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Round up of Pinellas County municipal races

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All eyes were on Florida Tuesday night in the winner-take-all Presidential Preference Primary, but several municipal elections were also on the ballot. Here is a roundup of Pinellas County races: Clearwater Clearwater City Council member Jay Polglaze lost his seat to Bob Cundiff. Cundiff brought in 55 percent of the vote. Cundiff is a 70-year-old St. Petersburg College teacher. He teaches speech communication and public speaking. This is his first bid for elected office. Polgaze sought his second term after…

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Incumbents rule the day in eight Pinellas municipal races

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It was all about the incumbents Tuesday during a quiet municipal election in eight Pinellas cities. Voters hit the ballot boxes in beach communities, a couple of North County towns and Kenneth City. The most hotly contested races came out of Kenneth City, where a bunch of flamingos made some waves. The flock of flamingos popped up with signs dangling from their necks supporting a candidate. According to the Tampa Bay Times, the flamingos were removed by police because they didn’t…

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