Changes at CharlotteDems.com

We’ve made some changes here at CharlotteDems.com that we think will improve your online experience. Folks have mentioned that they can’t find some of the great original content published here. And it’s true that we post so much on a daily basis that, if you don’t check in often, you can easily miss some of…

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Day of Action-Phonebanking for Amendment 4

On Saturday, Sept 23, local volunteers were on the phone asking voters across the state to Vote YES on Amendment 4! In total, there were 150 volunteers across Florida and across the country that made phone calls to over 170,000 voters. Sixty-five percent of those voters we spoke to hadn’t heard of Amendment 4 and now…

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GOP heading for midterm wipeout as ‘blue wave’ scenario gives Democrats a 12-point generic ballot lead: NBC-WSJ poll

Congressional Republicans are facing a mid-term election wipeout fueled by voter resistance to President Donald Trump, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The survey, six weeks before Americans head to the polls, shows Democrats leading Republicans by 52 percent to 40 percent for control of Congress. If it holds, that 12 percentage point…

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Laishley Park Londonn Moore vigil

LGBTQ community members and friends of Londonn Moore; coming together in the face of violence. “The last thing we want to see is her memory of the person she lived as being unknown or disregarded,” said supporter Lisa Trejo. “We needed to in the midst of this story, that’s sort of happening, just honor her…

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Andrew Gillum: Algae and other environmental problems need science-based solutions

On the campaign trail, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum often claims to have a stronger environmental record than Republican opponent Ron DeSantis. Gillum supports banning fracking, talks about climate change solutions and bashes corporate polluters, including the sugar industry. He says his science-driven policies could prevent toxic algae blooms from polluting the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers. (Read…

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Support the Charlotte Schools Millage Referendum

Editor’s note: The following opinion article was written by Kim Amontree, Charlotte County School Board, District 2. The Charlotte County DEC supports passage of the referendum in the Nov. 6, 2018  Election. Taking Our Schools from Good to Great with the Yes for Success Voter Referendum   By Kim Amontree, Charlotte County School Board, District…

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Info Graphics Designer

Seeking a graphics designer that can create compelling infographics from time to time. The Info Graphics designer will use creativity to simplify how we communicate sometimes complicated data. Skills Required Graphics design skills. Excellent written communications skills. Ability to investigate and use emerging tools. Need strong skills in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet analysis, and ability to…

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New racial controversy batters DeSantis

A Republican activist who donated more than $20,000 to Ron DeSantis and lined up a speech for him at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club recently called President Barack Obama a “F—- MUSLIM N—-” on Twitter, in addition to making other inflammatory remarks. Steven M. Alembik told POLITICO on Wednesday he wrote the Obama tweet in…

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Polling shows Dem. State Senate Candidate Olivia Babis leading

Faith Olivia Babis is leading Republican state Rep. Joe Gruters in the race for SD 23 by 3 percentage points. (The polling on the District 23 race is included in this story on FloridaPolitics.com) Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Caroline Rowland was quoted saying, “After 20 years of Republican rule in Florida, it is clear that absolute power has corrupted absolutely.…

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