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Tue Oct 6, 2020, 07:44 AM

Just a note from Largo/Clearwater - so I wondered what is happening locally to others in FL?

I'm in Pinellas, and since 2000 my neighborhood has been majority GOPers. Lots of retirees, and folks who work for the military contractors, and hard-core repubs who give $2000 every year. It can be discouraging.

This year the signs are literally 50-50 with a lot of Biden/Harris (we counted)! Also, the homeowners didn't hold a meeting in Oct. because of the possible conflicts. More and more seniors are going blue! They are really upset over the virus and social security. Trump is losing favor. I hope it's enough.

We have two families that are big trouble. One has a bunch of signs and one of those black flags with a blue stripe. I had never seen one of those before, and I really don't know what it means. Now I wonder if we have some kind of radical.

There are two black families and lots of international families, and none have reported any problems or harassment that I know of at this point. There is a lot neighborhood communication, so any event would be broadcast immediately.

There is another family with kids who openly break the rules. They are fundamentalists. Pool parties and cookouts, no masks, etc. They seem nice, but folks are crossing the street to avoid them. That group has been politely isolated all summer.

The biggest house is owned by two MDs, and they have a Trump sign. Their cars were home all day, and I found out that both caught the virus! I'm wondering if they will hold out for Trump now.

We have LOTS of people calling, waving signs, and organizing on social media. It seems to be working. If the local polls are correct, Biden could win Pinellas. We may even flip one of the crazy GOP state delegation, but that's a long shot.

I'm optimistic that we can win big here.

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Sancho Oct 6 OP
tblue37 Oct 6 #1
Sancho Oct 6 #2
JennyMominFL Oct 6 #3
True Blue American Oct 6 #4
Sancho Oct 6 #5
mitch96 Oct 6 #7
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Response to Sancho (Original post)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 07:48 AM

1. Thin blue line flag is a police support flag, used typically to reject BLM efforts.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 07:50 AM

2. Thanks for that note. I had no idea.

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Response to Sancho (Original post)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 07:52 AM

3. Orange county bere

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I am in an middle to upper middle class section-of unincorporated Orlando. My neighborhood had a ton of Trump signs in 16. There are less political signs overall as I think people are afraid to put out signs. However, of the homes with signs in the area the majority are Biden signs and there are now just 2 Trump signs.

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Response to JennyMominFL (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 08:02 AM

4. From a Republican suburb in Ohio

As I went to the Doctor's office. Biden/ Harris signs are sprouting up like dandelions in the Spring.

At firs all I saw were small Trump signs that looked as if they were left over. I have not seen one new Trump sign.

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Response to JennyMominFL (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 08:40 AM

5. If we can win the I4 corridor, Florida should go for Biden/Harris...

...so it's good news if MF45 is losing there.

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Response to Sancho (Reply #5)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 09:57 AM

7. "If we can win the I4 corridor"

I heard lots of Puerto Ricans move to the I4 corridor after the hurricane and tRump's fiasco their. With the possibility of statehood I would hope they vote Dem...YMMV
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Response to Sancho (Original post)

Tue Oct 6, 2020, 09:55 AM

6. I'm just north of you in Pinellas.. 3 or 4 very large tRump signs and tRumplicans out on the

weekend waving flags and posters on the main drag. A bit north of me lots of Biden/Harris signs on top of fences... smart.
I was down in St Pete at Trader Joes and the area around there is all Biden signs. I don't know if that means anything. A report from the trenches..
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