NEWS FROM THE FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC PARTY
For Immediate Release: November 17, 2011
Contact: Brannon Jordan, (850) 222-3411
STATEMENT FROM FLA DEMS ON REP. BEMBRY’S ANNOUNCEMENT HE WILL RUN FOR FLORIDA’S 2nd CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Democratic Party today issued a statement on state Rep. Leonard Bembry’s (D-Greenville) announcement he will challenge U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland for Florida’s second congressional district.
Statement from Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith:
“State Representative Leonard Bembry’s roots run deep in North Florida and are the very ties that pose one of the party’s best chances at reclaiming congressional seats this cycle. From farming Florida’s panhandle to representing the people of Florida in the State House, Bembry has built his career centered on the principals of hard work, honesty and integrity. And those are the very principals he will bring to better the lives of the people of Florida’s second congressional district.”