Carlos in the News


Hurricane Maria evacuees call for long-term housing  
April 24, 2018, Florida Politics

Puerto Rican families, supporters ask FEMA to extend housing aid
April 19, 2018, Florida Politics

Carlos Guillermo Smith endorses Andrew Gillum for Governor 
April 10, 2018, Florida Politics

Pulse to Parkland: How tragedies may shape race for U.S Senate 
April 10, 2018, News 13

Governor Rick Scott has never worn a Pulse ribbon
April 6, 2018, Orlando Weekly

AIDS Watch brings 500 activists to halls of congress
April 2, 2018, Pride Source

Orlando Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith is pissed about gun violence on 'The Opposition'
February 27, 2018, Orlando Weekly

Carlos Guillermo Smith: What are the House's priorities post-Parkland?  
February 15, 2018, Florida Politics


Facing job discrimination without legal protection
July 29, 2016, Marketplace

Hillary Clinton in Orlando: We must 'stand as one' after Pulse
July 22, 2016, Orlando Sentinel

After Pulse, LGBTQ Latinos face intersecting challenges
July 22, 2016, West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Pulse mass shooting victims honored at vigil by national Democratic Party
July 8, 2016, Orlando Weekly

Florida revives anti-discrimination rules for LGBT foster children
July 5, 2016, Bradenton Herald

Carlos Guillermo Smith continues solid fundraising in HD 49
July 1, 2016, Florida Politics

Only 2 candidates for UCF House district remain
June 30, 2016, Central Florida Future

Gay Candidates Launch Florida Campaigns
June 29, 2016, South Florida Gay News

Orange County Winners include Asher, Vivaldi, and McKinney at 2016 East Side Hob Nob
June 29, 2016,

LGBTQ-Latino leader, Carlos Guillermo Smith, fights for Florida's future
June 27, 2016, People's World

FMA PAC endorses Carlos Guillermo Smith in Florida House District 49 race
June 23, 2016,

What it's like to be queer and Latinx in Orlando now
June 23, 2016, 90.7 WMFE

Let LGBT people of color speak for themselves
June 23, 2016, Refinery 29 UK

Editorial Submissions: Pulse shooting in Orlando 
June 23, 2016, Central Florida Future

LGBT rights activists want Florida Gov. Rick Scott to sign anti-discrimination rules after Orlando shootings
June 21, 2016, Tampa Bay Times

Orlando mass shooting, aftermath rattle Florida's gay rights fault lines
June 18, 2016, Miami Herald

Gov. Scott: 'You just can't imagine this happening'
June 17, 2016, News 4 Jacksonville

How LGBTQ People of Color Are Dealing With Orlando
June 16, 2016, NPR

Heavily represented among the Pulse victims, Orlando's growing Hispanic community assesses the damage
June 16, 2016, Tampa Bay Times

Community rises up after mass shooting at Orlando gay nightclub kills 49
June 16, 2016, Watermark Online

Thousands gather in Orlando for vigil
June 16, 2016, The Independent Florida Alligator

UCF vigil honors Pulse victims
June 15, 2016, Central Florida Future

Orlando's Latino community hit hard by massacre at nightclub
June 13, 2016, Washington Post

Carlos Smith maintains fundraising lead in HD 49, adds $15K in May
June 7, 2016, Florida Politics

Orange Teacher Unions endorses Carlos Guillermo Smith in House 49 race
May 31, 2016,

HD 49 Dem candidate Carlos Guillermo Smith calls for statewide marijuana decriminalization
May 12, 2016, Florida Politics

Carlos Guillermo Smith raises more than $13K in April for his HD 49 race
May 9, 2016, Florida Politics

Carlos Guillermo Smith names Steven Lynch Campaign Manager for House 49 run
May 9, 2016,

Rick Kriseman to host fundraiser for Carlos Guillermo Smith in St. Pete
May 5, 2016, SaintPetersBlog

Carlos Guillermo Smith receives enough signatures to qualify in HD 49
May 3, 2016, Florida Politics

Marion County school board votes anti-transgender rules
April 28, 2016, Watermark

Transgender Students Now Have To Follow A New Bathroom Policy In Marion County
April 27, 2016, WUFT

Democrats see chance to make gains in Legislature
April 4, 2016, Orlando Sentinel

Knights for Bernie Rallies with Carlos Guillermo Smith
March 14, 2016, Central Florida Future

Bernie Fest pushes for millennial vote
March 14, 2016, Central Florida Future

Law protects Florida pastors who say no to gay marriages
March 14, 2016, Brandon Patch

It's a wrap: winners, losers of the 2016 session
March 13, 2016,

Pastor Protection Act gets Governor's approval
March 11, 2016, WFSU

Redundant Florida law confirms Clergy's right to refuse to marry same-sex couple
March 11, 2016,

Legislature passes Pastor Protection Act
March 3, 2016, HT Politics

Pastor Protection Act passes Florida Legislature
March 3, 2016, Orlando Weekly

Pastor Protection Bill heads to Governor Rick Scott
March 3, 2016, Orlando Sentinel

Lawmakers ready to sign off on Pastor Protection Bill
March 2, 2016, CBS Local

Bathroom Predator Myth clogs path for Florida LGBT Protection Bill
February 9, 2016,

Bill that would protect LGBT Floridians from discrimination stalls in Senate
February 9, 2016, Orlando Weekly

Senate Panel passes Pastor Protection Bill
January 26th, 2016, Orlando Sentinel

Tougher abortion regulations could head to Florida in 2016
January 20, 2016, Sunshine State News

Buddy Dyer endorses Carlos Guillermo Smith in HD 49
January 13, 2016, Florida Politics

