Author: Sarasota County Dems

Hospital Board 2020

  Vicki Nighswander – Central District, Seat 1- Website: https://www.sarasotavotes.com/OfficeCandidate.aspx?eid=140&oid=67&cid=543 Contact: nighswan2@comcast.net Laurie Kreindler – At Large, Seat 2- Website: https://www.sarasotavotes.com/OfficeCandidate.aspx?eid=140&oid=65&cid=832 Contact: ljkreindler@gmail.com Finola Idahosa – At Large, Seat 3 – Website: https://www.sarasotavotes.com/OfficeCandidate.aspx?eid=140&oid=66&cid=828 Contact: finzolia@gmail.com  

Charter Review Board 2020

  Krista Lohr – Charter Review Board, Dist. 1- Website: http://krista4charterreview.mystrikingly.com/ Contact: kristalohr1975@gmail.com Walter Gilbert (NPA) Charter Review Board (2-year term), Dist. 1 Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Walter-Gilbert-for-Charter-Review-Board-117131323421848/posts/ Contact: mailto:FYFN123@hotmail.com Doreen Dupont – Charter Review Board, Dist. 2 Website: https://www.facebook.com/Vote4Doreen/ Contact: swetepi334@aol.com Mary Ellen Palermo – Charter Review Board, Dist. 3 Contact: maryepalermo@aol.com Wilson Pava – Charter Review Board, Dist….

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Cory Hutchinson – County Commission District 3

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/hutchinsondistrict3 Email: coryhutchinson@outlook.com   Many of you may wonder why I’m running for office. I’m running because I’ve been a resident of this county for my entire life. I was born in Sarasota, and my family and I moved to North Port when I was four. My fiance and I now own a home…

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Barbara Ford-Coates – Tax Collector

Website: www.barbabaford-coates.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/barbara.fordcoatestc Donate: http://www.barbaraford-coates.com/Contributions_PP1.html Dear Sarasota County Residents, It has been an honor to serve as your Sarasota County Tax Collector. I have built a team of exceptional staff members who take pride in providing exceptional customer service at the lowest cost per person in Southwest Florida. I am a candidate for re-election…

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2020 Candidate Petitions – Sign them all!

Registered voters – Easy as 1-2-3: 1) Find your Florida House District #: a) Verify your current voter information and address HERE b) Enter your verified address HERE (then click on ‘Find Polling Place’, ‘Continue’) c) Click on ‘My Districts’ and note your State Representative district #. 2) Click, Print, Fill out, and Sign the petitions…

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Press Release – Joint Resolution by SCDP, Sarasota Democratic Black Caucus, and Sarasota Hispanic Caucus Against Redistricting

SARASOTA – November 14 – The Sarasota County Democratic Party (SCDP) voted to join the Sarasota Democratic Black Caucus and the Sarasota Democratic Hispanic Caucus in opposing the decision of three County Commissioners to move forward with an overtly  discriminatory map that manipulates – in fact, gerrymanders — district lines at the expense of Sarasota’s minority communities….

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Press Release – Republican and Democratic Parties of Sarasota County Jointly Call for Superintendent Todd Bowden’s Removal

SARASOTA, FL (November 11, 2019) — In a historic action, the Republican Party of Sarasota County (RPOSC) and the Sarasota County Democratic Party (SCDP) are jointly calling for the Sarasota County School Board to accept the package that will remove Sarasota County Schools Superintendent Todd Bowden. The Parties’ leadership believes that Bowden has been divisive…

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FL Representative Margaret Good – CD16

Website: www.margaretgood.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoodforFlorida/ Email: info@margaretgood.com Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/margaretgood_website Margaret Good knows we deserve a representative who understands that solving our community’s challenges takes more than three-word slogans and partisan name-calling. That means changing the kind of people we send to Washington. We need a representative who will listen to people, work hard, and do the right…

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Allen Ellison – CD17

Website: www.ellisonforcongress.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/allenellisonforcongress Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/allenellison2020 Message After years of constant obstruction in Congress, resulting in division, failed progress and a government shutdown that has cost us almost a billion dollars, it is clear that we must ignite new thinking, restore hope and revive the idea that together, we can move this country forward. Biography…

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Michele Rayner- HD70

Website: https://micheleforflorida.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/micheleforflorida Twitter: https://twitter.com/micheleforfl Contact: info@micheleforflorida.com Donate: https://secure.anedot.com/michele-rayner-for-florida/donate Michele is a Florida native and was born and raised in Pinellas County. Her parents are known throughout Pinellas County for their service to the community. Michele comes from a long line of service. Her mother was one of the first Black social-workers in St. Petersburg, Florida. Michele’s…

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Andy Mele – HD71

Website: https://andymeleforflhouse.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andymeleforflhousecom-111586250578284/ Contact: andymele@mac.com Donate: https://andymeleforflhouse.com/contribute   Andy Mele is running because he watched the Legislature spend two full sessions after the horrific algae blooms of 2017 and 2018 without addressing the state’s water crisis in any meaningful way. He is running against incumbent 1-term representative Will Robinson, whose donor list reads like a…

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Drake Buckman – HD72

Website: www.buckmanforfl.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/buckmanforfl/ Volunteer: www.buckmanforfl.com/volunteer Donate: www.buckmanforfl.com/donate SIGN DRAKE’S PETITION Why Am I Running? The basic duty of government is to respect and protect the rights and future of the individual citizen. I’ve made a career out of standing up to governments and large corporations based on that principle. While serving on local neighborhood associations, I’ve witnessed…

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David Fairey – HD73

Website: www.fairey2020.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/DavidforFL/ Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/david-fairey-campaign-1 I am first and foremost a father and husband. I am a hopeful, yet pragmatic advocate for real, paradigm-shifting change. I am an unwavering fighter for what I believe in and value, and I will fight for the benefit of all people, not just the privileged few. I was born…

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