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A message from Manny Diaz, Chair of the Florida Democratic Party

I’m writing today with an exciting update about the work Florida Democrats are doing to prepare for November. Earlier this week, the FDP announced a historic partnership with our friends in the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, and the Florida Alliance to make an initial investment of $2.5 million to ramp

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Coronavirus

Florida Democratic Party condemns DeSantis for inaction as COVID cases surge again

Florida is once again suffering one of the worst COVID outbreaks in the country, with the largest single-day increase of new cases in state history occurring recently. And yet again, as tens of thousands of Floridians fall sick every day, Ron DeSantis and Florida Republicans are refusing to back measures that will prevent infections and save lives. Florida Democratic

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Florida Democratic Party

Florida Democratic Party statement as Hanukkah begins

At sunset on Sunday November 28, 2021, Jewish communities across our nation and the world began celebrating Hanukkah. In recognition of this important religious observance, Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz issued the following statement: “The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an observance that holds important lessons for

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Florida Democratic Party

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 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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