BREAKING: We’ve just released 18 Florida Spotlight candidates! Democrats are competing for more seats than Republicans this year, an unmistakable sign of momentum, and are within striking distance of majorities in both chambers! Here are the candidates:
💙Dr. @KayserEnneking, a lifelong Gainesville resident & practicing physician who is advocating for Medicaid expansion
💙@HenryFor26, a Daytona Beach native who’s running to reclaim his seat in the House & keep fighting for quality education
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 💙@tracey4florida, a criminal defense attorney who has spent years fighting for justice in her community
💙Rep. @joyforfl, who championed legislation to protect Florida’s natural resources & to adopt a commonsense approach to gun safety
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl 💙Geraldine Thompson, an experienced former legislator who was the first Black woman to represent Orlando in the legislature
💙@AndrewLearned, a Navy veteran & native Floridian who is fighting for economic recovery & investments in education
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl @AndrewLearned 💙Rep. @jenniferwebbfl, a small business owner who became the first openly lesbian woman to serve in the legislature
💙Rep. Delores Hogan Johnson, a long-time public school teacher who will keep fighting for affordable health care in the state House
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl @AndrewLearned @jenniferwebbfl 💙@bonfigliojim89, a former Ocean Ridge mayor who champions sensible gun safety regulations
💙@ElectLinda2020, an experienced public servant who has dedicated her life to helping people build better lives & hold government accountable
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl @AndrewLearned @jenniferwebbfl @bonfigliojim89 @ElectLinda2020 💙Rep. @CindyPoloFL103, the daughter of immigrants who fought GOP leadership to try to expand Medicaid
💙@Franccesca4FL, a businesswoman & immigrant from Peru who is running to be a powerful catalyst for change in the legislature
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl @AndrewLearned @jenniferwebbfl @bonfigliojim89 @ElectLinda2020 @CindyPoloFL103 @Franccesca4FL 💙@VoteforRicky305, a proud Cuban-American who is running to stand up to the GOP’s harmful anti-immigrant record
💙@clintforflorida, a community leader who is committed to creating affordable housing & providing top-notch health care & education
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl @AndrewLearned @jenniferwebbfl @bonfigliojim89 @ElectLinda2020 @CindyPoloFL103 @Franccesca4FL @VoteforRicky305 @clintforflorida 💙Rep. @LoranneAusley, an incumbent state rep who is passionate about rebuilding Florida’s economy & communities after COVID
💙@SigmanForSenate, a labor & employment attorney who has spent nearly three decades standing up for people’s rights
@KayserEnneking @HenryFor26 @tracey4florida @joyforfl @AndrewLearned @jenniferwebbfl @bonfigliojim89 @ElectLinda2020 @CindyPoloFL103 @Franccesca4FL @VoteforRicky305 @clintforflorida @LoranneAusley @SigmanForSenate 💙Sen. @ElectJavier, the son of a Cuban exile who has worked as a legal aid lawyer, representing low-wage workers, tenants, & small businesses
💙Rep. @JoseJavierJJR, a Cuban-American attorney & community activist who is committed to fighting climate change

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