November Election – Our Recommendations

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SLATE FOR NOVEMBER 2014 GENERAL ELECTION U.S.  Congressional District 7: Wesley “Wes” Neuman U.S.  Congressional District 5: Corrine Brown State of Florida: Governor:  Charlie Crist Running Mate (Lt. Gov.):  Annette Taddeo Secretary of Agriculture:  Thaddeus “Thad” Hamilton Chief Financial Officer:  William “Will” Rankin Attorney General: George Sheldon State of Florida House Races House District 29:  …

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Pam Bondi’s Close Ties with Law Firm Under Scrutiny

By Michael Van Sickler, Tampa Bay Times Tallahassee Bureau Posted by the Tampa Bay Times on Oct. 29, 2014 7:49 p.m. TALLAHASSEE – Partners with a powerful Washington, D.C., law firm aren’t registered as Florida lobbyists, but that hasn’t stopped them from wining and dining Attorney General Pam Bondi the past four years to discuss clients. Bondi dropped suits or …

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Join Our Election Results Watch Party

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Join the Democratic Party of Seminole County starting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the SemDems office to watch election results as they come in. Be there, for what will undoubtedly be an historic evening in local, state and national politics. Get to know your fellow Democrats and SemDems Officers. Refreshments will be provided. The SemDems …

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We’re Phone Banking Down to the Wire

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Volunteers are still needed for phone banking to fellow Democrats to follow up on mailers sent to homes. Phone banking at the SemDems office, at 2909 Lakeview Drive, in Casselberry, is scheduled for: 5:30-8:30 p.m. today and Monday. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Noon-5 p.m. Monday. If you have a cell phone and a laptop, please …

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Major News Organizations Endorse Crist for Governor

Nearly every major news organization in Florida has officially endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist over Republican Gov. Rick Scott.   That’s good news for SemDems. However, a recent Quinnipiac poll shows the governor and former governor Crist deadlocked with 42 percent of the vote each. Needless to say, every vote in the midterm election on …

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Orlando Sentinel Backs Reps. Clelland and Castor Dentel

Rep. Karen Castor Dentel

Orlando Sentinel endorses Democrats Rep. Mike Clelland, of Lake Mary, for District 29, and Rep. Karen Castor Dentel, of Maitland, for District 30. Read the full Orlando Sentinel article here.

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Yep, Gov. Rick Scott Almost Refused Debate Over A Fan

Gov. Rick Scott

By Mollie Reilly of The Huffington Post Posted by The Huffington Post on 10/15/2014 and Updated on 10/16/2014 Florida’s second gubernatorial debate got off to a bizarre start Wednesday evening when incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R) initially refused to debate his opponent because he had a fan under his lectern. Democratic candidate Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor …

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Why I Support George Sheldon for State Attorney General

Patrick Westerfield

By State Committeeman Patrick Westerfield With all of the attention put on the Governor and Legislative races, I believe we must not forget about the important races, which are “down the ballot.” When I am asked: Why I support George Sheldon, I could say “because he’s a Democrat,” which is a good reason, but to end the conversation …

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Suit: Scott Failed To Disclose Over $340 Million In Assets

By Amanda Gutterman, of The Huffington Post Posted by The Huffington Post on 10/08/2014 and Updated on 10/09/2014 Gov. Rick Scott (R) may have failed to disclose at least $340 million in personal assets, according to a new lawsuit filed by George Sheldon, the Democratic candidate for Florida attorney general. On his 2014 tax returns, Scott declared his net …

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Rev. Sharpton Urges Higher Turnout Among Black Voters

By Mark Schlueb Posted by the Orlando Sentinel on 10/7/2014 The Rev. Al Sharpton pushed community leaders Tuesday to get black voters to the polls in Central Florida. Speaking at a leadership forum in Eatonville, the firebrand civil rights activist reminded the roughly 120 people in attendance of the Jim Crow-era sacrifices by those who …

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Rick Scott Committed Massive Medicare Fraud

John Schilling blew the whistle on Rick Scott's fraud

Posted By CharlieCrist.com Oct. 7, 2014 John Schilling was an accountant at Columbia/HCA when Rick Scott was CEO. Schilling uncovered two sets of books: one that showed the company ripping off taxpayers, and one that didn’t. He watched as the company that Rick Scott led turned in fraudulent books to the federal government. You can …

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