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Rick Kriseman campaigns ’round the clock on eve of primary election

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Mayor Rick Kriseman is pulling out all the stops in the final hours before voters head to the polls Tuesday to determine whether he will get another term as St. Petersburg’s top elected official.

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Pinellas realtors endorse Rick Baker for St. Pete mayor

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The Pinellas Realtor Organization announced Wednesday that they are backing Rick Baker for St. Petersburg mayor.

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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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Rick Baker to end St. Pete mayoral primary on high note with Aug. 22 fundraiser

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Rick Baker is looking to finish strong ahead of the St. Petersburg mayoral primary Tuesday, August 29. In his push to build a “Seamless City,” the former two-term Mayor will hold a final fundraiser in the primary contest, set for Tuesday, August 22 at 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House, 400 Beach Dr. NE. in downtown St. Pete. Suggested minimum contribution is $50 per attendee.

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Rick Kriseman crosses the bay again for a Tampa fundraiser Thursday

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St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman travels across Tampa Bay once again this week for a Tampa fundraiser to support his re-election effort. According to the invite, the Thursday reception is to “celebrate the progress of the past three years in St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay.”

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Peter Nehr maintains healthy lead over Tom McKone

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According to exclusive poll results obtained by this blog, Republican incumbent Peter Nehr holds a healthy 16 point lead over Democratic challenger Tom McKone.  McKone trails Nehr 44% – 28% according to this poll taken on March 17 & 18  and has a margin of error of 4.9%.  Keep in mind, this is not my poll, so I cannot verify the polls’ results, but my source for this information is from the same source which provided the spot-on polling data during the St. Petersburg Mayoral Race.  Nehr…

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Kathleen Ford, Scott Wagman – the two candidates who benefited most from local Democratic support – stiff Pinellas Dems, while Mike Fox mans up

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During the 2009 St. Petersburg Mayoral Race, candidates Kathleen Ford and Scott Wagman benefitted greatly from the support of local Democrats. “As expected, Pinellas Democrats have thrown their support behind Kathleen Ford, the Democratic contender in the nonpartisan mayoral race.” – Bay Buzz, Pinellas Democrats throw support behind Kathleen Ford for St. Pete mayor “Local and state Democrats are aggressively targeting St. Petersburg’s officially nonpartisan mayor’s race to help put a Democrat, Kathleen Ford, in the mayor’s seat, while Republicans…

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