President Barack Obama Feels the Florida Blue Wave!
Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama endorsed eight Ruth’s List candidates.
Please find out more about them below.
Vote-by-mail ballots go out OCTOBER 2, so they need all the volunteering they can get!
Senator Annette Taddeo
State Senate District 40: Miami-Dade
State Senator Annette Taddeo is a small business owner, mother, and immigrant. She won her special election in September 2017, kicking off the blue wave in Florida! Senator Taddeo made history by becoming the first Latina to serve as a Democrat in the Florida Senate.
House Minority Leader Janet Cruz
State Senate District 18: Hillsborough
House Minority Leader Janet Cruz is a small business owner single mom who through hard work and dedication became the highest-ranking Democrat in the Florida House. She is a fierce advocate for our public schools, affordable health care, and the environment.
Dr. Kayser Enneking
State Senate District 8: Alachua, Putnam, Marion
Dr. Kayser Enneking is a mother of two, lifelong Gainesville resident, and University of Florida physician. She has been a leader at the national and local level, advocating for improving the quality and efficiency of our healthcare system.
State Senate District 24: Pinellas
Lindsay Cross is a statewide leader as an advocate for Florida’s environment as the former Executive Director of the Florida Wildlife Corridor. She will use the same tenacity to improve our public schools, transportation infrastructure, and ensure affordable healthcare for all.
State Representative Margaret Good
State House District 72: Sarasota
State Representative Margaret Good brought the blue wave to Sarasota with her special election in February, 2018. Representative Good knew it was time to shake Tallahassee up and has been a champion in protecting our environment, funding public education, and a woman’s right to choose.
State House District 47: Orange
Anna Eskamani is an Orlando native who is a true public servant. She has fought to protect the rights of all members of her community through her work with Planned Parenthood.
State House District 63: Hillsborough
Fentrice Driskell is a Tampa attorney and trusted community leader. She will focus on real solutions to help the hardworking people of Florida. She is a product of Florida’s public schools who went on to attend Harvard, where, as a student, she was the first female African American to serve as President of the Undergraduate Council.
State House District 93: Broward
Emma Collum is a small business attorney and founder of Women’s March Florida. She is a community leader who has fought to protect domestic violence survivors and union rights. As a legislative aid, she worked to support marriage equality and environmental protection.
Standing with them,
President/CEO, RL Florida