UPDATE – 2020 Candidate Forums, Endorsement Dates


This is an update to our previous post.

The Dolphin Democrats Announce their 2020 Election Endorsement Process
December 26, 2019 

For Immediate Press Release Contact: Alfredo Overa, ​[email protected]

In adherence with their bylaws, in 2020 The Dolphin Democrats will be conducting a series of video-taped candidate forums, open to the public, ahead of the organization’s formal vote of endorsements, which is scheduled to take place later this year, in a closed session to Dolphin Democrat Voting Members only.

The schedule below outlines when each candidate to that elected office will be invited to participate in these public forums.


January 8: Forum: Sheriff & SOE

February 12: Forum: Public Defender and Municipal Offices with election in March

March 11: Forum: State Attorney

April 15: Forum: School Board

May 13: Forum: Endorsement vote for State Attorney & Public Defender

May 13: Circuit Court Judge Forum 

June 10:  Forum: County Court Forum 

June 26:  Deadline to file for the 2020 Election

July 8:  State House & Senate Forum - Endorsement

August 12: Endorsement - Municipalities Part 1 (Cities to be announced)

September 9: Endorsement - Municipalities Part 2 

October 14: Final Round of Endorsements (Seats to be announced in Septemebr)

In addition, all candidates who would like to participate in the endorsement and their names be put in the endorsement ballot must complete the endorsement questionnaire. The endorsement questionnaire will be emailed to all the candidates who attend the forum, and will be available on our website ​www.Dolphindems.org​ at least 60 days before the endorsement vote.

For more information on the Dolphin’s endorsement process please contact ​Alfredo Olvera​ at [email protected] ​ or ​Zachary Durand​ at ​[email protected]

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