LGBTQ+ Dems Congratulate Ken Welch on Election Night


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – After St. Petersburg’s August 24 Primary Election, three of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus’ endorsed candidates have advanced to the November 2 General Election:

• Mayor – Ken Welch
• City Council District 1 – Copley Gerdes
• City Council District 8 – Richie Floyd

Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on Ken Welch’s victory:

“The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus proudly endorsed Ken Welch for Mayor of St. Petersburg because he represents inclusive progress for the city’s LGBTQ+ residents and community at large. It’s clear from tonight’s election results that St. Petersburg voters support that vision, and we believe they will make the same decision on November 2.”

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