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Fla Dems open office in all-important Miami



Underscoring the importance of diverse Miami-Dade to Democratic prospects in statewide elections, the Florida Democratic party on Monday officially opens a new campaign office in Little Havana. Miami-Dade played an enormous role in delivering Florida's 27 electoral votes to Barack Obama in 2012, giving the president a margin of victory of more than 208,000 votes, compared to nearly 140,000 votes in 2008.

“We have an aggressive effort to win South Florida by similar margins as 2012 and having the Florida Democratic Party open an office for the first time in Miami-Dade shows our commitment to growing our opportunities in a key region of the state,” said Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Allison Tant. “We are excited to partner with Chair Taddeo-Goldstein and the Miami-Dade Democratic Party as we build a campaign operation that will defeat Rick Scott and secure victories for Democrats up and down the ballot.”

The new office is at 2141 SW 1st Street, Suite 204. Doors open for the grand opening at 10 a.m. Monday, and the program begins at at 10:30.

[Last modified: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:25am]


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