In a presidential election year, where the names at the top of the ballots dominate, many residents do not know for whom to vote at the municipal level. Julien, who works as economic development manager for the City of North Miami, is taking the direct engagement route to make sure that voters know about her race and choose her ‒ even if she has to appeal to them herself, all day every day.
With the final weeks of the campaign in full swing, the current approach observed is largely based on a report by Herlande Rosemond, voter protection deputy director for the Florida Democratic Party.
The Democratic vice presidential nominee is the daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants and playing up her Jamaican heritage is a huge part of the Biden-Harris campaign’s outreach to Afro-Caribbean voters in the Sunshine State.
Thrown into one of Montreal’s most diverse public high schools, the young Ms. Harris — whose father was from Jamaica and mother from India — identified as African-American, her friends from high school recalled. At the same time, they said, she deftly navigated the competing racial and social divisions at the school.
A relative handful of Haitian-Americans say they will support the president. Calling on religion and family values as their key reasons to vote, these conservative movement supporters also bring up the Democrats taking Black voters for granted, esoteric footage from decades ago, and debunked fringe theories to explain their presidential pick.
The Haitian Times strongly supports Democrat Joe Biden for President of the United States. We urge you, dear readers, to register to vote and to vote (by mail or in person), so that we can all say to Trump come November: “you’re fired.”
Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden Jr. emphasized the high stakes of the November election, while addressing voters at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami, on Oct. 5.
Image from a Biden campaign promotional video in Creole. Credit: Joe Biden for President. By Larisa Karr As Nov….
Election campaigners and voting rights advocates hoping to reach Haitian-Americans across Florida said they are focused on getting people to…
Haitians For Biden (Ayisyen Pou Biden), a newly-created group to bolster Haitian-American support for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, kicked off voter outreach activities in Florida. The virtual town hall is a sign that on-the-ground campaigning is intensifying.