Bernie Sanders is coming to Florida


  • Photo via Phil Roeder/Flickr
Prepare to "Feel the Bern" once again – Vermont senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is officially heading to Florida.

On April 17, Sanders will begin an eight-state rally with DNC Chair Tom Perez in an effort to regain footing for the Democratic party in "red" and "purple" states, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The rallies will address topics such as minimum wage, women's pay, college tuition, immigration, climate change and tax reform.

States that Sanders will visit include Maine, Kentucky, Florida, Nebraska, Utah, Montana, Arizona and Nevada.

So far, no official dates or times for each state have been set.

Consider supporting local journalism.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida. Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.