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Yolie Capin endorses Gene Siudut in Tampa City Council District 7 race

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Gene Siudut’s bid to win the Tampa City Council District 7 special election received a boost with the endorsement of Councilwoman Yolie Capin. “I’ve known Gene for a long time and I believe he is as passionate about the continued success of the city and its citizens as I am,” Capin said Friday afternoon. “His years of public service and compassionate advocacy for the people of our city make him a perfect fit for our city council. I am delighted at…

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New poll shows Jim Davison leading Tampa City Council District 7 race

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Emergency room physician Jim Davison leads in a new poll of the Tampa City Council District 7 race, but the majority of those surveyed say they aren’t sure who they will be voting for yet in the Nov. 8 election. The survey comes from St.Pete Polls, an automatic robocall pollster, which interviewed 402 voters in the district from October 14 to 16. It has a margin of error at plus-minus 4.9 percent. Davison receives 27 percent of support in the poll, dwarfing his next closest…

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Jon Gruden to host fundraiser for Tampa City Council candidate Avis Harrison

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden is hosting a fundraiser next week for Avis Harrison, the former schoolteacher seeking the Tampa City Council District 7 seat. Gruden, along with his wife Cindy, will be holding a reception Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. in the couple’s North Tampa home at 709 Guisando de Avila. Harrison, a Panhandle native who taught in the Escambia County School District, faces physician Jim Davison, former Tampa police officer Orlando Gudes, newspaper editor Gene…

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