Florida Democratic Party

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Florida Republicans approach a 1 million voter registration edge

The voter registration gap between the Republican Party of Florida and the Florida Democratic Party continues to widen.

Backroom Briefing: Florida Democrats get an early start for the 2026 elections

Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried said this week she’s already working to recruit candidates to run in 2026
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Florida Democrats lock up 11 legislative seats

Eleven Democratic candidates, mostly incumbents, won Florida legislative races as they did not draw opponents before a qualifying deadline.
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Coalition builders?

Florida Democrats are trying to create alliances this year with Republicans and independents who support abortion rights.
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The Florida Democratic Party isn’t having a 2024 presidential primary; could it suppress votes for local Democrats?

The 2024 Gulfport race for city council between April Thanos and Tom Bixler is on the day of Florida's presidential preference primary.
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Tracie Davis of Jacksonville is slated to lead Senate Democrats in Florida

Sen. Tracie Davis, D-Jacksonville, is slated to become the Florida Senate Democratic leader after the 2026 elections.
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In Florida, the voter registration edge for the Republican Party is nearly 780,000 over Democrats

The Florida Division of Elections says the GOP with 5,141,848 registered voters as of Dec. 31, vs. 3,528,807 for the Democratic Party.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., December 15, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Early morning shooting The Tampa Police Department has been investigating since 5 a.m. when officers responded to shots fired on the 4000 block of W Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The victim was transported and...
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GOP voter registration edge in Florida tops 568,000

The Republican Party of Florida continued to expand its lead in registered voters; 5,2 million to 4.6 for the Florida Democratic Party.

Florida Democrats fight back after end of the legislative session

Hundreds of protesters marched in Tampa this Sunday to protest of some of the many controversial bills passed during the Florida legislative session. Many organizations are standing up against legislation that they say makes the...

Two Tampa Bay State Reps get ‘People’s Champion’ nods from Progress Florida after 2021 Session

Two state representatives from the Tampa Bay area were dubbed “People’s Champions” by Progress Florida for their voting records during the 2021 Legislative Session. The progressive advocacy group gave most Democrats A grades, while Republicans...

Tampa Rep will be first Black woman to lead Florida House Democrats

Tampa State Rep. Fentrice Driskell is making history as the first Black woman elected to lead the Florida House Democrats. She will take the reins in the 2024-2026 term. LISTEN: Driskell won Tampa’s District 63...

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