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Call to Action

Listen to RBG: the power of dissent and your vote

By Bill Welsch, Charlotte County Dems writer, and Indivisible SWFL leader While we all sit by helplessly and watch the Senate ignore pandemic relief legislation as they jam through a Supreme Court nominee appealing to President Trump’s evangelical base, we are left wondering what we can do to stop this process. Republican senators have shamelessly

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Voting and registration

If you Vote-by-Mail, read this!

This article is the step-by-step process for voting by mail (VBM). This video is the step-by-step process for filling out the VBM ballot. This Florida Politico article shows what may happen if the above steps are not followed carefully! “More than 35,500 vote-by-mail ballots didn’t count in Florida’s recent primary, rejected because of missed deadlines or technical flaws.”

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Voting and registration

How to Vote By Mail (VBM) in Charlotte County

By Jane Merriam, Charlotte County Dem writer Editor’s note:  Maria and Greg Metge answer all your VBM questions in this video.  To see exactly how to complete your VBM ballot, please watch this video. Voting by Mail (VBM) in Charlotte County, Florida is the easy, safe, efficient, and HEALTHY way to vote in 2020.  There

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Analysis

The problems Judge Barrett poses

By David Leonhardt, of the NY Times, October 13, 2020 The opening day of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing showed the very different problems that her nomination creates for each political party. For Democrats, the problem is one of political power. So long as at least 50 of the 53 Republican senators favor her confirmation

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Candidate Profile

Allen Ellison: a much more decent representative

By Bill Welsch, Charlotte County Dems writer, and Indivisible SWFL leader When Allen Ellison, our Democratic nominee for US House of Representatives, FL District 17, was a boy of eleven, his dad told him: “If you can play two songs on the piano by Christmas, I will buy you a go-kart.”  Allen won the bet,

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