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Bloomberg | 8.24.22

Demings Will Tout Police Career in Bid to Flip Florida Senate Seat, Oust Rubio

Only three Democrats have won a statewide election in Florida in the past two decades. Representative Val Demings hopes to join that club by winning a seat in the US Senate, a chamber where only two Black women have served. Keep Reading »

Politico | 8.23.22

The powerful tide of Black candidates

PIPELINE TO POWER — If everything goes as expected, Rep. Val Demings will emerge tonight as the Democratic Senate nominee in Florida against GOP Sen. Marco Rubio. She’s not the only high-profile Black candidate on the Senate ballot today Keep Reading »

Florida Politics | 8.18.22

The Collective PAC endorses in Tamarac, Pinellas County, Sarasota County

The national Black empowerment organization The Collective PAC announced three local race endorsements Thursday, backing candidates in the Tamarac mayoral race and School Board contests in Pinellas and Sarasota counties. Keep Reading »

The Hill | 8.14.22

These Black candidates could make history in November

Hundreds of Black candidates are running in this year’s election cycle — and many are looking to make history as the first Black elected official in their respective races. Keep Reading »

Boston Globe | 8.8.22

Rhode Island political news: August 2022

The Collective PAC, a political action committee “focused on increasing the number of African Americans in public office at all levels,” on Wednesday endorsed Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. Keep Reading »