Endorsements

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.


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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