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Statement from Wendi Walsh UNITE HERE Florida Political Director re declared victory for Mayor Daniella Levine Cava

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Contact: MJ Leira, 917-565-7697, [email protected] “Since August we’ve pushed to get out the vote for Mayor-Elect Daniella Levine Cava, with more than 160 canvassers going door to door every day and more than 800,000 pieces of literature sent out to support her campaign. Our team dedicated over 36,315 hours to […]

UNITE HERE hospitality workers close Election Day having knocked on over 450,000 doors in Florida  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Contact: MJ Leira, 917-565-7697, [email protected] Union members, many unemployed due to COVID-19, form largest door-to-door canvass operation in battleground state of Florida.     FLORIDA—Over 300 hotel housekeepers, dishwashers, cooks, and casino attendants knocked on over 450,000 doors statewide closing this Election Day, doing their part to win the election […]

UNITE HERE Florida, States Largest Canvassing Organization, Gains Momentum in Final Stretch of 2020 Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Monday, October 26, 2020 Contact: MJ Leira, [email protected], (917) 565-7697   FLORIDA—In the past weeks, UNITE HERE Florida has grown in efforts to mobilize voters in South and Central Florida with over 1,000 laid off hospitality workers now committed to get out the vote for Joe Biden.   In 2016, Donald Trump won Florida by […]