[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_empty_space height=”54px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Live Updates” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:Amaranth%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator][info_list font_size_icon=”24″ eg_br_width=”1″][info_list_item list_title=”Biden Victory Brings Joy, Hope To Haitian-Americans” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F06%2Flikely-biden-victory-brings-hope-for-haitian-americans-lessons-for-florida%2F|title:Biden%20Victory%20Brings%20Joy%2C%20Hope%20To%20Haitian-Americans|target:_blank”]Even before Joe Biden became president-elect Saturday, Haitian-Americans began celebrating a likely victory Friday evening. On Saturday, many filled the streets in celebration as euphoria ran through Haitian enclaves nationwide. And in Haiti. 11/07/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Results from Races with Haitian-Americans in the 2020 Elections” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F06%2Fresults-roundup-for-haitian-americans-in-2020-state-and-local-races%2F|title:Results%20from%20Races%20with%20Haitian-American%20Candidates|target:_blank”]Scores of Haitian-American candidates were on ballots across the country to represent their communities, mostly in Florida and New York. Here are the results of their elections. 11/06/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Fixation with U.S. Elections Brings Haiti To Near-Standstill” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F05%2Fhaitians-fixate-on-u-s-elections-draw-criticism-for-ignoring-haiti%2F|title:Haitians%20Fixate%20On%20U.S.%20Elections%2C%20Draw%20Criticism%20For%20Ignoring%20Haiti|target:_blank”]Activities out of Haiti’s government has been rather quiet in the past three days. Only one main event, the inauguration of a new $31 million courts building, was publicized. And the country’s most prominent news outlets featured news feeds filled with U.S. elections headlines. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 11/05/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Haitian-Americans Pleased They Voted, Anxious Over Stalemate” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F04%2Fhaitian-americans-pleased-they-got-to-vote-but-anxious-over-stalemate%2F|title:Haitian-Americans%20Pleased%20They%20Voted%2C%20Anxious%20Over%20Stalemate|target:_blank”]The overall winner of the presidential election was still too close to call as swing states counted mail-in ballots. “Regardless of the results, America is divided, and its values have remained solidified in 400-year-old practices,” said Bianca Shinn-Desras, 39, a Connecticut activist. “I have no choice but to be hopeful for our future.” 11/04/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Election Turns Into Nail-Biter That May Last For Days” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Flive%2F2020%2F11%2F04%2Fus%2Ftrump-biden-election%3Faction%3Dclick%26module%3DSpotlight%26pgtype%3DHomepage|title:Election%20Turns%20Into%20Nail-Biter%20That%20May%20Last%20For%20Days|target:_blank”]Joe Biden expressed confidence to supporters, and President Trump falsely claimed victory, The New York Times reports. The threat of legal challenges mounted as lawyers were dispatched to battleground states. 11/04/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Metellus Trails in Race for Miami-Dade District #3 Seat” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.miamiherald.com%2Fnews%2Fpolitics-government%2Felection-results%2F|title:Metellus%20Trails%20in%20Race%20for%20Miami-Dade%20District%20%233%20Seat|target:_blank”]In Miami-Dade County, Gepsie Metellus is trailing Keon Hardemon in the heated Commission District 3 race, according to the Miami Herald. 11/03/20, Florida – 10:15 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Haitian-Americans Await Election Results After Strong Showing At The Polls” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Fhaitian-americans-head-to-the-polls-on-election-day-fraught-with-tension%2F|title:Haitian-Americans%20await%20election%20results%20after%20strong%20showing%20at%20the%20polls|target:_blank”]As polls began to close on the East Coast a crowd of more than 50 people gathered at the Haitian Powerhouse in Miami, to await results. 11/03/20, Florida – 8:45 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Caribbean American Celebrities In Last Minute Get Out The Vote Call” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newsamericasnow.com%2Fcaribbean-american-celebrities-in-last-minute-get-out-the-vote-call%2F|target:_blank”]Haitian-born Hollywood actress, Garcelle Beauvais, said she is “freaking out a little” in an Instagram video post, but urged all who haven’t voted to “please go out and vote.” 11/02/20, New York – 4:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Rumbling threats of legal challenges echo on Election Day” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fapnews.com%2Farticle%2Felection-day-legal-challenges-b85ec8351882d5508fde27e8dd6b251d|target:_blank”]The candidates and parties have enlisted prominent lawyers with ties to Democratic and Republican administrations should that litigation take on a new urgency. A narrow margin in a battleground state could become the difference between another four years for Trump or a Joe Biden administration. 11/03/20, Washington– 4:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Fate Of Haiti A Top Concern For Many Haitian-American Voter” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Ffate-of-haiti-a-top-concern-for-many-haitian-american-voters%2F|target:_blank”]Regardless of who wins the election, voters like Alcide have said they want a more equitable economy and accountability measures to reduce corruption in Haiti. They also want the U.S. to foster a functioning democracy for family and friends back home. 11/03/20, Florida – 4:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Melania Trump casts her vote in Florida, without mask” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Fus%2Fpolitics%2Fmelania-trump-vote-mask.html|target:_blank”]Melania Trump voted at the Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center in Palm Beach, Florida on Election Day. She was the only there without a mask, according to The New York Times. 11/03/20, Florida – 1:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Suspicious robocall campaign warning people to ‘stay home’ spooks voters nationwide” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Ftechnology%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Frobocall-election-day%2F%3Futm_campaign%3Dwp_post_most%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_source%3Dnewsletter%26wpisrc%3Dnl_most%26carta-url%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs2.washingtonpost.com%252Fcar-ln-tr%252F2c7cf99%252F5fa18faf9d2fda0efb5ba758%252F5f2da198ade4e274f22f1af4%252F10%252F78%252F88ce4c1a7f3421f7ffc5035d65e5dee3|target:_blank”]The call — along with new robotexts surfaced Tuesday in Michigan — have fueled fresh fears that misinformation might spread on Election Day over Americans’ smartphones. 11/03/20, Michigan – 12:30 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Haitian-Americans Head To The Polls On Long-Awaited Election Day” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Fhaitian-americans-head-to-the-polls-on-election-day-fraught-with-tension%2F|target:_blank”]

