Three weekends left before Nov. 4, and a number of campaigns are hitting the bricks around the Tampa Bay region for a number of get-out-the-vote efforts Oct 17-19:
Tampa Bay’s local chapter of the Service Employees International Union is holding a Largo canvass event to support Democrat Charlie Crist on Saturday, Oct. 18. Two shifts are available, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. at 10225 Ulmerton Rd., Suite 7A in Largo. RSVPs are online here.
State Sen. Jeff Brandes is holding a “Super Saturday Neighborhood Walk” in support of his re-election effort in Senate District 22. Special guests include state Sens. Andy Gardiner, Bill Galvano and Rob Bradley. Team Brandes will meet supporters at the St. Petersburg Campaign Office beginning 9:30 a.m., 5915 4th Street North, St. Petersburg. Volunteers will reconvene for lunch at 1 p.m. after canvassing some neighborhoods. For more information or to RSVP, visit the event Facebook page, email email@example.com or call (727) 537-0683.
This weekend, state Rep. Ed Hooper, now the Republican candidate for Pinellas County Commission District 2, will host two sign waving/canvassing events. At 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 17, supporters will meet, weather permitting, at the TJ Maxx on the Southeast corner Seminole and Park Street, 7191 Seminole Blvd. On Saturday, Hooper is holding a District 349 walk in Seminole. Volunteers will meet starting at 9:00 a.m.at McDonalds, 13875 Walsingham Rd. in Largo. For more information, call Kyle Caudell at (727) 251-7012 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.