Candidates endorsed by Florida Rising and supported by New Florida Vision PAC

Nicolette Springer is an active community leader best known for championing juvenile justice reform, social justice, and voting rights. In addition to advocating for safety and sustainability, Springer wants to help foster an inclusive and sustainable community that prioritizes housing security, jobs, programs to support families, and values creative spaces in Orlando.
Richie Floyd is a science teacher, community activist, and engineer with experience leading organizing campaigns for the $15 minimum wage, criminal justice reform, and more. He is running a grassroots campaign for St. Petersburg City Council District 8 to fight for better jobs, affordable housing, and social and environmental justice.
Mhariel Summers is a native of St. Pete who grew up in District 6. Summers wants to keep St. Pete growing, but with visible equity, and a focus on sustainability and resiliency. Her vision includes combating gentrification, meeting food access concerns, preparing for environmental changes, and helping to facilitate economic growth and empowerment in safer, healthier communities.
Ken Welch grew up in the Gas Plant area and became the first Commissioner elected to represent County Commission District 7 in St. Petersburg. He proudly served on the County Commission for 20 years, where he brought a focus to the issues of economic development, transportation, equity, housing, criminal justice reform and fighting poverty.

Nicolette Springer

Richie Floyd

Mhariel Summers

Ken Welch

Orlando City Commissioner District 3

St. Petersburg City Council District 8

St. Petersburg City Council District 6

St. Petersburg Mayor

Smith is the co-founder and Managing Partner at GST LLP, a leading international arbitration boutique. He is a proud husband and father, author, community activist, and bridge builder. Throughout his career, Quinn has worked tirelessly to improve the community in which he lives. Committed to community and social impact causes, Quinn sits on the boards of the Community Justice Project, Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation, Miami International Arbitration Society, and O, Miami.
Michael was born and raised in Miami among a diverse population of Caribbean immigrants. He co-founded the Local Neighborhood Association, has volunteered as a Citizen-on-Patrol with the Miami Police Department, and has spent hundreds of hours serving as a mentor to our youth. He is dedicated to his community and ready to serve.
Christine King was born in Guyana. She grew up in the City of Miami and has proudly served the community for many years. Before becoming an attorney, Christine worked as Chief of Constituent Services for the Miami-Dade County Commission and later as an executive with Community Action Agency (CAA). Her career with the county spanned fifteen years. She is the President and CEO of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation and a practicing attorney. Christine is married with three beautiful children.

Rodney Quinn Smith

Michael Hepburn

Christine Forde-King

City of Miami Commission Seat 3

City of Miami Commission Seat 5

City of Miami Commission Seat 5

New Florida Vision PAC

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