Write a Letter to the Editor

Letters to the editors of our local and regional publications tell our community where we stand on key issues and what we believe in and value. To write an effective letter to the editor, keep these points in mind:

  • Keep it short.
  • Get to the point.
  • Provide verifiable facts and data if possible.
  • Remain civil and rational.
  • Follow the publication’s specific rules about how to submit, how often to submit, and how to identify yourself.

Benzie Democrats and friends regularly write letters to the editors of our area publications which are then also featured on our Facebook page. Several samples of past letters can be found here.


Benzie County Record Patriot

Traverse City Record Eagle

Northern Express

Manistee County News Advocate

Leelanau County Enterprise

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2021 Monthly Meetings

We are holding our regular general meetings on Zoom. We announce those meetings by email & will continue to hold virtual meetings until further notice.

Saturday February 20, 9:30 am
Saturday, March 20, 9:30 am
Saturday, April 17, 9:30 am
Saturday, May 15, 9:30 am
Saturday, June 19, 9:30 am
Saturday, July 17, 9:30 am
Saturday, August 21. 9:30 am
Saturday, September 18, 9:30 am
Saturday, October 16, 9:30 am
Saturday, November 20, 9:30 am
Saturday, December 11 – Holiday Party