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Nicole Carr seeks to parlay education background into Pinellas School board seat

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It’s essentially de rigueur for any school board candidate to say they “truly love education.” In Nicole Carr‘s case, the proof is in her CV, which shows her background as a teacher, school counselor, assistant principal and district administrator over the past 24 years, the last 18 spent in Florida. Now she’s trying to parlay that experience into a seat on the Pinellas County School Board in 2018. “I think there are definitely a lot of very difficult decisions that need…

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Former state lawmaker Carl Zimmerman wants to serve on Pinellas School Board

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Former Democratic state Rep. Carl Zimmerman knows a few things about public education. He’s taught in Pinellas County schools for nearly 32 years, most of them at Countryside High School in Clearwater. Now he’s ready for his next challenge, running for the Pinellas County School Board District 3 seat currently held by Chair Peggy O’Shea. “There’s a lot that I think needs to be changed, a lot of things that I think I can bring to the table so that people truly understand what…

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Democrat Bernie Fensterwald holding back so far in spending largesse against Chris Sprowls in HD 65

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Fundraising totals for the first 24 days of June were posted at the end of last week, and the numbers that were released should give Chris Sprowls nothing to worry about. Sprowls is the GOP incumbent running for re-election to his House District 67 seat, which encompasses Palm Harbor, Dunedin and Tarpon Springs. A 32-year-old assistant prosecutor in Pasco/Pinellas Counties, he beat former state Rep. Carl Zimmerman in 2014. And great things are expected of him, since he’s already been selected to be House Speaker by…

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These Tampa Bay area Democrats are going to Philadelphia as delegates

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Last Saturday across the state, Florida Democrats voted for a portion of the delegates who will represent the state at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this July. Here the delegates that will be representing the Tampa Bay area. Bernie Sanders delegates: From Congressional District 12: Larry Floriani, Vice Chair of the Pinellas County Democratic Party and Ellen Floriani, former vice president of the Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County. From Congressional District 13: Mary Lou Ambrose, President of the Largo/Mid-Pinellas Democratic Club,…

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Pinellas County Democratic Chair thinks Dems can pick up legislative seats this year

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With great fanfare last week, Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia proudly boasted about the fact that seven counties in Florida have now switched from majority Democratic to majority Republican in 2016. “I have always maintained that a strong Republican party with a strong grassroots infrastructure is the key to winning elections,” Ingoglia said in a statement. “We remain committed to registering new voters to the GOP during this election cycle while training new volunteers and leaders who will join…

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