This Week In Politics – Your Weekly Day Planner

 

This week’s look at what is going on in politics, locally, statewide and nationally. Be sure to get involved because every vote counts no matter what your party or point of view.

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TAMPA BAY VOTER TURNOUT FOR PRIMARIES (as of 8/10/2018):
Source: Florida Division of Elections

 Republican Democrat   Other     No Affil.   Total
Hillsborough
-Voted Vote-by-Mail   18,611     17,248        184      5,490      41,533
-Voted Early               0          0          0          0           0
Manatee
-Voted Vote-by-Mail    8,964      5,485         72      2,448      16,969
-Voted Early               0          0          0          0           0
Pasco                 
-Voted Vote-by-Mail    7,158      5,684         51      2,111      15,004
-Voted Early               0          0          0          0           0
Pinellas             
-Voted Vote-by-Mail   18,785     15,472        191      6,430      40,878
-Voted Early               0          0          0          0           0
TAMPA BAY TOTAL
-Voted Vote-by-Mail   53,518     43,889        498     16,479     114,384
-Voted Early               0          0          0          0           0

FLORIDA TOTAL
-Voted Vote-by-Mail  234,212    195,197      1,940     70,482     501,831
-Voted Early               0          0          0          0           0

MISC:

For information regarding voting in the 2018 Primary in Pinellas County, see:
https://www.votepinellas.com/Election-Information/Elections/Current-Upcoming-Elections/2018-Primary-Election

* * * CALENDAR OF EVENTS * * * 

MONDAY, AUGUST 13TH

Public Schools open in Pinellas County

U.S. House of Representatives – District Work Week (vacation)

U.S. Senate – not in session (vacation)

President Trump will be in central New York; first in Utica to campaign with U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney (Dist 22), and; visit Fort Drum in Jefferson County, home to the Army’s 10th Mountain Division.  While at Fort Drum, Trump will sign the National Defense Authorization Act, a $716 billion defense policy bill.

6:30pm ET – Democrats Monthly District 68 Meeting @ Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Rd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703; (727)698-4123 – [email protected]

7:00pm ET – Democrats Districts 69 & 70 Combined Monthly Meeting @ DEC, 2250 1st Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33713; 727-327-2796 – Jennifer Griffith, District 69 Chair – [email protected]pinellasdemocrats.com ; Matthias Byrd, District 70 Chair – [email protected]

7:00pm ET – Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee Meeting @ 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater, FL 33762; (727)539-6009 – [email protected] – http://www.PinellasRepublicans.com/

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14TH

6:30pm ET – Democrats Hispanic Caucus Meeting @ Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Rd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703; President: Joseph Saportas – [email protected]gmail.com – (727)492-3799

6:30pm ET – Republican Club of Tarpon Springs meeting (Campaign Workshop) @ Queen’s Pizza, 40949 US Hwy 19 North, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689; President Chris Paras – (727)518-5316 – [email protected]

7:00pm ET – Ronald Reagan Republican Club of On Top of the World @  Sunrise Room, WEST Activity Center, Top of the World, Clearwater; President: Bea Pacelli – (312)217-4940 – [email protected]

7:00pm ET – Pinellas County Young Republicans @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; Justin Homburg – (727)773-7965 – [email protected]

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15TH 

(none)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16TH

10:00am ET – U.S. Senate Hearing – Commerce, Science, and Transportation – An oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission.

6:30pm ET – North Pinellas Republican Club @ Leo’s Italian Grille, 33286 US 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684; Speaker:  Rep. Gus Bilirakis; President:  Ron Walker – 727-639-1511 – [email protected]gmail.com

7:00pm ET – Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County General Meeting @ Democratic Headquarters, 2250 1st Avenue North, St Petersburg, FL 33713; Susan McGrath – 727-327-2796 – [email protected]

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17TH

6:30pm ET – Democratic Environmental Caucus Meeting (West Central Florida Chapter) @ PCDEC Headquarters, 2250 1st Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33713; Chair: Bill Bucolo – [email protected] – (727)557-5549

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18TH

9am-5Pm ET _ Pinellas County Primary Early Voting in Clearwater, Largo, and St. Petersburg; for details, see:  https://www.votepinellas.com/Election-Information/Early-Voting

12:00pm ET – South St. Pete Democratic Club @ Sanderlin Center, 2335 22nd Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL 3371; Linda Lucas – (727)866-7335 –[email protected]gmail.com

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19TH

9am-5Pm ET _ Pinellas County Primary Early Voting in Clearwater, Largo, and St. Petersburg; for details, see:  https://www.votepinellas.com/Election-Information/Early-Voting

Want to add your event to the list; please send a note to Tim Bryce at [email protected]

 

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