Tag: Orange County Democratic Executive Committee
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Scott PowersDecember 5, 2018

The Orange County Republican Party and Democratic Party are both heading for what may be tumultuous executive committee elections this week that have Republican Chair Charles Hart and Democratic Chair Wes Hodge each playing defense but likely heading for re-elections. Hart, who took over the party in June after the retirement of longtime Chair Lew Oliver, […]

Scott PowersJune 22, 2018

The Orange County Democratic Party has canceled efforts to have a gubernatorial debate in Orlando next Tuesday because Philip Levine and Gwen Graham would not agree to participate. Orange County Democratic Chair Wes Hodge expressed regret over the last-week cancellation he announced Friday and that voters in Orange County “will not have the opportunity to hear from […]

Scott PowersJuly 7, 2016

Four Democrats running for Congress in the Orlando-based 10th Congressional District shared plenty of outrage, yet disagreed on key points when pressed in a debate Thursday night about the two recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota. (The deadly police shootings in Dallas occurred after the debate.) Several questions about law enforcement, inspired by the fatal shootings the […]

Scott PowersJuly 6, 2016

The four Democrats running in Florida’s 10th Congressional District will have their second debate in two weeks Thursday night. The Orange County Democratic Executive Committee announced Wednesday that former police chief Val Demings, businessman Bob Poe, state Sen. Geraldine Thompson and lawyer Fatima Rita Fahmy all have agreed to the three-hour debate, which will take […]

Phil AmmannJune 1, 2015

Carlos Guillermo Smith, the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee chairman, is running for Florida House District 49. Frank Torres of The Orlando Political Observer reported that the University of Central Florida graduate made his  announcement Monday morning. Smith had previously suggested he might run in April. Smith previously was a legislative aide to Democratic state […]


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