State House Representative Amy Mercado Endorses Nicolette Springer for Orange County Commissioner District 4

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Orlando, FL - State House Representative Amy Mercado has endorsed Nicolette Springer in her campaign for Orange County Commission District 4. Mercado, who was elected into the Florida House in 2016, stated, “As a state legislator, businesswoman, and mother of 6, I proudly endorse Nicolette for Orange County Commission District 4. Nicolette's love and work in the community, and her experience as an educator and criminologist will not only bring a fresh perspective to the county commission, but it will make the lives of those we both serve better.”

 

Mercado serves residents in Florida House District 48 which includes the southwestern part of Orange County Commission District 4, she goes on further to add, “Our community is growing fast and requires leadership that not only understands the area, but also embraces the diversity and rich cultures that make up District 4.”

Nicolette Springer, who is a criminologist, mother of 2, and thirteen year resident of District 4, responded, “Representative Mercado’s success as a state legislator comes from her dedication and commitment to our community. I’m honored to receive her endorsement. Amy has set a high bar for leadership in our community and I plan to echo that example on the commission. Our community is strengthened by our unity. I look forward to serving our residents together.”

Former Mayor Linda Chapin Endorses Nicolette Springer for Orange County Commission District 4

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The first Mayor of Orange County, Linda Chapin, has recently endorsed Nicolette Springer in her bid for Orange County Commission District 4. Chapin, who served as Mayor (formerly known as chair) from 1990 to 1998 has said, “I am so enthusiastic about supporting Nicolette Springer for the Orange County Commission, District 4. She brings an impressive professional, academic, and volunteer background along with valuable experience in the field of criminal justice, which is a subject that can add greatly to the deliberations of the Commission.”

She continues to add, “In addition, it’s important to have the perspective of young families represented in leadership positions. Nicolette is tech-savvy and hands-on. She understands the resources that can guide Orange County towards a sustainable future. Her commitment to protecting neighborhoods through managed growth and intelligent transportation solutions will benefit all Orange County residents. I am happy to offer my endorsement of her candidacy and look forward to the talent, experience, and intelligence she will bring to the office.”

Nicolette is a criminologist, mother of two, and 13 year resident of District 4 who has stated, “Mayor Chapin paved the way for strong leadership on the Orange County Board of Commissioners and has dedicated her life to the betterment of the residents of central Florida. I'm honored to have her endorsement and I plan to bring her same level of commitment to the residents of District 4 and all of Orange County."

Show your support for Nicolette and her candidacy for Orange County Commission District 4 by donating today! Please visit: https://www.nicolettespringer.com/donate/

 

Ruth's List Florida Endorses Nicolette Springer for Orange County Commissioner District 4

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Tampa, Florida – Ruth’s List Florida, the state’s only resource dedicated to recruiting and aiding Democratic women candidates, announced its endorsement of first-time candidate Nicolette Springer in the Orange County Commission District 4 race, lauding her ongoing commitment to stand up for Florida women and families. Springer earned her Master’s degree in criminal justice and has used her knowledge of science and data to make sound decisions in both short and long term progress.

“Nicolette has been a fearless advocate for children’s health, as well as for gender equality, women’s rights, and health care for all,” said Marley Wilkes, Ruth’s List Florida Executive Director. “The Ruth’s List community – now tens of thousands of members strong – is excited to support her candidacy.”

Nicolette, a criminologist and educator who is herself a mother of two daughters, stated, "I’m honored to receive the endorsement from Ruth’s List because of its work in holding Florida leaders accountable and standing up for women’s issues. Ruth’s List has been a model for women candidates throughout the state. My campaign is grounded in the belief that Orange County government should be accountable to its citizens and considerate of its resources. In doing so, I want to make sure everyone’s voice is heard and we all receive the same access to opportunity."

Show your support for Nicolette and her candidacy for Orange County Commission District 4 by donating today! Please visit: https://www.nicolettespringer.com/donate/

About Ruth’s List:

Ruth’s List Florida is dedicated to building a progressive Florida by recruiting and assisting Democratic women leaders to the State Cabinet, Legislature, County Commissions, City Councils, and other key positions in the state. Since 2008, Ruth’s List Florida has celebrated more than 68 victories and has raised more than $4,000,000 to support Democratic women running for state and local offices in Florida.For more information about Ruth’s List Florida, please visit: http://www.ruthslistfl.org