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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NewFM Joins Lawsuit Seeking to Extend Voter Registration

Hurricane Michael could prevent countless voters from registering to vote. This is a fundamental right and we must ensure that all Floridians can participate.

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