Our Mission is Simple: ELECT DEMOCRATS & SAVE DEMOCRACY Our volunteer organization is the heart of how we make Democratic change happen in Charlotte County and across Florida. We need every Democrat in Charlotte, including YOU, to make this happen. Charlotte County Democrats want to thank those of you who have exercised your right to
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Early voting continues, 7 am to 7 pm, through Monday night. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov 8th. Confirm your voting location (and that your Vote by Mail ballot was counted, if applicable) at www.soecharlottecountyfl.gov. Call the Supervisor of Elections at (941) 833-5400 or our office at (941) 764-8440 if you have any questions. Below are
Volunteers are needed immediately to assist hurricane stricken neighbors with food distribution, clean up, clerical work and other critical tasks. Sign up in person from 7-11am at the Charlotte Community Foundation courtyard, 227 Sullivan Street in downtown Punta Gorda. Assistance for affected Charlotte County citizens is coordinated by COAD Charlotte County Volunteer Hotline: 910-973-3916
Charlie Crist criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis for a decision to fly 50 migrants from Texas to Massachusetts while meeting supporters at Twin Isles Country Club in Punta Gorda. By Frank DiFiore, Staff Writer, The Daily Sun, Sept 20, 2022. Charlie Crist poses for a photo with local Democratic Party members Tom Garner and Bil Tucker.
Charlotte County Democrats congratulate Reps. Val Demings and Charlie Crist for their Primary wins! During her campaign, Rep. Demings pointed to Sen. Marco Rubio’s track record of voting “no” on virtually every Democratic initiative, even the bipartisan infrastructure bill that will pour millions into the state. Rubio voted not only against the bipartisan gun legislation
Miami, FL – Ron DeSantis has released his first television ad of the cycle, featuring voiceovers of supposed letters written to the Governor. There are many more voices you don’t hear in the ad from Floridians whose freedoms have been stripped by DeSantis during his four years as Governor. DeSantis has vowed to “expand pro-life
Tampa, FL – More than 2,000 Florida Democrats gathered in Tampa over the weekend for organizing sessions, caucus forums, campaign trainings, and strategy meetings at the Florida Democratic Party’s annual Leadership Blue weekend. The sold-out event brought a rally-like atmosphere to the Bay area as Democrats from every corner of Florida came together to focus on shifting Florida
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
The Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County is excited to announce the recipients of its annual Betty Gissendanner Scholarship awards. This year we have two scholars: Cassidy Gibbs, graduating from Port Charlotte High School and Kiley Rydberg, graduating from Lemon Bay High School. We will be honoring the scholars at a June 13 reception held
Charlotte County Democrats grieve with the families and community of Uvalde, Texas mourning the senseless killing of 19 children and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School. The shooting at Robb Elementary School is sadly the latest incident in an endemic of mass violence plaguing our country. While many Floridians hoped the 2018 killing of 17
Our next monthly meeting will be held in person and via Zoom. For those attending in person, vaccines are required, masks are optional. The office address is 3596 Tamiami Trail,#202, Port Charlotte, FL 33983. A Zoom link will be sent the day of the meeting. Following the business meeting, we will host a meet and
Please consider running for public office. Contact Larry Kuranowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Submitted by Janice Ippolito. On Thursday evening, we held the first-ever Democratic get-together in South Gulf Cove. Through the efforts of Richard Patrick, Precinct Captain in District 77, and with the assistance of Crystal Evans and Karen Zussman, they reached out by postcards to the Voting List of Hot Dems to attend this meeting. There
No standing! No driving! Air-conditioning! Bring snacks, beverages, music, etc. to turn this event into a party! We need folks to stamp envelopes, fold VR forms in half and stuff VR material into bags for our BIGGEST EVER voter registration drive, targeting left-leaning unregistered citizens. It all happens Saturday, April 23rd and 30th from 9:30
The following editorial was published in the Sarasota Herald Tribune on April 14, 2022. By Teresa Jenkins, chair of the Charlotte County Democratic Party and author of the book ‘Make Democracy Work Again.’ If only I could address how the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature attended to our most urgent needs during the recent legislative session.
Come join the Charlotte County Democratic Club and the Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club for an afternoon of ice cream, pie, games, silent auctions, and fun on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Democratic Club located at 3596 Tamiami Trail in the Sunnydell Plaza in Port Charlotte.
By Kay Blue, Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) President. Who are the five best presidents and the five worst presidents of the United States? Find out the answer on April 11th at 2:00 pm when the Democratic Women’s Club resumes in-person meetings. Our speaker will be Paul Platt, local presidential expert. Platt is a
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
Former state Rep. Adam Hattersley of Riverview plans to challenge incumbent Republican Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis in the November 8th election. Mr. Hattersley will be our guest speaker at the next Charlotte County Dems monthly meeting on Monday, April 4th at 5:30 pm which will be held both virtually via Zoom and in person
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
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.