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Kamala Harris Courts All Types Of Potential Biden Voters In First Miami Visit

Pedro Portal
Miami Herald
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, running mate of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, dances to the beat of the music by the school band named Roar as they welcomed her to the Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens to host a community conversation to discuss the challenges facing the African American community in South Florida,” on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Kamala Harris’s first Miami visit as Joe Biden’s running mate was an attempt to engage a large group of voters who haven’t seen the Democratic ticket in the state for nearly a year.

On Thursday, Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, managed to meet with non-Cuban Hispanics, Black voters, college graduates and Jewish voters across Miami-Dade County in a six-hour span. They were courting a diverse group voters with vastly different policy preferences and values — who are also crucial for Biden’s hopes in Florida as the polls show a tightening race two months before Election Day.

Harris began her trip with an unannounced stop in Doral, home to Miami’s largest concentration of Venezuelans. Then, she headed to Miami Gardens, Florida’s largest majority Black city, to speak with college students and community leaders. At the same time, Harris’s husband Doug Emhoff was in Aventura courting Jewish voters.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.