for SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICTS Today!
8,000 more are needed by March 16 to put this on the ballot June 12, 2018.
IT HAS BEEN OVER 50 YEARS SINCE A DEMOCRAT HAS SERVED ON THE SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSION! Or for that matter anyone other than a Republican and one blessed by the Party Establishment at that! The Party Establishment that gave Donald Trump their Statesman of the Year Award not once, but twice!!!
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! WE NEED YOU TO TAKE ACTION TODAY! Please download the petition being circulated by the non-partisan PAC Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections (SAFE), print a few copies, sign them, have your neighbors regardless of party affiliation sign them, and return them to the address on the petition.
(*You may also return them to your Democratic Party Precinct Captain, your local Democratic Party Club or Caucus, or SCDP Headquarters for forwarding to SAFE, but all petitions must be submitted to the Supervisor of Elections office by SAFE before 3/16.)
This campaign is 2/3 of the way to having the needed 15,096 validated petitions to put the referendum on the ballot this spring! If 8,000 petitions can delivered by SAFE to the Supervisor of Elections office by March 16 to ensure the last 5,553 will be validated, a vote will be scheduled and we will be one step closer to restoring democracy to Sarasota County Government. DON’T WAIT, DOWNLOAD, PRINT, SIGN and RETURN THIS PETITION TODAY!
The petitions simply puts changes to our County Charter on the ballot for all voters to decide. Single member districts will cut the cost of campaigns for County Commission by 80%, make our process for electing County Commissioners more local, more open to more candidates and less subject to manipulation by large corporate donors.
IF YOU WANT DEMOCRATS TO HAVE A FIGHTING CHANCE TO WIN SEATS ON THE COUNTY COMMISSION DON’T WAIT, DOWNLOAD, PRINT, SIGN and RETURN THIS PETITION TODAY!
THE SARASOTA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
JoAnne DeVries, Chair
Sarasota County Democratic Party