Changes create districts that look ripe for Democrats, Hispanic candidates

But that is due to change this year, thanks to major demographic changes and the 2010 Fair Districts changes that created a playing field that appears ripe for Democrats and Hispanic candidates to pick up seats in the Legislature.

Dept. of Smart Hires: FL Dems make Christian Ulvert political director


Christian Ulvert, a well-connected political operative, is taking over a newly

Christian Ulvert is new Fla Dem political director

The Florida Democratic Party has tapped veteran Democratic strategist Christian Ulvert to lead the party’s political operations as political director. The announcement noted Ulvert’s “unique blend of both state legislative and campaign experience.”

Hispanics Poised to Transform Florida Political Landscape

By: Christian Ulvert

“How do you say delicious in

Democrats elect money-raiser new state chairwoman

By George Bennett

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

LAKE MARY —Florida Democratic

Allison Tant elected chairwoman of Florida Democratic Party

In the most bitter and closely fought party election in decades, Florida Democratic leaders elected former Tallahassee lobbyist Allison Tant as their new state chairwoman Saturday.

Tampa Democrat loses state chairman campaign to Allison Tant

Allison Tant of Tallahassee defeated Alan Clendenin of Tampa on Saturday in the race for chairman of the state Democratic Party.

New State Democratic Chair Vows More Wins

“We are going to beat Rick Scott,” Tant said to loud cheers. “We’re going to turn this party into a powerhouse of winning elections, community by community.”

Florida Hispanics’ Diversity Requires Tailored Campaign Messages

Hector Alarcon, an Orlando restaurateur who emigrated from Colombia, voted for Republican John McCain four years ago. He’s for Barack Obama this time because of the president’s health-care law.

After Horner quits in scandal, Democrats see a sudden pickup while Republicans scramble for a replacement

State Rep. Mike Horner’s decision to quit his campaign for re-election amid a prostitution scandal has transformed what had been a safe GOP seat into one of the most competitive legislative elections in Central Florida.

Univision News – Christian Ulvert Explains the Delegate Process

First time Democratic At-Large Delegate Christian Ulvert sits down with Univision News to explain the process of becoming a delegate and what a delegate does.