Welcome to the Manatee County Democratic Party

Coming Up

May 22: ACLU training on Amendment 4

6:00 pm at Democratic HQ

May 24: Democratic Black Caucus Meeting

6:00 pm at Democratic HQ

May 24: Meet the Candidates LWR Democratic Club

7:00 pm - Meet  David Shapiro, Jan Schneider,

Liv Coleman, Melony Howard

Need to Know

Amendments on the November Ballot

Florida voters are looking for information on the 13 proposed Amendments to the Florida Constitution that will be on the November ballot.  We can expect to see campaigning on the issues and recommendations in coming months.

In the meantime, a good place to learn more is Ballotpedia:


Or attend the Democratic Womens Club luncheon on June 12 for a discussion of the Amendments.

Planned Candidate Debates - Governor

Update 5/16: The Democratic Gubernatorial candidates have agreed to five more debates before the August 28  primary election.  Details on specific time and location will be available in the coming weeks, but for now we have dates:

St. Petersburg (Largo) - June 9

     at Pinellas Park High School, tentatively 5:00 pm

Miramar -       June 11

Orlando  -       June 26   (Gillum and King)

Fort Myers -  July 18

Miami -            August 2