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On the Campaign Trail - Florida Midterm Elections

October 31, 2010

Date: 10/31/2010 Location: Miami, Florida Description: FPC journalists cover a rally in Miami, Florida. - State Dept Image

October 31 - November 2, 2010; Washington D.C. and Miami, Florida
Contact: Matthew Buffington, Media Relations Officer
Telephone: 202-504-6318; email:

Sunday, October 31 through Tuesday, November 2, the FPC hosted a foreign reporting tour in Miami, FL on the Midterm Elections for foreign journalists already based in the U.S. The tour consisted of print, radio, and broadcast journalists from China, Egypt, Germany, Japan, Pakistan, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. The tour met with experts on political polling, demographics in Florida, Haitian and Cuban Diaspora groups, and the County Board of elections. Additionally, the tour visited several voting polls throughout Miami and attended political candidate events for Charlie Crist (I), Marco Rubio (R), and Alex Sink (D).