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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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Environment

Mosaic, DeSoto County to host phosphate workshop on May 31 at 9 am

By DANIEL SUTPHIN, The Daily Sun Staff Writer ARCADIA — DeSoto County Commissioners will hold a public workshop at 9 a.m., Tuesday at the Turner Center, 2250 NE Roan St, Arcadia, FL 34266, regarding Mosaic and the potential of phosphate mining. For more info, visit https://desotobocc.com/calendar/event/2319. Mosaic owns around 23,000 acres of farmland in DeSoto

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Call to Action

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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Events

Rally in the rain for housing and abortion rights

Editor’s comment: Charlotte County Democrats and allied organizations were not protesting the lack of action on affordable housing on the local level, but rather at the state level.  By Frank DiFiore, The Daily Sun Staff Writer, May 3, 2022. Supportive honks from passing cars were heard at the rally as chants of “Roe Can’t Go”

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Charlotte County Democrats

South Gulf Cove holds a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) get-together

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

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Charlotte County Democratic Club

Attend our ice cream and pie social on Saturday, April 23 at 1 pm

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.

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Democratic Women's Club

DWC resumes in-person meetings with program about the U.S. Presidency

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

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Call to Action

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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Democratic Women's Club

Democratic Women’s Club address the US public health system on Feb 14th

Join the DWC on February 14 at 2:00 pm via Zoom when our program presenter will be Dr. William Potts-Datema, a 40-year professional educator and public health professional.  His topic is The Public Health System in the United States. While now retired, Dr. Potts-Datema has held several national leadership positions in the United States, including

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Events

Attend the next Englewood Democratic Club meeting on Jan 26th

On  Wednesday January 26, 2022 at 5:30 PM, we invite you to attend via Zoom our Englewood Democratic Club meeting of like-minded, energetic, well-informed, fun-loving, dedicated Democrats. Signup: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/436996/ Democracy One Vote at a Time This meeting features Kindra Muntz, President of Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections, as our speaker.  Kindra will speak about the

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Events

Meet Jim Lewis, FL Attorney General candidate, on Feb 7th via Zoom

Jim Lewis, a renowned Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyer and Democrat, is running to be Florida’s next Attorney General (AG) in the 2022 General Election. Attorney Lewis will be our guest speaker at the next Charlotte County Dems monthly meeting on Monday, February 7th at 5:30 p.m. Lewis is a Stetson Law graduate. He previously

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Charlotte County Democrats

Englewood Democratic Club (EDC) observes the 1st anniversary of attempted insurrection

By Lenny Guckenheimer, Charlotte County Dems contributing writer On Thursday afternoon, about 20 Democrats and EDC  members gathered outside at Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar in Englewood to reflect on the siege (and thankfully) failed coup on Jan. 6, 2021. Fran Dance, Charlotte County Dems communication committee chair, addressed the group by recalling other tragic

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Environment

An opportunity to discuss water quality

The following Editorial appeared in The Daily Sun on January 10, 2021. There may not be a topic that gets people’s attention in Southwest Florida easier than the condition of our water resources. Be it concerns about phosphate mining, red tide, sewer malfunctions or the question of supply and demand, everyone has a stake in

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Events

Will Donald Trump get away with inciting an insurrection?

Please join a Democracy Preservation commemorative vigil event on Jan 6th at your choice of  Babcock Ranch, Englewood or Punta Gorda. Click your preferred location to learn more and register for the event. By Laurence H. Tribe, Donald Ayer and Dennis Aftergut, The New York Times, Dec 23, 2021. In his nine months in office, Attorney General Merrick Garland

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