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The New Florida Majority places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the New Florida Majority’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the New Florida Majority’s website, www.newfloridamajority.org, and how this…

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Early voting rally held at Hemming Plaza

Jacksonville, FL – The last week of early voting and the last week before the election is upon finally us. If past patterns hold true, the number of voters will continue to ramp up as we enter the final stretch of Election Day 2014.  A rally called “Moral Monday” held Monday night at Hemming Plaza…

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‘First Black Governor’ Woos Minority Voters

Eight years ago, state Rep. Terry Fields, a Democrat, threw his arm around newly inaugurated Gov. Charlie Crist and delivered a proclamation that stunned even the then-Republican’s staunchest supporters. “He’s the first black governor of the state of Florida,” Fields crowed. Fields’ embrace didn’t achieve the infamy a later hug with the nation’s first black…

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Petition Calls on Florida Gubernatorial Debate Moderators to Ask Rick Scott and Charlie Crist How They Will Protect the Right the Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: CJ Frogozo, 310.570.2622, cj@fitzgibbnmedia.com Madison Donzis, 210.488.6220, madison@fitzgibbonmedia.com **VIEW PETITION HERE: http:iam.colorofchange.orgpetitionsask-florida-gubernatorial-candidates-about-a-constitutional-amendment-guaranteeing-the-right-to-vote** Miami, FL — Earlier this week, Florida New Majority member leader Harold Pendas started a petition on Iam.ColorOfChange.org urging Florida Gubernatorial debate moderators and panelists to ask the candidates: if elected, if they will support amendments to the Florida…

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Florida get-out-the-vote groups press for big Latino turnout in November

MIAMI, FLORIDA –  On a recent Saturday morning, about 24 Hispanic election canvassers gather in a second floor meeting space of an office building in Homestead, a small city in the southern fringes of Miami-Dade County, Florida. They all wear blue and yellow t-shirts bearing the logo of the Florida New Majority, a Democratic-leaning organization…

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New Florida Majority Announces Victory in Fundamental Right to Vote Resolution

September 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Florida Majority Announces Victory in Fundamental Right to Vote Resolution New Florida Majority wins in North Miami by city council passing the Right To Vote Resolution proposed in June. Miami, Florida – New Florida Majority is pleased to announce its victory in the City of North Miami. On June 9, 2014…

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More groups call for State Attorney to resign

Fifty years later, Black organizations are still following the blueprint that over 700 student volunteers set out on in order to increase Black voter registration in post-segregated Mississippi. For 10 weeks, white students from the North would join activists to embed themselves within the community who later went on to open Freedom Schools for children…

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NAACP hosting Moral Monday

he NAACP Florida State Conference in partnership with numerous other organizations is launching the Florida Moral Majority social-justice campaign. It will be held at 10 a.m. Monday outside the Capitol. The campaign will call on Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers to protect the rights of all Floridians by expanding Medicaid, protecting voting rights, addressing economic inequality and…

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Latino and African American Voters join Legislator to Stop Scott Administration Voter Purge

Tampa, FL – In an effort to stop another politically motivated attack by Rick Scott’s Administration on Floridians’ fundamental right to vote, Florida voters and elected officials held a press conference outside the Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections’ office.  Comments in late December by Rick Scott’s Secretary of State, Ken Detzner, indicate that new purge lists…

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No Progress without Florida, The Big Hole in the new Voting Rights Act

January 17th, 2014 — Yesterday a Bi-Partisan group of Senators released a major revision of the federal Voting Rights Act (VRA).  The bill would revise the formula that determines which jurisdictions require pre-clearance from the Department of Justice before instituting new voting rights rules or amending policies.  The new bill features a formula that does…

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