New Sunshine Deal State Budget

 Download the New Sunshine Deal State Budget Democratic Leader Kionne McGhee and House Democrats unveiled the New Sunshine Deal — the first budget proposal from Democrats in over two decades. The New Sunshine Deal is a progressive and fiscally responsible budget that addresses the challenges facing Florida families. The House Democrats budget cuts taxes for working families,…

Trump in trouble in Florida poll

Donald Trump is in trouble in Florida, a state that’s crucial to his reelection hopes. Just 40 percent of Florida voters said they believed the president should be reelected, while 53 percent were opposed to a second term, according to a new Bendixen & Amandi International poll. (Read more in Politico.com)

Florida pollster for Donald Trump, Rick Scott listed in new House Judiciary investigation

The House Judiciary Committee announced a corruption and obstruction investigation into President Donald Trump on Monday by asking for documents from 81 people and entities tied to the White House, the Trump campaign and the Trump Organization. Included on the list is Tony Fabrizio, one of Florida’s best-known Republican pollsters and a key architect of Rick…

Blue Gala speaker, FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo, on Ron DeSantis’s State of the State Address

Today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on Ron DeSantis’s State of the State address: “Ron DeSantis showed his true colors today as a far-right politician who is determined to destroy our public schools, demonize our immigrant communities, and do nothing to expand access to health care. On education and immigration,…

Poll: More Americans see Democratic positions on climate, health care, abortion as ‘in the mainstream’

More Americans see the Democratic Party’s positions on climate change, health care, abortion and immigration as being “in the mainstream” than the Republican Party’s positions on those issues, a new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal finds. And on fiscal issues like taxes and spending, a similar share of Americans — about half —…

Social Media Director

The Social Media Director coordinates the Charlotte Democratic Party’s message on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms. The ideal candidate understands the strengths and weaknesses of each platform and how to develop a loyal user base among Party members and like-minded voters. The Social Media Director will help assemble a team to post…

Border Wall is an Assault on Our Democracy

  Crises are time-tested means of subverting democracy. Autocratic leaders such as Vladimir Putin have long used national emergencies — some real, some not — to claim extra ordinary power. Autocratic leaders often vex under the constraints of constitutional rule and find democratic politics agonizingly frustrating. They lack the disposition for the give-and-take of everyday…

College Juniors and Seniors: Earn $4,000 and help Elect Democrats

We are recruiting college juniors and students expecting to complete school by June 2020 to spend 8 weeks this summer – June 10, 2019–August 2, 2019 – learning the art and science of being a field organizer in a presidential election. Corps members can earn $4,000 gaining valuable career skills in leadership, project management and communication while…

FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo on Ron DeSantis’s Decision to Allow Oil Drilling in the Everglades

Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on the DeSantis administration’s decision not to appeal a court ruling allowing the expansion of oil drilling in the Everglades: “Ron DeSantis today endangered the drinking water of millions of Floridians by allowing oil drilling in the Everglades. From this day forward, DeSantis will now…