The August election is extremely important for Miami-Dade County. We have the opportunity to elect a Democrat as Mayor, along with many others to the County Commission and School Board. We no longer suggest sending back ballots by mail. Please drop your mail-in-ballot off at an early voting location, or just show up with your mask and vote. Locations listed below. Please stay safe. Check your ballot status at checkmyballot.miami
We Will Work To Ensure Sen. Kamala Harris is the next Vice President of the United States
MIAMI-DADE: Today, Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign announced that he had picked Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate. The Miami-Dade Democratic Party released the following statement congratulating the pair.
Statement from Steve Simeonidis, Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party:
“Vice President Biden has chosen an extraordinary public servant to become the next Vice President of the United States. Not only will Senator Kamala Harris be the first woman vice president, and the first Black and Asian Vice President in our nation’s history, she will also help us restore the soul of the nation. We have no doubt the Biden-Harris administration will bring back honor and dignity to the White House, get the pandemic under control by listening to science, and put our economy back on track by reinvesting in American workers.”Read more
MIAMI-DADE, FL: Today, the Miami-Dade Democratic Party released the following statement:
“The Miami-Dade Democratic Party affirms that we recognize the diversity within all communities and specifically that within the Black community there are myriad cultures and subcultures, all equally deserving of recognition, respect, and representation.”
The Miami-Dade Democratic Party is kicking off two Early Voting Weeks of Action to get out the vote for our endorsed candidates!
This week and next week we’re calling Democrats across the county to remind them to return their mail ballot, and to ask them to support our fantastic candidates. A blue wave in August means an even bigger blue wave in November—can you help us make calls for one of the following candidates to help get out the vote?
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MIAMI-DADE, FL: After images of Trump supporters making obscene gestures outside of La Ermita de la Caridad circulated widely on social media, the Miami-Dade Democratic Party condemned their actions.
Several prominent Cuban-American figures were spotted in the crowd, including Eliecer Avila Cicilia, who María Elvira Salazar has called a “friend and supporter.”
Statement of Maria-Elena Lopez, First Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party:
“La Ermita de la Caridad is a sanctuary where thousands of Cuban exiles have come for comfort, to cry, to pray for freedom for Cuba. The actions of these Trump supporters are disgusting. If you have publicly objected to players kneeling during the national anthem but today are quiet while people standing in front of a church are giving the finger, please check your values.”
MIAMI-DADE: After Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez’s veto of a Miami-Dade County civilian review panel for police, Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair released the following statement:
“People across this county have been calling for more police oversight for years, and those calls have been amplified in recent months following the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Our democratically elected leaders did the right thing when they passed legislation to reestablish the Independent Civilian Panel, and Carlos Giménez was wrong to veto this panel — for the second time in two years — for political reasons. We need a civilian oversight panel with subpoena power, and once we replace our mayor with one who is responsive to the democratic will of the people, we will get one.”
The Miami-Dade Cuban-American Democratic Club has served for the past 10+ years as a forum for Democrats born in Cuba or of Cuban heritage to engage with local politicians and discuss important issues that are relevant to the community. With monthly meetings and presence on social media, the Club's goal is to educate Cuban-American voters while providing Democrats in the county with perspective from Cuban-American Democrats.
As you may know, Miami-Dade currently has several prominent Cuban-American Democrats serving in Tallahassee, such as Jose Javier Rodriguez and Javier Fernandez. We look to encourage other Cuban-Americans to get involved at all levels of government.Read more
Miami-Dade Democrats Reaffirm We Are A Nation of Immigrants
MIAMI-DADE, FL: Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Steve Simeonidis condemned the remarks of Donald Trump's director of rapid response, Giancarlo Sopo, whose private views about "Old Cubans" were revealed on Twitter today: