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Florida Democratic Party Calls Out Trump’s Disastrous Climate Record

Earlier today, Joe Biden unveiled his plan to create millions of jobs through investing in sustainable infrastructure and clean energy. In contrast, Donald Trump has not followed through on his campaign promises to rebuild America and has called climate change a “hoax.” “Donald Trump has flirted with allowing oil and gas drilling off Florida’s coast,…

Florida Democrats announce over 1 million Democrats have enrolled in vote-by-mail since March 17th Presidential Preference Primary

Florida Democrats also increase vote-by-mail edge over Republicans to more than 400,000 voters. Today, the Florida Democratic Party announced over 1 million Democrats have enrolled or renewed their vote by mail enrollment since the March 17th Presidential Preference Primary. Additionally, Florida Democrats now hold a 423,379 voter vote-by-mail enrollment advantage over the Florida GOP. Two…

SHOT/CHASER: RNC promised to comply with local health regulations; Pence flouts mask requirement at Jacksonville reception

SHOT: After Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry issued a city-wide mask order to blunt the spread of coronavirus, the RNC promised to abide by any and all local regulations. RNC spokesman Mike Rews: “The RNC is committed to holding a safe convention that fully complies with local health regulations in place at the time. The…

Florida’s teachers and health experts agree: Trump’s push to reopen schools amid current COVID-19 surge is reckless

With no comprehensive school reopening plan, Secretary DeVos can’t promise that schools will be safe when they reopen, and yet the Trump administration is proceeding anyway, claiming that “the science should not stand in the way,” and even threatening to withhold federal education funding to public schools that don’t fully reopen. This news comes as…

Commissioner Nikki Fried partners with Florida Democrats to provide VAN access to legislative candidates

Today, the Florida Democratic Party announced a partnership with Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, the highest ranking elected Democrat in Florida. Through this partnership, Commissioner Fried will make a significant investment to purchase Voter Action Network (VAN) access for legislative candidates who need assistance and have qualified. From Commissioner Nikki Fried on today’s announcement: “I…

Ahead of Pence Visit, Florida Legislators and Teachers Hold Trump Admin. Accountable for Reckless COVID-19 Response

Today, ahead of Mike Pence’s visit to Miami, Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27), State Senator José Javier Rodríguez (SD-37), State Representative Javier Fernández (HD-114), Karla Hernández-Mats, president of United Teachers of Dade, Jessica Harringon, Tampa teacher, and Keegan Schlake, Orlando teacher, joined a virtual press conference to highlight the Trump administration’s failure to take the basic…

Florida Democrats tout new 500,000 vote by mail enrollment advantage

Today, the Florida Democratic Party announced an expanded vote by mail enrollment advantage of 500,000 enrollments over the Republican Party of Florida, with over 1.86 million Democrats now registered to vote by mail. This expanded margin announcement comes just two weeks after Democrats announced a 400,000 enrollment margin over Republicans. In light of this announcement,…