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Kathleen Peters fundraiser tonight for Pinellas Commission campaign

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South Pasadena Republican Rep. Kathleen Peters will hold a fundraiser Aug. 7 for her Pinellas County Commission campaign, and the host committee includes some of the top names in Bay area politics.

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Kathleen Peters gains endorsements from mayors, council members

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Kathleen Peters, who’s running for re-election in Florida House District 69, announced Tuesday she is receiving the endorsement of six mayors and several council members. Mayors Max Elson of South Pasadena, Bob Minning of Treasure Island, Travis Palladeno of Madeira Beach, Nick Simons of Redington Beach, Bill Queen of North Redington Beach, and Sandra Bradbury of Pinellas Park have thrown their support to Peters. In addition to the mayoral endorsements, Peters also has been endorsed by Gulfport Council members Dan Liedtke and…

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Mike Twitty retains fundraising lead over Jim Frishe for Pinellas Property Appraiser

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In what so far is the richest race among 2016 Pinellas County public office candidates, property appraiser hopeful Mike Twitty now has a $50,000 fundraising lead over his lone opponent, Jim Frishe. To date, Twitty has raised nearly $86,000, while Frishe has pulled in close to $36,000. However, the Supervisor of Elections’ October finance reports show a month where the two candidate’s fundraising efforts were a little closer than their overall totals might suggest. Twitty – a 48-year-old Republican and political newcomer with 25-years of…

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In Treasure Island, 3 candidates ‘elected’ without opposition

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While the rest of the country may still be swept up in the excitement of last year’s presidential election, the residents of Treasure Island don’t seem so inspired. All three races that would have been decided in March were decided today at the end of candidate qualifying as incumbent Commissioner Phil Collins was re-elected without oppositon and Bob Minning was “elected” Mayor, while Carol Coward ran for Mr. Minning’s seat without opposition. As the staffer in the city clerk’s office…

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