Virtual Signatures For Candidates Now Okay

Image Credit : Farenheit211 Source: Charlotte County Democrats By: Teresa Jenkins Posted: April 7, 2020 Emergency Rule 20-1 “removes the requirement that the qualifying items be ‘original[s] and signatures thereon … be made in ink’ so that these items can be collected, notarized, and submitted with limited person-to-person contact.” A second Emergency Rule (20-2) addressed…

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DeSantis Must Secure Our Elections

While November’s election may seem far away, it’s critical that Florida’s Supervisors of Election start acting now to ensure as many residents as possible can vote by mail, and take steps to expand in-person and early voting options for those who need it. In a letter to Secretary of State Laurel Lee and the Governor,…

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Can You Lend a Virtual Hand? Volunteer Now!

ORGANIZING IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS  The Charlotte County Democratic Party is currently observing social distancing guidelines. Our physical office is closed until further notice. If you need help or services please contact us on (941) 258-3542.  We take the coronavirus seriously and the safety of you and your loved ones is our most important…

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Trump’s inexcusable anti-environment agenda.

CHARLOTTEDEMS.COM EDITORIAL NOTE: Recently, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell* tried to excuse the Trump Administration’s lack of response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, because the President was distracted by the Impeachment trial. He said “came up while we were tied down in the impeachment trial. And I think it diverted the attention of the…

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File A Census Online – Healthcare Funds Hinge

Census results affect planning and funding for healthcare—including programs such as Medicaid, Medicare Part B, State Children’s Health Insurance, and the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. In mid-March, instructions were mailed to homes across the state on how to complete the 2020 Census. All households should have received their letter with an access code…

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Partisan Republicans Show Their True Colors

In Tallahassee, Democrats’ efforts to provide a tax credit to working families, lower prescription drug prices and protect the environment were ignored. Below is a Press Release from the Florida Democratic Party TALLAHASSEE, FL. — This session, Democratic leaders reaffirmed their commitment to fight for Floridians and to demand change to make Florida a better…

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Commissioner Fried and COVID 19 Precautions

As your Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, your safety is my greatest concern. With new cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 announced daily in Florida, my department is working to reduce the risk of its spread by making sure places that millions of Floridians visit daily — like grocery stores, convenience stores, and gas stations…

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Blue Gala Rescheduled to September 19, 2020!

Delayed but not defeated by coronavirus precautions, the Blue Gala will take place on September 19, 2020. Please join us to celebrate our democratic values and contribute to the eventual defeat of Trump’s assault on our democracy and way of life. Let’s make this a true GALA! This annual event celebrates the successes of Charlotte County…

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Covid-19 by the Numbers

In a crisis like the one we are currently facing, it is important to have the facts. Our World In Data has a page of statistics regarding the infection and mortality numbers regarding the Coronavirus. I downloaded the data and made a few charts based on the US numbers. Take a look at them and…

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FL Rep. Steube doesn’t care about YOU

As of Sunday, March 15, there were 106 Florida residents diagnosed with coronavirus with 5 cases in Lee County, 5 cases in Collier and one in Charlotte. Three Florida residents have died. On Saturday morning, March 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a broadly bi-partisan coronavirus relief package. Forty House members, all Republican, voted…

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STAY INFORMED: The Facts About Vote-By-Mail

The president of the United States has begun arguing that an election conducted via the postal service would be riddled with fraud: “Mail ballots—they cheat. OK? People cheat. There’s a lot of dishonesty going along with mail-in voting.” Except there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the U.S. much less with vote-by-mail. “No…

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New website to beat Trump in Florida

A new website and online community has been announced to help us beat Trump here in Florida. The site is paid for by the Florida Democratic Party. Find out what Floridians are saying. Take the fight to social media. Find an event near you. Tell your story about what’s at stake. Check out this new…

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NY Times Exposes FL Republican Voter Fraud

In this stunning story, see how close to home alleged Republican voter fraud efforts exist. CC Democrats Editor By Michael Levenson March 7, 2020 A Florida woman was charged on Thursday after officials said she filled out 10 voter registration forms with false information, at least six of which enrolled Democratic and independent voters in the…

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Citizens United Damage: What St. Petersburg, FL Did About It

Speakers: Karen Lieberman and Bruce NissenMeeting of SW Fla group for Separation of State and Religion When: Was March 29 – Now PostponedWhere: (Charlotte County Democratic Club)3596 Tamiami Trail #102, Sunnydell PlazaPort Charlotte FL]   The now-infamous Supreme Court decision Citizens United in 2010 allows “dark money” in unlimited amounts to undermine the democratic nature…

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