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Democrats Are Not in Disarray

The political collective of pundits, editorial boards, op-ed contributors, cable news broadcasts, and social media “political philosophers” are all lamenting about the dysfunction and dissolution of the Democratic Party, due to our increasingly crowded presidential field. The political collective is regularly asserting that the Party is in disarray. The political collective is wrong because it…
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The Millennial Future

The era of the political gatekeepers is officially over. Consider this an obituary. Millennials can no longer afford to “wait our turn” or “get in line” or “pay our dues” or whatever cliché that is directed our way. Our futures depend on the gates opening up, or we will dismantle the barriers altogether. Our Future…
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For Immediate Release

Press Release: End The Government Shutdown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPinellas County Young Democrats2250 1st Avenue NSt. Petersburg, FL 33713Pinellas County, Florida January 22, 2019  Resolution In Solidarity with the Furloughed Federal Employees in Pinellas CountyWHEREAS, the Pinellas Young Democrats stands in solidarity with the hundreds of federal employees, contractors, and vendors affected by the partial shutdown of the US Government in Pinellas County,…
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Organizing The Millennial Left

The coalition that makes up the Democratic Party should embrace the youthful pressure disrupting the status quo within the liberal establishment and progressive left. Embrace The Disruption The rank and file order of the political left is changing. The coalition that makes up the Democratic Party should embrace the youthful and leftward pressure disrupting the…
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Millennial and Youth Turnout

Finster Tech Consulting has released an interactive map of the State with breakdowns of Voter Turnout by age. Pinellas County turned Blue again in 2018, thanks in part to the turnout efforts of Voters age 18-34. We should acknowledge that the college and university areas of overperformed with youth voter turnout. We are looking at…
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We Made Pinellas Blue Again

We didn’t usher in the blue wave we were all hoping for, but we did our part here in Pinellas. We made Pinellas blue again. For that, we should all be proud. We were not successful at electing a BOLD and PROGRESSIVE Governor or reelecting our Senator, but all is not lost. We didn’t lose…
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2018 Midterm Endorsements

2018 Midterm Endorsements

The Pinellas County Young Democrats 2018 Midterm Endorsements: Andrew Gillum Chris King Governor Lt. Governor Learn more at: andrewgillum.com Sean Shaw Florida Attorney General Learn more at: seanshaw.com Nicole “Nikki” Fried Florida Agriculture Commissioner Learn more at: nikkifried.com Jeremy Ring Florida Chief Financial Officer Learn more at: jeremyring.com Bill Nelson US Senate Learn more at:…
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PCYD In the News

We had an extremely busy week as an organization last week. We met for our general meeting and followed it up with our inaugural fundraiser at Enigma on Friday and Pinellas Democratic Blue Wave Gala on Saturday. Now we have to buckle down and get to work turning out voters and engaging those wo have not…
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Blue Wave

NOVEMBER IS COMING

We have survived the Primary, let’s get to work in Pinellas.  #FlipPinellasBlue Congratulations to the candidates who have advanced. In Pinellas County, we will be working to Elect and Re-Elect Andrew Gillum, Governor Sean Shaw, Florida Attorney General Nicole “Nikki: Fried, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Jeremy Ring, Florida Chief Financial Officer Bill Nelson, US Senate Chris Hunter,…
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Florida Young Democrats

Operation Sweat Equity

Our campaign, Operation Sweat Equity is in full effect. The Pinellas County Young Democrats are engaging campaigns all over Pinellas County. We are putting in the work to help elect Democrats in the Primary in August and the General Election in November. Don’t forget to take a Selfie or two and send them to us.…
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