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Presidential election: Here is why eastern Miami-Dade is celebrating and western Miami-Dade is not

Some exceptions: Miami Gardens, Opa-locka, Homestead, Indian Creek

MIAMI – Data shows the majority of voters who supported President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence live in western Miami-Dade County. The supporters of projected President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were in eastern Miami-Dade.

There were exceptions to the geographic divide. Some of the wealthiest areas in eastern Miami-Dade sided with Trump and agricultural areas in western Miami-Dade sided with Biden. Cuban-American and Colombian-American neighborhoods sided with Trump and African-American, Haitian-American, and Mexican-American neighborhoods sided with Biden.

The voter turnout in Miami-Dade County was a high 74.57%. The official summary data report from the supervisor of elections shows there were 1,563,572 voters registered and 1,165,883 voted at 866 precincts. The data shows 617,647, or 53.31%, voted for Biden, and 532,734 voters, or 45.98%, sided with Trump.

WESTERN MIAMI-DADE

People line up to vote outside of the John F. Kennedy Library during the general election, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

About 50 western Miami-Dade precincts each showed more than 70% of voters supported Trump. He had massive support in the city of Hialeah and in the Kendall neighborhoods. The Cuban-American and the Colombian-American vote dominate the neighborhoods in these areas.

There was a precinct near Kendall Regional Medical Center where 82.69% of voters supported Trump’s reelection. In Miami-Dade’s Country Walk neighborhood, 78.35% of voters also supported Trump.

There were exceptions in Homestead, Florida City, Richmond Heights and Miami Gardens where Biden had strong support. Nearly 90% of voters at the Florida City/Homestead Neighborhood Service Center precinct and about 87% of voters at the Florida City Hall precinct voted for Biden.

EASTERN MIAMI-DADE

Indian Creek, the wealthy tiny island with 41 residential home sites and the Indian Creek Country Club, was among the exceptions. Trump had 42 out of the 53 votes there. The majority of voters in Bal Harbour, Surfside and Sunny Isles also supported Trump.

In Miami Beach, 19 out of 24 precincts reported Biden received more than 50% of the votes. Nearly 69% of the voters at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden in South Beach chose Biden.

Biden was not as popular with Miami Beach voters in five precincts including the St. Johns on the Lake Methodist Church and Temple Beth Sholom precincts. The barrier island city also includes voters from Venetian Islands, Star Islands, and the ultra-private Fisher Island.

Precincts in Miami’s historic Black neighborhoods had a strong showing for Biden. More than 90% of voters sided with Biden at the Culmer Neighborhood Service Center in Overtown, 90% at the Carrie P. Meek Art Center in Liberty City, and nearly 90% at the Elizabeth Virrick Park in Coconut Grove.

A look at the data

MIAMI BEACH

Children accompany adult relatives to vote, at a polling place in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, in Miami Beach, Fla., on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Most precincts in Miami Beach had a Biden majority

There were 24 precincts in Miami Beach. Here is the percentage of voters who supported Biden:

19 out of 24 precincts report Biden received more than 50% of the votes

Precinct 030.0 at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden: 68.91%

Precinct 033.0 at Miami Beach Senior HighSchool: 68.73%

Precinct 041.0 South Shore Community Center: 67.92%

Precinct 018.0 Indian Creek Fire Station #4: 66.10%

Precinct 036.0 Feinberg Fisher K-8Center: 65.68%

Precinct 043.0 Miami Beach Police Department: 65.53%

Precinct 042.0 Feinberg Fisher K-8 Center: 65.18%

Precinct 037.0 Miami Beach City Hall: 64.84%

Precinct 024.0 Nautilus Middle School: 62.05%

Precinct 031.0 Miami City Ballet: 61.05%

Precinct 040.0 South Pointe Elementary School: 61.50%

Precinct 014.0 Biscayne Elementary School 1: 59.84%

Precinct 011.0 Biscayne Elementary School 2: 59.52%

Precinct 015.0 Normandy Shores Golf Club: 59%

Precinct 013.0 North Shore Branch Library: 58.72%

Precinct 020.0 Ronald W. Shane Center: 57.16%

Precinct 019.0 Normandy Park & Pool: 55.59%

Precinct 048.0 South Pointe Elementary School: 52.44%

Precinct 023.0 Miami Beach Fire Station #3: 51.74%

5 out of 24 precincts in Miami Beach report Biden received less than 50% of the votes

