About Us

Our Purpose

… is to promote the philosophy and platform of the Democratic Party, to elect Democrats who support this philosophy, and to promote participation in the Democratic Party and our nation’s electoral process. We also enjoy the company of other progressive Americans!


… is open to all U.S. citizens in Charlevoix County. Membership in the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) includes membership in the CCDP. If you want to get involved on a local level only, CCDP-only membership is available.

Our  Current County Committee Members:
Richard Spring – Chair
Kris Busk – Vice Chair
Carolyn Navarre – Treasurer
Janelle Kassien – Secretary

Other County Committee Members:
Catherine Hunter         Mary Hall         Bill Lovett        Katie Carolan
JoEllen Rudolph         Richard Seibert      Liane McGhee      Walt Cherry

We Are Supported

…  solely by member dues and the donations of supporters.


General Membership meetings are at least held twice a year.  Executive Committee meetings are the 3rd Monday of every month alternating between the Boyne City and Charlevoix Libraries. Both meetings are open to all.

What We Believe In

  • Protecting the Constitution of the United States
  • Quality public education for all
  • Affordable health care for all
  • A living wage and a fair tax system
  • Separation of church and state
  • Family values that are not just a political slogan
  • A strong and respected United States
  • Clean air and water and the preservation of our planet
  • A clean and safe energy policy
  • Freedom from government intrusion in our personal lives
  • Protection of Social Security
  • Investing in our state and county infrastructure
  • Safe and secure communities

Get Involved!

  • Boyne City Stroll the Streets
  • Boyne City 4th of July Parade
  • East Jordan Freedom Festival Parade
  • Charlevoix Venetian Parade
  • Candidate Meet & Greets
  • Candidate Fundraisers
  • CCDP Social Events
  • Become a Precinct Delegate
  • Help with Get Out the Vote

We are your friends and neighbors.  Join us to meet other Democrats in Charlevoix County.