ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Democrats are now trying to come up with a new game plan after they had a bad election year.READ MORE: Despite Advancements In Vehicle Safety, IIHS Finds Room For Improvement After New Side Crash Test
Party leaders met Saturday to discuss the 2014 election and now are trying to find some positives out of a year that didn’t have many.
Party Chairwoman Allison Tant noted that Democrats turned out more voters than they did four years earlier and set fundraising records.READ MORE: Miami International Airport Employees Honored For Helping Passenger Find His Lucky Dog Penny
But the party and gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist were outspent by an enormous amount. It also didn’t help that President Barack Obama’s approval ratings were dismal.
Tant said the party is still analyzing election data to help prepare for the 2016 presidential election and the 2018 election, when there will be open seats for governor and all three Cabinet positions.MORE NEWS: North Miami Beach Officer Shot At While Trying To Stop Shootout
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