Hillsborough County Commissioner Rose Ferlita filed Wednesday to run for mayor of Tampa.
Ferlita, a pharmacist and a former Tampa City Council member, made the announcement in a posting on Facebook and a website, roseformayor.com.
“Thanks to technology and using social media, this was a great way to kick off our announcement. And, I think it’s exciting that my friends, neighbors and supporters had the opportunity to hear it from me, first,” Ferlita said in a statement posted on her website. Continue reading here.