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Voter suppression on Florida college campuses

The following article was written by Charlotte County Democratic Party Legislative Liason Teresa Jenkins The Florida League of Women Voters along with students from the University of Florida and Florida State University are suing Florida’s Secretary of State over a 4-year-old edict banning the use of college buildings as early voting sites. In 2014, Secretary

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Gun Violence

Florida Attorney General candidates react: ‘Stand your ground law should be repealed’

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense laws are a clear division point between the two Democrats and two Republicans in the state attorney general’s race, and that division showed in responses to questions Monday about the Markeis McGlockton shooting. (Read more in FDP Statement on Stand Your Ground Law Being Used in Clearwater Case Posted July

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Charlotte and Sarasota lack young voters

Young Charlotte County Democrats Vance Herbener and Shanna Salovitz were featured in today’s Charlotte Sun article  More and more young people are registering to vote statewide, but not in Charlotte and Sarasota counties. By now it’s well-known that voter turnout was notoriously low in 2016 — only a little over half the registered voters in the

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