• In Sarasota & Charlotte Counties we are

    The Progressive
    Wing of the Democratic

  • About Us

    Sarasota-Charlotte Democratic Progressive Caucus, a Chapter of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida and Chartered by the Florida Democratic Party

    The Caucus meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. For the convenience of our geographically diverse membership, meetings are rotated among the Sarasota DEC, Charlotte DEC, and locations in Venice & North Port. Please check our Events page for meeting location.


  • Membership

    Membership in the Sarasota-Charlotte Democratic Progressive Caucus is available to all Registered Democrats in the State of Florida. The Sarasota-Charlotte Chapter Dues automatically include your enrollment as a member of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida. There are four dues categories as follows:

    Regular Membership - Provides membership with voting privileges in both the local Chapter and the State Caucus: $50/year
    Student/Limited Income - Provides voting membership in both local Chapter and State Caucus, proof of student status may be requested: $20/year

    Sustaining - Includes recognition on our web site and local Chapter and State Caucus voting privileges: $125/year


    If you separately pay your State Caucus dues you may pay only your local dues on this web site as well.

    Dues are payable January 1 for the Calendar Year. New members joining starting November 1 are considered paid through the end of the following year

    For additional membership information please fill out the form below. To join now go to Pay Dues Now.

  • Pay Dues Now

    Payment is due in January. Dues paid starting on November 1 are credited through the end of the following calendar year. To pay by mail of for payment questions contact our Treasurer, Heather Forte hforte18@gmail.com

    10.00 - 125.00
    Three Tiers of Membership are available, all include DPCF State Dues:

    Regular (Local, State Voting): $50/year
    Sustaining (Includes State Voting): $125/year
    Student/Limited Income ( Local, State) $20/year

    If you have separately paid your DPCF Dues then you may also pay only your Sarasota-Charlotte Chapter Dues here.
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  • Upcoming Events

    Membership Meetings are on the Second Thursday of the Month - Usually at Sarasota County Democratic Party Headquarters

    February Membership Meeting / Pizza Party

    Thursday, February 13, 7:00pm
    7358 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

    Join us for Pizza & Conversation as we kick off our 2020 membership drive.

  • Bylaws

    Download the Bylaws of the Sarasota-Charlotte Democratic Progressive Caucus

  • Platform

    Download the official platform of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida!

  • Officers

    President - DeeAnna Dowdle, Sarasota

    Vice-President - Vacant (temporary)

    Treasurer - Sarah Hernandez, Sarasota

    Secretary - Wilson Pava, Sarasota

  • Thank you to our 2019 Sustaining Members!

    Don Diddams

    Jim Dumphy
    Heather Forte

    Stephanie Harrison

    Patrick Hurley

    Susan Kelly

    Marilyn Magnes

    Emily Rizzo



  • Connect With Us on Facebook

    Sarasota-Charlotte Facebook Page

    Sarasota-Charlotte Members Group

    State Caucus Facebook Page

    State Caucus Discussion Group