THE VILLAGES DEMOCRATIC CLUB WELCOMES YOU …
… meet just a few of the many thousands of Democrats in The Villages!
What will you do to show your Blue? You can sign up to show up at Blue Crew Night on October 28 at Sumter Landing and October 29 at Spanish Springs. Get a bunch of Democratic friends to join you for dinner. Perhaps just a stroll around Lake Sumter Landing, ice cream at Haagan-Dazs, listen to the music whatever! Please come and support your Democratic volunteers manning the booth. We love to see those blue shirts milling around the square.
If in doubt … vote as follows:
Dave Koller – U.S. Congress
Charlie Crist – Governor
George Sheldon – Atorney General
Thaddeus Hamilton – Chief Financial Officer
Will Rankin – Commissioner of Agriculture
YES to retain all 7 Circuit Judges
YES to Amendment 1
YES to Amendment 2
NO to Amendment 3
This is a video of the Koller-Nugent debate. It is well worth watching! You’ll be proud of our candidate! Also read a review of the debate by pressing here.
Do Your Part!
Watch Polls/ Wave Signs / Call Democrats
This is a chance to take a special part in the democratic process.
Watch Polls Pollwatchers are needed during the early voting period that starts Tuesday Oct 21st- through Saturday Nov 1st and again on Election Day, Nov 4th. You will observe the process at the polling stations, keep watch that all is going well and that no one is being prevented from exercising his/her right to vote.These are volunteer, non-paid positions. A short training session will be available to all volunteers beforehand. Contact Sue Azia at 352-350-6184.
Wave Signs for Democratic candidates and Democratic policies at all voting locations starting with Early Voting on Oct 21st through Nov. 4th. Contact Sue Azia at 352-350-6184.
Make Calls to registered voters (Democrats and Independents) and encourage them to vote for our candidates. Calls can be made in the privacy and convenience of your own home or as part of a “group “effort. This is an organized volunteer effort for which you would be trained and given a prepared script. Contact Tom Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A KAFFEE KLATSCH is “a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation”. The Villages Democratic Club has just introduced this concept so that newcomers (and oldtimers) can get to know their Democratic neighors. These are scheduled in the next few weeks.
- October 29 6:30 p.m. Largo – Ann and Bob Berg
- November 12 10:00 a.m. Fernandina – John Wilroy
- November 13 4:00 p.m. Santa Domingo – Carol Carver
- November 18 10:00 a.m. Fernandina – John Wilroy
- November 20 10:00 a.m. Haciendas of Mission Hills - Gerry Miles
If you live in these neighborhoods, attend your Kaffee Klatsch and meet your Democratic neighbors. You can read more about this new program here.
VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE The website contains information from the League of WomenVoters as well as more detailed information about Charlie Crist, David Koller and the candidates for Judge. In additon, you can read about the Constitutional Amendments. A representative of the LWV will also present the election issues at the Civil Discourse meetings on October 20 (Savannah) and an October 27 (Colony). And, Heather Rabinowitz and Anne Schalet prepared a 2014 Campaign Brochure you can use to convince others of the value of voting for Democratic candidates.
Eleanor’s Hope for Women
The National Committee for the Preservation of Social Security and Medicare is introducing a new initiative geared to bringing equality to women … equality in income, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Read about this program here and/or go directly to Eleanor’s Hope.
The following is a recording of the Koller-Nugent debate.
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