Democrats Talk About Second Chances

The St Johns Democratic Party Holiday Lunch was held at the Milano Room at Amici’s in St Augustine. The full attendance event had several speakers under the theme of “Second Chances and Moving Forward Voting and Other Opportunities for Ex-Felons”.
The speakers were Nancy O’Byrne (Compassion in Action), Gary Farris (Second Chances Voter Registration), Tom Cushman (Criminal Defense Attorney) and Emmett Tatter (Former Felon). The information given was a real eye opener on the things that need to change in the system.

Andrew Gillum in St Augustine, FL

On Sunday October 28th, Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee, and candidate for Governor of Florida, stopped in St Augustine, FL on a tour of the state before the election in 9 days on November 6th. A huge crowd waited patiently on a beautiful day. When he got there the crowd went wild and his message was received with thunderous cheers and applause.

“Vote! St Johns County” Music Dance Video

This music video is a bipartisan effort to get the vote out in St Johns County. We want to thank the dancers and the “West St Augustine Groove Elite Stars” dancers and their director & coach Felicia Verdell. Lovely cameos by Nancy Shaver, John Reardon, Alexius Fergunson, Diane Scheriff, Marcy Baird, Joseph Naftzinger, and Alberto Colon. Coordination and support by Jeanette Jones, Felicia Proia, Pat & Joe Chiapetta. Thanks to Jorge Rivera and First Coast.TV for filming, editing and audio. Music by DJ Mazik “Kiki Do You Love Me”

Adam Morley Runs with an Honest and Powerful Message

This political ad paid by the Adam Morley campaign, conveys in an honest and heartfelt message of why he is running for Florida House district 24.

Born and raised in this area his message is to the point and makes sense. Do not forget to vote on November 6th 2018

 

Candidate Forum & Voter Registration Drive

All candidates from the Florida House contested races in the greater Jacksonville area will be presenting on the panel.  Also have Aaron Bean and Billie Bussard running for Florida Senate District 4 and Ges Selmont running for US House District 4 on the program!
Don’t miss your chance to hear from and meet the candidates! 
Meeting at:
Havana Jax Cafe
2578 Atlantic Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
5:30pm -8:00pm

The following candidates have confirmed their spot on our panel:
Ges Selmont – US House Representative District 4 (D)
Aaron Bean – State Senate District 4 (R)
Billie Bussard – State Senate District 4 (D)
Cord Byrd – State House Representative District 11 (R)
Nathcelly Rohrbaugh – State House Representative District 11 (D)
Clay Yarborough – State House Representative District 12 (R)
Timothy Yost – State House Representative District 12 (D)
Wyman Duggan – State House Representative District 15 (R)
Tracye Polson – State House Representative District 15 (D)
Jason Fischer – State House Representative District 16 (R)
Ken Organes – State House Representative District 16 (D)

 

 

Protesters Take to the Streets on Nights of Lights

Pastor Ron Rawls and hundreds of people were there to rally against two Confederate statues, and the city of St Augustine’s decision to keep them. Groups from Jacksonville also joined the march, which began at St. Paul A.M.E. Church and ended at the city’s main plaza during the Nights of Lights celebration. The protesters’ main goal was to be heard and impact tourism at perhaps the city’s biggest event of the year.

SJC Republican Party Fundraiser Big Success

The SJC Republican Party Hosted Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Ron DeSantis in a Fundraiser in Ponte Vedra, FL.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) joins Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL6) as the guest speakers at a fundraising dinner for the St Johns County Republican Party Friday October 6th at the Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.  While Democrats and Republicans on the Hill continue to fight President Trump and his agenda, Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Ron DeSantis stand by the President and keep working to promote his agenda. The Sawgrass Country Club was filled with those in support of Republican Party and its Pro Trump agenda. Great guests, great music, and great food made the event a success. 

Republican Party Event Coming Our Way

The St Johns Republican party will host Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL 6th District) as special guest speakers for the SJC REC Texas BBQ Fundraiser on Friday, October 6th 2017, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The event will take place at Sawgrass Country Club, 10034 Golf Club Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. First Coast.TV got a chance to speak with Diane Scherff, the present Vice Chairman of the St Johns County Republican Executive Committee, to get a more detail on the event of October 6th.

St Augustine Speaks About Confederate Monuments

St Augustine citizens came to St Paul AME Church to have an orderly forum concerning the fate of some confederate monuments in public spaces. The event was hosted by Rev. Ron Rawls and people spoke against and for the these symbols of the confederacy.

To see the entire forum of 1 hour and 13minutes go to :

St Augustinians Go to “Rubio Empty Suit Town Hall”

St Augustinians took a trip to support the Indivisible”Rubio Empty Suit Town Hall” in Jacksonville this last Wednesday, May 31st. A good size crowd talked to a Trump impersonator, and an empty suit that represented Senator Marco Rubio, wanting both to confront issues that seemed to be of great importance to the attendees of this Town Hall. First Coast.TV went to see what this event was all about.