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The Grand Traverse Democratic Party supports our community in many ways - from food drives and highway cleanups to supporting students and community organizations to advocacy and candidate support. Join us in advancing democratic values in Grand Traverse County.




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The Beacon Newsletter


  • Trivia Night with Dr. Bob Lorinser
    Trivia Night with Dr. Bob Lorinser
    Sun, May 26
    Traverse City
    May 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Traverse City, 108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
    4PM at Identity Brewing, Join Dr Bob, Candidate for Congress.
  • Callie Barr Kickoff Party
    Callie Barr Kickoff Party
    Sun, May 26
    May 26, 2024, 4:01 PM – 7:00 PM
    Williamsburg, 5074 US-31, Williamsburg, MI 49690, USA
    Callie Barr candidate for Congress kickoff party
  • Set Sail with the GT Dems Discovery Cruise Fundraiser
    Set Sail with the GT Dems Discovery Cruise Fundraiser
    Fri, Jun 14
    Traverse City
    Jun 14, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Traverse City, 13170 S W Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
    Join us Friday, June 14th at 6:30pm for our Discovery Cruise Fundraiser. Come and enjoy light delicious hors d'oeuvres by Folgarelli's and a 1 1/2 hour boat tour of beautiful West Grand Traverse Bay with friends and local Democrats for this great way to support the GT Dems and local candidates!
  • Candidate Forum Cheboygan - Barr and Lorinser
    Candidate Forum Cheboygan - Barr and Lorinser
    Wed, Jun 26
    Jun 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Cheboygan, 403 N Huron St, Cheboygan, MI 49721, USA
    Candidate forum in Cheboygan Opera House for Mi 1st Candidates

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Our Purpose


  • Promote the philosophy of the Democratic Party

  • Provide coordination between Democrats at the township level on district and state party matters

  • Encourage qualified candidates to run for elective office at the township, county, state and federal levels

  • Provide the people of Grand Traverse County with information concerning township, county, district and state affairs

  • Operate an organization capable of conducting effective township and county campaigns in Grand Traverse County

  • Aid township, county and district Democratic candidates ENDORSED BY THE PARTY for local and general elections in Grand Traverse County

  • Aid Democratic candidates of our choice in State and Federal elections

  • Abide by the rules of the Democratic Party of the State of Michigan

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