Precinct 025.0 at St. Johns on the Lake Methodist Church: 43.24%

Precinct 028.0 at Temple Beth Sholom: 44.52%

Precinct 029.0 at North Beach Elementary School: 46.13%

Precinct 038.0 at South Shore Community Center: 46.83%

Precinct 032.0 at Miami Beach Regional Library: 47.99%

VOTERS FOR TRUMP

Trump's speech upsets his supporters in Miami-Dade County

Populous precincts with more than 70% support for Trump

  1. 82.69%: 413.1 - Greenglade Elementary School at 3060 SW 127 Ave.
  2. 78.35%: 790 - Norma Butler Bossard Elementary School at 15950 SW 144 St., in Country Walk
  3. 78.32%: 317 - Hialeah Fire Station #5 at 1197 W 74 St., in Hialeah.
  4. 77.78%: 989 - H U D at 1407 NW 7 St.
  5. 77.67%: 325 - Goodlet Park at 4200 W 8 Ave., in Hialeah
  6. 76.92%: 314 - Hialeah Middle School at 6027 E 7 Ave. in Hialeah.
  7. 76.84%: 459 - Greenglade Elementary School at 3060 SW 127 Ave.
  8. 76.13%: 707 - German American Social Club at 11919 SW 56 St.
  9. 75.79%: 796.1 - Kendale Lakes Branch Library at 15205 SW 88 St.
  10. 75.76%: 326 - Goodlet Park at 4200 W 8 Ave., in Hialeah
  11. 75.36%: 354- Palm Springs Middle School at 1025 W 56 St. in Hialeah.
  12. 74.85%: 451 - G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School at 3601 SW 147 Ave.
  13. 74.79%: 439 - St. Simons Episcopal Church at 10950 SW 34 St.
  14. 74.39%: 439.1 - St. Simons Episcopal Church at 10950 SW 34 St.
  15. 74.38%: 413 - Greenglade Elementary School at 3060 SW 127 Ave.
  16. 73.57%:: 778 - Snapper Creek Elementary School at 10151 SW 64 St.
  17. 73.17%: 369 - North Palm Baptist Church at 7801 NW 178 St. in Hialeah.
  18. 72.86%: 328 - Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 4497 W 1 Ave. in Hialeah
  19. 72.80% - 301 - North Palm Baptist Church at 7801 NW 178 St. in Hialeah
  20. 72.69%: 331 -John F. Kennedy Library at 190 W 49 St., in Hialeah
  21. 72.59%: 467 - Iglesia El Redentor - Asamblea de Dios at 3000 SW 107 Ave.
  22. 72.55%: 379 - Hialeah Fire Station #2 at 4200 E 8 Ave., in Hialeah.
  23. 72.46%: 992 - Iglesia Bautista Misionera Renovacion at 50 NW 51 Pl.
  24. 71.92%: 378 - Hialeah Moose Lodge #1074 at 305 E 32 St., in Hialeah.
  25. 71.82%: 319 - Hialeah Middle School at 6027 E 7 Ave., in Hialeah.
  26. 71.67%: 320 - Sparks Park at 1301 W 60 St. in Hialeah.
  27. 71.61%: 316 - O’Quinn Park at 6051 W 2 Ave., in Hialeah.
  28. 71.59%: 357 - Palm Lakes Elementary School at 7450 W 16 Ave. in Hialeah.
  29. 71.35%: 412 - Belen Jesuit Preparatory School at 500 SW 127 Ave.
  30. 71.16%: 438.1 - Mision Luterana Sagrado Corazon at 9850 Coral Way
  31. 71.16%: 437.1 - Olympia Heights Elementary School at 9797 SW 40 St.
  32. 71.06%: 338 - Hialeah Moose Lodge #1074 at 305 E 32 St., in Hialeah.
  33. 70.94%: 419 - Westchester Regional Library at 9445 Coral Way
  34. 70.93%: 315 - Palm Springs Elementary School at 6304 E 1 Ave., in Hialeah
  35. 70.90%: 464 - Sweetwater Elementary School at 10655 SW 4 St.
  36. 70.88%: 420 - Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia Westchester at 9500 SW 16 St.
  37. 70.79%: 390 - Bob Graham Education Center at 15901 NW 79 Ave. in Miami Lakes.
  38. 70.77%: 500 - St. Richard Parish Center at 7500 SW 152 St.
  39. 70.58%: 318 - John G. DuPuis Elementary School at 1150 W 59 Pl., in Hialeah.
  40. 70.39%: 438.1 - Mision Luterana Sagrado Corazon at 9850 Coral Way.
  41. 70.39%: 402- Lamar Louise Curry Middle School at 15750 SW 47 St.
  42. 70.38%: 433 - Emerson Elementary School at 8001 SW 36 St.
  43. 70.33%: 440 - Village Green Elementary School at 12265 SW 34 St.
  44. 70.13%: 382 - South East Park at 1015 SE 9 Ave., in Hialeah.
  45. 70.15%: 368 - Westland Gardens Park at 13501 NW 107 Ave., in Hialeah Gardens
  46. 70.15%: 310 - Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School at 7977 W 12 Ave.
  47. 70.10%: 377 - Walker Community Center at 800 W 29 St., in Hialeah
  48. 70.05%: 716 - Tropical Park Community Center at 7900 SW 40 St.

