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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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Miami Herald: After shelter chaos during Irma, Miami-Dade replacing Red Cross with county workers

NewFM Executive Director Andrea Mercado was quoted in Doug Hanks' June 4th story about  Miami-Dade County's decision to have county workers run hurricane shelters instead of the Red Cross.

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Indulge Magazine: She Came Back To South Florida To Level The Playing Field And Give A Voice To The Voiceless

NewFM Executive Director Andrea Mercado speaks to Indulge Magazine about why she came back to South Florida to take the reins of New Florida Majority and how the organization is fighting for equity and justice, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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USA Today: Bill Nelson says he’s not fazed by Rick Scott’s campaign. Some Democrats say he should be

Our Political Director Dwight Bullard is quoted in USA Today's piece about Sen. Bill Nelson's re-election race against presumptive Republican nominee and current Governor, Rick Scott.

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WRLN: Community Groups Begin Work On Hurricane Plans…

WLRN covers our presser announcing a series of community resiliency meetings in Miami Dade and Broward Counties.

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Mercado on Facing South Florida: Poor Communities Dealing With Hurricane Irma

NewFM Executive Director Andrea Mercado talks to CBS4's Jim DeFede on Sunday's Facing South Florida program about this week's County Budget hearings and local goverment's response to Hurricane Irma.

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