The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida has endorsed Alan Clendenin for FDP Chair. This comes less than a week after the Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida backed Clendenin’s candidacy. Full release is below.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dianne Hart, (813) 748-0952
December 19, 2012
DEMOCRATIC BLACK CAUCUS OF FLORIDA ENDORSES ALAN
CLENDENIN FOR STATE PARTY CHAIR
Dr. Bruce Miles, Democratic Black Caucus of Florida President
Tampa, Florida- The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida was established in 1983, to
unite and increase the political power for Black Democrats. The Democratic Black
Caucus of Florida endorses Alan Clendenin as the next Chairman of the Florida
As State Committeeman of Hillsborough County, Member of the Democratic National
Committee and Chair of the Florida Platform Committee Mr. Clendenin has consistently
demonstrated a commitment to inclusiveness. Mr. Clendenin has a long-standing
relationship with the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida. “Black grassroots Democrats
will have a place at the Florida Democratic table under Alan Clendenin’s leadership.” Dr.
Bruce Miles, Democratic Black Caucus of Florida President.
“His actions as a party leader demonstrate he is fully committed to our caucus, our party
and our state. He values our state’s diversity and pledges to ensure the Florida Democratic
Party leadership will reflect the value our party places on diversity.”
“Let us not lose sight of the main goal of the Democratic Party. We must elect the bestqualified
candidates to lead in all political races and we must start with electing the best
candidate to lead the Florida Democratic Party”. “That candidate is Alan Clendenin”, said
Mayor Daisy Black.
The Florida Democratic Party is at a crossroads. The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida
will work side by side with Mr. Clendenin to move our party forward. We encourage all
Florida Democrats to read Alan Clendenin’s plan “Rebrand, Rebuild, Recruit.” It is a plan
that speaks to all Democrats and effectively lays out a road map to elect Democrats at
every level of our government.
“Having worked side by side with Alan Clendenin, I know what he stands for and whom
he stands with. The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida stands with the best candidate
for Florida Democratic Party Chair; Alan Clendenin is the only candidate who has a plan
to move our state forward. The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida endorses Alan
Clendenin to lead our inclusive Democratic Party,” said Dr. Bruce Miles, Democratic
Black Caucus of Florida President.