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Elections

Engage Miami’s 2018 Election Impact

November 14, 2018

Election day is over, the polls have closed, and votes have been (mostly) tallied. It has been a historic midterm election in Florida and across the country with record turnout rates far surpassing 2014 levels. In our state turnout is up 19% from 2014 and in Miami-Dade it’s up 18% based on current reporting (41%…
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Community Advocacy / Local Government

Student Advocates Win Additional Campus Voting Sites

September 24, 2018

Engage Miami is thrilled that at the Sept 20th Miami-Dade County Budget Hearing, our county commission and mayor affirmed the importance of providing access to the ballot box by adding two new early voting sites for the November election, including one at MDC North Campus and one at MDC Kendall Campus, in addition to the early voting site at FIU announced previously. As our Executive Director, Rebecca Pelham expressed in her comments to the board, “students are the future of our democracy. Investing in young people now will pay dividends in the future because there is nothing more resilient than a civically engaged city.”…
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