Expanding Democracy

New Florida Majority Statement on Trump Administration’s Attempt to Undercount Communities in the 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is ending its critical door-knocking efforts one month early, on September 30, sparking concerns that the White House is pressuring the bureau to wrap up counting.

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Things Are Not OK in Florida

New Florida Majority, a racial justice and political action group, released the following statement from their Political Director, Dwight Bullard, regarding Vice President Pence’s trip to Florida to meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis about the rapid increase in Coronavirus infections in the state

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Civil Rights Organizations File Lawsuit to Ensure Floridians Impacted by COVID-19 Can Participate in Presidential Primary Election

The plaintiffs allege the state’s failure to extend vote-by-mail deadlines, adjust early voting dates, and expand mail ballot transmission options amounts to a denial of critical voter opportunities in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The state’s refusal to take reasonable emergency election measures will prevent Floridians from participating in Tuesday’s Presidential Primary elections.

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Florida Primary: NewFM Launches Massive Voter Outreach to Support Elizabeth Warren

One month ahead of the Florida Primary, NewFM will set to reach 600,000 Latinx, Black, Haitian, young voters and women of color in Florida, to talk to them about Elizabeth Warren and her plans

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New Florida Majority to host Statewide People’s Assembly and Endorse Presidential Candidate for 2020

Over 200 NewFM members, partners and activists are expected to convene in Palm Beach to “Reclaim Democracy” and build political power ahead of 2020  Palm Beach, FL – The New Florida Majority (NewFM) will host its Statewide People’s Assembly “Reclaim Democracy”, in Palm Beach on November 23-24, 2019, to build political power that centers Florida’s…

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New Florida Majority Endorses Eleazar Melendez for Miami City Commission District One

Eleazar has shown a commitment to keep the people of District 1 and the City of Miami at the forefront of his campaign.

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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

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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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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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