Tag: Congressional District 10
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Scott PowersMay 18, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings has received the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez of New York in the Orlando-based Democratic Congressional District 10 race. Velázquez, the first Puerto Rican woman elected to Congress, previously endorsed state Sen. Darren Soto in the other hotly-contested Congressional Democratic primary in Orlando, Congressional District 6. “Throughout her years […]

Scott PowersMay 15, 2016

The American Nurses Association has endorsed Val Demings in the Democratic primary race for Congressional District 10. The association represents 3.4 million nurses nationwide. “The American Nurses Association is proud to endorse Val Demings as our candidate in Florida’s 10th Congressional District,” Willa Fuller, executive director of the Florida Nurses Association, stated in a news […]

Scott PowersMay 5, 2016

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has endorsed his former police chief, Val Demings, in her Democratic primary run in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, her campaign announced Thursday. Demings, of Orlando, is running against several other Democrats, including state Sen. Geraldine Thompson of Orlando, former Florida Democratic Party Chair Bob Poe of Orlando and lawyer Fatima Rita Fahmy […]

Scott PowersApril 28, 2016

Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe says his commitment to advocating for increased minimum wages and for felons to receive second chances is starting right now, with his own campaign. The Congressional District 10 candidate is encouraging people with felony records to apply for positions in his campaign, while offering $15-an-hour minimum wages, through job fairs he’s […]

Scott PowersApril 14, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings raised more than $210,000 in the first quarter of 2016 for her congressional race in Orlando-based Congressional District 10, her campaign announced Friday. The campaign did not state how much cash it had on-hand at the end of the quarter, but Demings, a Democrat, ended 2015 with more than […]

Scott PowersApril 14, 2016

The Congressional New Dems caucus has endorsed state Sen. Darren Soto in his race to win the Democratic nomination in Orlando-based Congressional District 9 and former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings in Orlando-based Congressional District 10. The New Democratic Coalition is chaired by Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and its membership includes Florida Democratic […]

Scott PowersApril 5, 2016

Democrat Bob Poe has lent his congressional campaign $1.2 million of his own money, jumpstarting it into what likely will be a big campaign finance lead over other candidates in Orlando-based Congressional District 10. The wealthy Orlando entrepreneur and former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party said Tuesday that his self-funding effort gives him more than […]


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