Incumbent Rick Kriseman and challenger Rick Baker both enjoyed strong fundraising efforts over the last two weeks, the latest campaign finance reports show.
I would not want to be Nick Hansen right now. For those of you who don’t know him, Hansen is the campaign director of Rick Baker‘s bid for a third term as mayor of St. Petersburg. Up until this today, Hansen has had one of the best jobs in local politics.
The Rick Baker campaign announced Thursday that the mayoral candidate has received endorsements from 40 Midtown and Child’s Park pastors and religious leaders.
St. Petersburg residents looking to vote in the Aug. 29 municipal primary election have to be registered to vote by July 31. The Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections issued a deadline reminder Wednesday, and said voter registration applications will be available at any elections supervisor office, public library, tax collector office or government office handling social services. New registrants can also download the application on the supervisor’s website and deliver it by mail or in person to any of the…
While serving in the state Legislature, Rick Kriseman was so repelled by a 2011 bill that prohibited pediatricians from asking any questions about gun use or ownership unless it was relevant to their patients’ care or safety that he filed a bill to repeal it.
The Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections mailed out ballots for the August 29 municipal primary Tuesday to the more than 64,000 voters who have requested them. On the ballot will be the mayoral primary, featuring Mayor Rick Kriseman, former Mayor Rick Baker as well as Anthony Cates, Paul Congemi, Theresa Lassiter and Jesse Nevel. The top two vote getters will square off in the November general election unless one of the candidates gets greater than 50 percent of the vote.…
St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Jesse Nevel is organizing a “major public event” this week in response to racially charged statements made by fellow candidate Paul Congemi.