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Gulfport schedules candidates’ forum Feb. 2

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Gulfport voters are invited to “Meet the Candidates” running in the March 14 Municipal Election. This will be a live broadcast at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater located at 5501 27th Ave. S.  Facilitated by the League of Women Voters, the “Meet the Candidates” forum will allow the public to present questions on topics relevant to Gulfport. Two seats are up for grabs in the election. The Ward 2 seat is held by Christine Anne Brown,…

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St. Pete City Councilmembers endorse Jennifer Webb for state House

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Jennifer Webb, the Democratic candidate for State House District 69, has been endorsed by four St. Petersburg council members as well as the vice mayors of Gulfport and Redington Beach. St. Petersburg City Council members Darden Rice, Amy Foster, Karl Nurse, and Lisa Wheeler-Bowman praised Webb’s willingness to oppose special interests. Gulfport’s Michael Fridovich and Redington Beach’s Fred Steierman agreed. “Jennifer Webb has made a commitment to fight against big money and special interests,” Rice said. “As a member of…

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Host of Pinellas Democrats endorse Darryl Rouson in SD 19 race

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The Senate District 19 seat encompasses both Hillsborough and Pinellas County. Ed Narain and Betty Reed reside in Tampa, while Darryl Rouson is running for the seat from St. Petersburg, so it’s probably not a surprise that a number of St. Pete Democrats have announced their support for Rouson in the race. Pinellas County Commissioners Ken Welch,  Janet Long, and Charlie Justice are backing, as is St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman, and the entire St. Pete City Council. “Rep. Darryl Rouson has been a skilled legislator and a…

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More Pinellas County officials endorse Eric Lynn’s congressional candidacy

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Although the conventional wisdom has it that Charlie Crist is the front-runner to capture the Democratic nomination for Congress in the CD 13 next year, Eric Lynn continues to garner endorsements from local Pinellas County Democrats. Among those backing Lynn’s candidacy in a statement issued out by his campaign on Wednesday is St. Petersburg City Council Chair Charlie Gerdes. Longtime Pinellas County School Board member Linda Lerner is also announcing her support for Lynn, as are three Indian Rocks Beach…

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