Dolphin Dems Board Election and March 14, 2017 Municipal Election Endorsement Meeting

Wednesday February 8, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Dolphin Democrats invite you to attend our general membership meeting Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Pride Center at Equality Park located at 2040 North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL 33305.

Join us at 7:00 pm for our signature meet and greet, where we provide complimentary Pizza, and soft drinks.page01

The Dolphin Democrats will elect ten members to the Board of Directors for two year terms at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM.  The open offices are President and Vice President (they must be different genders and nominated together). Also, open positions include Secretary, Treasurer, and six Directors.


The Nominating and Election Committee is now accepting nominations for these positions.
Club Members with active paid Memberships as of December 25, 2016 (45 days prior to the Annual Meeting) and with paid-up Memberships at the time of the Annual Meeting on February 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM are eligible to run for the Board of Directors positions.  All voting members must be registered Democrats.


Nominations from the floor will be taken at the Holiday Party on December 14, 2016, at the meeting on January 11, 2017 and at the Annual Meeting on February 8, 2017.


Candidates are encouraged to send a brief narrative statement of no more than 200 words including relevant background, skills and interests along with a picture to be posted on the Dolphin Democrats website prior to the February meeting. Letters of endorsement may be included for the committee’s use, but will not be distributed by the Committee.


To be published in the Dolphin Democrats e-Newsletter, nominations, statements, and pictures must be received by the Committee no later than Wednesday, January 18, 2014.  Nominations may be emailed to, faxed to (954) 630-0830, or mailed to The Dolphin Democrats Nominations Committee, c/o James Basmajian, PO Box 23194, Oakland Park, FL 33307-3194.


The Nominating and Election Committee


James Basmajian

Stephen Muffler

Stew Pepper



We will also be endorsing candidates in the muncicpal elections being held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach, Hillsboro Beach, Lighthouse Point, Miramar, and Sea Ranch Lakes.


We are sending questionnaires to all registered Democrats in the race which will be posted (HERE) on our website at our candidates page. We have more information on that page as well.

The Dolphin Democrats are the oldest LGBT political organization in Florida, celebrating our 35 year anniversary in 2017. We are a chartered affiliate of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, The Florida Democratic Party, and the National Stonewall Democrats.

Our meetings are open to All, on the second Wednesday of each month at The Pride Center at Equality Park, 2040 North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 (1/3 mile south of Five Points in Wilton Manors)

website, email, phone (754) 216-9909, mail address PO Box 23194 Oakland Park, FL 33307-3194

Noah Kitty, President

James Basmajian, Vice-President