Welcome to the Manatee County Democratic Party

Please note: Our Cortez office will be closed on Monday, May 28 for the holiday.


  We are now well within the 100-day mark to the August 28th Primary Election.   We must be in full election 2018 mode now. 

Tell us why it is so important to vote this year and what you're doing to help the Blue Wave.

Coming Up

May 31: Campaign Kickoff Party for Tracy Pratt

4:30 pm at Coquina Beach

June 3: Precinct Volunteers Workshop

12:00 noon at Democratic HQ

June 12: Democratic Women's Club Meeting

11:30 am at IMG Counrty Club

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