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Florida Democratic Party puts its money where its mouth is, sends direct mail for SP Mayoral Candidate Kathleen Ford

in The Bay and the 'Burg by
Well, now this race is going to get really interesting…

Rumors have been circulating for weeks that the Florida Democratic Party was going to prioritize the St. Petersburg Mayoral Race. There have been whispers about polling, about the SEIU getting more involved, about shadowy 527s with six-figure bank accounts prepared to blast Bill Foster.

All of these rumors are about to come true. The first indication that rumor is now reality is this mailpiece for, err, about Kathleen Ford, paid for by the Florida Democratic Party.

This mail-piece was, obviously, not designed with any coordination with Kathleen Ford’s campaign because, well, the piece is attractive and effective.

At first sight of the mail-piece, Bill Foster better realize that there is about $100,000 more of where it came from, more than enough to compete with Foster’s increasing fundraising advantage.

Kathleen Ford, with some money and talent behind her. Better strap yourself in, this ride is about to take-off!

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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