VOTERS FOR BIDEN

Voters for Biden gather for show of support in Southwest Miami-Dade

Populous precincts with more than 80% support for Biden

93.28%: 222 - Scott Lake Elementary School at 1160 NW 175 St., in Miami Gardens.

92.89%: 508 - Liberty Square Community Center at 6304 NW 14 Ave., in Liberty City.

92.04%: 214 - Sierra Norwood Calvary Baptist Church in Miami Gardens.

91.70%: 205- Robert Renick Educational Center at 2201 NW 207 St., in Miami Gardens.

91.57%: 196 - Universal Truth Center in Miami Gardens.

91.18%: 216 - Miami Norland Senior High School at 1193 NW 193 St., in Miami Gardens.

91.06%: 145 - Natural Bridge Elementary School at 1650 NE 141 St., in North Miami.

90.54%: 221 - Parkview Elementary School at 17631 NW 20 Ave., in Miami Gardens.

90.28%: 533 - Culmer Neighborhood Service Center in Miami’s Overtown.

90.24%: 257 - Saint James AME Church at 1846 NW 65 St., in Gladeview.

90.11%: 261 - Agenoria S. Paschal/Olinda Elementary School in Brownsville.

90.08%: 520 - Carrie P. Meek Art Center at 1350 NW 50 St., in Miami’s Liberty City.

90.07%: 213 - Parkway Elementary School at 1320 NW 188 St., in Miami Gardens.

89.08%: 251 - Arcola Lakes Community Park at 1301 NW 83 St., in West Little River.

89.97%: 505 - St. Matthew Freewill Baptist Church at 6700 NW 2 Ave., in Miami’s Little Haiti.

89.96%: 254 - The Highway Church of Apostle’s Faith at 2141 NW 76 St., in Gladeview.

89.95%: 280 - Freeman Collins & Raymond Britton Senior Facility in Opa-locka.

89.77%: 270 - City of Miami Gardens City Hall

89.63%: 206 - Norland United Methodist Church in Miami Gardens.

89.61%: 217 - Scott Lake Elementary School at 1160 NW 175 St., in Miami Gardens.

89.59%: 218 - North Dade Middle School at 1840 NW 157 St., in Miami Gardens.

89.56%: 585 - Elizabeth Virrick Park at 3255 Plaza St., in Miami’s Coconut Grove.

89.55%: 521 - Edison Towers at 5821 NW 7 Ave., in Miami’s Liberty City.

89.42%: 922 - Florida City/Homestead Neighborhood Service Center at 1600 NW 6 Ct.

89.42%: 269 - Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Miami Gardens.

89.37%: 253 - Palm Court Apartments at 930 NW 95 St., in Pinewood.

89.18%: 295 - North Dade Regional Library at 2455 NW 183 St., in Miami Gardens.

