I just landed in Indianapolis for my companies AGM and a large trade show and I got this news right when I landed. Buddy Dyer is a potential Gubernatorial candidate and a longtime political ally of Debbie Wasserman Schultz whom he served in the State Senate with.
Dyer carries significant weight in Central Florida. So among potential Gubernatorial candidates we have 2010 nominee Alex Sink strongly behind Alan Clendenin and now Mayor Buddy Dyer backing Allison Tant.
Full endorsement below.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces Support of Allison Tant for Florida Democratic Party Chair
Orlando, Fla. – Today, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced his support of Allison Tant for Florida Democratic Party Chair.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said, “We need Allison Tant’s leadership and determination as the Florida Democratic Party’s next Chair. The 2014 election is critical for Florida Democrats and Allison will bring her organizing and fundraising skills and grassroots networks to the job. I am excited to support her during a very important time for our Party and State.”
Allison Tant shared, “I am honored to have the support of Mayor Buddy Dyer. I look forward to working together to make sure we have the plans in place to win big elections in 2014 and beyond.”