MSNBC: Florida’s First Statewide recount underway

NewFM Political Director Dwight Bullard appeared on the Nov. 12th episode of MSNBC’s The Beat With Ari Melber to discuss voter suppression and efforts to ensure a fair recount process in the midterm elections.

Bullard: [Rick Scott’s] allegations of voter fraud have been false. They were false even before the judge ruled on it. And it really shows a level of pursuing in the part of Rick Scott because we`re talking about voter suppression or tactics around voter disengagement. Governor Scott`s been at the forefront, going back to the laws he signed into place in 2011. So when you hear him now claim voter fraud after time and time again in purging the rolls… the claim of voter fraud in this time and place seems very hypocritical coming from him.

Updates

Florida tiene una nueva ley que garantiza la dignidad de las mujeres en prisión

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Climate
Prepare for Hurricane Season

Prepare for Hurricane Season

All you need to know for hurricane season, from downloadable checklists to links to resources in Miami-Dade, Broward and Duval County

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Criminal Justice
Coalition of Formerly Incarcerated Women Demands Accountability After Tammy Jackson’s Case

Coalition of Formerly Incarcerated Women Demands Accountability After Tammy Jackson’s Case

The Dignity Florida Coalition sends letter to Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Corrections demanding accountability after Tammy Ms. Jackson gave birth to her baby in isolation.

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Legislative Updates

Manny Diaz and José Oliva Came For Our Families

Florida Advocates Release Ad Holding Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. and Rep. José Oliva Accountable for Legislative Session

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Endorsements
New Florida Majority Endorses Khurrum Wahid for City of Coral Springs Commission Seat 2

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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