Florida Progressive Candidates

The Florida Democratic Primary is held on August 18, 2020. Find the most revolutionary Florida progressive candidates running, and their policies. For the purpose of this list, “most revolutionary” means that each candidate meets the following two criteria:

  • Rejects corporate money
  • Supports single-payer Medicare for All

LAST UPDATED: August 19, 2020

Florida Progressive Candidates for Congress

U.S. House

FL-02 Kristy Thripp (D) Write-In

Kristy Thripp (D) write-in – Medicare for All • Accepts No Corporate Money

FL-03 Adam Christensen for U.S. House

Adam Christensen (D) “For the Many Not Just Me.” Medicare for All • Middle Class Tax Cuts • Protect Our Planet By Creating Jobs • Cut Drug Prices in Half • Guaranteed Child Care • Fight Homelessness, Not Homeless • Legalize, Vacate, Expunge Fully • Internet as Public Utility • Funded Universal Lifetime Education • Accepts No Corporate Money

FL-03 Tom Wells for U.S. House

Tom Wells (D) “Our Democracy.” Medicare for All • Big Money Out of Poitics • Overturn Citizens United • Public Funded Elections • Ranked Choice Voting • Criminal Justice Reform • End Private Prisons • Legalize Marijuana • Inmate Rehabilitation • Police Reform and Accountability • Income Equality • $15 Minimum Wage • End Tip Credit Wages • Tax Code Reform • Progressive Income Tax • Close Corporate Tax Loopholes • Clean Air and Water • Public Taxes for Public Education • Free Public College Tuition • Cancel Student Debt • Universal Pre-K • Immigration Reform • Accepts No Corporate Money

FL-04 Christopher Eagle for U.S. House

Christopher Eagle (I) “Let’s Bring America Together!” Medicare for All • Higher Wages, Better Benefits • Criminal Justice Reform • Cannabis Law Reform • Public Education • Tuition-Free College • End Racial Discrimination • Environmental Protections • Accepts No Corporate Money

FL-06 Richard Thripp for U.S. House

Richard Thripp (D) “Healthcare for Everyone.” Medicare for All • Green New Deal • Universal Basic Income • Nationwide Fracking Prohibition • Public Education • Free College for All • Fair and Equitable Taxation • Restore Congressional Authority • End American Militarism • Accepts No Corporate Money (also see Richard Thripp for Congress)

FL-10 Sufiyah Yasmine for U.S. House

Sufiyah Yasmine (D) write-in – Medicare for All (Universal Healthcare) • Policies Reflect Four Pillars of Green Party • Accepts No Corporate Money

FL-20 Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick

Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D) “Strong Leadership During Tough Times!” Medicare for All • Green New Deal • Immigration Reform • Workers’ Rights • Living Wages • Education Reform • Accepts No Corporate Money

FL-23 Jen Perelman for U.S. House

Jen Perelman (D) “A Time for Courage.” Medicare for All • Unseat Debbie Wasserman-Schultz • Green New Deal • Protect and Grow Public Lands • Criminal Justice Reform • Abolish For-Profit Prisons • Demilitarize Municipal Law Enforcement • Economic Reform • Tax Reform • $15+ Minimum Wage • USPS Banking Services • Paid Family and Medical Leave • Paid Vacation • Free Child Care • Repeal “Right to Work” Laws • Labor Unions and Workers’ Rights • Better Trade Agreements for Workers • Public Education • Universal Pre-K • Free Public College Tuition • Free School Lunch and Breakfast • No Public Funds for For-Profit Schools • Limit Power of Executive Branch to Engage Military Action • Cut Military Budget • Two-State Solution for Israel and Palestine • Protect Civil Rights for All • Native American Sovereign Rights • Reproductive Rights • Pass Equal Rights Amendment • Expand Fair Housing Act • Immigration Reform • Repair Damage Caused by Systemic Racism • Campaign Finance Reform • Automatic Voter Registration • Overturn Citizens United • Abolish Super PACs • Congressional Term Limits • End Revolving Door • Public Funded Elections • Accepts No Corporate Money

Humanist Report host Mike Figueredo interviews Jen Perelman (FL-23): “Wasserman Schultz’s New Challenger, Jen Perelman, Wants Poetic Justice for Bernie”

FL-24 Sakinah Lehtola for U.S. House

Sakinah Lehtola (D) – “It’s Up to Us to Be the Revolution.” Medicare for All • Support Public Education • Free Public Higher Education • Gun Reform • Climate Action • Declare Climate Emergency • Immigration Reform • Defund ICE • Close For-Profit Immigrant Detention Centers • $15 Minimum Wage • Federal Jobs Guarantee • Equality • LGBTQ+ Rights • Equal Gender Pay • Reverse Transgender Military Ban • Ban Conversion Therapy • Affordable Housing • Fair Elections • Abolish Electoral College • Overturn Citizens United • Congressional Term Limits • Automatic Voter Registration • Criminal Justice Reform • Abolish Private Prison System • Legalize Marijuana • Accepts No Corporate Money

Florida Progressive Candidates
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Candidates in Other States

See all the 2020 progressive candidates running in other states by clicking on the links below.

Presidential Candidates

Find a list of the most progressive 2020 Presidential candidates at “Progressive Candidates List of 2020: Medicare 4 All & No Corp Money!

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