State Party Official to Share Updates, 7 p.m. Thursday!

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Join the Democratic Party of Seminole County (SemDems) for our General Meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Old Longwood Elementary School, 840 Orange Ave., Longwood, FL. Our guest speaker will be Jeff Branch, Deputy Political Director for the Florida Democratic Party. Branch will update us on state issues and share developments in the next election …

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If you own a business and would like to be a sponsor for our newsletter or website, please contact us at Chair@seminoledemocrats.com Your business will be listed in each newsletter that we send out and on our website! We want to hear from you and help increase your business. E-mail us today.

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Watch President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union

President Obama gives his 2015 State of the Union address.

If you didn’t see President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address live, make sure you watch the full enhanced version on The White House Blog, here.

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Exposing the Charter School Lie

With the proliferation of charter schools across the state and nation, consider the cost to taxpayers when different standards exist than for public schools. Public money is used for construction, yet charter schools may be run by corporations. Gov. Rick Scott recently stated that he wants $100 million for charter school construction. Will public schools …

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FDP Statement on Marriage Equality in Florida

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Posted Jan. 6, 2015 Florida Democratic Party Chair Allison Tant made the following statement on the end of Florida’s ban on marriage equality: “I want to extend my congratulations to Florida’s gay and lesbian couples who are finally able to enjoy marriage equality. While the fight was not easy, equality and justice have prevailed in the Sunshine …

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Let’s Look Forward to 2016

Paul Simmons watches Midterm Election results come in at SemDems Office.

Last week, the Seminole County Democrats faced some very difficult election results.   The progress made in 2012 with the election of Karen Castor Dentel and Mike Clelland to the State House of Representatives was not to be repeated in 2014. And now, we face four more years of Gov. Rick Scott.  In the plus column, …

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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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