Branding the New State of South Florida: Vote for Our New State Song, Bird, Motto, and More

Last month, the City of South Miami passed a resolution calling for the area from Orlando and Tampa Bay to the Florida Keys to secede from the rest of the state to form America's 51st state: the state of South Florida. We, of course, love the idea (even if we had previously floated the idea of just Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and the Keys breaking off).

However, there are a lot of details to consider when forming a new state -- like, well, state symbols. Clearly they are the most important part of all of this.

See also: South Miami Wants to Split Florida Into Two States, and the Entire Miami Media Missed It

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Kyle Munzenrieder