Charlie Crist to make his debut speech as Dem at the Manatee County Democrats' annual dinner

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Charlie Crist will make his first major speech as a registered Democrat before a Sarasota-Manatee audience in Lakewood Ranch in March, reports Jeremy Wallace of the Sarasota Herald Tribune.

Crist will be the keynote speaker at the Manatee County Democrat’s annual awards dinner and dance on March 15 at the Fete Ballroom of the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch.

Manatee Democratic Party chairwoman Patty Benson said Crist has a history of working across the aisle and Democrats are eager to hear from him.

“Charlie cares about kids, he cares about education and about less fortunate Floridians,” Benson said in announcing his appearance.

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