Attacks on LGBT, reproductive rights cannot be separated
January 13, 2016, Watermark Online

(VIDEO) Líderes democráticos vivirán con salario mínimo por una semana en Florida
September 28th, 2015 - Univision Florida Central  

Taking the poverty plunge: Politicians and political hopefuls promise to live on minimum wage
September 28th, 2015 - Watermark Online

Out on the Trail: Guillermo-Smith Secures Republican Backing
September 23rd, 2015 - South Florida Gay News

In wake of victories, LGBT activists prepare for new legislative fights in Florida
September 19th, 2015 - Tampa Bay Times

(VIDEO) Rick Scott fast tracks FL gas pipeline for personal profit
September 1st, 2015 - WFTV Channel 9

2 Possible Contenders Pass On HD 49 Run
August 31st, 2015 - Florida Politics

(VIDEO) Smith calls Pastor Protection Act an "invented problem"
August 29th, 2015 -

Smith, Raschein discuss FL Competitive Workforce Act
August 26th, 2015 - News WGCU

Carlos Smith rolls out endorsements from 13 House Democrats in House 49 race
August 24th, 2015 - Florida Politics

Lopez to lead Orange Democrats
August 18th, 2015 - Orlando Sentinel

Juan Lopez elected Chairman of Orange County Democrats
August 17th, 2015 - Florida Politics

Pastor Protection Act' finds early LGBT opposition
August 17th, 2015 - News 104.5 WOKV

Osceola passes protections for gay and transgender people at emotional meeting
August 17th, 2015 - Orlando Sentinel 

Osceola County Considering Human Rights Ordinance
August 17th, 2015 - 90.7 WMFE

INTERSECTION: Redistricting 101
August 14th, 2015 - 90.7 WMFE

(VIDEO) Florida Could Pass a Pastor Protection Bill
August 11th, 2015 - WTXL ABC 27

Sen. Aaron Bean files church-marriage bill in senate
August 11th, 2015 - The Ledger

Carlos Smith Raises $12.5K During July for HD 49 Race
August 10th, 2015 - Florida Politics  

(VIDEO) 2016 wide open heading out of electric opening debates
August 7th, 2015 - Fox 35 Orlando 

Understanding the Florida Competitive Workforce Act and The Equality Act
August 5th, 2015 - HotSpots Magazine

Osceola commission moves forward with human rights ordinance
August 4th, 2015 - Orlando Sentinel 

House Candidate Carlos Smith Accepts Minimum Wage Challenge
July 24th, 2015 - SaintPetersBlog

Fast food workers fight for higher pay
July 23rd, 2015 - WKMG Local 6 

Rally in Orlando celebrates New York’s $15 minimum wage victory
July 23rd, 2015 - Orlando Weekly

Workers rally across Florida for $15 an hour
July 23rd, 2015 - News 96.5 com

Fast Food Workers rally for $15 minimum wage in downtown Orlando
July 23rd, 2015 -

Hispanos se movilizan para llegar a Tallahassee en 2016
July 21st, 2015 - La Prensa

Smith resigns as Orange Dems Chair to focus on House 49 run
July 20th, 2015 -

Carlos Guillermo Smith to leave Dems' chairmanship
July 20th, 2015 - Orlando Sentinel 

Carlos Guillermo Smith launches District 49 campaign at The Abbey
July 13th, 2015 - Watermark Online

New law benefits Florida gun clubs
July 12th, 2015 - Orlando Sentinel 

Carlos Guillermo Smith kicks-off House 49 Campaign in Downtown Orlando
July 10th, 2015 -

Smith brings in 21.4K for June, announces nods from Randolph, Singh, TMR
July 6th, 2015 -

Smith Fundraiser Host Committee features Orlando’s Progressive Elite
June 30th, 2015 -

The Obama Gap: Favorable demographics and a charismatic leader aren’t enough to make a majority party
June 22nd, 2015 - The New Republic

En sus marcas, listos: Arranca la carrera para conquistar su voto 
June 19th, 2015 - Orlando Sentinel

Equality Florida’s Guillermo Smith Announces Florida House Campaign 
June 17th, 2015 - South Florida Gay News

Smith rolls out endorsements from Hill, Sheehan, and Orange School board members 
June 18th, 2015 -

Smith Garners School Board & City Commission Endorsements 
June 18th, 2015 - East Orlando Post 

Smith announces Campaign Kick-off for House 49 run 
June 9th, 2015 -

Races in House Districts 49, 80 beginning to take shape 
June 4th, 2015 -

Mr. Smith goes to Tallahassee?: Carlos Smith announces candidacy for District 49 House seat 
June 3rd, 2015 - Watermark

Carlos Smith in state House 49 race is Dems' best chance to take back seat  
June 2nd, 2015 - Sun-Sentinel 

Democrat Carlos Guillermo Smith Enters House District 49 Race 
June 1st, 2015 - Florida Politics 

Smith announces House District 49 run, former Rep. Saunders endorses 
June 1st, 2015 -

Carlos Guillermo Smith Announces Florida State House Bid 
June 1st, 2015 - Rejoice Magazine

Equality Florida’s Carlos Guillermo Smith announces run for State House seat 
June 1st, 2015 - Watermark

Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing
April 24th, 2015 - Sun-Sentinel 

Why Religious Freedom Bills Could Be Great for Gay Rights
April 2nd, 2015 - TIME Magazine

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  • Jorge Benitez
    commented 2016-11-09 17:28:18 -0500
    Congratulations Carlos!! My wife, daughters, and I are thrilled to congratulate you on your victory. You have a hard road ahead, and as my father-in-law would say “Ni un paso atras, ni para coger impulso”, God Bless.
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