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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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  • 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
  • GT Dems Social Hour
    GT Dems Social Hour
    Thu, Jun 27
    Traverse City
    Jun 27, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Traverse City, 221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
    Join us for a no pressure event with like-minded friends!
  • Fri, Jul 12
    Traverse City
    Jul 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Traverse City, 1450 College Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686, USA
    Rep Betsy Coffia will be the speaker at this membership meeting
  • Sat, Aug 17
    Traverse City
    Aug 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Traverse City, 1213 W Civic Center Dr, Traverse City, MI 49686, USA
    Hold the date for the Grand Traverse Dems Picnic. Details to follow soon. 1-3 pm Civic Center Picnic Pavilion
  • Fri, Sep 27
    Traverse City
    Sep 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Traverse City, 300 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
    Details will be available soon. Park Place Hotel

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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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