The Pinellas Realtors Organization (PRO) is endorsing Justin Bean in the contest for the District 6 seat on the St. Petersburg City Council. Bean, a registered Republican, is running against Democrat Gina Driscoll in what is officially a non-partisan race.
The Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections office on Friday said the first batch of ballots for St. Petersburg’s Nov. 7 general election are in the mail. The office sent 3,962 postmarked ballots, but that total includes voters in the municipal elections set for Clearwater, Dunedin and Seminole as well as St. Pete.
While power has now been restored to every household in St. Petersburg, some families still struggle after having to throw out food spoiled during the outage following Hurricane Irma.
Campaigns for three City Council seats in St. Petersburg perked up again Wednesday night at the Sunshine Center, with Duke Energy as the main target.
District 6 candidate Gina Driscoll announced an endorsement Tuesday from one of her would-be colleagues on the St. Petersburg City Council.
Like Rick Baker, Justin Bean is a Republican running this November in the municipal elections for St. Petersburg, a very Democratic-centric city. But unlike Baker, Bean is actually talking about Donald Trump.
Candidates for St. Petersburg mayor and three City Council races will face off with two city-sponsored forums set for September.