Seen as a crucial bloc for presidential contenders Joe Biden and Donald Trump, Florida’s Haitian-Americans have embraced the message that they can determine the election. In New York, Haitian-American voters also cast ballots across the five boroughs and Long Island. 11/03/20, Florida, New York Source – 12:30 p.m

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Churches and community-based organizations in Miami-Dade are hosting “Souls to the Polls” events to encourage Black voter turnout before Election Day. One will occur Nov. 1, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Shalom Community Church, 900 NE 132nd St., in North Miami. 11/01/20, Florida

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The County Clerk’s Annex Office at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31. The Main Office at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 10/31/20, New Jersey

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Broward County’s Haitian community showed its support for Joe Biden in full force, as the former vice president held a car rally to get out the vote Thursday. 10/30/20, Florida

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Presidential candidate Joe Biden said winning Florida would give him a considerable advantage over Donald Trump at a drive-in rally in Broward County, Florida on Thursday. “If Florida goes blue, it’s over. It’s over!” Biden said. 10/30/20, Florida 

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A group led by Haitians, including Abner Louima, helps residents leads a get out the vote campaign among Haitian-Americans and other community members in South Florida. 10/28/20, South Florida

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New York City Board of Elections announced that they extended early-voting hours from Friday to Sunday. Early-voting will start at 7:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday now. On Sunday early-voting will close at 4:00 p.m. 10/28/20, New York

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Joe Biden has a four-point percentage advantage over Donald Trump in Florida, according to CNN Poll of Polls on Thursday. The poll estimates that Biden has won 50 percent of the voting compared to Trump’s 46 percent. The poll measures the views of registered and likely voters.  10/29/20, Florida

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Joe Biden racked 49 percent of the voting against Trump’s 41 percent, according to The New York Times and Siena College’s poll. Over in Wisconsin, Biden is ahead of Trump by five percentage points, according to Marquette Law School’s poll. 10/28/20, Michigan, Wisconsin 

[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”At Miami Gardens Voting Station, Council Candidate Takes Direct Outreach To New Level” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F10%2F27%2Fat-miami-gardens-voting-station-council-candidate-takes-direct-outreach-to-new-level%2F|title:Miami%20Gardens%20candidate%20takes%20direct%20outreach%20to%20new%20heights|target:_blank”]