89.17%: 519 - Shadowlawn Elementary School at 149 NW 49 St., near Miami’s Little Haiti

89.16%: 506 - Edison Courts Community Center at 325 NW 62 St., in Miami’s Little Haiti

89.14%: 512 - St. Paul Institutional AME Church at 1892 NW 51 Ter. in Miami’s Liberty City.

89.13%: 818 - Church of T he Ascension at 11201 SW 160 St. in Palmetto Estates.

89.01%: 507 - Thena C. Crowder Elementary School in Miami’s Liberty City.

88.99%: 511 - Jordan Grove Baptist Church at 5946 NW 12 Ave., in Miami’s Liberty City.

88.97%: 215 - Sierra Norwood Calvary Baptist Church in Miami Gardens.

88.90%: 238 - Faith Community Baptist Church at 10401 NW 8th Ave., in Pinewood.

88.89%: 243 - Faith Community Baptist Church at 10401 NW 8th Ave., in Pinewood.

88.77%: 203 - North County K-8 Center in Miami Gardens.

88.60%: 196.2 - Universal Truth Center in Miami Gardens.

87.90%: 134 - North Miami Church of the Nazarene

87.79%: 250 - Mt Carmel Missionary Baptist Church at 1745 NW 79 St., in West Little River.

87.76%: 261.1 - Agenoria S. Paschal/Olinda Elementary School in Brownsville.

87.76%: 275 - Dr. M. L. King Jr Memorial Park at 6000 NW 32 Ct., in Brownsville.

87.72%: 239 - Mount Olives Church of God at 13230 NW 7 Ave., in North Miami.

87.61%: 223 - Cosmopolitan Baptist Church at 3003 NW 207 St. in Miami Gardens.

87.43%: 140 - Haitian Evangelical Baptist Church in North Miami.

87.28%: 258 - NFL Yet Center/Gwen Cherry Park at 7090 NW 22 Ave., in Gladeview.

87.15%: 955- Florida City Hall at 404 W Palm Dr., in Homestead.

86.97%: 139 - North Miami Jaycees

86.83%: 240 - Carrie P. Meek Elementary School at 2101 NW 127 St., in Westview.

86.82%: 501 - Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School in Miami’s Little River.

86.60%: 228 - Carol City Middle School at 3737 NW 188 St., in Miami Gardens.

86.60%: 138 - North Miami Elementary School

86.60%: 128 - Oak Grove Park at 680 NE 159 St., in Golden Glades.

86.52%: 141 - North Miami Public Library

86.52%: 226 - Golden Glades Elementary School at 16520 NW 28 Ave., in Miami Gardens.

86.28%: 162 - Edison West Little River Community Resource Center in West Little River.

86.23%: 212 - Star Lakes Association at 301 NE 191 St., near Miami Gardens.

86.16%: 803 - Richmond Heights Middle School at 15015 SW 103 Ave. in Richmond Heights.

86.13%: 876 - Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center, 505 NW 20 St., in Miami’s Overtown.

86.12%: 514 - iTech @ Thomas A. Edison Educational Center in Miami’s Little Haiti.

86.09%: 276 - Greater Miami Church of God at 1695 Opa Locka Blvd., near Opa-locka.

86.07%: 129 - North Miami Beach Church Nazarene

86.02%: 250.1 - Mt Carmel Missionary Baptist Church at 1745 NW 79 St., in West Little River.

85.92%: 127 - Washington Park Community Center in North Miami Beach.

85.81%: 522 - Moore Park at 765 NW 36 St. in Miami’s Allapattah.

85.71%: 258.1 - NFL Yet Center/Gwen Cherry Park at 7090 NW 22 Ave., in Gladeview.

85.45%: 244- Twin Lakes Apartments at 1221 NW 95 St., in Pinewood.

85.42%: 161- Horace Mann Middle School in El Portal.

85.37%: 150 - Senator Gwen Margolis Community Center in North Miami.

85.33%: 130 - First Baptist Church of Greater Miami in Golden Glades.

85.27%: 518 - Church of God Prophecy #1 at 4528 NW 1 Ave., near Miami’s Little Haiti.

