Judges on the November Ballot

On your ballot this November, you will be asked to vote for the retention of several judges who serve on the Second District Court of Appeal. You will also be asked to vote for retention of a Supreme Court Justice. Below is information to help you make those decisions. Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim. In May…

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Catherine Price returns to Charlotte County

Catherine Price, the Democratic Candidate for Florida Senate District 26, has been traveling extensively throughout the district to talk about topics important to Floridians. People are concerned about good paying jobs, a clean environment and water, quality public education, affordable quality health care, and the influence of money on public policy. Last week, Catherine’s campaign…

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Charlotte Co. Commission Candidate Joan Fischer Speaks out on Opponent’s Campaign Funding

“(Deutsch) has shown no interest in preventing deadly Red Tide and Algae blooms,” Fischer said. “He supports funded special interests, not those of the people who elected him.” (Read more in Charlotte Sun) Joan Fischer will speak to Englewood neighborhood group The Englewood East Property and Homeowners Association (EEPHOA) has invited Charlotte County Commission candidates…

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Sean Shaw slams Ashley Moody on guns, health care

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=RYkx-xh4el4   In his first television campaign ad, Democratic attorney general candidate Sean Shaw attacks his Republican opponent Ashley Moody over guns and health care, saying it’s easier for people with chronic health conditions to get assault weapons than health care. (Read more in TampaBay.com)

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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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