Waymon Hudson

Matt Damon in Florida to March for Change

Filed By Waymon Hudson | October 26, 2008 3:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Politics
Tags: early voting, Florida, Matt Damon, Miami, South Beach, South Florida

On Monday, October 27, actor Matt Damon will participate in a March for Change on South Beach, beginning at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, and ending at the Early Vote Location at Miami Beach City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive. matt-damon-picture-1.jpgThis is one of 27 Marches for Change taking place throughout the state to encourage South Florida's GLBT voters and residents statewide to early vote.

These 27 marches, from Gadsden County to Miami-Dade, will bring together Floridians to early vote on October 27th, in recognition of the unique impact that Florida's 27 electoral votes could have in determining the next President of the United States.

Early voting in Florida began Monday, October 20 and continues through Saturday, November 1. (A few counties remain open on Sunday, November 2.) All voters are permitted to vote at any of the designated early voting locations in their county, regardless of where they live. For specific voting times and locations, visit www.voteforchange.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27 - MEET AT 4:30PM

COLLINS PARK

2100 COLLINS AVENUE

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA

MARCH TO CITY HALL, 1700 CONVENTION CENTER DRIVE

HAPPY HOUR TO FOLLOW AT GEMMA LOUNGE, 529 LINCOLN ROAD

7:00PM-9:00PM, 2-4-1 DRINK SPECIALS

Damon is best known for his roles in the movies Good Will Hunting and The Bourne Identity. He attended Harvard University before leaving to pursue an acting career and went on to win an Academy Award for best screenplay.

And just for fun, here's a clip of Matt Damon and Robert Deniro endorsing Barack Obama:


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Yeah, well I'm fucking Matt Damon - oh, wait. That's Sarah Silverman's line.

That's why Waymon wasn't allowed to go to the rally or interview Damon... ;)