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2021 St. Pete General Election Candidate Endorsements

The 2021 St. Pete General Election is approaching quickly. The election will be held on November 2nd, 2021. There will be NO early voting, so request your mail ballot by October 3rd. Pinellas Young Dems proudly endorse the following candidates for St. Petersburg Mayor and City Council:

The PCYD Endorse Ken Welch for Mayor of St. Petersburg

On Thursday, July 29, as part of our endorsement process, the Pinellas Young Democrats held a forum for the Democratic candidates in the St. Petersburg mayoral race. All Democratic candidates were invited and Michael Ingram, Wengay Newton and Ken Welch attended. We were all really impressed by the depth of responses that we received from…
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St Petersburg Mayoral Race Candidate Forum

PCYD St. Petersburg Mayoral Race Candidate Forum

Join the Pinellas County Young Dems for a very special Brews & Views event: St. Petersburg Mayoral Race Candidate Forum at Pinellas Ale Works! Thursday, July 29, 2021 7 pm – Social • 7:30 – 9:30 pm – Candidate Forum Pinellas Ale Works1962 1st Ave S.St. Petersburg, FL 33712 Join the Pinellas county young Democrats as…
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unity is great, freedom is better

Unity is Great, but Freedom is Better

5 Take-aways from the 2020 Election in Pinellas By: Johnny Boykins, President, Pinellas Young Democrats On November 7th, four days after the Presidential Election, Joseph R. Biden of Delaware and Kamala D. Harris of California secured enough votes in the asinine Electoral College to win the Presidency. It has been eight (8) days since we…
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One Week to Build Back Better

One Week

In one week, the country will decide the course for the next four years. I hope that the country will choose to BUILD BACK BETTER. By Johnny Boykins, President, Pinellas County Young Democrats I don’t know about you, but I have been swinging back and forth between extreme political anxiety and solid confidence in the…
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Virtual Phonebanking with the Coordinated Campaign

by Conner Jure, Regional Organizing Director with the Florida Democratic Party I keep hearing about the Coordinated Campaign. What is it? The Coordinated Campaign is, in some ways, the Biden Campaign. But Coordinated Campaigns work with other candidates and groups to make sure we talk about – and elect – Democrats up and down the…
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2020 Pinellas Democratic Party Slate

2020 Ballots – The OFFICIAL 2020 Pinellas Democratic Party Slate of Candidates

Joe Biden, President Kamala Harris, Vice President Charlie Crist, Representative CD 13 Kimberly Walker, Representative CD 12 Darryl Rouson, State Senate District 19 Jessica Harrington, House District 64 Kelly Johnson, House District 65 Patricia Plantamura, House District 66 Dawn Douglas, House District 67 Ben Diamond, House District 68 Jennifer Webb, House District 69 Eliseo Santana,…
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2020 ballot get to know your judges

2020 Ballots – Get to know your Judges

A lot of the time, voters skip over this section on their ballot because they do not know enough about the Judges. Because these races are non-partisian (as all judges should be) there is no easy way to decide if you support them. We even found a wide range of debate over these judges within…
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2020 Ballot Constitutional Amendments and Pinellas County Tax Referendum Recommendations

2020 Ballots – Amendments & Pinellas Co. Tax Referendum Recommendations

Sometimes, the most confusing parts of our ballots come tacked at the end in the form of constitutional amendments and tax referendums. The Pinellas County Young Democrats, working with the Pinellas Democratic Party, have put together this recommendation guide. Not intersted in partisan recommendations? We always recommend you check out the Pinellas County League of…
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Why Are You Voting In November?

I am committed to voting in November because I believe that we must do something about the existential threat of Climate Change. I have been thinking a lot about the next 50 days. Why am I committed to voting in November? For many, it is to end the madness of the Donald Trump era. I…
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