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    2016 Wakulla DEC Gala

     May 14, 2015 5:00 - 9:00

     at Wakulla Springs

     $75

The premier event for Wakulla Democrats

Get your tickets now! You will not want to miss this important event!

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Our Party

There are several core beliefs that tie our party together: Democrats believe that we're greater together than we are on our own—that this country succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules. Our party, led by President Obama, is focused on building an economy that lifts up all Americans, not just those at the top.

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Wakulla

Mission: To promote the preservation of the Democratic Party in our county by helping to elect outstanding Democratic leaders. It is our goal to strengthen the knowledge of our local citizens of the democratic party principles by providing political forums for discussions that are of vital importance to the county and our nation. We believe in providing a high quality education, an accountable honest government that promotes business, supports American workers, protects the environment and supports the provision of healthcare to all.

Accomplishments

Under the leadership of Democratic President Woodrow Wilson, the U.S. Constitution was amended to grant women the right to vote. In August of 1920, Tennessee's became the 36th state to ratify women's suffrage, and it became our nation's 19th amendment.
One of the most enduring parts of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, the Social Security Act provides assistance to retirees, the unemployed, widows, and orphans. By signing this act, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president to advocate for federal assistance for the elderly. It was largely opposed by Republican legislators.
This landmark piece of legislation outlawed major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women and prohibited racial segregation. Signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, it ended unequal voting requirements and segregated schools, workplaces, and public facilities.

Issues

We believe in Education, Health Care, Voting Rights... read more

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Join the Cause!

Become a Democrat! Come out and join the DEC. Let your voice be heard and become active in your political party.