Victory for Voters: Accountable Miami-Dade initiative to be placed on November ballot

Judge orders Miami-Dade County to put campaign finance initiative on Nov. 2016 ballot MIAMI — New Florida Majority Executive Director Gihan Perera released the following statement following a ruling by Miami-Dade County Judge William Thomas today ordering An Accountable Miami-Dade’s citizen-led initiative on the ballot this November. “The real winners of today are… Continue Reading

75 Activists Storm County Hall to Tell Officials to Start Counting ‘An Accountable Miami-Dade’ Petitions Now

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August 17, 2016   MIAMI — Today, more than 75 Miami-Dade voters supporting the An Accountable Miami-Dade initiative, stormed County Hall to demand county officials start reviewing the 127,000 petition signatures immediately to ensure the initiative, which would give everyday people a bigger voice in Miami-Dade politics, is on the… Continue Reading

NewFM and Partners Deliver Letter to Elections Department Demanding Action on 127,000 Petition Signatures

MIAMI —New Florida Majority and community partners held a press conference today at the Miami-Dade Elections Department to deliver a letter to the Supervisor of Elections demanding action on the 127,000 petitions submitted calling for a ballot initiative to create more accountable and transparent county elections. It’s been nine days and counting… Continue Reading

Statement on County’s Inaction on Petition Signed by Over 127K Miami-Dade Voters

Petition to make county elections more accountable and transparent signed by over 127,000 Miami-Dade voters   MIAMI — New Florida Majority released the following statement today attributable to its Executive Director Gihan Perera in response to the failure of the Supervisor of Elections and Board of County Commissioners to act on… Continue Reading

Over 125,000 Signatures Submitted to Create More Accountable and Transparent County Elections

NewFM #RunMIA Volunteers help turn in 125,000 signatures for Accountable Miami Dade's campaign finance measure on August 2, 2016 outside the Supervisor of Elections' Doral offices.

Initiative Would Strengthen County Campaign Finance Laws and Give Everyday People a Bigger Voice in Elections Miami, FL— With Miami-Dade residents collecting over 125,000 signatures to reduce the power of big money in elections while increasing transparency and accountability, voters will now have an opportunity to bring needed reforms to… Continue Reading