The DNC released a new paid digital ad this week in English and Spanish featuring actress America Ferrera. In the ads, Ferrera urges Latino voters to get out and make their voices heard this election year.
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MIAMI, FL. – Tonight, Dennis C. Moss, candidate for District 9 School Board seat released the following statement regarding the emergency complaint filed against Luisa Santos in the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County. The complaint requests a temporary injunction on Luisa Santos as a candidate for District 9 School Board. It is alleged that Santos is not a resident of the district.
MIAMI, FL. Today, the South Florida AFL-CIO (SFL AFL-CIO), the coalition of more than 40 local unions in Miami-Dade, Collier, and Monroe counties, announced that it has once again endorsed Debbie Mucarsel-Powell for Florida’s Congressional District 26 seat. The organization collectively represents more than 136,500 workers in the public sector, education, communications, first responders, transportation, construction, hospitality, and healthcare, among others.
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Tallahassee—Florida is famous for its razor thin statewide election margins. And for the last twenty years, the nail-biting phenomenon has been the only certainty voters and candidates are assured of when all the ballots are counted. In Election 2020 the Florida chapters of the nation’s oldest African American Greek sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha has launched an effort to increase Black voter participation in rural counties with significant Black voter population.
Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren said the following on Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court:
Washington, D.C. – Twelve former State Attorneys General, including eight elected as Democrats, Robert Abrams, D, NY, George Jepsen, D, CT, Tony Troy, D, VA, Drew Ketterer D, ME, Chris Gorman D, KY Kentucky, Jerry Diamond D, VT, Drew Edmondson, D, OK, Peter Kilmartin D, RI, Jahna Lindemuth, Independent, AK Betty Montgomery R, OH, Jerry Kilgore R, VA, and Tom Corbett, R, and former Governor, PA have newly endorsed the "Keep Nine" Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla – On Friday, October 9, a coalition of voting rights organizations reacted to a court’s decision not to extend Florida’s voter registration deadline after the state’s online registration system crashed on Monday. The lawsuit, filed by Advancement Project National Office, Demos, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer on behalf of the Dream Defenders, New Florida Majority, Organize Florida, and the Florida Immigrant Coalition asserted that thousands of Floridians had been disenfranchised by the system’s technical difficulties on the last day of voter registration. The Plaintiffs also asserted that Florida’s midday extension of the registration deadline on Tuesday was insufficient to notify all Floridians who were unable to register because of the system’s failure. The Plaintiffs released the following statement.
ORLANDO, FL – Rep. Demings (FL-10) has joined U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and a coalition of grassroots groups to introduce a bold plan for economic renewal known as the Agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy, or THRIVE Agenda.
JUPITER, FL - The following is a statement from former U.S. Navy Lt. Commander and Congressional candidate Pam Keith in Florida’s 18th District, on news that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus:
On Wednesday, Biden for President Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff to Senator Kamala Harris Karine Jean-Pierre participated in several interviews with prominent Haitian radio programs in Miami-Dade, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Broward counties. Jean-Pierre, the campaign's highest ranking Haitian-American staffer, addressed key issues to the Haitian community, including Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ COVID-19 recovery plans, legislative immigration reform, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and family reunification.
MIAMI-DADE, FL: The Miami-Dade Democratic Party unanimously passed a resolution at its General Body meeting on September 15th calling on Miami-Dade County to dramatically expand voting opportunities. The resolution was sponsored by the Miami-Dade Democratic Party’s General Counsel, Marc Burton.
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