Author: Sarasota County Dems

LEGACY TRAIL RESOLUTION

The Sarasota County Democratic Party Democratic Executive Committee has voted to recommend a YES vote on the November 2018 Bond Referendum to support the extension of the Legacy Trail. Whereas The Legacy Trail is an internationally recognized non-motorized recreational trail, utilized by more than 225,000 users annually, and recently named as the No. 1 bike trail…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SCDP Chair JoAnne DeVries Files Election Law Complaint Against Rick Scott

  “Rick Scott is not above the law,” DeVries said in a statement. “He coordinated illegally with his Super PAC, has refused to disclose his secret financial account that would show the extent of his conflicts of interest and now, he is skirting more laws to keep Floridians in the dark on what he’s done…

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Andrew Gillum

Website: www.andrewgillum.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/andrewgillumfl/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/andrewgillum Contact:www.andrewgillum.com/contact/ Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/ag-website Andrew Gillum is running for Governor to rebuild Florida into a state that works for all of us. He knows everyone deserves good-paying jobs so they can support their families. He wants to protect and expand Floridians’ access to quality, affordable healthcare, especially people with pre-existing conditions. He knows…

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Sean Shaw

Website: www.seanshaw.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/sshawfl Twitter: www.twitter.com/sshawfl Email: shaw@seanshaw.com Donate: www.secure.anedot.com/shawforag/donate Sean Shaw is a proven fighter for the people of Florida. As the state’s Insurance Consumer Advocate, Sean was an independent watchdog for the public — working to protect consumers from price gouging and insurance fraud. As an attorney in private practice, Sean has fought for…

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Ryan Torrens

Website: www.ryanforattorneygeneral.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/RyanforFLAG/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/RyanforFLAG/ Contact: 813-563-1518 Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/ryanforflag What we have started is not just a campaign, but a movement. On June 1, 2017, I announced my candidacy for Florida Attorney General. I am running to be your lawyer, the people’s lawyer. I have taken a commitment to refuse any contributions from Wall Street for this…

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Jeremy Ring

Website: www.jeremyring.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/jeremyringforflorida/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/jeremyringfl YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCrM372gaxz0nGd6tO_nx1eA Donate: www.act.myngp.com/Forms/-4637207957566125568 Jeremy Ring is a tech pioneer, lifelong innovator, and committed public servant with a sterling record of accomplishment in business and in the Florida Senate. After opening the first East Coast office of the internet company Yahoo out of his apartment at age 25, Jeremy spent several years…

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Nikki Fried

Website:www.nikkifried.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/NikkiForFL Twitter: www.twitter.com/nikkifried Contact: www.nikkifried.com/contact Donate: www.nikkifried.com/donate Nikki isn’t a politician. She’s a lifelong Floridian, lifelong Democrat, attorney, and passionate activist. She is a fighter and has been known for her ability to bring people of all parties and backgrounds together for a greater cause. Nikki is running for Florida Agriculture Commissioner because…

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R. David Walker

Website: www.walkerforflorida.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/WalkerForFlorida/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/walkerforfl Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/rdwalker “I want to put working people back in charge in Tallahassee. It’s up to us to conserve and protect our environment from special interests, ensure food safety for the public, and increase protections for consumers in the Sunshine State. Let’s grow Florida together.” A 5th generation Floridian from Plant City,…

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Gwen Graham

Website: www.gwengraham.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/GwenGrahamFL/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/GwenGraham Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/graham-for-governor-web Gwen Graham never expected to run for public office. After graduating from college and law school, she worked in the private sector as an attorney and then focused on starting a family and raising her three children. Gwen volunteered to serve on her children’s school advisory board and as PTA…

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Philip Levine

Website: www.philiplevine2018.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/mayorphiliplevine/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/mayorlevine/ Email: Campaign@PhilipLevine.email Donate: https://act.myngp.com/Forms/7141943814991514368 Philip Levine is running for Governor with a progressive vision to move Florida forward as a leader in the 21st century economy. He wants to revitalize our economy, envisioning a Florida with better-paying jobs, more competitive public schools, and an entrepreneurial approach to protecting our environment. As Governor,…

