PORT CHARLOTTE – Charlotte County DEC members are encouraging Democratic Party members to apply as delegates to the Florida State Party Conference in Orlando from Oct. 27th through Oct. 29th. Delegates amplify the voice of our local party statewide.
“They bring torches to push hate. We bring registration cards to promote democracy. Which side are you on?” Alison Lundergren Grimes.
Charlotte County Dems lead local effort to register voters.
Finally, parents and Florida pediatricians raised questions about the true reasons why Florida’s Republican administration switched the children’s health plans. They question whether it was to financially reward insurance companies that had donated millions of dollars to the Republican Party of Florida.
“There are a lot of folks in the president’s party who are unwilling,” Nelson said Gov. Rick Scott, who had lunch with Trump today, should be asked to state how he feels about Trump’s remarks.
“Governor Rick Scott has been Donald Trump’s biggest cheerleader from day one. But Donald Trump’s most recent remarks, coming to the defense of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists, are truly a new low.”
UPDATE – GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida is denying a request by a group headed by white supremacist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event.
The Florida Democratic Party is pushing its statewide voter registration effort on the heels of a violent protest organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend.
PUNTA GORDA, FL – Approximately 100 people marched Sunday evening against the hate and violence that left one woman dead at a Charlottesville, VA white supremacy event.
The Florida Democratic Party will organize rallies to register voters across the state in response to acts of violence and hate in Charlottesville, Virginia
Charlotte County Democratic Club Labor Day Picnic
Monday, Sept. 4, 2017
Democratic Club HQ
The ruling adds to an ongoing legal fight over whether lawmakers overstepped their authority when they revised the law to shift the burden to prosecutors, who are now forced to disprove a defendant’s claim of self-defense in hearings mandated before any trial can take place.