The Florida Senate passed redrawn congressional, state House and state Senate district maps Thursday. The congressional map will now head to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk, while the legislative maps will be reviewed by the Florida Supreme Court.
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The Florida Democratic Party launched today Rickpublicans.com, a fundraising website that targets state Republicans and what Democrats call GOP failures on education, quality of life, ethics and jobs over the last decade.
How much was the recent Jacksonville mayor’s race worth to Florida Democrats? The party’s latest financial disclosures offer some clues.
Political party committees poured more than $594 million into campaigns in 2010, according to data from the National Institute on Money in State Politics, and Florida accounted for roughly a fifth of that total.
After announcing his candidacy from New Jersy, former Utah governor and ambassador to China Jon Huntsman is coming to Florida tomorrow, where he will announce the opening of his national campaign headquarters in Orlando (tour details after the jump).
Florida Democrats demand that Buchanan resign as National Republican Congressional Committee vice chair
The Florida Democratic Party is demanding that Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, resign from his role as vice chair for finance with the National Republican Congressional Committee. In a statement released Wednesday, the party says Buchanan should step aside in light of a recent court decision prompted by a Federal Election Commission lawsuit.
Newly elected Florida Democratic Party chairman Rod Smith outlined some unsurprising priorities for his party’s shrunken state House delegation Tuesday: rebuilding the party infrastructure at the local level, making sure Florida breaks for Barack Obama in 2012 and keeping Bill Nelson as Florida’s senior senator.
Only 10 days after announcing his intention to become the next chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, Tallahassee City Commissioner Andrew Gillum is taking himself out of the race and backing Gainesville attorney Rod Smith, who this morning had clinched…
31 year-old Tallahassee City Commissioner Andrew Gillum announced Monday that he is seeking to replace outgoing Florida Democratic Party chairwoman Karen Thurman, who decided to step down from the post earlier this month just days after her party suffered major defeats at the polls.