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Portrait of Val Demings

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Val Demings

FL-10 (D)
Congressmember Demings served as the Chief of Police of Orlando for twenty seven years. She is currently a member of the Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus. She also serves on the Homeland Security Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
How does Val align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: As the daughter of a janitor and a maid, Congressmember Demings understands the importance of a liveable wage for all. She is committed to policies that support creating and retaining good-paying jobs in our evolving global economy, as well as providing techonology training and STEM education for the workforce.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Demings supports equal pay for equal work legislation.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Demings is committed to protecting the Affordable Care Act, as well as Social Security and Medicare for seniors. While serving as Orlando's Chief of Police, Congressmember Demings reduced violent crime in Orlando by 40%, which she credits to improved relationships between the police, community leaders, and the public they serve.
Background information
  • Woman of Color
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Val Demings has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party
  • Congressional Black Caucus PAC

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