity Knocking?

TODAY IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD THE TOMORROW YOU WANT –Ken Poirot— WE HAVE OPPORTUNITIES OPEN TO HELP OUR PARTY ELECT DEMOCRATS! Your Charlotte County Democratic Party has opportunities available to YOU to become a member of OUR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE! Our Executive Committee is THE decision-making body of Charlotte Dems. There are opportunities available to

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FL Republican lawmakers attack local communities’ control

This year, our Florida Republican legislators, have launched their most extreme attack on local communities yet in the forms of SB 620/HB 569 and SB 280/HB 403, which we are branding collectively as the Ending Local Freedoms Act. These bills are priorities of Senate President Wilton Simpson at the behest of the largest corporate donors in Florida. If enacted into

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