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South Florida Florida’s Melting Pot Counties: Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe Newspapers: South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald Population: 3.9 million; 24.8% of state’s population Party registration: 48% Dem, 34% Rep, 18% NPA Voter ethnicity: 54% white, 17% black, 25% Hispanic Votes: democratic Describe the effect of Hurricane Andrew on migration in South Florida and how internal migration continued to change. There was a mass exodus of Anglos from Miami-Dade into southwestern Broward. Pembroke Pines, Weston, and Miramar saw their populations double.
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Unformatted text preview: These cities provided bigger houses for less money. By 2003, western Miramar became majority Hispanic. Two stories of South Floridas ethnic politics: multiple demographic shifts, often taking place at the same time; ethnic political mobilization by Cubans, Haitians, and Jamaicans. Also the story of the failure to mobilize politically by South Americans and the disturbing self-disenfranchisement of the remaining Anglos of Miami-Dade County...
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