Manatee County Democratic Party

Election 2018

Follow the recount at Florida DOS

On Saturday, machine recounts were ordered for the Governor's race, the US Senate, and the Commissioner of Agriculture, plus two state House Representatives (Districts 89 and 26) and one state Senate (District 18).

 Next step: On Thursday, November 15 at 3:00 pm,  machine recount returns are due at the Secretary of State's office.  A difference of less than .25 will trigger a manual recount.

For details on the time line and vote count:

Go to DOS Election Watch. 

Upcoming Meetings

Nov 13 - Democratic Women's Club

11:30 a.m. at IMG Country Club

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Nov 14 - Democratic Progressive Caucus

7:00 p.m. Democratic HQ

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Nov 15 - Democratic Club Meetings

11:30 a.m.- Manatee Democratic Club

7:00 p.m. - Lakewood Ranch Dem Club

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Get Involved


Find local Democratic clubs in all areas of Manatee county, and the caucuses for Young Democrats,  and for Hispanic,  Veteran,  Black,  LGBTA, Women,  and Progressive voters.


Work in your community to support and grow the Democratic Party in Manatee County.


Help out at the HQ office, or with Fundraising,  Communications, Travelling Dems, phone calls and canvassing  . . . 

Vote By Mail ballots

Tracking status

 You can confirm when your mail-in ballot was received at:

the Supervisor of Elections VBM status check  

Call the SOE if you have questions about the status of your vote: 941-741-3823 or go to their office and ask directly.

Go to the SOE website   for the complete document of Frequently Asked Questions.