Category: Florida Democratic Party

Nikki Fried asserts herself as de facto leader of Florida Democrats

Though she doesn’t officially take office for more than a month, Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried is already making a splash in the Capital, and laying out clear markers for both her nascent administration and her stewardship of the state Democratic Party — of which she is now, somewhat improbably, the de facto leader. (Read more in

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The Florida Democratic Party is Hiring!

WORK WITH US WE’RE HIRING Deputy Finance Director, North and Central Florida Statewide Press Secretary Hispanic Press Secretary Deputy Finance Director, South Florida Finance Assistant The Florida Democratic Party is committed to hiring an inclusive, diverse staff. The FDP is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and …

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Democrats seek another delay in picking replacement congressional candidate for April Freeman

The Florida Democratic Party has asked a federal judge to order a further delay in the selection of a candidate to replace April Freeman as the party’s nominee for the open seat in the 17th Congressional District. Arguments were scheduled for noon today at U.S. District Court in Tampa on whether candidates who sought a different …

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Florida Democrats Train Activists at African American Summit in Broward County

Packed House of Activists Attend Campaign Trainings Over Holiday Weekend In another sign of momentum and energy on the ground, the Florida Democratic Party’s African American Voter Summit was sold-out, with over 75 people signing-up for activist training on Saturday of the holiday weekend. This is the second summit to focus on turning out African …

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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

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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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