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

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. Continue >
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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Press Releases
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 the News
Rewire.News: Recounts Triggered for Florida Gubernatorial and Senate Races

Rewire.News: Recounts Triggered for Florida Gubernatorial and Senate Races

Rewire.News's piece covering the recounts included NewFM's efforts to ensure a fair process.

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In the News
CBS: Florida Restores Voting Rights To 1.4 Million Citizens

CBS: Florida Restores Voting Rights To 1.4 Million Citizens

CBS's coverage of Amendment 4 heavily featured a NewFM press conference and quotes from multiple NewFM staff.

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Action Alerts
#WeDoNotConcede to Hate: Momentum Set Off in the Midterms Will Continue Until We Have a Florida for All

#WeDoNotConcede to Hate: Momentum Set Off in the Midterms Will Continue Until We Have a Florida for All

The people of color and progressive coalition that came together in this election have felt our power and seen our possibility, and we won’t stop until we have a state that works for all of us.

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Action Alerts
Get Out the Vote With Us!

Get Out the Vote With Us!

Help us mobilize Floridians to turn out for the 2018 midterm elections.

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Updates
Coral Springs Officers Caught On Tape Beating Teen Should Be Fired

Coral Springs Officers Caught On Tape Beating Teen Should Be Fired

“There is no context where the officers’ reprehensible conduct is appropriate."

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