Rainbow Democrats endorse Melissa Byrd for Orange County School Board District 7

ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements just a few days before the August 18 primary election. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: In the race for Orange County School Board District 7, our members endorsed incumbent school board member Melissa Byrd. Also endorsed… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Dr. Karen Castor Dentel, Rep. Geraldine Thompson, and Commissioner Emily Bonilla for re-election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 14, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements just a few days before the August 18 primary election. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsements: Each of these incumbent elected officials has demonstrated their strong commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, ensuring that… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Sen. Victor Torres for re-election, Nicole Wilson for County Commission District 1, and Samuel Vilchez Santiago for HD 48

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 28, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements for candidates seeking office locally and statewide in Orange County.  Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsements: “The Rainbow Democrats have voted to send Senator Victor Torres back to the State Senate… Read More

Rainbow Democrats endorse Monique Worrell for State Attorney 9th Judicial Circuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 29, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced their endorsement in the race for State Attorney in the 9th Judicial Circuit. After a careful review of the candidates and statements, the membership of the Rainbow Democrats voted to endorse Monique Worrell.  Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement… Read More

U.S. Rep. John Lewis Passing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 18, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the passing of John Lewis: “The world lost a civil rights icon last night. We are deeply indebted to your servitude and commitment to equal rights for all. You taught us that the right to vote is a sacred right that should… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Amy Mercado for Orange County Property Appraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 14, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced their endorsement in the race for Orange County Property Appraiser.  Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: “Representative Amy Mercado will bring her legislative, professional and public service knowledge and experience to the office of Orange County Property Appraiser.… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Nina Yoakum for Florida House District 50

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 13, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced their endorsement of Nina Yoakum, candidate for Florida House of Representatives District 50. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: “I believe that because of her commitment to progressive Democratic values, Nina Yoakum will be a valuable asset to… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Andrew Darling for Orange County Sheriff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 13, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus has announced their endorsement in the race for Orange County Sheriff.  Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: “In the current climate where tensions are high due to the heightened visibility of police brutality and the killing of unarmed black men/women… Read More

The Rainbow Democrats Endorse Orange County’s Democratic Legislative Delegation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 12, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today the Rainbow Democrats are announcing our first round of endorsements for the 2020 election cycle. After a careful review of statements, support, and Legislative records, the Caucus membership voted to endorse the following Democratic Legislators for re-election: Representative Anna Eskamani (HD-47) Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith (HD-49) Senator Linda Stewart (SD-13) Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement… Read More