HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE INVOLVED?

 

There is much to do at all levels as we try to thwart the Republican agenda and turn Florida blue. The Charlotte County Democratic Party needs your help to get Democrats elected at all levels of office in 2020.

Volunteering is an excellent way to gain new knowledge, sharpen your skills, and even have some fun! Get a better understanding of local politics and policy-making, connect with others in your local community, and make new friends.

Below are some ways you can get involved.

VOTER REGISTRATION

— People can’t vote until they’re registered

VOTER PROTECTION TEAM

— Volunteers to develop/implement a voter protection program including identifying and addressing voter accessibility issues.

— Individuals to interact with the Florida Democratic Party to stay up-to-date on voter protection concepts.

PRECINCT CAPTAIN 

Organize your neighborhood to ensure we have great voter engagement and turnout in every block.

CANVASSING/DOOR KNOCKING

Going door-to-door with a target list from the campaign to educate voters on the candidates and to remind them to vote.

— Face-to-face contact can increase voter turnout by 9.8%

PHONE BANKING 

Calling voters from a targeted list to educate them on the candidates and the issues and to remind them to vote.

 

TEXT BANKING

—Direct communication with a lot of voters very quickly

SUPPORT STAFF ROLE

— Greet and assist visitors in the Charlotte County Democratic Party Office

— Answer phone calls and reply to emails from local Democrats

— Enter or update data in our voter database or enter canvassing results

  • Contact Jane Merriman, janeccdp@gmail.com

ELECTION DAY VOLUNTEERS

— Drive voters to the polls or be a poll greeter

  • Contact Larry Kuran, kuranlarry@gmail.com 

VOLUNTEERING TO SERVE ON COMMITTEES/CLUBS/CAUCUSES

YOUNG DEMOCRATS

— The future of the Party depends upon actively building political, social, and business connections between Democrats aged 40 years and younger

WOMEN’S CLUB

— Provides a forum for discussion of public matters, support qualified candidates for public office, and encourage Democratic women to seek elected office.

CANDIDATE RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE 

Locate, train, and assist Democratic candidates for public office at all levels

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

— Writers to contribute articles for the website and the newsletter.

— Editors, graphic designers, and those experienced with Mailchimp, social media, and photo-shop.

—Communicate with the press; write letters to the editor.

LEGISLATIVE LIAISON COMMITTEE

Propose, support and monitor legislation at the national, state and local levels.

— Participate in local commission, council, committee, and coalition meetings

ENVIRONMENTAL CAUCUS

—Support lawmakers, candidates, and legislation that protect and preserve our natural resources.

VETERANS CAUCUS

Advocate for the special concerns of Veterans and their families through the political process.

— Promote the election of Democratic Veterans and encourage their participation in the election process

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION CAUCUS

— Facilitate voter building through educational forums affecting voter registration, get out the vote, and vote by mail.

— Support Democratic candidates approved by the Caucus

  • Contact Vielka Wambold, wambold@gmail.com for information on leadership opportunities with this Caucus

HISPANIC CAUCUS

Increase the political power and influence of Hispanic Democrats

— Encourage Hispanic Democrats to become candidates for public office

— Support legislation and government action, which reflects the best interests of the Hispanic community.

OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED AND CONTRIBUTE

Event planning and fundraising activities.

  • Contact Teresa Jenkins, teresajenkins0807@gmail.com

Leadership roles with your local Democratic Party such as Chair, Vice-Chair, Committee Woman/Man, Finance, Administration; Caucus, Club and Committee Chairs.

CONTRIBUTE TO THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

KEEP IN TOUCH VIA THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY NEWSLETTER

 

 

 

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