Category: Florida Democratic Party

DNC gives Florida Democrats grant to mobilize Puerto Ricans

The Democratic National Committee is giving Florida Democrats a $100,000 grant for mobilizing Puerto Rican voters across the state during what is expected to be a fiercely-fought U.S. Senate race. DNC chair Tom Perez visited Orlando Wednesday as the national party announced the grant. (Read more in

FDP Statement on Rick Scott Announcement

  In response to Rick Scott’s announcement today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement:    “For eight years, Rick Scott has put himself and his political interests above the people he serves, and in the Senate, he would do the same thing. Here’s his record: lost jobs, low wages and an…

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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 Democrats hope Trump factor boosts them in 2018

Florida Democrats are counting on Republican President Donald Trump to drive voter turnout for their candidates in a critical 2018 election year. The president was mentioned often Saturday as the Florida Democratic Party held its biennial convention and many said he will be the reason Democrats could break more than two decades of futility

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