Florida Politics: “Darden Rice reaches 100K voters through grassroots efforts”

Outreach includes 40,000 phone calls, 50,000 text messages and 11,000 door knocks.

St. Petersburg City Council member Darden Rice has made more than 100,000 voter contacts in her bid for Mayor, her campaign announced Monday.

That outreach includes about 40,000 phone calls, 50,000 text messages, and 11,000 door knocks through community canvassing. Outreach is targeted to likely voters in the Aug. 24 Primary Election, now just 15 days away.

“I’m so proud of my incredible team for meeting this amazing goal,” said Rice, who also has a background in community organizing. “This campaign has been committed since day one to talking with St. Petersburg residents about their concerns and their hopes for our great city, and we’re looking forward to keeping it up — right until 6:59 p.m. on Election Day.”

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