Democratic National Convention 2020 – THIS WEEK!

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Check Out The Star-Studded Lineup!

It’s time to get excited about the 2020 Democratic National Convention to be held this week, August 17 – 20! The convention will likely go down in history as an unprecedented event due to COVID-19. Each night from 8pm-10pm Central will be filled with exhiliarating speeches from leaders of the Democratic Party. The highlights are listed below.

Watch with us! We’ll be hosting nightly virtual watch parties for Okaloosa County Democrats – just sign up using the buttons below.


Senator Amy Klobuchar
Representative Jim Clyburn
Senator Bernie Sanders
Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Sign up for Monday 8/17


Former Acting U.S. AG Sally Yates
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Former President Bill Clinton

Sign up for Tuesday 8/18


Senator Elizabeth Warren
Former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton
Senator Kamala Harris
Former President Barack Obama

Sign up for Wednesday 8/19


Senator Cory Booker 
Pete Buttigieg
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Vice President Joe Biden & Family

Sign up for Thursday 8/20

Click here to see the full convention schedule.

Click here for a great Digital Toolkit with phone wallpapers, zoom backgrounds, profile images and more.

Support These Great Candidates!

It’s not too late to get your tickets for the great lineup of local musicians and candidates who will be featured during our Virtual Concert on Wednesday, August 19th, at 7:00 PM.  

Just a minimal suggested donation of $10.00 gets you a ticket to the concert and helps ALL FOUR local Democratic candidates who will be on the ballot in November, as well as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

Or donate directly to the candidates HERE!

Show Your Spirit 

We want to blanket Okaloosa County with yard signs for ALL our great candidates, and we know many of you already have signs in your yard. We want to see them! Send us a photo of your yard sign at, and we’ll post them on our Facebook page or in our next newsletter.

If you need yard signs, please stop by our office (see details below) or send an email with your address and phone number to and we’ll deliver them! We are asking for a $5 donation to cover the cost of Biden signs. Signs for all other candidates are free.

Democratic Headquarters
60 2nd Street, Suite C-1
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 888-3321

Office Hours
Monday 10:00am-2:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm
Friday 10:15am-2:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm

We Need YOU to Help us Get Out the Vote

Vote-by-Mail ballots for the November election will be mailed in less than 50 days and Early Voting starts in less than 65 days. We need “all hands on deck” and have listed links to our important 

Get Out The Vote events below. No amount of time is too small and every minute of effort you contribute is greatly appreciated!

 Sign up to train and then make calls

Sign up to Text

It’s Sign Waving Season

We had a great time at our sign waving events in Fort Walton Beach and Crestview last week!  Come one, Come all and join us for the next one.  

Sign waving for this location is in the works. Stay tuned for details and contact Carla Wren at (404) 434-8204 if you’d like to participate.

Fort Walton Beach
Wednesday 8/26 – 4:30-6:00 PM

Meet at the corner of North Beal Pkwy and Mary Esther Cutoff.  Ruby Tuesday is located on that corner (573 North Beal Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach).

Thursday 8/27 – 4:30-6:00 PM

Location to be determined. Call Mary Bell Lunsford at (601) 754-1206 for details.

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Okaloosa Democrats is a precinct-based organization that fights for democratic causes from the grass roots. We are the official local county arm of the Florida Democratic Party and the forefront organization of registered democrats in Okaloosa County.

Together, we stand with Florida's middle class.
We believe our community and our country succeed when
everyone gets a fair chance,
everyone does their fair share,
everyone plays by the same rules,
and everyone has the
freedom to participate in the political process.

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