Meet the Candidate: Jessica Harrington (Florida)

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Candidate Name: Jessica Harrington

Photo provided by the campaign.

What office are you running for?
Florida State Representative District 64

With which party are you running for office?
Democratic Party

Election Date
Primary 8/18/2020; General 11/3/2020.

Why are you running for office? 
I am a teacher and we must save public education In Florida. We must finally declare a climate emergency, end voter suppression, fight for equality and social justice.

What is the biggest issue facing your community and how do you propose helping?
Right now we have a crisis in public education. Teacher shortages because of lowest pay in the country. Public funds are being diverted to private and charter schools. I will help bring an important voice to the places of power as a teacher.

How do we fix the partisan divide in our country and start working together again?
We must start listening to each other and care about each other.

Who is your hero?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

What are your hobbies?
Traveling. I also love a good protest.

How can our readers get involved in your campaign?
Like us on FB, Instagram, Twitter and donate!

Candidate Social Media:
Website | Twitter | Facebook

Post created from answers submitted by candidate to our Meet the Candidate survey.


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