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Chris King

Website: www.chriskingforflorida.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChrisKingFL/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/chriskingfl Contact:www.chriskingforflorida.com/contact-us/ Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/ck-site Chris is a husband, father, progressive entrepreneur and Democrat. He is a proven leader who’s running for Governor so everyone in Florida has the opportunity to rise and lead. Chris isn’t a professional politician — he knows politics as usual isn’t working for Florida. He’s seen an economy that…

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Olivia Babis – FL Senate

Website: www.oliviababis.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/OliviaBabis4FLSenate/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/Olivia4FLSenate/ Donate: www.crowdpac.com/campaigns/385212/olivia-babis Olivia Babis is a third generation Floridian. She was born and raised in Lakeland, FL where she graduated from George Jenkins High School. Olivia was drawn toward public service at a young age. Having been born with a physical disability, she frequently had to advocate for herself….

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Representative Wengay Newton – HD70

Website: www.newthd70.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/NewtHD70/ Donate: Click here to donate through PayPal I am running for re-election to the Florida House because I want to continue being a champion on issues of importance for the people in District 70. Real leadership is about self-sacrifice, commitment and truly caring about people. As a Statesman, I believe in…

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Representative Margaret Good – HD72

Website: www.margaretgood.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/GoodforFlorida/ Email: info@margaretgood.com Donate: www.margaretgood.com/donate Margaret Good has a deep appreciation for Florida’s rich history and natural wonder. She spent every summer at her grandparent’s home swimming in the natural lake, visiting Florida’s springs, and enjoying Florida’s historic sites. Margaret’s father, a fourth generation Floridian, was an Episcopal priest and her mother was…

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Vito Sheeley – HD70

Website: www.vitosheeley.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/VitoSheeleyFL/ Donate: www.vitosheeley.com/contribute I’m running for State House because this is the community I’ve lived in my whole life. I know that we’re strongest when we face our challenges together and I have the experience and commitment to lead those fights. This campaign is about doing what’s right for our neighborhoods and building on our…

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Keisha Bell – HD70

Website: www.votekeishabell.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/VoteKeishaBell Twitter: www.twitter.com/bellforflorida Contact: BellforFlorida@gmail.com Donate: www.paypal.me/votekeishabell Keisha Bell was born in Saint Petersburg and has continued to spend much of her life in the city she calls home. She is the daughter of public school educators, and early on they instilled in her the importance of an education. Keisha graduated from Dixie Hollins High…

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Tracy Pratt – HD71

Website: www.votetracypratt.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TracyPratt4Florida/ Donate: www.secure.ngpvan.com/ls_GnJYyUEaosWwcWzGGbg2 Tracy Pratt is the Democratic nominee for The Florida State House of Representatives, District 71. Tracy is a local attorney, working in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, and in the Federal Court. The foundation of her legal career is public interest law, with a focus on civil rights, legal aid, Innocence…

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Liv Coleman – HD73

Website: www.livcoleman.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/LivColemanFL/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/LivColemanFL Donate: www.secure.actblue.com/donate/livcoleman# Liv Coleman is Candidate for Florida State House of Representatives in District 73.  Liv is a democracy enthusiast running to break the stranglehold of special interests on Tallahassee, and to put Manatee and Sarasota residents first.  Liv has worked as an Associate Professor of Political Science & International Studies…

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Tony Mowry – HD74

Website: www.tonymowry.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/tonyfor74/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/tonyfor74 Instagram: www.instagram.com/tonyfor74 Donate: www.secure.anedot.com/tonymowry/donate Tony was raised in Venice and attended St. Marks Preschool, Venice Elementary, Venice Middle, and Venice High School. His father was a wallpaper hanger and his mother was a secretary and registrar at Venice Elementary School, Taylor Ranch Elementary School, and Venice Hospital. Through their hard work, and…

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Yves Chery – HD74

Website: www.yvesjchery.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/yvesjchery/ Donate: https://secure.anedot.com/yvesjchery/donate Yves is running for Florida State House of Representatives in District 74 against the special interests to give the people a voice. As an insurance agent in the community, he listens and acts in the best interest of his clients daily.  It’s time to bring that mindset to congress…

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