ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Hispanic Federation sent out its canvassers to drop off door hangers with information on how to safely vote in person on Election Day, November 3.
What You Need To Know
- Federation wants Hispanics to decide presidential election
- More than 100,000 Hispanics in Orange voted by October 31
- More than 51,000 Hispanics in Osceola voted by October 30
- Federation says it will provide ride to polls for those who need one
The information was left at the homes of registered Hispanic voters who still haven’t cast ballots.
“We are shattering the record of people who voted in 2016, and we want the headline the next day is Latinos decided the person who is going to stay or the new person that is going to be in the White House for the next four years,” Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda said.
More than 100,000 Hispanics, or 80% of the county’s total number of Hispanic voters in 2016, already had voted as of October 31, according to the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office.
As of Monday, November 2, the Osceola County Supervisor of Elections Office reported more than 62,089 who have identified themselves as Hispanic have voted. That is more than the county's 2016 Hispanic turnout, 60,627. Almost half of Osceola County’s eligible voters are Hispanic.
The Hispanic Federation said any voters who need a ride to and from their polling locations can call its office at (844) 432-9832 to receive a ride.