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IMPORTANT: Meeting Notice for Monday Dec. 4th
The Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee’s (CCDEC) monthly meeting will take place on Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Democratic Party Headquarters, 3596 Tamiami Trail, Unit 202, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Now you can register to vote online. Here are Florida’s one-month totals.
October saw 2,965 Democrats using their computers to become voters, compared to 2,267 Republicans. More people (2,606) registered to vote with no party affiliation than Republicans
Charlotte County overcharges property taxes, addresses costly error
Incorrect tax bills were sent out on Oct. 31 across Charlotte County. Residents who paid property taxes at the beginning of the month were charged an extra .075 percent, according to the county tax collector.
Florida Dems Looking for New Chair After Bittel Resigns
FDP vice chairwoman Judy Mount said she would serve as interim leader until a new chairperson is selected by party officials Dec. 9.
Tax Bill Provision Would Clobber Seniors
The loss of this deduction would be absolutely devastating to seniors and those with disabilities,” he said. For those who — like the Hollacks — want to use their savings for their care, the loss of the deduction would mean they would run out of money sooner and find themselves on Medicaid
Florida Democrats remain optimistic about 2018
“I don’t know that (Bittel’s resignation) hurts going forward,” Steve Schale told The News Service of Florida. “You’ve got the four candidates for governor are all working and raising money. The Senate Democrats and House Democrats are organizing and raising money and recruiting candidates as they should.”
Florida Democratic Party chief resigns after accusations of workplace impropriety
“When my personal situation becomes distracting to our core mission of electing Democrats and making Florida better, it is time for me to step aside,” Bittel said in a statement. “I am proud of what we have built as a Party and the wins we have had for Florida families, but I apologize for all who have felt uncomfortable during my tenure at the Democratic Party.”
Is Rick Scott distancing himself from Trump?
When asked if he would want Trump to campaign with him during an expected run against U.S. Senator Bill Nelson next year, Scott replied “I don’t know if I’m going to be a candidate. We’ll worry about that next year.”
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