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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Voting rights organization sues over lack of bilingual ballots in Florida

The voting rights organization Demos has filed a lawsuit alleging violations of the Voting Rights Act because of Alachua County’s failure to provide ballots and other election materials in Spanish. The suit details the situation of 70-year-old Marta Rivera, who lives in Alachua County after fleeing Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Rivera had lived the entirety of her life in the U.S. territory…

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Who’s voting in Florida and where?

Floridaturnout.com, a pet project of media and political consultant Kevin Cate, is back and counting who’s already voting in Florida ahead of the Aug. 28 primary. The website, which Cate’s Tallahassee-based company CATECOMM partnered with PROXEME to create in 2016, pulls daily from county election supervisors the number of voters who have returned ballots. (Read more in Orlando Sentinel)

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FLORIDA WEEKLY Commentary: The Republican dilemma

Gov. Scott killed the Florida Forever conservation program established by Gov. Jeb Bush. In 2012, he backed off the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, claiming with fellow Republicans it would create undue burdens to business owners by enforcing clean-water standards that might have prevented or at least greatly reduced the severity of the current devastation. (Read…

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