Florida Senate Democrats Announce New Senate Victory Leadership Team

Leader Lauren Book organizing diverse new team, laying groundwork for 2022 races BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book (D-Plantation) today announced the Senate Victory leadership team to help defend incumbent Democratic Senators and win new seats in the 2022 cycle. The diverse team of hires includes Sierra Fareed as Finance Director, Christian […]

Letter: Senate Democrats protest Ron DeSantis’ Mexico border deployment

Florida’s 16 Democratic senators are protesting Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ deployment of law enforcement officers to the Mexican border and urging him to reverse his order. The Democrats, led by Democratic Leader Lauren Book, wrote DeSantis Thursday afternoon decrying the deployment as questionable in need and likely political in motivation — and dangerous for Floridians, who now are protected […]

Senate Victory Launches New Digital Presence for the 2020 Election

Tallahassee, FL – Today, the Florida Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, better known as Senate Victory, has launched a new digital presence for the 2020 election. Consisting of a new website and rebranded social media platforms, this new digital presence will allow Senate Victory to promote the work of our incumbent Senators, the campaigns of Democratic […]

Miami Herald: Senate Democrats endorse Rep. Javier Fernández for Miami seat

Florida Senate Democrats have officially thrown their support behind a candidate for a crucial South Florida seat. The 17-member caucus endorsed Rep. Javier Fernández Monday for Senate District 39, the southernmost district that will be open next year after Republican Sen. Anitere Flores leaves due to term limits. Fernández, 44, is currently the only Democrat […]

News Talk: Democratic Leader Gibson Demands Gun-Control Bills Get Heard This Time

Florida Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson is pushing for gun control legislation to be included in Senate President Bill Galvano’s call for lawmakers to find ways to “better understand the various factors involved in mass shootings,” including “white nationalism,” during the 2020 legislative session. “For far too long, both in Florida and nationwide, common-sense gun […]

Tampa Bay Times: Senate Democrats take stance against ‘sanctuary city’ bill

Senate Democrats have unanimously decided to take a caucus position against SB 168, a bill by Sarasota Republican Sen. Joe Gruters to address so-called “sanctuary cities.” The decision was announced after an emergency meeting during Wednesday’s floor session, according to a press release from the Florida Senate Democratic Office. The legislation, which has moved through […]