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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 …

The Mayoral Morning After…

By Ken Welch, Vice Chairman of the Pinellas County Commission This local election cycle has been remarkable in a number of ways. The Mayor’s race has set new …

I continue the fight by backing Mayor Rick Kriseman

Anthony Cates pictured above with then newly elected Mayor Rick Kriseman in 2013 -By Anthony Cates, III I ran for Mayor to create opportunity for all of St. …

For Opportunity, For Inclusion, I endorse Kriseman for Mayor

– By Rev. Dr. Deborah Green, President & C.E.O. of Earth Mission Endorses Kriseman Today, I Rev. Dr. Deborah R. Green, President & C.E.O. of …

For the record

Goliath J. Davis, III, Ph.D, Contributor for The Weekly Challenger Newspaper As many of you know, I worked as former Mayor Rick Baker’s Deputy Mayor for …

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 …

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 …

Big bounce in black precincts at poll closing

-By Gypsy C. Gallardo Polls closed at 7 p.m. with St. Petersburg’s 19 majority-black precincts* showing a vote count at least 21% higher than in 2013 (9,230 …