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Black History Month Pathfinder Profile: Robert Smalls

Robert Smalls was a sailor, an educator and an advocate for the political rights of African Americans. Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate supply ship, slipped past 2 Confederate checkpoints and sailed to freedom. There were 17 passengers total on board. As a mulatto slave, Robert Smalls received special treatment from his owners. His mother wanted…

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FAQs: Where is District 17 in Florida?

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear on the campaign trail is, Where is District 17? District 17 is the largest congressional district in the state of Florida and the 3rd largest congressional district in America. Our District includes over 30 different cities spanning portions of 9 different counties in the Sunshine State….

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New Campaign Event: Allen Ellison for Polk Young Democrats

On Thursday, January 23 Allen Ellison will participate in the Polk Young Democrats Congressional candidates showcase. Allen is the only candidate invited from District 17 and he will speak about his mission to get District 17 on #ANewPathForward. Attendees will have the chance to hear candidates from District 15 and District 9 speak as well. There…

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