Polk County Florida Dems News

Sunny News for the Sunshine State: Amendment 4 Passes!

Thu, Sep 1, 2016

The votes are in and we are excited to announce that pro-solar Amendment 4 passed by a wide margin! The vast majority of Floridians across the state voted YES to support solar power in the Sunshine State!This is a major victory for solar power in the Sunshine State, and it

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Official Statement on Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

Sat, Aug 27, 2016

The Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Inc. Official Statement on Republican Presidential Candidate Donald TrumpFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Inc. wishes to express its disgust at the rhetoric strewn and actions demonstrated by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.  Donald Trump's  campaign is built on prejudice and paranoia.

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Rick Scott seeks applicants for Constitution Revision Commission

Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Calling all Democratic constitutional aficionados: Your service is requested. Gov. Rick Scott Thursday opened the application process for the 2017-18 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, which meets once every 20 years. “Appointees will learn firsthand what issues and potential changes are most important to our families in order to best make these impactful decisions,” Scott

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Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida announces second round of primary e

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

August 17, 2016                                                                 Susan Smith, 813-390-3616 The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida (DPCF) is pleased to announce its second round of primary endorsements in the 2016 election cycle. Our endorsements include candidates for office from US Congress to county school board.  These candidates support an agenda of fair and honest

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Job Opportunities Across Florida

Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Opportunities are availabe for Field Organizers all over Florida.  These are full time positions that will last through Election Day. The pay is $3,000 per month. If interested, please forward your resume to Natasha Goodley at ngoodley@flvictory2016.org.We are also looking for interns to assist with African-American Outreach across the state. 

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Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida Announces Endorsements

Mon, Aug 8, 2016

Florida Primary Races

August 8, 2016     Tampa, FL -  Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida President Susan Smith has released the following statement:The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida (DPCF) is pleased to announce its first round of endorsements in the 2016 election cycle. We are offering endorsements in races from US Congress to

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Kionne McGhee to visit Lakeland to Endorse Dr. Shandale Terrell for FL House 40

Thu, Aug 4, 2016

Team Terrell - Campaign You are cordially invited to hear Kionne L. McGhee, Florida State Representative - District 117, will be a guest speaker on Saturday, August 27th, 9:00am at St. Luke Ministries Inc. 910 West Quincy Street Lakeland, Florida 33815. Representative - Kionne L. McGhee is a National motivational

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Tags: Shandale, Terrell, Florida House 40, district 40, polk county democrats

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Hillary Clinton to Visit Orlando, Campaign in Tampa and South Florida

Tue, Jul 19, 2016

On Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, Hillary Clinton will campaign in Florida. On July 22, Hillary Clinton will visit Orlando. Later that day, she will campaign at a rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. On July 23, Clinton will campaign at a rally in South Florida.

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Winter Haven Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

The Winter Haven Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will be held on Saturday September 17, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. at the Winter Haven Recreational and Cultural Center 801 Ave T. Winter Haven Florida 33881. This year's theme is NAACP: "Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count"As we move forward with this event, the Freedom

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Democratic Progressive Caucus Calls for Action

Fri, Jul 1, 2016

"It's time to end the NRA's stranglehold on gun policy," DPCF Chair says Tampa, FL -  Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida President Susan Smith has released the following statement:"Today the Democratic Progressive Caucus is joining the Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence in calling for a special legislative session to consider an

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