The Caucus may endorse and support candidates, in accordance with our bylaws, who demonstrate a commitment to the goals and values of the organization and who support equality for all citizens, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Candidates seeking endorsement may Contact Us for additional information.

Endorsed and supported candidates are encouraged to become members of the Caucus.

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2019 House District 7 Special Election

On March 13, 2019, members of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus met to consider an endorsement in the Special Election for House District 7. Click the link below to read the questionnaire submitted by the sole Democratic candidate in the race.

State Representative, District 7
Ryan Terrell -ENDORSED-

2018 General Elections

On October 17, 2018, members of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will meet to consider endorsements for candidates appearing on the General Election ballot on November 6th. Click the links below to read the questionnaires submitted by each candidate.

Leon County Commission, District 1
Jasmine Ali

Mayor of Tallahassee
John Dailey -WINNER-
Dustin Daniels

Tallahassee City Commission, Seat 3
Jeremy Matlow -ENDORSED- -WINNER-

Tallahassee City Commission, Seat 5
Bob Lotane
Dianne Williams-Cox -WINNER-

Leon Soil and Water Conservation, District 4

2016 Primary Elections

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On October 12, 2016, members of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus voted to endorse the following candidates appearing on the General Election ballot on November 8th:

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton and Timothy Michael Kaine for President and Vice President
  • Patrick Murphy for United States Senator
  • Walter Dartland for Representative in Congress, District 2
  • Al Lawson for Representative in Congress, District 5 -WINNER-
  • Bill Montford for State Senator, District 3 * -WINNER-
  • Loranne Ausley for State Representative, District 9 * -WINNER-
  • Akin Akinyemi for Leon County Property Appraiser *ǂ -WINNER-
  • Jackie Pons for Leon County Superintendent of Schools *
  • Mary Ann Lindley for Leon County Commissioner At Large, Group 1 * -WINNER-
  • Tabitha Frazier for Leon County Soil and Water Conservation District 3 * -WINNER-

* Denotes candidate dually-endorsed by Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus
ǂ Denotes active member of Capital Equality

2014 Primary Elections

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Endorsed Candidates

Nancy Miller
Nancy Miller
Tallahassee City Commission
Seat 3
Endorsement Letter
Verna Brock
Verna Brock
Wakulla County School Board
District 1
Endorsement Letter

Supported Candidates

Andrew Gillum
Andrew Gillum
Mayor of Tallahassee
Statement of Support
Curtis Richardson
Curtis Richardson
Tallahassee City Commission
Seat 2
Statement of Support
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