Linda 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. 10/27/20, Florida

[/info_list_item][/info_list][info_list font_size_icon=”24″ eg_br_width=”1″][info_list_item list_title=”Haitian-Americans Pleased They Voted, Anxious Over Stalemate” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F04%2Fhaitian-americans-pleased-they-got-to-vote-but-anxious-over-stalemate%2F|title:Haitian-Americans%20Pleased%20They%20Voted%2C%20Anxious%20Over%20Stalemate|target:_blank”]The overall winner of the presidential election was still too close to call as swing states counted mail-in ballots. “Regardless of the results, America is divided, and its values have remained solidified in 400-year-old practices,” said Bianca Shinn-Desras, 39, a Connecticut activist. “I have no choice but to be hopeful for our future.” 11/04/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Election Turns Into Nail-Biter That May Last For Days” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2Flive%2F2020%2F11%2F04%2Fus%2Ftrump-biden-election%3Faction%3Dclick%26module%3DSpotlight%26pgtype%3DHomepage|title:Election%20Turns%20Into%20Nail-Biter%20That%20May%20Last%20For%20Days|target:_blank”]Joe Biden expressed confidence to supporters, and President Trump falsely claimed victory, The New York Times reports. The threat of legal challenges mounted as lawyers were dispatched to battleground states. 11/04/20[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Metellus Trails in Race for Miami-Dade District #3 Seat” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.miamiherald.com%2Fnews%2Fpolitics-government%2Felection-results%2F|title:Metellus%20Trails%20in%20Race%20for%20Miami-Dade%20District%20%233%20Seat|target:_blank”]In Miami-Dade County, Gepsie Metellus is trailing Keon Hardemon in the heated Commission District 3 race, according to the Miami Herald. 11/03/20, Florida – 10:15 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Haitian-Americans Await Election Results After Strong Showing At The Polls” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Fhaitian-americans-head-to-the-polls-on-election-day-fraught-with-tension%2F|title:Haitian-Americans%20await%20election%20results%20after%20strong%20showing%20at%20the%20polls|target:_blank”]As polls began to close on the East Coast a crowd of more than 50 people gathered at the Haitian Powerhouse in Miami, to await results. 11/03/20, Florida – 8:45 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Caribbean American Celebrities In Last Minute Get Out The Vote Call” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newsamericasnow.com%2Fcaribbean-american-celebrities-in-last-minute-get-out-the-vote-call%2F|target:_blank”]Haitian-born Hollywood actress, Garcelle Beauvais, said she is “freaking out a little” in an Instagram video post, but urged all who haven’t voted to “please go out and vote.” 11/02/20, New York – 4:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Rumbling threats of legal challenges echo on Election Day” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fapnews.com%2Farticle%2Felection-day-legal-challenges-b85ec8351882d5508fde27e8dd6b251d|target:_blank”]The candidates and parties have enlisted prominent lawyers with ties to Democratic and Republican administrations should that litigation take on a new urgency. A narrow margin in a battleground state could become the difference between another four years for Trump or a Joe Biden administration. 11/03/20, Washington– 4:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Fate Of Haiti A Top Concern For Many Haitian-American Voter” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Ffate-of-haiti-a-top-concern-for-many-haitian-american-voters%2F|target:_blank”]Regardless of who wins the election, voters like Alcide have said they want a more equitable economy and accountability measures to reduce corruption in Haiti. They also want the U.S. to foster a functioning democracy for family and friends back home. 11/03/20, Florida – 4:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Melania Trump casts her vote in Florida, without mask” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Fus%2Fpolitics%2Fmelania-trump-vote-mask.html|target:_blank”]Melania Trump voted at the Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center in Palm Beach, Florida on Election Day. She was the only there without a mask, according to The New York Times. 11/03/20, Florida – 1:00 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Suspicious robocall campaign warning people to ‘stay home’ spooks voters nationwide” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Ftechnology%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Frobocall-election-day%2F%3Futm_campaign%3Dwp_post_most%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_source%3Dnewsletter%26wpisrc%3Dnl_most%26carta-url%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs2.washingtonpost.com%252Fcar-ln-tr%252F2c7cf99%252F5fa18faf9d2fda0efb5ba758%252F5f2da198ade4e274f22f1af4%252F10%252F78%252F88ce4c1a7f3421f7ffc5035d65e5dee3|target:_blank”]The call — along with new robotexts surfaced Tuesday in Michigan — have fueled fresh fears that misinformation might spread on Election Day over Americans’ smartphones. 11/03/20, Michigan – 12:30 p.m.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Haitian-Americans Head To The Polls On Long-Awaited Election Day” info_list_link_apply=”title” info_list_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fhaitiantimes.com%2F2020%2F11%2F03%2Fhaitian-americans-head-to-the-polls-on-election-day-fraught-with-tension%2F|target:_blank”]

Seen as a crucial bloc for presidential contenders Joe Biden and Donald Trump, Florida’s Haitian-Americans have embraced the message that they can determine the election. In New York, Haitian-American voters also cast ballots across the five boroughs and Long Island. 11/03/20, Florida, New York Source – 12:30 p.m

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Churches and community-based organizations in Miami-Dade are hosting “Souls to the Polls” events to encourage Black voter turnout before Election Day. One will occur Nov. 1, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Shalom Community Church, 900 NE 132nd St., in North Miami. 11/01/20, Florida

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The County Clerk’s Annex Office at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31. The Main Office at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 10/31/20, New Jersey

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Broward County’s Haitian community showed its support for Joe Biden in full force, as the former vice president held a car rally to get out the vote Thursday. 10/30/20, Florida

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Presidential candidate Joe Biden said winning Florida would give him a considerable advantage over Donald Trump at a drive-in rally in Broward County, Florida on Thursday. “If Florida goes blue, it’s over. It’s over!” Biden said. 10/30/20, Florida 

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A group led by Haitians, including Abner Louima, helps residents leads a get out the vote campaign among Haitian-Americans and other community members in South Florida. 10/28/20, South Florida

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New York City Board of Elections announced that they extended early-voting hours from Friday to Sunday. Early-voting will start at 7:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday now. On Sunday early-voting will close at 4:00 p.m. 10/28/20, New York

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Joe Biden has a four-point percentage advantage over Donald Trump in Florida, according to CNN Poll of Polls on Thursday. The poll estimates that Biden has won 50 percent of the voting compared to Trump’s 46 percent. The poll measures the views of registered and likely voters.  10/29/20, Florida

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Joe Biden racked 49 percent of the voting against Trump’s 41 percent, according to The New York Times and Siena College’s poll. Over in Wisconsin, Biden is ahead of Trump by five percentage points, according to Marquette Law School’s poll. 10/28/20, Michigan, Wisconsin 

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Linda 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. 10/27/20, Florida

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