Tag: Get-out-the-Vote

Danny McAuliffeNovember 2, 2018

Jimmy Buffett is strumming for free again to help get out the vote for statewide Democratic candidates. This time, however, Buffett’s melodies will favor Bill Nelson, who’s hoping to keep his U.S. Senate seat, and Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Governor. The event, free of charge, is open to the public. Buffett’s “small acoustic set” will […]

Scott PowersNovember 1, 2018

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Greene is making good on his primary campaign promise to help Democrats get elected even if he lost the primary, which he did. On Thursday, a spokeswoman for Greene announced that this week he contributed $100,000 to a committee supporting Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum‘s gubernatorial campaign, $100,000 to a Democratic U.S. […]

Ryan NicolOctober 31, 2018

The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF) is doing its best to stop any ‘blue wave’ on Election Day. CLF is one of several Republican groups aimed at protecting the GOP majority in the U.S. House. While some analysts peg Democrats as the favorites to take over the House in next week’s elections, CLF’s money and on-the-ground efforts […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 19, 2018

Former Vice President Joe Biden will make three stops in the Sunshine State early next week to rally for Democrats up and down the ballot. At noon Monday, the Delaware Democrat will be in Tampa holding a get-out-the-vote rally alongside U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, Attorney General hopeful Sean Shaw and nearby […]

Ryan NicolSeptember 18, 2018

The Progressive Turnout Project (PTP), a Chicago-based group aimed at helping elect Democratic candidates, says it will put money toward digital get-out-the-vote efforts supporting the campaigns of Bill Nelson and Lauren Baer. The group has raised nearly $14 million this election cycle according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Now, PTP says it will contribute $1.8 million […]

Ryan NicolAugust 20, 2018

Parrotheads rejoice! Musician Jimmy Buffett is holding a free concert in Hollywood to support Gwen Graham‘s bid for the Democratic nomination in the Florida gubernatorial race. The concert will be Thursday, Aug. 23, at Hollywood ArtsPark Amphitheater. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. This follows last week’s news that Buffett, who also spent much of his […]

Bob SparksNovember 14, 2016

Plenty of congratulations are going out to the Donald Trump campaign, which is well-deserved. Others unhappy with the outcome are expressing other sentiments. Several pundits are in the process of analyzing and pronouncing “winners and losers.” In Florida, the lists on both sides are long, but not necessarily complete. The Tampa Bay Times’ Adam Smith correctly mentions Trump’s Florida […]

Scott PowersNovember 3, 2016

And, he’s back. President Barack Obama will make his second Central Florida appearance in the closing days of the election campaign with a rally in Kissimmee for Hillary Clinton Sunday afternoon. Interstate 4 is seeing more power players than Pennsylvania Avenue lately. Obama was last in the Orlando area last Friday. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary […]


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