Two Opportunities to Learn Ethical
Clean Campaign Classes
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Virginia Gardens Town Hall
6498 NW 38 Terrace Virginia Gardens, FL 33166
Monday, July 20, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Miami City Hall
3500 Pan American Drive Miami, FL 33133
Candidates, campaign workers and politically active
citizens involved in local elections have two
opportunities over the next several weeks to do it
properly by attending "Clean
Campaign Classes" sponsored by the
Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust.
Votes are scheduled in several cities during the
remainder of 2015, including Miami, Miami Beach,
Hialeah, Homestead and Virginia Gardens.
Additionally, elections for many municipal
positions, along with county, state and federal
offices, will be held throughout 2016.
Attending these sessions will give candidates and
their staffs advance preparation. The two-hour
seminars will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on
Thursday, June 11, in the Virginia Gardens Town Hall
and at the same time on Monday, July 20 at Miami
City Hall. Speakers -- including representatives
from the Ethics Commission and the Elections
Department -- will provide essential information on
fundraising and record keeping to candidates,
campaign treasurers, volunteers and anyone else who
wants to understand the legal and ethical
obligations of seeking public office. The events are
free and open to the public. Attorneys can earn
Continuing Legal Education credits from the Florida
For more information or to reserve a seat, call
Robert Thompson at 305-350-0630 or e-mail
The Ethics Commission was
created in 1996 as an independent agency with
advisory and quasi-judicial powers. It is composed
of five members, serving staggered terms of four
years each. Through a program of education and
outreach, the Commission seeks to empower the
community and bolster public trust.
For Immediate Release: June 9, 2015
Contact: Rhonda Victor Sibilia