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Justin Bean picks up endorsement of St. Pete Police officers union

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The Suncoast Police Benevolent Association is endorsing businessman Justin Bean in the St. Petersburg District 6 City Council race.

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Mail ballots heading to St. Pete voters Tuesday

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Mail ballots are heading out to St. Petersburg voters for the Nov. 7 general election, which will decide the city’s next mayor as well as three seats on the City Council.

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Charlie Gerdes backs Gina Driscoll for St. Pete City Council

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District 6 candidate Gina Driscoll announced an endorsement Tuesday from one of her would-be colleagues on the St. Petersburg City Council.

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Gina Driscoll takes 2nd place in St. Pete race

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Gina Driscoll has officially been declared the second place finisher in Tuesday’s primary election for the St. Petersburg City Council District 6 seat. She finished two votes ahead of third place finisher Robert Blackmon, and will advance to the Nov. 7 election against Justin Bean. That announcement came after the Pinellas County Canvassing Board met for several hours in Largo on Friday to determine who finished in second in the race. In Tuesday’s primary, Driscoll had received 1,215 votes, while…

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Justin Bean says he’s excited to take his candidacy citywide

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Justin Bean isn’t exactly certain who he’ll be competing against in the St. Petersburg City Council District 6 race, but he says he can’t wait to debate the issues facing St. Petersburg with whomever he eventually faces. “There won’t be eight of us, so you can’t hide if you don’t know the issues,” the 30-year-old businessman said shortly after 8 p.m Tuesday  outside the Galley, the downtown watering hole where friends of Bean gathered to watch the election returns. Bean…

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Justin Bean, Gina Driscoll finish one-two in St. Pete District 6 race; Recount likely

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An eight-person field has narrowed to Justin Bean and Gina Driscoll in the St. Petersburg City Council District 6 race. They will face off in 10 weeks to succeed term-limited Karl Nurse. Robert Blackmon came in an extremely close third, behind Driscoll by only four votes, setting off an automatic recount.

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Jesse Nevel insists he’s not splitting progressive vote in St. Pete mayor race

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Uhuru-backed St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Jesse Nevel heard complaints from some Rick Kriseman supporters saying his involvement in the primary election has divided the progressive vote and will help Rick Baker win the election. Nevel rejects those charges.

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