110 miembros serán elegidos al Comité Ejecutivo del Partido Demócrata de Miami-Dade

Todavía estás a tiempo de postularse para representar a tu distrito en el Comité Ejecutivo del Partido Demócrata de Miami-Dade.

En agosto, los votantes de Miami-Dade inscritos en el Partido Demócrata seleccionarán a 110 representantes que constituirán el Comité Ejecutivo Demócrata (DEC por sus siglas en inglés). Cada uno de los 55 distritos del condado elegirán un representante y una representante.  


Estos representantes tendrán la responsabilidad de organizar los recintos en sus distritos (alrededor de 25K personas por distrito) y de dar voz a sus constituyentes dentro del Partido Demócrata local.

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More Maduro-Linked Donations to Republicans Emerge: Rhonda Rebman Lopez and Irina Vilariño accepted Tainted Money

Miami-Dade, FL: - Four Republican candidates running in Miami-Dade County have accepted money from disgraced former congressman David Rivera, whose company was paid $15M by Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro's PDVSA oil company, it was revealed in the New York Times yesterday. We've highlighted donations to Commissioner Esteban "Steve" Bovo and District 8 Candidate John Dubois. We now highlight two more GOP candidates who have accepted the tainted Maduro-linked money: 
  • House District 120 candidate Rhonda Rebman Lopez accepted $1,000 in September 2019.
  • Former Congressional District 26 candidate Irina Vilariño accepted $2,800 in December 2019.
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Miami-Dade Democrats Condemn Maduro-Linked Donations to Commission Candidate John DuBois

Miami-Dade, FL: - A bombshell New York Times story yesterday revealed that former Republican congressman David Rivera and his company were paid $15M by Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro’s PDVSA oil company. Several local Miami-Dade politicians are implicated in this scandal, as David Rivera's company has made donations to both Esteban "Steve" Bovo (who has since announced he will return the tainted money), as well as District 8 Commission Candidate John DuBois. Mr. DuBois has remained silent about the Maduro-linked money.
Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Steve Simeonidis issued the following statement: 

“John DuBois owes the residents of District 8 an explanation for accepting donations linked to the brutal regime of Nicolas Maduro. He must return those funds immediately. Candidate DuBois owes this community an apology for accepting tainted money and for his silence in the face of this scandal.”

Miami-Dade Democrats Condemn Maduro-Linked Donations to Commissioner Esteban "Steve" Bovo's Mayoral Campaign

Miami-Dade, FL: - News broke today that former Republican congressman David Rivera and his company were paid $15M by communist dictator Nicolas Maduro’s PDVSA oil company. The story should concern local residents because Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban "Steve" Bovo’s mayoral campaign has accepted money from Rivera’s company, funded by the Venezuelan dictator.
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Miami-Dade Democrats Join Calls For DeSantis To Accept Federal Funds For Safer Elections During COVID-19 Crisis

MIAMI, FL: The CARES Act included $400 million in election safety grants, with Florida eligible for over $20 million dollars to make our elections safer. Yet, as of May 12, Florida is one of only six states that have not requested these funds.

Calls for accepting the funding continue to mount. Over the last week, Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried and Democratic members of Florida’s congressional delegation have called on Governor Ron DeSantis to request these needed funds.

Steve Simeonidis, chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party, urged Governor DeSantis to act to protect Florida voters:

“No one should have to choose between exercising their right to vote and protecting their health. While we are focused every day on educating voters on safe ways to exercise their rights to vote, it is a travesty that the DeSantis administration has not requested the federal funds allocated to Florida to make our elections safer. He must act now.” 


You decide who gets to go to the convention from Miami-Dade. Sign up by Wednesday 5/13

Most people don't realize, but it's up to registered Democratic Party voters to elect who will represent them at the Democratic National Convention in August! All you need to do is make sure you request a ballot at this link by Wednesday 5pm, and you will be emailed a ballot. Actual voting will take place electronically between Thursday and Saturday.

Enter here to request an electronic ballot for this special online election


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Refusal to Pass Earned Sick Leave Is An Embarrassment

MIAMI FL: Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chairman Steve Simeonidis today issued the following statement in response to the Miami-Dade County Commission Policy Council’s vote against a local earned sick leave policy:

“Today’s vote is simply an embarrassment and greatly concerning given the real health challenges workers face today in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak. What message does this send to those who worry that calling in sick could leave them without a job or lost wages? This is a moment in time when we need to embrace policies that protect those workers who are on the frontlines delivering critical care and services. Rejecting any form of earned sick leave is shocking and irresponsible.”