Category: Charlotte County

Knock the Vote in Port Charlotte

Bring all of your friends to canvass in Port Charlotte to get Democrats elected up and down the ballot! Please wear blue shirts – let’s show everyone the wave is coming! SIGN UP NOW! Where? Charlotte County Democrats 3596 Tamiami Trl #202 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 When? Sun, Aug 19, 12:00pm-3:00pm SIGN UP NOW!

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Meet the Candidates Forum Wednesday

On Wednesday, August 1st, the Charlotte County Curmudgeon Club is holding a Meet the Candidates Forum at the Charlotte County Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., beginning at 6:00 P.M., continuing until all candidates have had a chance to answer questions. Organizers say almost all candidates for local office, and the two candidates for District Attorney …

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Philip Levine, Chris King look for votes in deep red Charlotte

While Charlotte County can safely be called Republican country, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Philip Levine and Chris King weathered pouring rain to speak to voters there on Saturday. The two candidates spoke at the Politics in the Park event at Harbor Heights Park near Punta Gorda. There, Levine touted his record as a climate-conscious mayor in Miami Beach while King …

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CHARLOTTE SUN: Charlotte Democrats ‘energized,’ new chief says

Patrick Hurley swears the Blue Wave will create more than a ripple on the pond of politics in Charlotte County. The new chairman of the Charlotte County Democratic Party executive committee says the future is bright in Charlotte County, where Republicans dominate — often without opposition. (Read the story in Charlotte Sun)

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Candidates introduce themselves to Charlotte Co. Democratic Club

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Two Democratic candidates for State Senate and a candidate for Charlotte County Commissioner explained their positions on a wide variety of issues during a forum at the Charlotte County Democratic Headquarters Thursday. Catherine Price of Lake Wales, FL, is running for Florida State Senate District 26. She told the audience, “We need good …

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County commission candidate pushes for transparency

Joan Fischer has taken it upon herself to be a voice for transparency in the race for the District 4 seat on the Charlotte County Commission, currently held by Stephen R. Deutsch. “The reason I’m running is because I feel the people are not being told anything that happens until after it happens” (Read on Charlotte Sun)

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Charlotte County Democrats Join Statewide “I Will Vote” Weekend of Action

Activists Are Participating in 38 Events in 23 Counties Across the State With less than 100 days until the August 28th primary, Florida Democrats are coming together this Memorial Day weekend for an “I Will Vote” weekend of action, with U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and FDP hosting joint “Nelson’s Neighbors” events across the state. The …

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The Status of the Sunseeker Resort Development

Over the past few months, the Sunseeker Resort development project gradually found its way into the news in Charlotte County.  Not surprisingly, as it has been unveiled, a number of opinions have surfaced about it, the two clearest sides being those opposed to changing the “old Florida” character of the Charlotte Harbor shoreline and those seeking to improve the economy of Charlotte County

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