Jamaican born, Michelle Jones, is taking the challenge to be the first African American woman to sit on the Tamarac commission board.
Daphine Campbell is a registered nurse from the Caribbean. She entered representational politics in 2010 and served as State Representative for 6 years and State Senator for 2 years. Throughout her career, former Senator Campbell accomplished many things both for her constituency in House District 108, Senate District 38 and for the entire State of Florida. She was instrumental in championing several bills including: “Medical Malpractice,” “Affordable Housing,” and “Haitian American Nurses Awareness Week,” Caribbean American Heritage Month.
Recently, the Florida Education Association formally endorsed House District 117 candidate Kevin Chambliss for State Representative. “FEA’s biggest asset is our members and their dedication to electing pro-public education candidates,” said Fredrick Ingram, President in his letter of endorsement. “As such we will be recommending your candidacy to the members who live in your district and urge them to help you achieve victory this cycle.”
I am Kionne McGhee. As your State Representative for the past 8 years, I am running to continue fighting for South Dade. I was born and raised in Naranja by a single mother who worked hard to ensure I could achieve my God Given talents. I have the experience of overcoming many challenges, including being a victim of gun violence and police brutality.
MIAMI —Early Voting for the August 18, 2020 Primary Election begins Monday, August 3 and runs for 14 consecutive days through Sunday, August 16 at 23 convenient locations throughout Miami-Dade County. The full list of Early Voting sites, including hours of operation and addresses can be found on the 2020 Elections Early Voting page.
Miami-Dade County – On July 21, 2020,County Commissioners unanimously adopted legislation sponsored by Vice Chairwoman Sosa, supporting additional federal and state emergency funding relief for the Public Health Trust, which manages the Jackson Health System, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I am Dr. Jeff Holness candidate for Broward County Schools at large, seat 9. I have two sons, Matthew and Jordan and they both attend public schools. I am running to create a brighter future for our children in Broward County Schools. Our children are living in unprecedented times and now more than ever, it is important to elect someone with the right knowledge, experience, and attitude.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Judiciary Committee and the first member of Congress from South America, questioned Attorney General Bill Barr about the Trump administration’s response to the protests in Portland; blocking states from implementing COVID-19 precautions; attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA); and election interference. During her testimony, she shared back-to-back footage of Maduro’s security cracking down on peaceful protests with footage of U.S. officers cracking down on peaceful protesters in Portland.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, voting rights advocates held a press conference delineating the details of a major legal settlement with the state of Florida, requiring the state to make voting changes amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The case against the state of Florida to ensure free, fair and safe elections was filed in March 2020 prior to the Presidential Preference Primary by Advancement Project National Office, Demos, and LatinoJustice PRLDEF on behalf of Dream Defenders, New Florida Majority, and Organize Florida. The terms of settlement will increase access to voter registration, force the state to inform citizens of their options in casting a vote-by-mail ballot, encourage Supervisors of Elections (SOEs) to use funding options to provide prepaid postage for mail-in ballots, and require the Secretary of State to develop and execute a public relations campaign to inform voters of their options in casting a ballot, especially among communities of color, college-aged voters and seniors.
MILWAUKEE—Four leaders who inspire Americans everywhere to speak up, speak out, and be a force for change are joining the 2020 Democratic National Convention lineup, as the country unites around Joe Biden’s vision for a better America for all. Eva Longoria, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus will each participate in a night of convention programming alongside an unprecedented lineup of inspiring Americans, party leaders and rising stars, activists, advocates and more.
MIAMI, FL – Today, Transportation Workers’ Union Local 291 (TWU Local 291), the union for more than 2,800 Miami-Dade County Transit employees, announced its support for Alex Penelas for Miami-Dade County Mayor. TWU Local 291 leaders highlighted Penelas’ experience and solid track record in successfully working hand in hand with labor as well as his bold agenda to improve mass transportation in Miami-Dade as reasons for their support.