November 30, 2020
Democratic Headquarters
71 South Dixie Highway, Suite 6
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Telephone: 904-825-2336

Monday - Friday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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President-Elect Joe Biden's Thanksgiving Speech.
Thank You, Lincoln Project, for your Thanksgiving
Recognition of Essential Workers.
December 1 Honors World AIDS Day and Giving Tuesday
On December 1, we remember our friends and family members, who were infected with AIDS, and all who have died from this dreaded disease. Medicine has made great strides in saving the lives of AIDS victims, enabling them to lead normal and productive lives.
On Giving Tuesday, consider making a donation to your favorite charity, whether at the local level, or to a national or international organization that reaches out to help others. This year, our donations are needed more than ever to help those in need..
306 Electoral College Votes ( no change)...
Biden lead expands as Trump pays for recount
306 Electoral Votes
Joe Biden
80,104,118 votes (51.1%)
232 Electoral Votes
Donald Trump
73,918,712 votes (47.1%)
A Mix of Videos and Current Online Articles
Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Joe Biden’s win over Donald Trump The recount barely budged Biden’s winning margin of about 20,600 votes. By Associated Press

The picks are a repudiation of President Trump’s isolationism, but they will have to resolve tensions between an Obama-era approach and the “fresh thinking” the president-elect says he wants.
NYTimes By Annie Karni and David E. Sanger
Includes Video Clip of each of the nominees.
One-term presidents generally don’t leave big footprints. And the last four years may be seen as a reaction to the game-changing presidency of Barack Obama.
By Steve Inskeep NYTimes
Celebrating the results of the election
St. Johns County Legislative 2020 Meeting
  Legislative Delegation Meeting date announced

This St. Johns County Legislative Delegation will hold a meeting on Friday, December 18, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the St Johns County Commission Chamber Auditorium, located at 500 San Sebastian View, St Augustine.

Discussion of issues regarding local legislation for the 2021 Legislative Session will be held at this time. If you have something you want to promote to your most local representative, this is your chance.  

  • If you would like to participate in the meeting during the public comment section, please contact Representative Stevenson’s office.
  • To be placed on the agenda for the December 18th meeting please contact Representative Stevenson’s District Office prior to December 14th, 2020 at (904) 823-2300.
  • Those that would like to provide materials or handouts to the St Johns County Delegation members may mail or hand deliver them to Representative Stevenson’s District Office, located at 309 Kingsley Lake Drive Suite 902, St Augustine, FL 32092, before 12:00 noon on December 14th, 2020.

The proceedings will be available on GTV to watch live.  
St Johns County Delegation meetings are open to the public.
Compliance with CDC guidelines, including social distancing and mask wearing, are required for the health and safety of all those in attendance. To minimize the spread of COVID-19, a face covering mandate for all St Johns County-owned facilities is in effect. All employees and any person working, doing business, or visiting a County facility are required to wear a face covering when social distancing of six feet or more cannot be maintained. For a full list of exemptions and enforcement policies, please visit This Emergency Order will remain in effect through the duration of the St Johns County Emergency Proclamation 2020-1, unless otherwise rescinded by the County Administrator or his designee.

In accordance with the Americans with disabilities act (ADA), and Chapter 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons in need of special accommodations to participate in the meeting, including agendas, interpreters or assisted listening devices, should contact Representative Stevenson’s District Office staff at (904) 823-2300 before December 14th, 2020.
A Belated Thanksgiving Greeting
From the Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo

Dear Democrats,

Happy Thanksgiving! I am so thankful for all you do for our Party and to make our state and country a better place.

I know we all are grateful for the unsung heroes in the healthcare profession who continue to put their lives on the line to save so many. Our gratitude goes to them and their family members for all of their sacrifices.

While your Thanksgiving may be different this year, we hope you have an opportunity to enjoy your loved ones, even if it's from a distance.

On behalf of all of us at the Florida Democratic Party, our warmest wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving.

Terrie Rizzo
Florida Democratic Party
Georgia Senate Runoffs to Determine Senate Rule in Congress
You can make calls to support the Democratic Candidates in the
Senate runoff election that will take place on January 5, 2021.
We know many of you are looking for best ways to assist our neighbors in Georgia secure the two U.S. Senate seats heading for runoff elections. Georgia Democrats Executive Director Scott Hogan provided this Mobilize link for those out of state who wish to volunteer to make phone calls.

