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Susan Bedinghaus draws an opponent in County Judge race

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Looks like St. Pete lawyer Nat Kidder does not believe that women have an advantage in local judicial races (they’ve won 17 of the last 19). Last week, he jumped into the Group 17 race opposite heavyweight — yet still a nice person — Susan Bedinghaus.

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Jack Day to run for Circuit Judge

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Prominent lawyer Jack Day is contacting supporters to let him know that he intends to run for the new Circuit Judge seat created by the Legislature. Day had originally said he would run for County Judge, but changed his mind probably because a woman has filed in both of the newly created County Judgeships; women have won 17 of the last 19 competitive judicial races.

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The other Bedinghaus to run for Judge

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Just as I get done criticizing ol’ Paul Bedinghaus, word has come that the dear Mrs. Susan Bedinghaus will be running for County Judge, Group 17 seat, one of two new county judgeships added to Pinellas County during the last legislative session. I have to admit that Susan is just peaches by me. She’s a considerate, intelligent jurist who will be a worthy addition to the local judiciary. Good luck, Susan! As for the other seat, Lorraine Kelly has hired…

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