Our Work In Florida

Our Work In Florida

CAN PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS AFFORD TO BE “COLOR BLIND” WHEN CHOOSING FLORIDA'S GOVERNOR?

As progressive Democrats, we pride ourselves on being the "big tent" party, welcoming people of every race and religion and embracing a wide range of views. What we have in common, however, is a deeply held commitment to equal rights and equal opportunities for all, just like the Constitution says. And when our principles are threatened, we stand up and fight.

This year, a major threat to progressive Democratic values looms in Florida, where Charlie Crist is running in the Democratic primary for Governor. Despite making a well-publicized party switch, Charlie Crist is NOT a real Democrat! He is a conservative Republican – in effect, a wolf in sheep's clothing – whose record as Florida’s former Republican Governor is contrary to everything we believe