We’re students from the Pinellas vocational center. Would you mind signing a petition to put Beverly Biliris on the ballot this year?
Matter of fact, Chris Latvala said he would mind. His stepmother is Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala, the fellow Republican who Billiris is running to unseat this year.
Undeterred, the students succeeded in rounding up other signatures for Billiris, currently the mayor of Tarpon Springs. It was part of a “civics lesson,” said Robyn Poppick, who organized the students’ activity.
But it’s a lesson that may have violated federal law. Continue reading here.