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Doughnuts, Coffee, and Canvassing!

Turning out Democrats to knock on doors!   SIGN UP NOW! Saturday, Aug. 25, 11:30AM-2:30PM   Where Charlotte County Democrats 3596 Tamiami Trl #202 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 Bring all your friends to socialize, enjoy doughnuts/coffee, and knock on doors! This is crucial to getting Democrats elected up and down the ballot! SIGN UP NOW!

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Latest poll: Democratic race for Florida governor is as close as ever

With eight days before Election Day in the race for the Democratic nomination for Florida governor, three candidates, including a surging Andrew Gillum, are separated by just six points. Leading the field is former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham at 27 percent. Right on her heels is former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine at 25 percent. Those two have been atop

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Knock the Vote in Port Charlotte

Bring all of your friends to canvass in Port Charlotte to get Democrats elected up and down the ballot! Please wear blue shirts – let’s show everyone the wave is coming! SIGN UP NOW! Where? Charlotte County Democrats 3596 Tamiami Trl #202 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 When? Sun, Aug 19, 12:00pm-3:00pm SIGN UP NOW!

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Free online courses teach Democrats how to run campaigns

There’s an ongoing effort to teach Democrats across the country and down the ballot how to run effective campaigns. It’s led by the National Democratic Training Committee, which recently told media it is seeking to supplement the anticipated ‘blue wave’ Democrats are banking on this midterm by providing free online training to any Democrat in any race.

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As Rick Scott abandons job, Floridians are left behind

New reporting from Politico found that Rick Scott has given up on doing the job of governor, instead focusing full time on extending his political career. While abandoning his official job, he fundraised with oil and gas special interests and the founder of the company at the center of the SunPass Scandal. Here are some key points from Politico’s report: •”Even as

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Gubernatorial Debate in Fort Myers

This Wednesday, July 18, the Florida Democratic Party will be hosting a Democratic Gubernatorial Debate in Fort Myers. The debate will be held at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Cohen Center and will be broadcasted live on WINK News in Southwest Florida and on Winknews.com. This will be the first time all five Democratic candidates—Andrew Gillum,

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And the winner of DeSantis vs. Putnam debate? Trump!

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam faced off in a nationally televised debate Thursday, and Donald Trump was the star of the show. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Putnam gushed about the president, vowing to support his reelection in 2020 even though Trump has endorsed DeSantis. (Read more in TampaBay.com)     Florida Democratic Party

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Reminder: Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate Monday Night

Tonight, four of the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates will participate in a debate in South Florida. The debate will be streamed LIVE on SEIU Florida’s Facebook page, Website and WLRN radio. It will be the third time this year that the Democratic candidates will debate, and they will debate again next on July 18th in Fort Myers. The Republican

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Bill Nelson releases first digital ad

Sen. Bill Nelson on Tuesday released the first digital ad of his re-election campaign, highlighting his trip into space in a feel-good appeal about reaching higher. “In Florida, we don’t just reach for the stars, we travel to them.” (Read more in TampaBay.com)

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Candidates for Congressional Dist. 17 File Finances

While candidates from all around Rep. Tom Rooney’s congressional district have explored efforts to succeed the retiring lawmaker, two Sarasota legislators have set themselves apart with fundraising and endorsements. And with the release of first-quarter fundraising figures, state Rep. Julio Gonzalez, R-Venice, surprised many

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Scott running for Senate in epic showdown with Nelson

Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his long-awaited Senate candidacy official Monday, setting up an epic battle against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and testing the limits of whether a close alliance with President Donald Trump is political poison or a pathway to success in the nation’s biggest swing state.

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Scott’s Weakness in Senate Bid

“Rick Scott’s decision to run for U.S. Senate will go down as one of the biggest mistakes in recent Florida political history,” American Bridge 21st Century predicted in a campaign strategy memorandum

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