Polk County Florida Dems News

Here's How to Join Team Gillum!

Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Thank You!!! Friends-- Thank you to everyone that joined us on Wednesday nights #TeamGillum volunteer conference call. Mayor Andrew Gillum, State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith, State Senator Bobby, and Former News Anchor Donna Deegan all joined us along with nearly 3,000 supporters from around the state and country! We're thrilled to have Chris

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Catherine Price vs. Ben Albritton at Tiger Bay, Sept. 19

Wed, Aug 29, 2018

Florida Politics

State Senator for District 26  Ben Albritton was born in Florida's Heartland in 1968. He is the 5th generation of a line of farmers, ranchers, citrus growers and businessmen who have lived and invested in Central Florida's rich agricultural heritage. He currently serves in the  Florida House District 56. He is

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Tags: Tiger Bay, Catherine Price, District 26

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Florida LGBTA Democrats Announce Endorsements

Sat, Aug 25, 2018

Florida Primary Races

August 24, 2018 VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! Early Voting, Vote By Mail, or In Person on Tuesday    JUST DO IT! GAINESVILLE - It's time! Florida's primary election is Tuesday, and it's time to make your voice heard. The direction of our state -- and the country -- is at stake! You can still vote early or

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Tags: Primary, LGBTA, endorsements, Rainbow Ridge

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¡Boricuas! – This Year Your Vote is Very Important!

Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Election 2018

Hurricane Maria was the worst natural disaster to hit the Island and people of Puerto Rico since the 1899 San Ciriaco Hurricane!  But the response of the Trump Administration is the worst response to the Island of any administration in American history!  First was the late response by the Trump

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Working Floridians Are Going Without Healthcare!

Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Florida Politics

  By Catherine Price, Candidate for Florida Senate District 26 The current healthcare trainwreck has been coming for a long time. The Rick Scott administration in Tallahassee has done a great job of helping companies make money on healthcare. And Rick Scott knows about helping healthcare companies make money:  (https://www.factcheck.org/2014/06/floridas-medicare-fraud-flashback/).  Yet, the actual people

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A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO HOW GOVERNMENT FINANCE WORKS (ANY QUESTIONS?)

Mon, Jul 30, 2018

U.S. Politics

A little about the author.  She retired after 25 years in DOD finance, attended (there is no graduation) Federal Accounting School and was authorized to sign Treasury Checks (when we still used checks).  She says she served under 5 presidents and felt compelled to write this because everyone complains about

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'US Person 2' in Russian spy case is conservative columnist George O’Neill

Mon, Jul 30, 2018

U.S. Politics

The Wall Street Journal has identified the contact known only as “US Person 2” in the charges against accused Russian spy Maria Butina as conservative columnist, and heir to the Rockefeller fortune, George O’Neill. The contact listed as “US Person 1” had already been identified as South Dakota conservative Paul Erickson.

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Tags: NRA, Recommended, Russia, MariaButina, PaulErickson, GeorgeONeill, Republican, Russia

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Progress Florida to Deliver Petitions to Gov. Scott

Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Florida Politics

The Progress Florida team is heading to the State Capitol next week to deliver petitions to Gov. Rick Scott and the Secretary of the Florida Dept. of Health (DOH). There, we will join allies to call on the Dept. of Health to act on an important reproductive rights issue -

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News from The Florida Democratic Party

Mon, Jul 23, 2018

Florida Politics

Blue News Upcoming FDP Events Rural Tour Visits Palatka Join FDP for the next stop on our Rural Tour in Palatka, Florida. On July 26 from 6pm-8pm, FDP chair Terrie Rizzo will be hosting a "Chatting with the Chair" event in Palatka Price-Martin Center. More information here! Day of Action On July 29, FDP will

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Don't miss these important events!

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Several key opportunities to show your robust support of the Blue Wave and our great Democratic Candidates are just around the corner.  Time to mark your calendars, register and buy your tickets.  Make your plans now!  This election and the future of our democracy depends on all of us participating, educating and engaging. Democratic Women’s

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