Tampa Elections Example Of Florida Democrat Apathy

Tampa Elections Example Of Florida Democrat Apathy

The city of Tampa election were held yesterday. Most people in the state didn’t really know it was going on. The Tampa election are a clear picture of Florida Democrat apathy. With a turnout of less the 13% of registered voters in this this so-called non-partisan race incumbents were swept back into office by convincing margins. Mayor Bob Buckhorn won by a crushing margin to a write-in candidate. The only interesting race of the evening was the district 6 race. This race featured three candidates that all were Republican at one time. Last night however, it was a rainbow of political colors in the district race. Jackie Toledo the only Republican in the race took most of the vote but is in a run-off with now Democrat Guido Manascalco. Former Republican now Independent Tommy Castelano came in third to miss the run-off.

The Tampa city council currently has all Democrat incumbents so there was not any drama that lead to a bump in turnout. Democrats are truly not interested in candidate development as there were no Democrat challengers in any of the races.