Top House Races in 2018

Editor’s note: Below are Charlotte County DEC Legislative Liason Teresa Jenkins’ picks for the key districts around the country that Democrats need to win to regain control of the House. (1) Open Seat, California’s 39th District. This is an Orange-County district where Hillary Clinton won by more than eight points in 2016. The District voted…

VOTE: Election Day!

Polls in Charlotte County are open until 7:00PM! Many people have already voted by mail or through early voting. But if you haven’t, visit your local polling place. Here is information from the Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections. Watch the early vote tabulation at the Charlotte County Historic Courthouse. Early vote ballots and Vote By…

Mental Health & Gun Laws

Another mass shooting happened in Florida. This time at a football video game tournament in Jacksonville.  Three people are dead including the 24-year old shooter, David Katz; 11 others are injured. After every mass shooting comes the hope that maybe this time will be different. Maybe this will be what gets the attention of Congress…

Florida Democratic Party Announces African American Voter Summits Across the State

The Florida Democratic Party has announced a series of African American Voter summits, that will kick-off in Miami this Saturday, August 25. The summits are in partnership with the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida and will feature campaign training, panel discussions featuring candidates and elected officials, and strategy meetings on voter turnout. The summits are…