THE 'BURG VOTES

The Black Vote

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 …

Take this seriously: 4x more black voters still undecided in mayor’s race

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo It’s incredible that 18% of likely black voters are still undecided in St. Pete’s mayoral race, according to the newest and final …

Black Democrats “Defect” in St. Pete Elections

(Lessons from History & for the Next Two Months) – By Gypsy C. Gallardo Several media outlets have highlighted the fact that a significant share of …

NEW: Black & Latino Turnout Broke Records Last Week!

–By Gypsy C. Gallardo Just after 2 p.m. today, the Supervisor of Elections released data on the racial make-up of voters in last week’s primary …

Who really won black precincts last night

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo; WUSF News Photo The Tampa Bay Times reported last night that former Mayor Rick Baker won Midtown precincts by about 340 votes, which …

Dead heat in black precincts for Kriseman v Baker

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo St. Petersburg’s majority-black precincts* showed a “dead heat” result between Mayor Rick Kriseman and former Mayor Rick Baker in …

Where Black Voters Live & Breathe

5 quick facts about the geographic dispersion of St. Petersburg’s African American electorate – By Gypsy C. Gallardo The following facts will be …

Crib Sheet: Differences between “Midtown,” “South St. Pete,” and “Black”

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo Most everyone knows that the area located south of Central Avenue is home to a lion’s share of St. Petersburg’s black …

Another Surge Seems Certain for Black Voters this Year, but for All New Reasons

– By Gypsy C. Gallardo It appears that this year’s election will see yet another surge in African American voting, following the record set in 2013 …