85.12%: 219 - Bunche Park Elementary School in Miami Gardens.

84.90%: 117 - Uleta Community Center in North Miami Beach.

84.84%: 135 - Sunkist Grove Community Center at 12500 NW 13 Ave., in North Miami.

84.47%: 187 - Griffing Senior Citizens Center at 12220 Griffing Blvd., in North Miami.

84.32%: 978 - Morningside K-8 Academy at 6620 NE 5 Ave., near Miami’s Little Haiti.

84.31%: 126 - Allen Park Community Center in North Miami Beach.

84.28%: 242 -Lakeview Elementary School at 1290 NW 115 St., in Pinewood.

84.02%: 163 - Stanton Memorial Baptist Church at 50 NE 119 St., near North Miami.

83.99%: 137 - North Miami Jaycees

83.97%: 136 - Miami Union Academy at 12600 NW 4 Ave., in North Miami.

83.91%: 802 - Dorothy M. Wallace C.O.P.E. Center in Richmond Heights.

83.76%: 225 - Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church at 2961 NW 175 St., in Miami Gardens.

83.59%: 515 - Toussaint Louverture Elementary School in Miami’s Little Haiti.

83.31%: 260 - Dr. M. L. King Jr Memorial Park at 6000 NW 32 Ct., Miami, in Brownsville.

83.10%: 178 - Henry Reeves Elementary School at 2005 NW 111 St., in Westview.

82.87%: 248.1 - North Central Branch Library at 9590 NW 27 Ave., in West Little River.

82.69%: 498 - Eden Eglise Adventist DU 7th Jour in Miami’s Little River.

82.69%: 237 - Nathan B. Young Elementary School at 14120 NW 24 Ave., in Opa-locka.

82.58%: 159 - El Portal Village Hall at 500 NE 87 St., in El Portal.

82.48%: 160 - Stanton Memorial Baptist Church at 50 NE 119 St., near North Miami.

82.29%: 256 - Robert Sharp Towers #1 at 103 NW 202 Ter., in Miami Gardens.

82.25%: 142 - Shalom Community Church at 900 NE 132 St., in North Miami.

81.90%: 282 - Lorah Park Elementary School at 5160 NW 31 Ave., in Brownsville.

81.83%: 245 - Bible Baptist Church at 9801 NW 24 Ave., in West Little River.

81.65%: 210 - Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School in Ives Estates.

81.60%: 166 - Uleta Community Center in North Miami Beach.

81.40%: 236 - Westview Baptist Church at 13301 NW 24 Ave., in Westview.

81.27%: 262 - Mildred & Claude Pepper Towers at 2350 NW 54 St., in Brownsville.

81.25%: 580 - Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School in Miami’s Little River.

81.08%: 249 - West Little River Park at 2326 NW 84 St., in West Little River.

81.07%: 209 - Madie Ives Elementary School at 20770 NE 14 Ave., in Ives Estates.

80.94%: 100.3 - 111 BLDG--The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act --FED ONLY at 2700 NW 87th Ave., in Doral.

80.88%: 801 - Sgt. Joseph Delancy Park at 14450 Boggs Dr., in Richmond Heights.

80.74%: 264 - Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School at 2000 NW 46 St., in Brownsville.

80.71%: 182 - Griffing Senior Citizens Center in North Miami.

80.68%: 826 - Robert Russa Moton Elementary School, in West Perrine.

80.68%: 143 - First Church of North Miami

80.57%: 133 - Miami-Dade County Fire Station #19 at 650 NW 131 St., in North Miami.

80.47%: 164 - W.J. Bryan Elementary School at 1201 NE 125 St., in North Miami.

80.40%: 241 - Henry E.S. Reeves K-8 Center Primary Academy in West Little River.

80.36%: 152 - North Miami Seventh Day Adventist Church

80.28%: 517 - Arthur E. Teele Jr Community Center, 6301 NE 2 Ave., Miami’s Little River.


About the Authors:

Amy Viteri is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who joined Local 10 News in September 2015. She's currently an investigative reporter and enjoys uncovering issues facing South Florida communities. A native of the Washington, D.C., area, she's happy to be back in South Florida, where she earned a masters degree at the University of Miami.

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.