Clubs & Caucuses


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Sarasota County Democratic Party has four active Democratic clubs, set up in geographic areas. Each club has its own meeting schedule (usually once a month) and its own officers, who are responsible for determining their speakers, activities and events. New members and guests who want to connect with their Democratic neighbors are always welcome.

Sarasota County Democratic Party has five Democratic caucuses that provide the mechanism for Democrats who want to organize around a particular issue or particular cause to get together. They are chartered with the State Democratic Party and operate as an official branch of a state caucus. Each local caucus has its own officers and sets its own meeting schedule. All caucuses welcome new members and guests.

Please contact the club or caucus president to learn more.

President: Mary Clupper
PO Box 51076
Sarasota, FL 34232-0239

Phone: 941-587-6658
See “events” on website for upcoming meetings.

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President: Larry Patton
PO Box 7751
North Port, FL 34290

Phone: (941) 888-0039
Meetings are held on the third Thursday each month 6:30 p.m. at Morgan Family Community Center (6207 West Price Boulevard).

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President: Ken Marsh
PO Box 8025
Longboat Key, FL 34228-8025

Phone: (941) 383-4899
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month, October – April, Noon for lunch at Portofino Restaurant of Longboat Key Club & Resort

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President: Gabriele Moretti
PO Box 1743
Nokomis, FL 34274-1743

Phone: (941) 492-5965
Meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month at United Church of Christ Naar Hall (620 Shamrock Boulevard). 10:30 a.m. Social ~ 11 a.m.

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Acting President: Nancy McCauley

PO Box 233
Osprey, FL  34229

Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of the month at 5:30PM at Gulf Gate Library in Sarasota

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President: Cornelle J. Maxfield
PO Box 21011
Bradenton, FL 34204

Phone: (941) 465-8082
Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the 13th Avenue Dream Center (922 24th Street East).

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President: Mike Shlasko
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month 1:00 p.m. at various sites.

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President: Peter Imhoff

Meetings will be held monthly on the 3rd Wednesday – Location tentatively at SCDP HQ at 6:30-8PM. Check events calendar for current info.

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President: Hal Sutton, executive board member of the SW Florida UAW Retired Workers Council
President: Cramer Verde
Phone:  941-536-6967

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President: George Thurlow
Phone: (908) 463-5428

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