Miami-Dade, FL – November 1, 2018 – The Maria Elvira Salazar for Congress campaign will hold a press conference tomorrow to call for an IRS investigation into the improper political campaign activities of the Voter Information Center in violation of federal restrictions on nonprofit social welfare organizations and to denounce its false and deceptive scare tactics in mailers to voters while claiming to be an “unbiased” nonprofit organization.
“This organization, previously known as “Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund”, has deep ties to the Clinton Administration and has a reported history of targeting misleading messages to voters during elections,” according to a filing with the IRS by attorney Raquel A. Rodriguez on behalf of the Salazar campaign.
- WHAT: Press Conference
- WHO: The Maria Elvira Salazar for Congress campaign
- WHEN: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 11:30 AM (EST)
- WHERE: Southeast Financial Center – 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2600, Miami, FL 33131
About Maria Elvira Salazar:
Maria Elvira Salazar is a five-time Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist. She has established her reputation as a leading expert on Latin American affairs and the U.S. Hispanic community by covering major breaking-news events in the past 35 years. Until recently, Salazar was the sole anchor of the MEGATV nightly newscast and she previously hosted her own daily prime-time political news show called “Maria Elvira Live.” She was the first and only U.S. Spanish-language television journalist to obtain a one-on-one interview with Fidel Castro during his 50 years in power. Salazar began her career in broadcasting in 1984 as a local reporter for the Univision Network flagship station Channel 23 in Miami, Florida.
Salazar was born in Miami to Cuban parents who fled in 1960, upon the arrival of the Cuban communist revolution. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Miami and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
She lives in Coral Gables, Florida, with her two daughters.