Category: Florida Democratic Party

Florida Democrats Hold Weekend of Action to Mark “One-Year-Out” from Election Day

Over 150 Events Planned in 34 Counties Across the State     This Sunday, November 3, marks one-year out from the 2020 Presidential Election, and to mark the date the Florida Democratic Party will hold a weekend of action. On Saturday, hundreds of volunteers will participate in over 150 events in 34 counties across the …

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Florida Democratic Party Staffs Up Ahead of 2020

DP Currently Has Largest Field Staff in the Country for a Democratic State Party     Fort Lauderdale, Fl.- The Florida Democratic Party is adding to its staff ahead of the 2020 Primary Elections, announcing Tuesday they are expanding their field staff to be the largest in the country. “We know that in the past …

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FL Dems 2019 Convention Defines Electoral Victory Pathway

More than 20 Charlotte County Democrats attended the 2019 Democratic Party Convention in Orlando this past weekend. Grass-roots activists, party leaders, and elected officials convened for intense strategy sessions, adoption of resolutions, and one significant rules change.  The 2019 Convention helped Florida Democrats define our strategy for 2020 electoral victories.     The three-day session …

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Florida Democratic Party Delegates Rally in Orlando for State Convention, Fighting for Florida Gala

Orlando, Fl. –– On Saturday, October 12, over 1,500 Democratic Delegates convened for the Florida Democratic Party’s bi-annual state convention in Orlando. Democratic activist held trainings, strategy meeting, and rallied with Democratic leaders from the state and national party. During Saturday’s General session Florida Democrats heard from Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, New Jersey Governor …

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Florida Democratic Party Announces Governor Phil Murphy Will Speak at Convention Saturday

Orlando, Fl. –– This weekend, from October 11 to 13, nearly 2,000 Democrats from across the Sunshine State will convene for the Florida Democratic Party’s Bi-Annual State Convention. The Florida Democratic Party is pleased to announce that Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey, incoming Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, will deliver the afternoon keynote …

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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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