New Florida Majority

NewFM is building political power of marginalized constituencies in Florida, for an inclusive, equitable, and just democracy for all.

NewFM trains grassroots citizens to be leaders, mobilize communities to vote, educate the public to share our values, and inspire Floridians to take action toward their dreams. We organize people, ideas, and resources to build a powerful new vision for Florida’s new majority


Updates

New Survey: New Florida Majority’s Base Leans Towards Warren, Harris and Sanders for the Democratic Nomination

A majority women and people of color ranked candidates and issues in the organization’s first presidential survey Continue >
Criminal Justice
Coalition of Formerly Incarcerated Women Demands Accountability After Tammy Jackson’s Case

Coalition of Formerly Incarcerated Women Demands Accountability After Tammy Jackson’s Case

The Dignity Florida Coalition sends letter to Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Corrections demanding accountability after Tammy Ms. Jackson gave birth to her baby in isolation.

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Legislative Updates

Manny Diaz and José Oliva Came For Our Families

Florida Advocates Release Ad Holding Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. and Rep. José Oliva Accountable for Legislative Session

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Endorsements
New Florida Majority Endorses Khurrum Wahid for City of Coral Springs Commission Seat 2

New Florida Majority Endorses Khurrum Wahid for City of Coral Springs Commission Seat 2

If elected, Wahid has committed to prioritize upgrading local parks to continue to provide safe and welcoming community spaces for children and families, fostering transparency in government, and cultivating economic development in Coral Springs. He also supports re-enfranchisement for returning citizens, ending mass incarceration, and immigrant rights, which are among NewFM’s core values.

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Expanding Democracy
After the Midterms, Floridians Vow to Protect Their Communities, Push for 21st Century Voting Rights Act

After the Midterms, Floridians Vow to Protect Their Communities, Push for 21st Century Voting Rights Act

Groups held rallies in seven counties across the state pledging to fight for a Florida for All.

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In the News
NYT: Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump

NYT: Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump

The New York Times on how progressive groups representing "America's new majority" are leading organizing efforts post-midterms.

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In the News
Rewire.News: Amid Recount Chaos, Gillum and Florida Voting Rights Groups Refuse to Concede

Rewire.News: Amid Recount Chaos, Gillum and Florida Voting Rights Groups Refuse to Concede

Rewire.News on the "electoral chaos" following the midterms in Florida.

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Expanding Democracy
Florida Voting Rights Group Demands State Count Every Vote,  Prepares to Defend a Florida for All of Us

Florida Voting Rights Group Demands State Count Every Vote, Prepares to Defend a Florida for All of Us

They are saying Palm Beach and Broward numbers don’t count because of a matter of seconds. This process is so unbelievable, it couldn’t pass as fiction.

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In the News
Orlando Sentinel: Florida recount: Andrew Gillum stresses ‘count every vote’ in speech to Orlando church

Orlando Sentinel: Florida recount: Andrew Gillum stresses ‘count every vote’ in speech to Orlando church

A Nov. 13th Orlando Sentinel piece covered speeches by Andrew Gillum and others at St. Mark AME Church, calling on supporters to help with the recount process.

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In the News
Mother Jones: Gillum Rallies Supporters to Defend Voting Rights as Contentious Florida Recount Continues

Mother Jones: Gillum Rallies Supporters to Defend Voting Rights as Contentious Florida Recount Continues

Andrew Gillum's speech on allegations of voter fraud and the need to count every vote was covered by Mother Jones.

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In the News
MSNBC: Florida’s First Statewide recount underway

MSNBC: Florida’s First Statewide recount underway

NewFM's Dwight Bullard was invited on to MSNBC to talk about voter suppression in Florida and how it played out in the midterm elections.

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In the News
Democracy Now: “We Will Never Concede to Bigotry”: Florida Organizers Sound the Alarm over Voting Discrepancies

Democracy Now: “We Will Never Concede to Bigotry”: Florida Organizers Sound the Alarm over Voting Discrepancies

NewFM's Andrea Mercado appeared on Democracy Now! to discuss Amendment 4, the recount, and the group's plans going forward.

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In just the last few years, our supporters have helped us stand up to the political establishment and reclaim our democracy: expanding voter registration in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, raising wages for workers in Miami, registering tens of thousands of new voters in black and brown communities, and shifting the balance of power in the Sunshine State for good.