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To bring Florida’s justice system into the 21st century, a Safety & Justice Task Force is established by the FDP

TALLAHASSEE, FL (September 15, 2021) – The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is proud to announce the creation of the Safety & Justice Task Force, chaired by State Attorney Andrew Warren of Hillsborough County. The mission of the Task Force is to develop common sense solutions around criminal justice and police reform that improve safety for

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Coronavirus

A record-breaking day for new Covid cases and hospitalizations in Florida

On August 6th, Florida recorded 22,783 new Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day figure since the pandemic began. The state also broke its hospitalization record for the fifth consecutive day. In reaction to these disturbing numbers, Florida Democratic Party Chairman Manny Diaz released the following statement: “Watching a slow-moving catastrophe unfolding with no one to stop

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Florida Democratic Party

Who will lead the Florida Democratic Party?

Following the 2020 election, it is clear that Florida Democrats must plot our political comeback. We are facing a tough reality: The Sunshine State voted for Trump. He carried the state by more than 370,000 votes; more than he did in 2016. Florida Republicans successfully swayed Latino voters, boosted support in the state’s rural heartland,

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Campaigning

Introducing our six candidates for FDP Chair

Editor’s Note:  Since Terrie Rizzo announced she will not run for re-election, six candidates have announced their candidacy for Chair of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP). Below are the announcements by Dr. Cynthia Moore Chestnut and former Miami-Dade Mayor Mannie Diaz, followed by articles on candidates Dr. Janelle Christensen, President of the Democratic Environmental Caucus

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Florida Democratic Party

Sign up for the FDP Leadership Blue Virtual Convention, July 17-19

Image Credits : Florida Democratic Party Submitted by: Francis Dance Our Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is hosting its first ever Leadership Blue Virtual Convention!  The weekend will be filled with free training sessions, updates on the good work being done across the state, round tables with our elected leaders and activists, and much more! Whether

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Florida Democratic Party

Be our Delegate at Dem’s 2020 National Convention

To All Congressional District (CD) #17 Registered Democrats: If you would like to be elected as a Florida Delegate to the 2020 National Democratic Convention you must complete a 2020 “District Level Delegate Filing Form” and return it to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) Headquarters in Tallahassee no later than Saturday, March 7, 2020 by

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Florida Democratic Party Staffs Up Ahead of 2020

DP Currently Has Largest Field Staff in the Country for a Democratic State Party     Fort Lauderdale, Fl.- The Florida Democratic Party is adding to its staff ahead of the 2020 Primary Elections, announcing Tuesday they are expanding their field staff to be the largest in the country. “We know that in the past

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FL Dems 2019 Convention Defines Electoral Victory Pathway

More than 20 Charlotte County Democrats attended the 2019 Democratic Party Convention in Orlando this past weekend. Grass-roots activists, party leaders, and elected officials convened for intense strategy sessions, adoption of resolutions, and one significant rules change.  The 2019 Convention helped Florida Democrats define our strategy for 2020 electoral victories.     The three-day session

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Florida Democratic Party Delegates Rally in Orlando for State Convention, Fighting for Florida Gala

Orlando, Fl. –– On Saturday, October 12, over 1,500 Democratic Delegates convened for the Florida Democratic Party’s bi-annual state convention in Orlando. Democratic activist held trainings, strategy meeting, and rallied with Democratic leaders from the state and national party. During Saturday’s General session Florida Democrats heard from Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, New Jersey Governor

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Florida Democratic Party Announces Governor Phil Murphy Will Speak at Convention Saturday

Orlando, Fl. –– This weekend, from October 11 to 13, nearly 2,000 Democrats from across the Sunshine State will convene for the Florida Democratic Party’s Bi-Annual State Convention. The Florida Democratic Party is pleased to announce that Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey, incoming Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, will deliver the afternoon keynote

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Florida Democratic Party Ramps Up Ground Game

The addition of 10 new field hires, brings the Florida Democratic Party’s engagement team to 19 organizers over a year until the general election. The Florida Democratic Party is gearing up for 2020 with the announcement of 10 new organizers starting this week and plans to onboard over 50 new organizers by the end of

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Florida Democrats Announce State Convention for October

The Florida Democratic Party is excited to announce the 2019 State Convention will be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida on October 11–13, 2019. The Florida Democratic Party organizes a statewide conference every two years to decide the direction of the party and lay the groundwork needed to win. Terrie Rizzo, chair of the

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Charlotte Dems share their experiences at Leadership Blue

Preparing for 2020 elections, strengthening the Democratic Party, learning new technologies, making new friends, meeting old friends, and building partnerships were some of the highlights for 13 Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee members who traveled to Orlando to attend the Leadership Blue Conference. Five participants reflect on their experiences at Leadership Blue. They are Lucy

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Democrats rally support, grapple with problems

Florida Democrats are making plans to win the crucial battleground state in 2020, but during a flurry of forums this weekend, intraparty tensions were often more apparent than enthusiasm. “We are going to turn into Alabama if we don’t get our act together,” said Sean Shaw, the 2018 Democratic nominee for Attorney General who co-chairs the

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Leadership Blue speakers announced — Dems $90M swing state push

The Florida Democratic Party has its first speakers for Leadership Blue. The list includes Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the House Democratic Caucus chairman, Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of Mayor Pete, and Douglas Emhoff, the husband of Sen. Kamala Harris. (Read more in Politico.com) (How to sign up

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