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TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020
DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY
FLORIDA IS A “CLOSED PRIMARY” STATE. You can’t vote in the Democratic Presidential Primary unless you register as a Democrat.
FEBRUARY 18, 2020 is the deadline:
- to change your party affiliation to Democrat, if you wish to participate in the Democratic Presidential Primary; and
- to register as a Florida voter for the March 17 election. (But if you are already registered in Florida, you can change your address after February 18.)
To register or update your registration, contact:
Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections
501 1st Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Write Postcards To Voters Every Monday!
Pinellas County was the largest county in Florida to go for Trump in 2016. We believe that we can turn Pinellas BLUE in 2020. People who use Vote By Mail have significantly higher turnout than those who don’t use Vote By Mail. This is particularly true among younger voters. We have targeted 60,000 registered voters in the county who are not signed up for vote by mail. These voters don’t belong to a political party but there are indications that they are progressive. We want every one of these voters to get a personalized post card from another Pinellas voter urging them to sign up for vote by mail.
We have card parties every Monday at 6PM Allendale UMC. Many people get cards, instructions and addresses from us and prepare them at home.
Monday’s at 6:00 pm
Allendale United Methodist Church
3803 Haines Rd N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33703
For more information contact Indivisible FL-13 member Ellen Mowbray at email@example.com.
We got 5,000 cards in the pipeline in our first month. Our group is up to 50 and growing.
Start Your Own Postcard Party!
Ginny Nelson and the Game Changers are postcarding heroes! Having written 1100 postcards since the campaign began January 6th, they’ve just taken another 500 to write. They meet every other week in one another’s homes as well as write from home.
Be like Ginny, start your own regular postcard parties!
Adopt Your Block
Indivisible FL-13 and Fired Up Pinellas are joining forces to recruit volunteers for our Adopt Your Block program to get out the vote in 2020. Come join us!
Data shows when people talk with their friends and neighbors about their voting plans and issues, they’re more likely to vote. We’re asking folks to volunteer to contact and get to know the Democratic and progressive leaning Independents on their street, neighborhood or building and help make sure they get to the polls or mail in their ballots
HB 903: Fines and Fees
Sponsor: Byron Donalds
Ensures that a person’s driver’s license is not suspended for inability to afford court costs. Drivers licenses are essential for people to pursue employment and support family activities.
Public support is necessary to secure passage of the following bills in this year’s Legislative session. Email or phone Travis Cummings, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and urge him to place this bill on the next committee meeting agenda.
Include your name, ZIP code and contact information in your message.
firstname.lastname@example.org (850) 717-5018
WEEKLY DEMONSTRATION AT SENATORS MARCO RUBIO AND RICK SCOTT’S TAMPA OFFICE
Indivisible FL-13, Peace First and other local activist groups gather outside Marco Rubio and Rick Scott’s offices in the Sam M. Gibbons U.S. Court House, 801 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa, FL 33602 (map). The protest is every Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 AM. Bring signs, or organizers can provide them. There is parking around the courthouse and the meters take credit cards.
FMI John at (727) 894-2832. or email@example.com
PEACE FIRST FEBRUARY SITE
Since 2002, Peace First has gathered on street corners in Pinellas County every week to speak for peace and justice.
In February, Peace First will gather at the corner of 34th Street/US 19 and 54th Avenue S. in St. Petersburg (map) every Wednesday in February from 4:30-5:30 PM. This is the intersection next to the I-275 overpass near Eckerd College. A CVS Pharmacy and 7-11 are on that corner; park in that parking lot. Participants gather afterward at a nearby restaurant for an “after demo” meal. FMI, and to get on a mailing list of Peace First news and updates, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Indivisible FL-13 Contact Information:
- Indivisible FL-13 on Facebook
- Indivisible FL-13 on Twitter
- Email Indivisible FL-13 at email@example.com
- Pinellas County Progressive Calendar
- Resist Bot, fax your representatives via text message. Text RESIST to 50409
- Fax your congressperson for free at FaxZero.com
- Get action alerts from Countable.us
- Register to vote, vote by mail!
Florida 13 Congressperson Phone Numbers:
Senator Marco Rubio (R): DC (202)224-3041 Local (813)287-5035
Senator Rick Scott (R): DC (202) 224-5274
Representative Charlie Crist (D): DC (202) 225-5961 Local (888)205-5569
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