Duval County Democratic Party

Welcome to the Duval County Democratic Party website!

This site offers information on how to join the Duval County Democratic Party, volunteer locally on the issues that matter most to you and look up local Democratic meeting dates and times.

It's also a great resource to interact with your fellow Democrats, post meetings to our calendar and submit blogs about the issues that matter to you. 

Please create an account to join the discussion and help move our county forward! 

Check out the photo gallery of Democrats in action on the Out and About page. 


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  • commented 2015-11-25 20:38:14 -0500 · Flag
    I echo Bobbie, Meredith the site is great!

    Thank You,

    Evelyn Coney
  • commented 2015-10-05 18:20:20 -0400 · Flag
    I am taking up the challenge of the Chair of the Florida Democratic Party, Allison Tant, to live on minimum wage for the next 5 days.
    I am doing this so that after living in the shoes of 45 percent of Floridians, I will be a better advocate for a fair and living wage. And to open my heart, my eyes and my mind for working families.
    My parents were the first in their families to go to college and were active in their respective unions as teachers, knowing how hard it was for their working class families. My grandfather and grandmother on my dad’s side were both union trade members, and my mom’s dad was a small business owner who worked 24/7 to make ends meet. Back to basics.
  • commented 2015-07-02 01:11:37 -0400 · Flag
    Hey there! Do you guys plan on mailing any campaign material for Bernie Sanders? Thanks. :)
  • commented 2015-04-21 15:48:48 -0400 · Flag
    My husband and I recieved the “vote by mail” application from you today. Both of the postage paid envelopes were sealed shut. I can’t imagine many will make it back if they are all sealed. Thought you might want to know.
  • commented 2015-04-11 09:27:02 -0400 · Flag
    Hi Duval Democrats,

    I forgot to mention in my last posting that the Poll Watcher recruitment drive is an activity lead by the Duval County Democratic Black Caucus in alliance with the DEC. With so many of us wearing so many “hats”, it’s hard to remember which group is leading what….sorry for any miscommunication my last posting may have caused. t’s Interesting however, that most of the Black Caucus members working the Poll Watcher initiative are also members of the DEC, Senior Caucus and DWIN! So, it’s all good. We’re all in the Democratic Party Family! Let’s win this thing in May – a Blue Victory for Duval Democrats!!!
  • commented 2015-04-10 20:53:52 -0400
    Dear Party Faithful:

    While we finalize our county-wide strategy for helping Democrats win in May Elections, we wanted to get a head start on one major need. We need the names and general data on members who would like to serve as Poll Watchers in Early Voting or on Election Day? We will have one/two training sessions for the volunteers.

    Our goal is to protect our voters against any form of voter intimidation, misinformation or any other circumstance that may occur at the Polls. We need to cover at least 18 sites during Early Voting (May 2 – May 17) and 199 on Election Day (May 19). Please volunteer. We need you!

    Our Districts, Democratic Clubs, Caucuses and Organizations are asked to provide data on 7-10 people. Please send the following data to Marcelle Bessman by April 18. The earlier we receive the names and data, the better. Groups may prefer to have their members reply directly. That works for us, too.

    Full name
    Voter Registration # OR DOB
    Home address
    Contact phone #

    Marcelle’s e-mail is Marcelle@duvaldemocrats.org.

    Phillip W. Miner
    Member DEC Communications Team
  • commented 2015-03-18 09:55:22 -0400 · Flag
    We need everyone’s support in District IV for Ramon Day’s candidacy for City Council. Ramon is a strong candidate running against a Republican insider. Let’s get out the vote!
  • commented 2015-03-18 09:39:06 -0400
    I am amazed of what the Duval County Democrats have done in the last several elections, in my opinion it has been electifying. Voters, Incumbents, and candidates have seen the party step up their game. Duval Democrats are everywhere volunteering, establishing caucuses that support the political interest throughout the city, and changing the paradigm of the local party’s call to action, way to go Duval Dems way!!!!.
  • commented 2015-03-17 14:12:00 -0400 · Flag
    Duval County Democratic Black Caucus continues to support Party candidates for office so that we can take control of City Council and won the Mayor, Sheriff and Supervisor of Elections Office as well. Thus far, we’re leading voter turnout!
  • commented 2015-03-17 10:46:13 -0400 · Flag
    Crescimbeni: " I save the taxpayers a lot of money " http://t.co/az8Bs19dUS http://t.co/iWZhaDJnrj http://goo.gl/BpDoAz
  • commented 2014-11-03 21:51:26 -0500 · Flag
    Election Watch Party Tuesday Night for Paula Moser-Bartlett at Dick’s Wings on University at 7:30!
  • commented 2014-10-29 17:35:14 -0400
    The Duval County Democratic Black Caucus will host it’s last Phone-bank before the Nov 4 election on Thursday, Oct 30 from 5 – 7 pm at the Party Headquarters at Gateway Town Center. Come help us reach out to recently registered, young adult, Black Democrats in an effort to increase turnout. We can win this! Vote Smart – VOTE BLUE!
  • followed this page 2014-10-15 14:48:21 -0400
  • commented 2014-10-09 18:41:17 -0400 · Flag
    Could you please post and push out via email all the Crist vs Scott debates? Time, where to view them, etc. It would be so helpful because people need to see who these are, not just the partisan ads flooding TV. Thanks!
  • commented 2014-09-18 06:56:22 -0400
    4th District Congressional Candidate Paula Moser-Bartlett


