The Orange County Democratic Executive Committee is applauding the new look Orange County Congressional Delegation. Stephanie Murphy in the 7th District, Darren Soto in the 9th District, and Val Demings in the 10th District were all Democrats who won in Orange County last November that were sworn in on Tuesday.
The party points out that Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy is the first Vietnamese-American Congresswoman in the nation’s history. Congressman Darren Soto is the first Puerto Rican congressman from the area and Demings, former City of Orlando Police Chief, was recently appointed into leadership as an assistant whip for the Congressional Democrats.
“We look forward to working with our elected representatives as they start their new roles representing Central Florida.” said Orange County Democratic Party Chair, Wes Hodge “We look forward to bipartisan work and efforts to strengthen our local economy and better the future for our working families and communities. However, if the Trump administration and the Republicans in the House and Senate seek to pass damaging legislation, we will work hard with our Representatives to vigorously oppose them. We are ready to fight in the years to come to protect the rights of all Americans.”