Statement from the Chair

By Jewel Dickson, Chair of the Volusia County DEC December 2017

A Word from the Chair

  • A important reminder, our Blue Wave Gala which was scheduled for DEC. 3rd at the Daytona Beach Hilton has been postponed until Spring. Hope to see you then!

Blue Wave Gala – Annual Fundraising Event – Postponed to 2018

Volusia County Democratic Party presents our
Annual Fund Raising Dinner.


VIP 4:30 PM & DINNER 6:00PM
at The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

100 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Join us at our Fundraising Event with
Outstanding Featured Speaker (TBA),
Elected Officials & Candidates
with Live Jazz Music

Featured Guest Speaker to be Announced

Dinner Tickets

or VIP + Dinner Tickets
Meet with Guest Speaker


Changing the Democratic Party by Electing Its New Chair

By Jim Gangitano, Volusia County State Committeeman January 2017

It Has Been Called the Most Interesting Election Since November.
I ran for election in December to be Volusia County’s new Democratic State Committeeman to bring Florida Democratic Party (FDP) resources to Volusia County and improve the FDP. Since then, my resolve to be a catalyst for FDP change has only strengthened. I am very pleased to be working with my colleague and friend, State Committeewoman Joan Lane, to advance our shared goals.

Change is needed because Democrats could be winning more elections than we are. Florida is a purple state and Volusia is a purple county. Florida Democrats went into the November election with a slight advantage in voter registration, and in Volusia County, we also went into the election with a slight registration advantage. We also have outstanding Democratic leadership and club members in Volusia County, who organized a small army of volunteers.

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