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Santa’s Elves Prepare for Christmas Parade

They’ve wrapped the presents and made the preparations – Now join us for the parade! Charlotte Dems will march in style alongside our float in the Holiday Parade. The parade departs Charlotte Center for Performing Arts (CCPA) at noon, Sat. Dec. 8, and marches on Carmelita and Taylor streets to the Charlotte Harbor Events Center. We …

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Andrew Gillum campaign looks toward ‘Next Steps’ after defeat

What’s a political campaign to do once their candidate loses? The Andrew Gillum campaign vowed to continue as a movement and build Florida’s progressive grassroots. An email headlined “The Mid-Terms are over … Now What?!’ was blasted out to supporters statewide Sunday evening, encouraging those who worked to elect Gillum as Governor to continue the fight. (Read …

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Former President George H.W. Bush Dies At 94

George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday at the age of 94. George W. Bush released a statement, saying for himself and his siblings, “Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died.” (Read more in NPR.org) Jeb Bush and Florida remember George H. W. Bush …

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Charlotte Dems will march in Holiday Parade

Charlotte Dems will march in style alongside our float in the Holiday Parade. The parade departs Charlotte Center for Performing Arts (CCPA) at noon, Sat. Dec. 8, and marches on Carmelita and Taylor streets to the Charlotte Harbor Events Center. We need marchers to accompany the float. Please arrive Performing Arts Center before 11:00 AM. …

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Machine Recount Completed

Wednesday the 14th, the Charlotte County Canvassing Board reconvened at 9 am to complete the machine recount of the 2018 election.  The third day of counting focused on write-in ballots for Governor and Senate. Supervisor Stamoulis opened the session by explaining that it was possible for a voter to write in a candidate’s name rather …

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Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson introduce Jimmy Buffet’s Free Concert

In August, Jimmy Buffett performed a concert in support of Florida Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Gwen Graham, who was ultimately defeated in the primaries by Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum. Now the chief Parrot Head is putting his muscle behind Gillum: On Saturday, Buffett will headline a Get Out the Vote rally for Gillum and Senator Bill …

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Gillum leaves campaign trail in wake of Tallahassee shooting

I’m deeply appreciative of law enforcement’s quick response to the shooting at the yoga facility in Tallahassee today. No act of gun violence is acceptable. I’m in close communication with law enforcement officials and will be returning to Tallahassee tonight. — Andrew Gillum (@AndrewGillum) November 2, 2018 Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew …

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NY Times poll shows Andrew Gillum lead, narrow path for Ron DeSantis

A NYTimes/Siena poll released Sunday had good news for Democrat Andrew Gillum and bad news for Republican Ron DeSantis. Gillum had a five-point lead (48-43 percent), and he led in every turnout scenario except for one: an electorate that looked like 2014. (Read more in FloridaPolitics.com)

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