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Darden Rice launches first TV ad for City Council re-election campaign

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St. Petersburg City Council Chair Darden Rice released her first TV ad of the general election Tuesday, highlighting her work as well as the city’s resiliency during and after Hurricane Irma.

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City Council candidate Robert Blackmon adds two endorsements ahead of Election Day

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St. Petersburg City Council candidate Robert Blackmon announced endorsements Thursday from a former council member and the chair of the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority.

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Brandi Gabbard running for St. Pete City Council

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Realtor Brandi Gabbard has filed papers to run for the District 2 seat on the St. Petersburg City Council. “I have been selling real estate since 2005 and have gained an intricate knowledge of our city,” Gabbard says on her campaign Facebook page. She adds, “I see through the eyes of current residents and those moving here what our strengths are but also our weaknesses. The resurgence of our downtown is astounding and something to be so proud of. Now is…

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Everything you need to know for Election Day in St. Pete

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In case you’ve been missing StPetersBlog’s extensive coverage of the St. Petersburg City Council races to be decided Tuesday, here’s a rundown of everything you need to know before casting a ballot. Lisa Wheeler-Brown vs. Will Newton for District 7: the dirtiest of the dirty The good: Lisa Wheeler-Brown Is a well-liked and well-known community activist in the Midtown neighborhood she seeks to represent. Wheeler-Brown began work breaking down the community’s no-snitching code of silence after her son’s slaying. Since…

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