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Kevin Burns qualifying for U.S. Senate race

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Presser: Kevin Burns will file his paperwork with the Florida Division of Elections on Thursday the 29th at 10:00 AM in Tallahassee.  With his filing, Florida Democrats will gain choice in the August primary, a true progressive that understands the needs of Florida communities and has hands-on experience solving the problems facing our neighborhoods every day. Mayor Kevin Burns will be available for question following the filing.

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Florida Democrats raised $2.7 million last quarter (but should they use the term ‘business as usual’ to describe effort?)

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Press release from the FDP: Florida Democratic Party Chair Karen Thurman announced today that Florida Democrats continue fundraising at a record pace, with over 2,500 donations contributed to our efforts to end business as usual in Tallahassee in the first quarter of 2010. “Fueled by the grassroots army we are building, the Florida Democratic Party’s momentum to end business as usual in Tallahassee and clean up the Republican culture of corruption keeps growing,” said Thurman. “As we kicked off this…

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Florida Democrats raised $2.7 million last quarter (but should they use the term ‘business as usual’ to describe effort?)

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Press release from the FDP: Florida Democratic Party Chair Karen Thurman announced today that Florida Democrats continue fundraising at a record pace, with over 2,500 donations contributed to our efforts to end business as usual in Tallahassee in the first quarter of 2010. “Fueled by the grassroots army we are building, the Florida Democratic Party’s momentum to end business as usual in Tallahassee and clean up the Republican culture of corruption keeps growing,” said Thurman. “As we kicked off this…

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Delmar Johnson and Jim Greer miss out on 700K as Florida GOP raises 7m in first quarter

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The Republican Party of Florida will report its strongest fundraising quarter since the third quarter of 2008 when reports are filed with the Florida Division of Elections on Monday, April 12, 2010. The RPOF will report more than $7 million in contributions for the first quarterly report of 2010. “Throughout the first quarter of 2010, we have been working diligently to restore the integrity of our party and the faith of our generous donors,” said Republican Party of Florida Finance…

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Division of Elections renders opinion on politicians and their Facebook pages

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In one of its first opinions addressing the challenging issues facing political advertising on new media, the Florida Divison of Elections rendered an opinion that there is no rule against politicians listing their party affiliation on such as Facebook provided they aren’t running for re-election. The request came from the City of Coral Springs whose Commissioners wanted to know if there was any rule regardinng nonpartisan candidates posted their party affiliations on their Facebook pages. Division of Elections Director Donald Palmer rendered an opinion that states that…

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What if the Kendrick Meek campaign is sandbaggin’ on its petition drive?

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The numbers don’t lie, right? Right? According to the Florida Division of Elections, to date, Kendrick Meek’s campaign has turned in less than 40,000 verified signatures toward the requisite 112,000 he needs to qualify for the ballot by petition. And while I project they may have as many as 15,000 to 20,000 more petitions floating around in the various Supervisor of Elections’ offices, that still leaves them well short of their goal — with less than four weeks to collect…

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What if the Kendrick Meek campaign is sandbaggin’ on its petition drive?

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The numbers don’t lie, right? Right? According to the Florida Division of Elections, to date, Kendrick Meek’s campaign has turned in less than 40,000 verified signatures towards the requisite 112,000 he needs to qualify for the ballot by petition. And while I project they may have as many as 15,000 to 20,000 more petitions floating around in the various Supervisor of Elections’ offices, that still leaves them well short of their goal — with less than four weeks to collect…

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