Florida AMEs Win Big on Election Night
The following AMEs were elected to offices during the 2016 election cycle:
Ms. Valdez Demings, United States House of Representatives, Florida (10th District)
Ms. Kamia Brown, Florida State House of Representatives (45th District)
Mr. Jerry Demings, Orange County Sheriff
Ms. Kathleen Gordon, Orange County School Board (5th District)
All of them are members of St. Mark AME Church, Orlando, Florida.
Rev. Dr. Terrance Gray of St. Mark, commented: “In spite of the nation turning Trump, AMEs in Florida believe and affirm the message of Maya Angelou, ‘Still WE RISE!’”