Category: Florida Democratic Party

Florida Democratic Party Ramps Up Ground Game

The addition of 10 new field hires, brings the Florida Democratic Party’s engagement team to 19 organizers over a year until the general election. The Florida Democratic Party is gearing up for 2020 with the announcement of 10 new organizers starting this week and plans to onboard over 50 new organizers by the end of …

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Florida Democrats Announce State Convention for October

The Florida Democratic Party is excited to announce the 2019 State Convention will be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida on October 11–13, 2019. The Florida Democratic Party organizes a statewide conference every two years to decide the direction of the party and lay the groundwork needed to win. Terrie Rizzo, chair of the …

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Florida Democratic Party Slams Trump’s Racist Attack, Questions FL GOP’s Silence

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted that a group of Democratic congresswomen should go back to the “crime infested places from which they came” and today claimed “AOC and this crowd are a bunch of Communists.” Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his racist attacks and demagoguery of Democratic members of Congress: …

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Charlotte Dems share their experiences at Leadership Blue

Preparing for 2020 elections, strengthening the Democratic Party, learning new technologies, making new friends, meeting old friends, and building partnerships were some of the highlights for 13 Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee members who traveled to Orlando to attend the Leadership Blue Conference. Five participants reflect on their experiences at Leadership Blue. They are Lucy …

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As Trump Prepares Campaign Kick-Off in Orlando, Florida Democrats Launch Grassroots Army

One week before Donald Trump’s Orlando campaign rally, the Florida Democratic Party has launched its Organizing Corps 2020 program. Today, more than 90 new paid Democratic organizers will begin organizing communities across the state, reminding voters what is at stake in 2020, and laying the groundwork to defeat Donald Trump in Florida. Terrie Rizzo, chair of the …

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Democrats rally support, grapple with problems

Florida Democrats are making plans to win the crucial battleground state in 2020, but during a flurry of forums this weekend, intraparty tensions were often more apparent than enthusiasm. “We are going to turn into Alabama if we don’t get our act together,” said Sean Shaw, the 2018 Democratic nominee for Attorney General who co-chairs the …

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Leadership Blue speakers announced — Dems $90M swing state push

The Florida Democratic Party has its first speakers for Leadership Blue. The list includes Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the House Democratic Caucus chairman, Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of Mayor Pete, and Douglas Emhoff, the husband of Sen. Kamala Harris. (Read more in Politico.com) (How to sign up …

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Leadership Blue 2019 Conference and Gala

Leadership Blue 2019 Conference and Gala Leadership Blue 2019 convenes over 2,000 grassroots activists, elected officials, and major donors. The weekend is packed with training, meetings, and a highly anticipated Gala. The conference and training are free and cover a range of important topics such as field operations, campaign finance law, and more. The gala dinner …

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Florida Democratic Party prepares for 2020 with latest hires

With Democrats focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House in 2020, the Florida arm of the party is looking to do its part with a hefty group of hires announced Friday morning — exclusively on Florida Politics. Coming on as a Senior Advisor to the Florida Democratic Party is Christina Diamond. Diamond has also served as the finance director …

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Florida Democratic Party Announces $2 Million Voter Registration Program

FDP Commits to Registering 200,000 Voters by 2020 Primary   Fort Lauderdale, Fl. – The Florida Democratic Party announced Wednesday it is making a $2 Million investment in Voter Registration ahead of the 2020 Elections. With the investment, the party is committing to registering 200,000 voters before the 2020 Presidential primary. “This investment is monumental …

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