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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Black precincts just surpassed 2013 vote count

As of 4:30 p.m. today, the number of votes cast from the city’s 19 majority-black precincts has surpassed the total vote count in the 2013 mayoral primary …