Trump blames Democrat Bill Nelson for ‘no help’ on toxic algae — right before he voted to help

Trump claimed the three-term incumbent Democratic senator has done nothing to stop the state’s algae problems… …But just one day later, on Wednesday, Nelson and nearly every other senator passed legislation authorizing $6.1 billion in spending on new and existing Army Corps of Engineers water infrastructure projects. (Read more in WashingtonPost.com)

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40,000 new Puerto Rican voters Registered in Florida

Aggressive efforts in the past year to register potential Puerto Rican voters in Central Florida has yielded an estimated 40,000 newly registered Boricuas this year, according to Hispanic outreach groups that touted the figure as unusually high for a midterm-election year. “It’s surprising to me,” said director Betsy Franceshini of Hispanic Federation in Florida. “I’ve been…

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How to Vote for your next US Representative

If you registered to vote by mail (VBM), you should be receiving your ballot shortly, if you haven’t already. Because our Congressional District 17 candidate, April Freeman, died unexpectedly on September 23rd, the ballots still have her name printed on them. You should still mark your ballot for APRIL FREEMAN!! Votes for her will count…

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Print Out Your Palm Cards

CharlotteDems.com is providing Palm Cards you can print out and take to the polls to help you vote. Here’s one with the theme “Think Green – Vote Blue.” Printable PDF: Charlotte ThinkGreen Slate Card 1 Page And here’s a nifty one to fit in the palm of your hand. Printable PDF: 2018 Charlotte Palm Card…

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Craig Fugate rebukes political attacks after Ron DeSantis rips Andrew Gillum during monster storm

So @RonDeSantisFL‘s campaign is running negative TV ads attacking gubernatorial rival & Tallahassee Mayor @AndrewGillum in the markets that are being hit & threatened by Hurricane Michael. Gillum responds: “I again would encourage my opponent to just subside with the politics…” pic.twitter.com/nnMOuteaa3 — Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) October 10, 2018 Ron DeSantis and the Florida GOP…

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Knowledge, experience, commitment to better schools

Editor’s note: The CCDEC supports Cara Reynolds in the Charlotte County School Board Election. The following column authored by Reynolds appears in the Oct. 10, edition of the Charlotte Sun. Knowledge, experience, commitment to better schools Filling the open School Board seat is a complex puzzle. We need a dedicated individual who understands our schools…

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Visit the New Allen Ellison Webpage

17th District Congressional Candidate Allen Ellison has created a great new Webpage to share his ideas and opportunities to participate in his campaign!   Check out Allen’s Webpage: http://ellisonforcongress.com/ Remember – Mark your Ballot for April Freeman, who died unexpectedly Sept. 23, and your vote will count for Allen Ellison, our newly selected candidate for…

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