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The Black Vote

POLL: St. Pete Black Voters Still Undecided, with Just 2 Weeks ‘Til Election Day

StPetePolls.org’s October 20, 2019 poll shows these four candidates as frontrunners for the Nov 5th election: Robert Blackmon (District 1), Ed Montanari …

Florida Can’t Block Former Felons From Voting If They Owe Money And Can’t Pay: Judge

October 21, 2019 – From HuffPost.com  Florida election officials can’t block a group of nearly 20 people with felony convictions from registering to …

Montgomery elected its first black mayor in 200 years. This is why it matters

  October 10, 2019 In the two centuries since its founding, Alabama’s capital of Montgomery and the birthplace of the civil rights movement has …

1,487 Souls to the Polls Today in St. Pete

The women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority with Corey Givens, Jr. at Souls to the Polls St. Pete 2018 Despite overcast skies and intermittent rain drops, energies ran …

Alert: Slow Turnout in Some Black Precincts, Gillum Backers Calling All Cars

Seven precincts at polling places labeled above lag 10 points or more in early votes, compared to the rest of Pinellas County Though St. Pete’s …

BREAKING: St. Pete Black Precincts Surpass All-Time Record in Early Votes

– As of 12 noon on Friday, November 2nd, with five days still left on the clock, St. Petersburg’s majority-black precincts have already surpassed their …

The Gillum effect? In Florida’s largest black-majority city, a surge of early voters

  Source: Miamiherald.com Anita Coolie, 46, cast her vote Wednesday in Miami Gardens for the Florida governor’s race, but her mind was on ballots of …

Gillum “crushed it” in South St. Pete; but will enough white voters back him to win Pinellas?

Attorney Bridgette Michelle and family with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum in August 2018 at St. Pete’s Rush Hour restaurant Andrew …

Surprising Number of Black Floridians Back DeSantis; Polling Error Perhaps?!

Democrat Andrew Gillum (left) and Republican Ron DeSantis (right) battle for the Governor’s seat in 2018 Despite widespread accusations of racist words …

5 Quick Facts: The Black Vote Factor in Yesterday’s Contest

The victors: newly re-elected Mayor Rick Kriseman and Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin at last night’s celebration – By Gypsy C. Gallardo Yesterday’s …