Welcome, Volusia County Democrats!
For Democratic Executive Committee members: Click here for our committee interest form.
We have a special citywide election on April 13th, 2021 in Port Orange for City Council. Dr. Marcey Kinney is our Democratic candidate. Please follow her campaign page on Facebook and make sure to vote for her. Vote-by-mail ballots will be going out in early March 2021. We can win this election but we need your help!
Volusia County, Florida is home to 140,918 Democrats at the northeast end of the I-4 corridor. Our most populous cities are Deltona, Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Ormond Beach, DeLand, New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, and DeBary.
Congratulations, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz, and United States Senators Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock, Bernie Sanders, and others! We look forward to your leadership!
Our new Public Relations Chair is Mr. Joe Mancinik. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for media inquiries!
We need your donations! Click here to donate via ActBlue. We will use your donation wisely.
Our next Volusia County Democratic Executive Committee meeting will be held on Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 7:00 PM via Zoom teleconference. Please sign up to attend via Mobilize here. We will email an invitation to our 156 current DEC members, as well as any new interested individuals. Please email us if you are interested or call/text 386-232-8172 and we will return your call, for those who do not use email.
On December 8th, 2020, The Volusia County Democratic Party elected a new slate of young officers, including a new chair, 29-year-old Dr. Richard Thripp. Richard ran for Congress earlier in 2020. Other new officers are:
Chair: Dr. Richard Thripp
Vice Chair: Ms. Jessica Smith
State Committeeman: Mr. Evans Smith
State Committeewoman: Ms. Valerie Duhl, certified 12/24/2020
Secretary: Ms. Emily Humphrey
Treasurer: Mr. Andy Frostman, appointed 1/18/2021 because Mr. Brandon Schwedes resigned
Thank you for your service and your diligent efforts. As we go forward during this holiday break, we will be working to recruit members for these and other committees, to organize better, and to build systems for engagement and outreach efforts in 2021 and beyond.
We are planning to overhaul our website including new tools and pages to learn about and join Volusia County’s Democratic clubs and caucuses, to learn about being an appointed precinct captain and help our approximately 150 elected precinct captains succeed, and more.