Welcome, Volusia County Democrats!
Thank you, Commissioner Nikki Fried, for speaking with the Volusia Young Democrats on April 20, 2021!
For Democratic Executive Committee members: Click here for our committee interest form.
Volusia County, Florida is home to 140,966 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. John Navarra. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for media inquiries!
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Our next Volusia County Democratic Executive Committee meeting will be held on Monday, April 26th, 2021 at 7:00 PM via Zoom teleconference. Please sign up to attend via Mobilize here. Our guest speaker is Mr. Ryan Morales, candidate for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. We will email an invitation to our 160+ 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
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.