Commentary: Caribbean-Americans and 2018 elections in South Florida

Jean M. Pierre, Ph.D. is managing principal of HARC (Haitian American Research Company), an advisory consulting firm focused on political, social, economic research and business development. He is an Adjunct Faculty member teaching public administration courses at Florida Atlantic University. He can be reached at

By Jean M. Pierre, PhD

The November 2018 midterm elections in the USA are officially over. The losing candidates have conceded. The winning candidates have delivered their victory speeches. The recount has started in the contested races. The Caribbean-American communities of South Florida participated. Some lessons may be draw from these November 2018 elections. Those lessons relate to participation, unity, and alliances.

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