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Women's March in St. Petersburg draws large crowd

Posted: 1:25 PM, Jan 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-22 07:31:32Z
Large crowd expected at Women's March St. Pete
Large crowd expected at Women's March St. Pete
Large crowd expected at Women's March St. Pete
Large crowd expected at Women's March St. Pete
Large crowd expected at Women's March St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Sunday was the one-year anniversary of the 2017 Women's March, which supporters described as the largest political protest in recent U.S. history.

Women activists, men, and children rallied around the world the day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office.

Similar rallies were held across the country this weekend.

Women's March Florida led a statewide "Day of Action" Sunday at four official Women's March locations: St. Petersburg, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville.

Several Democratic candidates for governor are expected to attend.

The Women's March 2018 St. Petersburg kicked off at 12:30 p.m. at Williams Park