Meet the candidates - September Calendar
September 8, 2020 ★ 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm ★ Online
Precinct 215 Meet & Greet with Rep. Margaret Good
Please join our host, Mary Anne Bowie, Sarasota County Precinct 215 Co-Captain, for a Meet & Greet with Representative Margaret Good. Details here.
September 10, 2020 ★ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ★ Online
A Conversation with Terry Turner, Candidate for Sarasota City Commission, District 2
Terry wants to talk with you about your concerns and issues that are important to YOU. Details & Sign up here.
September 10, 2020 ★ 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm ★ Online
Andy Mele for FL District 71 Zoom Meeting
Meet Candidate Andy Mele, respected environmental policy expert, running for Florida House of Representatives, District 71 (bayside precincts) Details & Sign up here.
September 10, 2020 ★ 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm ★ Online
County Commissioner Meet & Greet - Cory Hutchinson and Alice White
Sponsored by Precinct 541 Details & Sign up here.
September 10, 2020 ★ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm ★ Online
Manatee-Sarasota Sierra Club - Monthly Meeting
Ready For 100 Chairs Lynn Nilssen and Don Croce will be premiering their video, Comparing the Covid19 Crisis with the Climate Crisis - A Wake Up Call. This video features local economic and health experts on what could be learned from the Covid19 crisis and how to apply that knowledge to the threats we face locally due to climate change. A discussion will follow on how we can take action locally. Details & Sign up here.
September 12, 2020 ★ 9:30 am to 10:30 am ★ Venice
Sign and Wave for Joe Biden
Together We Rise. Every Saturday. Support Democrats, 2020 Biden. We need everyone! Details here.
Location: US 41 & Laurel Road, Venice
September 12, 2020 ★ 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ★ Online
Democratic Club of Sarasota - Meet the Candidates
Join us to meet our Florida Democratic House and Senate candidates. Learn about their platforms, campaign strategies, and how you can help them win in November. Details & Sign up here.
September 13, 2020 ★ 11:00 am to 12:30 pm ★ Online
Jewish Caucus - Why Joe Is Good for the Jews
BYOB (Bring Your Own Bagel) presentation by Representative Joe Geller. Questions and discussion will follow. Meet candidates and learn what you can do to help Democrats win in November. Details & Sign up here
September 14, 2020 ★ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm ★ Online
Environmental Caucus Meeting
Representative Margaret Good will discuss why climate change is a top priority, how she has fought for our environment thus far as a state house representative and what she plans to do in Congress to protect it. Your thoughts and questions are greatly encouraged. Details & Sign up here.
September 15, 2020 ★ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm ★ Online
Manasota Young Democrats General Meeting
Join us as we discuss our voter outreach efforts, interact directly with candidates, and plan upcoming actions. Details & Sign up here.
September 16, 2020 ★ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm ★ Online
Stonewall Democratic Caucus of Sarasota County - Monthly Meeting
Our mission is to foster goodwill between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied members of the Democratic Party and the community at large. Come join us to discuss political updates and our legislative agenda. Zoom invitations will be sent to members and friends. Details here.
September 17, 2020 ★ 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm ★ Online
North Port Democratic Club - Monthly Meeting
September 18, 2020 ★ 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm ★ Online
Dragging Out The Vote for David Fairey
The Stonewall Democratic Caucus of Sarasota County and the Manatee LGBTQ Caucus invite you to join local drag queens, Beneva Fruitville and Genesis Glamoura, as we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, and David Fairey's campaign for State House, District 73. We will also be joined by Representative-elect Michele Rayner-Goolsby, and Chris Gilbert for Manatee County Commission District 5 (write-in). Details & Tickets here.
September 19, 2020 ★ 10:30 am to 12:00 pm ★ Online
Venice Area Democratic Club - Monthly meeting
September 20, 2020 ★ 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm ★ Online
Sarasota Meet & Greet with David Fairey
Precincts 106, 107, 133, 135, & 233 invite you to meet our neighbors and find out more about David and other candidates on our ballot in November. Details & Sign up here.
September 21, 2020 ★ 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm ★ Online
Hot Topic: Constitutional Amendments Pros & Cons
Former State Senator Lisa Carlton and Professor Frank Alcock discuss the pros & cons of the proposed statewide Constitutional Amendments. Sponsored by the Sarasota League of Women Voters. Details & Sign up here.
September 21, 2020 ★ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm ★ Sarasota
Sarasota County Democratic Veterans Caucus
Join us as we Meet and Greet the candidates for Congressional Districts 16 & 17. Open to all Active Military, Veterans, families, and advocates. Social at 6:30pm; meeting at 7pm Details & Sign up here.
September 22, 2020 ★ 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm ★ Online
Fairey Save Florida - A Virtual Interview Series
Join David Fairey, for State House, District 73, and Lucy Lapides, President, Lakewood Ranch Democratic Club as they talk politics and answer your questions. Details & Sign up here.
September 23, 2020 ★ 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm ★ Online
Margaret Good Fundraiser with Area 1 & 2W Precincts
Please join our hosts Mary Clupper, Susan Cohen, JoAnne DeVries, Trevor Falk, Representative Keith Fitzgerald, Pat Hays, Daniel Kuether, Vicki Lachman, Louise Machinist, and Monica Streacker for an opportunity to hear a campaign update from and interact directly with Margaret Good. Details & RSVP here.
September 23, 2020 ★ 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm ★
Englewood Democratic Club - Meet the Candidates
Here's your chance to reconnect with fellow Democrats, hear from local Candidates and how Democrats in Charlotte and Sarasota Counties can help ensure a Democratic victory up and down the ballot at the November 3, 2020 Election. Details & Sign up here.
September 24, 2020 ★ 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm ★ Online
Meet & Greet for Drake Buckman for FL State Rep, District 72
All District 72 residents are welcome to join Precincts 415 and 417 in a Meet & Greet for Drake Buckman. District 72 reaches from University Blvd. all the way down to Hwy 681 in Osprey, so there's a good chance you live in it. Hear from your next representative! Details & Sign up here.
September 25, 2020 ★ 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm ★ Online
Change the Climate in Tally - Vote David Fairey
The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida, the Manatee Democratic Environmental Caucus, and the Environmental Caucus of Sarasota Democrats invite you to a fundraiser in support David Fairey, for State House, District 73. Enjoy a round table discussion featuring David Fairey, Sean Patton for Sarasota Soil and Water, and John Capese, science officer at Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida, as they examine the consequences of environmental neglect on Florida's economy. Details & RSVP here.
Also: League of Women Voters Candidate Forums
Candidates briefly describe their approach to issues by answering questions developed by the League and voters in advance. All forums are held 5:30pm to 7:00pm and require sign-up to attend online.
September 14 - Sarasota City Commission
September 16 - Sarasota County Hospital Board
September 23 - Sarasota County Commission
September 29 - Venice City Commission
September 30 - Florida House District 72 & 74
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