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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Initiative


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In the spirit of bringing the message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to unincorporated areas of Orange County and surrounding communities, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings has created the first Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative. Dr. King’s lifelong commitment to civil rights, nonviolence, and justice for all remains promising in today’s society. Through inclusiveness and collaboration, this initiative will commemorate his work and legacy for years to come.

#OrangeVotes - Register to Vote

Your vote matters. The Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative, in partnership with the Supervisor of Elections, are sharing important voter registration information on social media using “#OrangeVotes.” The Initiative encourages residents to register to vote for the upcoming General Election.

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Residents can learn more about voting in Orange County by visiting the Orange County Supervisor of Elections’ website.

Its Voters’ Resource page has trusted information about the upcoming General Election, including how-to resources on registering to vote, checking or updating voter registration, requesting a Vote-By-Mail ballot, and locating the correct polling place.

For more voting facts, visit Orange County’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and follow the hashtag #OrangeVotes.

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About the Campaign

Phase One: “Who’s In?”

  • September 17 – October 5
  • Quick facts shared on social media from Orange County Government and Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office that educate residents about important upcoming dates and voters’ registration information.

Phase Two: “I’M IN FOR 10!” Challenge

  • October 6 – November 3
  • Members from the Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative will engage residents from their social media pages by tagging 10 friends to encourage them to vote on November 3.
  • Residents can also join the challenge by using the hashtag #OrangeVotes.
  • Quick facts shared on social media about deadlines for voting, voting options and poll locations.
  • On Election Day, voters are encouraged to use the campaign hashtag and post a photo of their “I Voted” sticker. Additionally, residents can change their Facebook profile photo to include Orange County’s Facebook frame to show support for voting in Orange County.

Contact Us

Office of the Orange County Mayor
201 S. Rosalind Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: (407) 836-7370

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.