Tag: Sally Boynton Brown

Peter SchorschApril 19, 2018
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Carlos Odio is stepping down as managing director of the Florida Alliance, a secretive group of high-value Democratic donors, Florida Politics has learned.  Odio was a staff member in the Obama administration and is the son-in-law of embattled U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey. Chris Findlater, co-founder of online auto insurance business NetQuote and one of […]

Mitch PerryMarch 1, 2018
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Former Florida Democratic Party president Sally Boynton Brown is in Tampa Thursday night to lead a “progressive message trailing” session. Some Hillsborough Democrats aren’t happy about Brown coming to town. The former executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party was hired in April 2017 by then-FDP chair Stephen Bittel to replace longtime President Scott Arceneaux. But Boynton Brown’s tenure […]

Ana CeballosDecember 7, 2017
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Some Florida Democratic Party members intend to ask the newly-elected chair on Saturday to reinstate Sally Boynton Brown as their president, a move that other members have found “insulting.” Boynton Brown submitted her resignation nearly three weeks ago following the footsteps of Stephen Bittel who was ousted as chair when reports surfaced that he acted […]

Mitch PerryNovember 27, 2017
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UPDATED: Brevard County Democratic Executive Committee Chair Stacey Patel is officially a candidate for the Florida Democratic Party Chair. “We can build a party people can believe in,” Patel writes in a post on Medium.com in announcing her candidacy Monday morning. “We can be the party that represents economic, social, and environmental justice for all, […]

Ana CeballosNovember 21, 2017
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In one day, the Florida Democratic Party lost its two top leaders. Chair Stephen Bittel and Sally Boynton Brown, the state’s party president, submitted their resignation letters on Monday and the party accepted. “We are looking forward to getting back to the important work of turning Florida blue,” Johnna Cervone, the party’s spokesperson, said in […]

Mitch PerryNovember 21, 2017
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Alma Gonzalez, a member of the Democratic National Committee and a Hillsborough County committeewoman, announced Tuesday her bid for Florida Democratic Party chair. The party is in crisis mode following the developments over the past few days. On Friday, now former Chair Stephen Bittel announced he would be resigning following a POLITICO Florida report that he had […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 21, 2017
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Gwen Graham — who has been dubbed a moderate, a champion for public education, a “serial hugger” and is the only woman candidate in the 2018 Governor’s race — doesn’t want to be tied down by labels. “You know what I’m championing — and I think this is what we desperately need — (is) to […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 20, 2017
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In a message to Florida Democratic Party leaders, embattled Sally Boynton Brown resigned her presidency — after “prayerful consideration” — effective immediately. “The people of the Democratic Party are our greatest asset,” Boynton Brown wrote Monday afternoon, “and I hope you never forget the power you have to make real change happen every day with your actions.” […]


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