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

Statement on Pulse Remembrance, June 12, 2020

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement regarding the Pulse tragedy: Four years ago today changed The City Beautiful forever. Orlando, the State of Florida, the nation, and the world woke up to the news that there had been a shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. It would become the deadliest mass shooting… Read More

April General Meeting of the Rainbow Democrats CANCELLED (Coronavirus update)

A message from Brandon Nelson, President of the Rainbow Democrats  Fellow Democrats, Due to the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the increase of outbreak cases in Central Florida, out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our members, and also for the staff at The Center, the April 8th general meeting… Read More