There are many opportunities for dynamic, viable Democratic candidates to win elected local positions, in addition to the major 2022 races for Governor, US Senator and US Representative. In 2022, these will include the Florida House seat, District 75 covering Charlotte County and the Florida Senate seat, District 26, covering eastern Charlotte County. For more information, visit: https://dos.myflorida.com/elections/candidates-committees/offices-up-for-election/
The City of Punta Gorda will hold its next General Election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, which will include two City Council seats for Districts 3 and 5. Members are elected at-large for a two-year term on a nonpartisan basis. For more information, visit: https://www.ci.punta-gorda.fl.us/government/city-clerk/elections-and-voting.
On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, Charlotte County elections will be held for the County Commissioners in Districts 2 and 4, the School Board in Districts 1 and 4, and for the Soil & Water Conservation Board in District 2, amongst other positions. For more information, visit: https://www.charlottevotes.com/Candidates/Info-for-Becoming-a-Candidate
In addition, there are many committees and boards for concerned citizens to serve without being elected. For more information, visit: https://www.charlottecountyfl.gov/boards-committees/ and https://www.ci.punta-gorda.fl.us/government/boards-committees