SUN EDITORIAL: Free press is essential for democracy

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s Note: More than 300 U.S. newspapers are running editorials today supporting press freedom to counter President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media. The Sun Newspapers are among them. Scroll down for a link to the Editorial: “In the First Amendment, the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfill…

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WATCH VIDEO – Hands across the Water

Hundreds of people gathered at Englewood Beach Sunday to call attention to the disastrous red tide. Several Charlotte County Democrats were joined by activists from local chapters of Indivisible to urge local citizens to vote for candidates who will champion the environment. Watch the video to see the impact of this ecological nightmare and be inspired by…

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WATCH: Ron DeSantis: Tallahassee Won’t Do Anything About Rising Sea Levels If I’m Governor

DeSantis Will Do Nothing to Support Communities Imacted by Rising Sea Levels At Wednesday’s Republican gubernatorial primary debate, Ron Desantis promised that if elected governor, state government would do nothing to address rising sea levels hurting communities across Florida. During a discussion about environmental issues, DeSantis said that the Democratic candidates think “they can stop…

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Make Sure Your Vote Will Count

  Voting by mail for the upcoming August primary? Take these steps to be certain your vote is counted. In an election cycle where every single vote will matter, here are a few things you need to know if you have signed up to vote by mail in Charlotte County. Ballots Have Been Mailed. If…

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2018 Voting Machine Logic and Accuracy Testing

August 6th, 2018, the Canvassing Board of Charlotte County met to conduct the Logic and Accuracy (L&A) testing of our county voting machines. This is a mandated test by Florida Statute 101.5612 and the test was publicly announced as required. Notification was delivered to the Charlotte County Democrats and also posted on CharlotteVotes.com. These tests…

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