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 TampaBay.com)
The Florida Democratic Party announced Tuesday that it had brought in more than $1.81 million during the first three months of the year, besting the Republican Party of Florida by more than $325,000.
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…
Veteran progressive activist and Democratic operative Juan Peñalosa will take the reins of the Florida Democratic Party as Executive Director, putting him in charge of the Party’s day-to-day operations
I am humbled and honored that Florida Democrats chose me to lead our state party. As promised, I am committed to working throughout the state to continue the 67 county strategy
Watching the turmoil at the top of the Florida Democratic Party’s leadership hasn’t been easy for Allison Tant, the state party’s immediate former chair.
“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.”
A Democratic legislative platform formalized and consistent across the state will provide a uniform starting point from which Democratic candidates can launch individual campaigns.
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
Florida Democratic Party Chair Stephen Bittel, State Senator Annette Taddeo, and Deputy DNC Chair, Congressman Keith Ellison at our Rise Up & Organize Breakfast!