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Open primary proposal draws debate

An effort to let voters decide if they want open primary elections advanced Friday, but moving to such a “top-two” system continued to draw questions from members of the state Constitution Revision Commission.

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Seeking Volunteers

Our Communications Committee oversees all of our public communication, including public relations, website design and maintenance, social media outreach and newsletter production. Publicity, advertising, and event promotion are additional responsibilities.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrations honoring the memory of American icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began today in Punta Gorda.  The Blanchard House Museum hosted their 12th Annual MLK Community Breakfast. This Monday, celebrate the MLK Parade in Punta Gorda. See story for details!

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Women and Families

We understand that women’s issues are economic issues, and that is why creating jobs that pay well is so important to Florida Democrats. We understand that women’s rights are civil rights, and that is why Democrats fight against wage discrimination and violence against women. With Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, women’s rights are in

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Protecting Voting Rights

One of the most important rights of American citizens is the right to have a say in who our leaders are and how our government works. But the path to full voting rights for all citizens has been long and challenging. Thanks to the efforts of Rick Scott and Florida Republicans, obstacles to voting remain

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