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Florida Democrats File to Contest All 28 Congressional Districts in 2024

Florida Democrats filed and qualified to contest all 28 Congressional Districts in 2024, which is the first time the Florida Democratic Party was able to fill a full slate of congressional candidates since 2018.




“Florida Democrats just filed to compete for every congressional seat,” said FDP Chair Nikki Fried.“It does not matter if we’re running in Pensacola or Key West, every part of this state is worth fighting for and we are not going to let Florida Republicans walk into office without being held accountable. Florida Democrats are fired up and ready to compete everywhere.”

Florida Democrats congressional candidatesEarlier this month, the Florida Democratic Party launched a targeted candidate recruitment campaign with billboards and digital ads across the state, encouraging candidates to run for office.

After the campaign launched, the Florida Democratic Party received over 100 applications for support and resources and coordinated with congressional candidates to get them across the finish line in time for the recent qualifying deadline.

“When we have candidates running everywhere, we give Democrats in every corner of the state a reason to show up and vote on Election Day,” FDP Chair Fried added. “If I were Rick Scott or Donald Trump, I would be very nervous. In 2024, we are going to elect Democrats to help Take Back the House and defend the Senate majority.”

The next qualifying deadline is June 14th for county offices, special districts, and state legislative races.




The Florida Democratic Party announced the launch of the statewide Take Back Florida Coordinated Campaign and the hire of its Coordinated Campaign Director last month.

The is feeling enthusiastic about the 2024 elections. For more information, Democratic candidates considering running for office in any of the uncontested districts are encouraged to visit the Florida Democratic Party’s site to apply for resources and support.

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