On April 9, 2019, residents of Miami Shores will have the opportunity to elect 4 council members, with the top vote getter to serve as Mayor for the next two years. With a population exceeding 10,000, and pressing issues related to sea-level rise and education, the village depends on voters to be involved in shaping the future.Read more
"With more Venezuelans fleeing the Maduro regime, we need to ensure that refugees are being welcomed in the United States. The ongoing crisis in their country has caused thousands of Venezuelans to seek asylum here, and it’s imperative that President Trump extend TPS (Temporary Protection Status) to Venezuelans in the US, as well as provide fair asylum proceedings. We are committed to advocate for protecting Venezuelans in our community."Read more
On Monday, February 18, 2019, Steve Simeonidis was elected as the new Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party.
Through his involvement with community organizations, including this DEC (Democratic Executive Committee of Miami-Dade) and various Democratic clubs and candidates, he developed a passion to serve the residents and volunteers who are anxious for change. Steve recently served as the President of the Miami-Dade Young Democrats and as General Counsel for this DEC in addition to other organizations. He also sits on the Miami-Dade Commission on Human Rights, a quasi-judicial body responsible for adjudicating appellate level human rights claims.Read more
We can find consensus even in these divided times, and the crisis in Venezuela is an opportunity for Democrats and Republicans to come together. Democratic congresswomen Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Donna Shalala are working diligently in Washington to deliver solutions. We wholeheartedly support the will of the Venezuelan community in their efforts to take back their country.Read more
While there are no national or state level elections over the next year, there are important local elections taking place throughout the county.Read more