At their monthly meeting, the Dolphin Democrats endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming general elections.
The following candidates were unanimously endorsed by the club on Wednesday: Patrick Murphy, U.S. Senate, Alcee Hastings, U.S. Congress, Ted Deutch, U.S. Congress, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, U.S. Congress, Gary Farmer, Florida Senate, Ken Keechl, Florida House, Ivette Petkovitch, Florida House, Rick Stark, Florida House, Patricio Moreno, Florida House, Brenda Forman, Broward Clerk of Courts, Scott Israel, Broward Sheriff, Michael Udine, Broward Commission, Dale Holness, Broward Commission, Karen Jones, Coral Springs Commission, Linda Sherwood, Hollywood Commission, Eleanor Sobel, Hollywood Mayor, Ken Thurston, Lauderhill Commission, Samson Borgelin, North Lauderdale Commission, Ron Jacobs, Plantation Council, Chris Zimmerman, Plantation Council, Robert Levy, Plantation Council, Charlotte Burrie, Pompano Beach Commission, Rex Hardin, Pompano Beach Commission, Barry Moss, Pompano Beach Commission, Lamar Fisher, Pompano Beach Mayor, Freddy Fiskell, Southwest Ranches Commission, David Kuczenski, Southwest Ranches Commission, Hermes Garcia, Weston Commission, Jelani Anthony Harvey, Broward Soil and Water District and Fred Segal, Broward Soil and Water District.
Also at the meeting, the club heard from Democrats who were running against other Democrats in November’s election. After a vote by membership the following candidates were endorsed: Bill Harris, Dania Beach Commission, Alexander Lewy, Hallandale Beach Commission, August Mangeney, Margate Commission, Edward Decristofaro, Margate Commission, Renata Castro, Margate Commission, Scott Herman, Oakland Park Commission, Mitchell Stollberg-Appleyard, Oakland Park Commission, Mitch Rosenwald, Oakland Park Commission, Tim Lonergan, Oakland Park Mayor, Julie Fishman, Tamarac Commission, Julie Carson, Wilton Manors Commission, Tom Green, Wilton Manors Commission and Gary Resnick, Wilton Manors Mayor.
The Dolphin Democrats are Florida’s oldest chartered LGBT political club. Club President Noah Kitty said another round of endorsements are likely at the October meeting. Meetings are held at Pride Center at Equality Park. For more information, visit www.dolphindems.org