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Bob Hackworth loses ANOTHER campaign manager

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At some point, this all becomes a joke. Bob Hackworth has gone and lost another campaign manager.  This time it’s the charming, enthusiastic Shari Hazlett, who has decided to part ways with the mercurial former mayor of Dunedin.  Hazlett was brought into replace Darden Rice, who, after having her own issues with Hackworth, resigned as campaign manager, err, I mean stepped back from her day-to-day responsibilities to serve as just a consultant to the campaign. This latest development is disappointing…

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Campaign Weekender for May 21-23

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The Pinellas County Young Democrats will be holding a garage sale on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pinellas County Democratic Party Headquarters.  For more information, please visit this Facebook page. Rep. Kathy Castor will be the guest of honor at a reception for the Pinellas Democratic Party on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information, please visit this Facebook page. The Hillsborough GOP is throwing an End of Legislative Session Picnic on Saturday from…

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Bob Hackworth launches campaign video

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Wow, I’ve seen film strip with better scripts.

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Bob Hackworth names new campaign manager

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Bob Hackworth has named Shari Hazlett his new campaign manager.  Hazlett, who oversaw Hackworth’s successful effort to qualify for the ballot by petition, replaces Darden Rice, who says she will remain as a campaign consultant. The St. Petersburg Times’ David DeCamp spoke with Hackworth, who said: “We promoted Shari from petition coordinator to campaign manager after our successful petition gathering effort ended. Fundraising is the next major phase of my campaign and Shari has a lot of fundraising experience working with…

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The case against Bob Hackworth’s campaign against Susan Latvala

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I would like to outline some of the pros and cons, from a purely political standpoint, of why Bob Hackworth should have run for the District 45 seat of the Florida House of Representatives rather than the seat currently held by Susan Latvala on the Pinellas County Commission.  This is the text of a memorandum I wrote to him (albeit unsolicited) when I learned he was considering a run. Perhaps the best way to sum up the difference between the two possible…

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The case against Bob Hackworth’s campaign against Susan Latvala

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I would like to outline some of the pros and cons, from a purely political standpoint, of why Bob Hackworth should have run for the District 45 seat of the Florida House of Representatives rather than the seat currently held by Susan Latvala on the Pinellas County Commission.  This is the text of a memorandum I wrote to him (albeit unsolicited) when I learned he was considering a run. Perhaps the best way to sum up the difference between the two possible…

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Excuse me, Bob Hackworth, 1997 called and it wants its website back

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And he showed such promise at the Kennedy King Dinner… Not that Susan Latvala’s website is much better:

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