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Blue Tiger

TCAPS Pantry


Oct 9

1-4 PM

Candidate Open House 5774 Supply Rd. Traverse City

Campaigns include: Amanda Scott, Cathy Albro, Dr. Bob, Barb Conley, Betsy Coffia, Bruce Moore


*Pick up yard signs and candidate literature. Learn about the Supreme Court judges and Board of Education candidates. Familiarize yourself with what’s on the back of your ballot – state and local proposals.  The League of Women Voters and Voters Not Politicians will be providing information.


Oct 10


Traverse Connect Candidate Forum, Panels for all State Senate candidates and all State Rep. candidates. Moderated by Eric Lloyd of 9&10 news. $35 Haggerty Center.  Click HERE to purchase tickets.


Nov 8

Election Day!  Election Night Party Details soon!  Watch this space.


Nov 19


Grand Traverse Democratic Party Convention to elect officers.  Details soon.

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Doing Good


The Grand Traverse Democrats are involved in the community in a variety of ways. Ongoing projects include the Blue Tiger Initiative -- a food-drive project that benefits underprivileged Traverse City High School students -- regularly scheduled volunteering at the State Theater, and participation in Grand Traverse County's Adopt-A-Road highway beautification program. Please send us a note if you'd like to help support our community by getting involved in one or more of these endeavors.


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