|Rivas-Logan was on the school board from 2004 to 2010 and 1 term as a State House Member. She was targeted by the far right of the Republican Party.|
"The GOP of today is not the party I joined; it's not the party of my parents," said Rivas Logan. "It's a party that has been radicalized and held hostage by a group of extremists. It's a party that attacks women and minorities — and one that asked me, and my former Hispanic Republican colleagues in the Florida legislature, to turn on their own people by supporting extreme anti-immigrant policies. It's a party I was no longer proud to be a part of."