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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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Rick Baker supporters make big push in Midtown on final weekend of primary campaign

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Supporters of Rick Baker canvassed neighborhoods in St. Petersburg’s Midtown three days before voters, at least the ones who have not already voted, head to polls to determine who will be mayor for the next four years.

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Progress Florida’s Mark Ferrulo makes personal appeal for Rick Kriseman

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A personal appeal from Progress Florida head Mark Ferrulo was sent out to the organization’s mailing list Tuesday, urging St. Petersburg voters to cast their ballots for incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman.

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5 things I think I think about the St. Pete mayoral race

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Today is the first day of the rest of the St. Petersburg mayoral campaign. There’s been a first debate. There’s now a baseline poll. The Supervisor of Elections will mail ballots to early voters in four weeks. So, after Tuesday’s debate and the latest polling, what do we really know? Here are five things I think I think about the St. Petersburg mayoral race: 1. On the surface, the survey from St. Pete Polls — showing the former mayor leading the…

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Rick Baker emphasizes education issues during fundraiser in south St Pete

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Upon taking the stage Tuesday night, Rick Baker made a promise to the hundreds of supporters in attendance at the Morean Arts Center for Clay. Baker vowed he wouldn’t speak as long as he did on the steps of City Hall two weeks earlier when he officially announced a bid for Mayor of St. Petersburg. He kept to that promise, clocking in with an address that lasted a little more than 22 minutes. While some of it was a rehash of the themes…

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Joe Henderson: Stench from St. Pete sewage spill last year hangs over Rick Kriseman campaign

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If I’m St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, the results of a new poll in his re-election bid against Republican Rick Baker might keep me up at night. I usually don’t pay a lot of attention to early surveys in political races but this one by St. Pete Polls, conducted for FloridaPolitics.com, is different. It shows how steep a hill Kriseman has to climb. It’s not just that the overall poll shows him trailing Baker 46-33, although that’s a significant number.…

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Now an official candidate, Rick Baker still leads Rick Kriseman by double-digits, new poll shows

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The race for St. Petersburg mayor is heating up, with a new poll showing Rick Baker with a double-digit lead over Rick Kriseman. A new St. Pete Polls survey finds Baker with 46 percent of registered St. Petersburg voters saying they would pick him in a head-to-head matchup, while 33 percent are with Kriseman. Twenty percent of voters polled said they were unsure. Baker has held a wide margin over Kriseman for months now. A St. Pete Polls survey conducted Jan. 30 showed Baker would…

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