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  • Vote Today to Re-Elect Servian; Democrats On The Rise In Sarasota
  • Take to the Streets April 28th to Change America!
  • GLBT Democratic Caucus Convention in Sarasota, Black Caucus in Jax in May
  • Speaker Pelosi to Headline J-J Dinner! Get Your Tickets Now!
  • Stay Informed With Our Events Center

Vote Today to Re-Elect Servian; Democrats On The Rise In Sarasota

MaryAnne Servian

The Party has endorsed Mary Anne Servian in her re-election bid for Sarasota City Commissioner. Her excellent environmental record, her ability to effectively address real problems facing Sarasota's citizens such as traffic and affordable housing, and her dedication to public service make her an excellent asset to Sarasota. See for yourself at www.electservian.com.

A growing and active Democratic population in Sarasota County will help put Servian over the top again in this once-safe Republican region. Democrats have added 10,000 new voters in the county since 2000 while Republicans have lost the majority among registered voters, adding 80% fewer new voters in recent years. University of South Florida Political Science professor Susan MacManus calls the area "very competitive now," and even the Chairman of the Sarasota Republican Party says, "Democrats have become empowered." Please take the time to read this great article in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune: "Democrats Feeling Empowered in Sarasota."

Take to the Streets April 28th to Change America!
50 State Canvass
The days of a do-nothing Republican Congress are over, but the days of a disastrous Republican Presidency aren't quite over yet. The Democratic majority in the US House and Senate stood with the American people, passing a bill that would both fund our troops and begin the process to bring them home. President Bush's impending veto of the Iraq War supplemental bill is an insult to the majority of Americans who voted for change in November and to the brave men and women who risk their lives everyday for our country. It's clear that President Bush sees no end in sight. America needs to elect a Democratic president in 2008 so we can bring our troops home. It's time to take action now. Sign up to take part in the Democratic National Organizing Day on April 28 at www.democrats.org/50StateCanvass. Our regional directors will help to organize events in the coming weeks to get the Democratic message out across the state.

GLBT Democratic Caucus Convention in Sarasota, Black Caucus in Jax in May
Florida GLBT Democratic Caucus The GLBT Democratic Caucus will hold its 2007 Convention- "The Sum(mit) of All of Us -- The GLBT Community Reaches Out"- from May 18-20 at the Lido Beach Resort in Sarasota. For more information, please visit
www.floridaglbtdemocrats.org/conference .

Florida Democratic Black Caucus As we mentioned a couple weeks ago, the Party's Black Caucus will also be holding its 2007 Convention in May. "Democrats Attaining Self Empowerment through the Black Caucus Experience" will be located at the Holiday Inn Airport in Jacksonville, May 18-19. For more information, please visit www.democraticblackcaucusfl.org/events.htm.

Speaker Pelosi To Headline J-J Dinner! Get Your Tickets Now!
House Speaker Nancy PelosiWant to purchase your JJ ticket in 2 easy monthly payments? We are honored to have U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi headlining our annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, to be held June 9 at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at www.fladems.com/jj or by calling 850-222-3411.

Stay Informed With Our Events Center
Did you know that you can find Democratic events in your area by simply entering your zip code into our website? Did you also know that you have the ability to add your own Democratic event to our website?  Check it out at www.fladems.com/events.

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Event updates will be posted at www.fladems.com/calendar

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