Donald Trump’s Florida campaign to hold weekend volunteer events

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Despite his declining poll numbers coming out of the Iowa caucuses, the Florida state director of the Donald Trump presidential campaign says this weekend is going to be a busy one for Trump supporters and volunteers.

“We invite you to join us this weekend for a variety of volunteer events for the Trump Campaign,”  said an email to supporters. “We will have a great time meeting fellow Trump supporters and helping the campaign to get Mr. Trump elected in March. We will also give away some Trump 2016 gear!”

The Trump campaign in Florida is holding events on Friday and Saturday in Flagler, Duval, Baker, Putnam and St. Johns counties, according to the email. They range from a meet and greet to a phone bank for Trump, sign waving and canvassing, and other typical campaign activity.

The missive takes care to remind recipients that “You MUST be a registered REPUBLICAN BY February 16, 2016 to vote for Mr. Trump in the primary.”

That’s not surprising, considering more than 25 percent of Florida voters now are NPA: no party affiliation.

Melissa Ross

In addition to her work writing for Florida Politics, Melissa Ross also hosts and produces WJCT’s First Coast Connect, the Jacksonville NPR/PBS station’s flagship local call-in public affairs radio program. The show has won four national awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI). First Coast Connect was also recognized in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 as Best Local Radio Show by Folio Weekly’s “Best Of Jax” Readers Poll and Melissa has also been recognized as Folio Weekly’s Best Local Radio Personality. As executive producer of The 904: Shadow on the Sunshine State, Melissa and WJCT received an Emmy in the “Documentary” category at the 2011 Suncoast Emmy Awards. The 904 examined Jacksonville’s status as Florida’s murder capital. During her years in broadcast television, Melissa picked up three additional Emmys for news and feature reporting. Melissa came to WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. Married with two children, Melissa is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism/Communications. She can be reached at [email protected]


2 comments

  • Michael Koshay

    February 5, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    Mr. Trump has my vote, however I believe he needs to be more visable and involved with the people and attend all future canadate debates.

  • Natividad Torres

    May 12, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Please let me know who do I need to contact to volunteer for Mr. Trump’s campaign. I live in St. Augustine, FL my cell is 904-422-4842. I’m willing to work after work Monday to Friday and during the weekends. Thanks

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