Early Voting Starts Today (02/29)

Early Voting starts today, Monday, February 29 at 20 locations across Miami-Dade County and ends on Sunday, March 13. 

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You can vote at any of the locations listed below (click 'Read More'). More information can be found here: http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/vote-early.asp

To check your voter registration information, or to request a vote-by-mail ballot (deadline is March 9) go online here.

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Join us for a pre-debate reception

The day before Hillary & Bernie take the debate stage, join the Miami-Dade Dems* for a pre-Debate Reception. Stephen Bittel, the DNC National Finance Co-Chair, will kick-us off for a great night of mingling with top Democratic leaders from around the country. We will also have surprise guests flying in from all over the country.
 
Tickets are required. Space is limited.
  • Host - $1,000 (2 VIP tickets, open bar)
  • VIP - $500 (open bar)
  • Guest - $50 (cash bar)
When:   Tuesday, March 8 (event starts at 6pm; program begins at 6:30pm)
Where:  The Bar at 1306 located at 1306 N Miami Ave
Parking: There is ample street parking on N Miami Ave and NW 13th street, as well as on-street security.
 
*We are not the DNC or the Florida Democratic Party. We are the local county party. We are funded by passionate Democrats like yourself.
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Miami-Dade Dems February Meeting

Join us on Monday night for our second meeting of the year. We will have a panel discussion: "What's happening in Tallahassee?" with our Democratic State House candidates Robert Asencio (district 118), Artie Leichner (district 120), and Ross Hancock (district 115).

We will have a training on how to become a national convention delegate. Elected delegates get to travel to Philadelphia in July for the DNC convention and cast their official ballot for the Democratic nominee. 

The doors will open at 6pm for a mix and mingle. Our official meeting will start at 7pm. We meet at the AFL-CIO union hall located at 4349 NW 36 street, Miami Springs, FL.

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Mark Your 2016 Calendars

Mark your calendars now for our upcoming meetings in 2016. As we enter an important election year, we are moving our quarterly meetings to monthly meetings starting in January. In addition to our meetings, we will be hosting other activities and events and you can find all of those on our calendar here.

MON 01/04 Steering Committee
MON 01/11 General Meeting
SAT 01/23 DNC Delegate Training

MON 02/01 Steering Committee
MON 02/08 General Meeting

WED 03/05 DNC Delegate Training
MON 03/07 Steering Committee
MON 03/14 General Meeting
TUE 03/15 Presidential Primary

MON 04/04 Steering Committee
MON 04/11 General Meeting

MON 05/02 Steering Committee
SAT 05/07 Election for DNC Delegates
MON 05/09 General Meeting

MON 06/06 Steering Committee
MON 06/13 General Meeting

TUE 07/05 Steering Committee
MON 07/11 General Meeting
07/25 – 07/28 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA

MON 08/01 Steering Committee
MON 08/08 General Meeting
TUE 08/30 Primary Election Day

TUE 09/06 Steering Committee
MON 09/12 General Meeting

WED 10/05 Steering Committee
MON 10/10 General Meeting (same day as Columbus Day)

WED 11/09 Steering Committee
MON 11/14 General Meeting

MON 12/05 Steering Committee
MON 12/12 General Meeting and Holiday Party

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Convention 2015

We will be sending one-of-the-largest delegations of Miami Dems to this year's 2015 State Party convention. The convention brings together activists, operatives, candidates, and elected officials from across Florida every two years to decide the future of the Democratic Party. This year's convention will be at Disney's Yacht Club Resort in Orlando from Friday, 10/30 through Sunday, 11/01. 

The deadline to register as a delegate and pay your registration fee has passed. 

Agenda

The agenda for the convention can be found here. Some of the special events require you to purchase an extra ticket including: Friday night reception, Saturday breakfast, Saturday night gala and reception, and Sunday brunch. Those tickets can be purchased here.

Travel

Delegates are expected to pay for their own travel to Orlando. For the convenience of our delegates, we are arranging a chartered bus. The round-trip price is $50. The bus will leave Friday morning at 7am from the parking lot of the Central Labor Council office located at 4349 NW 36th St, Miami Springs, FL 33166. And it will make another pick-up in Broward at the AFL-CIO office located at 1700 NW 66th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313. 

The bus will leave Sunday at 3pm and be back in Miami by 7pm on Sunday. Get your tickets now.

Hotel Accommodations

Delegates must make their own hotel reservations. The hotels we will be staying at are:

  • Disney’s Yacht Club: $219 special room rate. You must book the room before October 15. To book, call 407-934-7000 and mention that you're booking for the Florida Democratic Party Convention. 
  • Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista $109 special room rate. There are only 25 rooms available at this rate. You must book the room before September 29. You can book your room online or call 407-827-4000 and mention that you're with the Miami Dems Delegation.

Delegate Only Activities

  • Pre-convention reception is being planned for Thursday, October 8 at 6:30pm at Fado's Irish Pub. This will be a delegate meet & greet/ orientation. The first drink will be on the house and light appetizers will be provided.
  • Welcome reception is being planned for Friday, October 30 at 6pm at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. This is for Miami Dems delegates only.
  • A social media contest is being organized. More details soon to come.
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