Today, the DNC is proud to announce that the first presidential primary debate, broadcast live on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, will be held in Miami, Florida. The debate will take place in prime time on back-to-back nights on June 26 and 27. The debate will be broadcast live across all three networks with real-time Spanish …Read more »
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has submitted a confidential report to Attorney General William P. Barr, marking the end of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump, a Justice Department spokeswoman said. The Justice Department notified Congress late Friday that it had received Mueller’s …Read more »
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says “It’s about damn time” that Florida lawmakers finally passed a bill to allow smokable medical marijuana. Commissioner Fried, who is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Charlotte Co. Democrats’ Blue Gala next month, praised the passage in a Tweet. Today’s action to finally allow smokable medical #marijuana brings …Read more »
Andrew Gillum says he is replacing his election night concession with a demand that “every vote count.” He said he imagines, “That if the shoe was on the other foot that his opponent would demand the same.”Read more »
The counting is over. Now, the recounting begins. More than three days after the polls closed in Florida, the secretary of state announced on Saturday afternoon that the razor-thin races for governor, senator and agriculture commissioner will be reviewed in a series of recounts. (Read more in CNN.com) (Read more in TampaBay.com)Read more »
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is suing Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, alleging that her office has withheld crucial voter information as Scott’s closely watched Senate race against Sen. Bill Nelson (D) appears set for a recount. The lawsuit, filed Thursday evening, accuses Snipes’s office of withholding records regarding how many people voted, …Read more »
Florida’s hotly contested race for the U.S. Senate could be heading for an automatic recount. Republican Rick Scott holds a 34,700-vote lead over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson out of more than 8.1 million ballots cast for a difference of 0.42 percent, according to unofficial returns posted by the state Division of Elections. State law triggers a recount if the difference in …Read more »
Candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum is visiting Charlotte County!
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm
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Democratic Party officers from eight Florida counties have chosen Allen Ellison of Sebring to take the place of April Freeman in the race for Congressional District 17. Ms. Freeman died of a heart attack on Sunday, September 23rd. Party officials have been working during the past week to replace her in the election against Republican …Read more »