Please share this link with your Democratic networks and let's help send Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock to the Senate!

Click on the candidate names to visit their websites for more information
and to make contributions to their senate campaigns.
Candidate ads from the Georgia Democratic Senate Candidates
Indivisible St. Johns

Click on the link above for information about more action items, including outreach to Georgia for the Senate runoff.
New COVID-19 Cases Still Out of Contol... Still no Mask Mandate!

As of Monday Noon (November 30)

There are 8,832 cases in St. Johns County with 96 deaths!

Duval County has 43,978 cases with 604 deaths! 
Florida has 999,319, identified cases with 18,834 deaths!

The US has more than 13,441,503 cases with 267,306 deaths!
Cities and counties have put a variety of mandates in place.
By Jacob Ogles Florida Politics
Coronavirus Disease 2019
CDC is responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak

Tips for masks from the CDC website below:
Democratic Meeting, Clubs and Headquarters Merchandise
Just Arrived!
A selection of Biden-Harris T-Shirts and Hats,
some more Cup of Joe mugs and Sunglasses.
Democratic Headquarters offers a limited selection of
T-shirts, Hats, Magnets, Bumper Stickers,
Democratic Cups, Buttons, and Masks.
Democratic Tree Ornaments are also on offer.

Please Note: By Florida law, we can only receive cash donations
of $50 per person, per campaign cycle (November 4 - August 2022
For any amount over $50, we request payment by check or credit card.
And for any donation of $100 or more, please provide your occupation.
St. Augustine Democratic Club to be Re-Establised.

In previous years, there was an active St. Augustine Democratic Club, which - unfortunately - became inactive. There are a number of people who are interested in re-booting the St. Augustine Democratic Club that would encompass the central and southern areas of St. Johns County.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the St. Augustine Democratic Club, fill in the attached membership form and send in a check in the amount of $20 (membership fee), payable to St. Augustine Democratic Club and return to: Attention St. Augustine Democratic Club, Democratic Headquarters, 71 South Dixie Highway, Suite 6, St. Augustine, FL 32084.

Interested members will be notified by email of the Zoom organizational meeting.
St. Johns County Democratic Executive Committee
Zoom Reorganization Meeting and election of Officers
Thursday, December 3, 2020
6:30 PM

On Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM, there will be a reorganizational meeting of the incoming Democratic Executive Committee with the election of officers for the next four years. The new DEC consists of the Democrats who filed to be candidates in June and were elected for Precinct Committeemen and Precinct Committeewomen for their respective precincts. This reorganization takes place in December every four years following the presidential election.

In early 2021, the Florida Democratic Party will also hold a reorganization meeting with new officers elected to lead the party at the state level. Following the state reorganization meetings throughout the US, the Democratic National Committee will also elect new officers for four-year terms. In this way, the official political parties have the opportunity for renewal on a regular, pre-determined basis.

DEC Membership
The membership of the Democratic Executive Committee is restricted to the number of registered Democrats in each precinct to one man and one woman per precinct for less than 1,000 Democrats, two men and two women for 1,000 or more, but less than 2,000 Democrats, and three men and three women for 2,000 or more Democrats.
Northwest United for Progress Democratic Club
Nominations are now being accepted for officer elections. Would you like to be on our board of directors? 

We are always looking for smart and talented people like YOU!!   All officer positions are up for election including President, 1st-Vice President, 2nd Vice President-Membership, Treasurer, Secretary and Parliamentarian. 
  • All terms are for two years.  
  • Nominations from the floor and candidates will be announced on Monday, January 11 and the election for officers will be Monday, February 8, 2021.
  • All candidates must be club members as of December 31, 2020.
Interested?  Please send your note of interest to

Join now and get membership through 2021 for only $20.00!! Membership is our principal source of income for the year. Membership by December 31 will entitle you to vote for officers in February.  

Please mail your payment of $20 per person to NWSJCP,
P.O. Box 600332, St. Johns, FL 32260.
Or by check payable to SJC DEC and sent to Democratic Headquarters.
Please Note: Contributions to Political Parties are not tax-deductible.

If you have information for the St. Johns Democratic newsletter, please send it to:
For more information contact:
St. Johns County Democratic Party | 904-825-2336

71 South Dixie Highway, Suite 6
St. Augustine, FL 32084

The Office is open Monday to Friday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
and is often closed on Public Holidays.
Office closed exceptionally week of November 23 - 27.