It’s not the party, it’s the after party! A rundown of where St. Pete’s candidates will be on Election Night

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Here is a partial list of Election Night parties — if your campaign would like to be added to the list, email me at

Citizens for a New St. Pete Pier, sponsors of Build the Pier, will be at the Birchwood.

Concerned Citizens of St. Petersburg, sponsors of the Stop the Lens Campaign, will be at Orange Blossom Catering (220 4th Street North) 

Mayoral candidate Kathleen Ford will be at … ???

Mayoral candidate Bill Foster will be at Midtown Sundries on First Avenue South. 

Mayoral candidate Rick Kriseman will be at The Palladium (253 5th Avenue North). Hors d’oeuvres by Edyth’s Cooking. Cash bar. 

District 4 candidate Carolyn Fries will be at … ???

District 4 candidate David McKalip will be at … ???

District 4 candidate Darden Rice will be at Harvey 4th Street Grill (3121 4th Street North). Food will be provided by the campaign. Cash bar.

District 6 candidate Karl Nurse will be at floating around several parties, he says.

District 8 candidate Amy Foster will be at Queen’s Head (2501 Central Avenue). Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the campaign. Cash bar and dinner also available for purchase.

The team is hosting a “Primary Party for Friends and Family” at The Pelican Pub (18 Second Avenue South, next to Jannus Live) beginning at 6:30 p.m. Space is quite limited so please RSVP with a headcount to as soon as possible. 

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.