    Thursday, September 25at 5:00pm – 7:30pm
    4741 Atlantic Boulevard Suite E-4 Jacksonville, FL 32207

    Join Gapske Law Firm and Bartlett Law, P.A. at Elect Paula HQ for Happy Hour Meet & Greet Fundraiser!

    Meet the candidate and help us meet our $10,000 goal for the October surge! Pick up your campaign swag! Yard signs, stickers, and more! Suggested donation $20.00.

    Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, discussion and laughs! All are welcome bring your friends!
  • commented 2014-09-10 23:32:34 -0400
    U.S. Congressional candidate for District 4, Paula Moser-Bartlett, has been endorsed by the Florida chapter of NOW, the National Organization for Women! http://electPaula.org http://www.flnow.org/2014EndorsedList.pdf
  • commented 2014-09-02 09:25:41 -0400
    District 4 Democrats meeting on Wednesday, 9/3 at 6:30 p.m. at University Park Library Conference Rm., 3435 University Blvd. N. Come join us. Call Lou Orban, 904-642-0229 for more info.
  • commented 2014-07-15 19:18:32 -0400
    Come out and join congressional candidate Paula Moser-Bartlett, Saturday, July 19th for our neighborhood canvas of Lakewood! We’ll meet at 9:30am at Crabtree Park! See https://www.facebook.com/events/1642576842635145/ for details.
  • commented 2014-07-05 11:53:44 -0400
    Join congressional candidate Paula Moser-Bartlett, Saturday, July 12th at 9:30 am for a neighborhood walk of Raley Creek and Oak Ridge to spread the word about her grassroots campaign:
  • commented 2014-06-23 13:54:42 -0400
    Join congressional candidate Paula Moser-Bartlett, Saturday, June 28th at 10am for a neighborhood walk of Glynlea/Grove Park: https://www.facebook.com/events/325512274268554/?context=create&source=49
  • commented 2014-06-23 11:15:13 -0400 · Flag
    I will be having a fundraiser for my District 7 City Council campaign on July 27. This is a dinner cost is $30. Check out link for more information. https://www.facebook.com/events/698185503571847/
  • commented 2014-04-30 22:08:28 -0400 · Flag
    Thanks Marcelle, I’ll be sure to show her your post!
  • commented 2014-04-25 20:51:45 -0400
    Correction to my last post- not Bradford or Alachua.

    Do live in Florida’s 4th Congressional district (Southside, Westside, Jax Beach, Baker, Nassau or Fernandina)? There’s no Democrat running in the 4th District in the 2014 race. If you want to support a progressive candidate, you may want to consider Paula Moser-Bartlett for Congress. Come find out more about her and her platform at http://electPaula.org./ Thank you!
  • commented 2014-04-25 20:33:36 -0400
    Do live in Florida’s 4th Congressional district (southside, westside, Jax Beach, Bradford, Alachua or Fernandina)? There’s no Democrat running in the 4th District in the 2014 race. If you want to support a progressive candidate, you may want to consider Paula Moser-Bartlett for Congress. Come find out more about her and her platform at http://electPaula.org. Thank you!
  • commented 2014-02-13 17:16:09 -0500
    Wow great website! I especially like the political capital feature!! I think you will get a lot of traffic to this site as the Gubernatorial election draws closer and people turn to the site for information.
  • commented 2014-02-13 17:01:21 -0500
    Finally! A 21st century website! Meredith, it’s gorgeous, user-friendly and spot on. You’ve given us dems a place to cyber-go!
  • commented 2014-02-13 16:43:56 -0500 · Flag
    This looks great Meredith! I think NB was a great choice.
  • commented 2014-02-13 15:57:25 -0500 · Flag
    Very nice! Thank you!
  • commented 2014-02-13 15:44:54 -0500 · Flag
    Great website. I love nationbuilder!
  • commented 2014-02-13 14:33:24 -0500 · Flag
    Love the new website! Looks beautiful. Congratulations, Meredith!