Florida Democratic Party Elects New State Executive Committee Board with Mayor Manny Diaz as Chair

IOn Saturday, January 9th the Florida Democratic Party State Executive Committee elected new officers as well as new DNC Members. Manny Diaz (M) was selected to lead our party. Our vice-chair is Judy Mount (F), Cashmore Shaw (M) is secretary and Francine García (F) is treasurer. Congratulations to all! The new DNC members are: Sean…

Florida Organizers for Democratic Progress share FDP Chair candidate questionnaire results

As a part of our mission to further connect Florida’s many Democratic groups, the Florida Organizers for Democratic Progress sent the FDP Chair candidates a questionnaire. We asked Democratic organizers around the state what they would like to know about the future Chair of Florida’s Democratic Party, and the responses from four of the candidates…

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…

A dark money mystery in Florida; a spoiler candidate helps a Republican win by 32 votes

Editor’s note, Dec 4, 2020: Disgraced & resigned FL Senator Frank Artiles (R) planted the no-party candidate in the Miami-Dade Senate race, which the Republican candidate won by just 32 votes out of more than 215,000 cast. Read this update from the Miami Herald. By Scott Glover, Curt Devine, Drew Griffin and Scott Bronstein, published by CNN on Nov 23, 2020…

Virtual slate card aids your voting decisions

2020 Sample Ballot Democratic Party President and Vice President __X_ Joseph R Biden            Kamala D. Harris Representative of Congress District 17 __X_ Allen Ellison State Representative District 75 __X_ David G. Jones State Senator District 23 __X_ Katherine Norman Clerk of the Court – no opinion Sheriff – no opinion Airport Authority – no…

Biden has narrow lead in Florida

By GARY FINEOUT  10/16/2020, courtesy: POLITICO Stop me if you have heard this one before — The presidential race remains effectively tied in Florida, according to the latest poll from Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy released early Friday. Tight — Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a narrow lead of 48 percent to 45 percent over President Donald Trump,…

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.”…

Candidates Address Impact of Covid-19 on Seniors and Black Americans

On June 18 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm the Charlotte County Democratic Party will host a virtual roundtable discussion with three candidates: Allen Ellison—Candidate U.S. Congressional District 17 David Jones —Candidate State House District 75 Katherine Norman—Candidate State Senate District 23 The roundtable discussion allows voters to get to know their Democratic candidates who will address…