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Wengay Newton, Jennifer Webb woo voters in Gulfport

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Wengay Newton and Jennifer Webb took the stage in Gulfport on Thursday night in a homestretch effort to charm voters before the Nov. 8 General Election. Newton is running for the State House District 70 seat against Republican Cori Fournier. There is no incumbent in the seat. Webb is challenging Republican incumbent Kathleen Peters for the HD 69 seat. Neither Fournier nor Peters showed up at the forum, leaving the field free for the two Democrats. The Gulfport Area Chamber of…

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Charlie Justice, Mike Mikurak exchange barbs at forum

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Although their tone remained even, the words Charlie Justice and Mike Mikurak exchanged were at times stinging during a forum Wednesday at St. Petersburg College. At one point, panel members got tangled, asking Mikurak, the challenger, to talk about why he should be re-elected to the Pinellas County Commission. Justice, the incumbent, quipped, “He can describe my successes.” Mikurak shot back: “Actually, I can describe some of your non-successes.” The divide between the two was also highlighted during a discussion…

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In battleground HD 69, Kathleen Peters, Jennifer Webb to debate

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The first debate between the candidates for state House District 69 is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Community Room 101 at the library on the St. Petersburg College Gibbs Campus, 6700 Eighth Ave. N. Republican incumbent Kathleen Peters is facing a challenge from Democrat Jennifer Webb. Peters was formerly mayor of South Pasadena and has served in the Florida House since 2012. She serves on the Economic Affairs Committee, Justice Appropriations, Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee,…

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Rhino PAC forum on Thursday

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Please Join RHINO for a political night like no other…THE RHINO RHUMBLE WHO: The St. Pete politicians that want your vote WHEN: October 22nd, starting at 6:00pm WHERE: NOVA ART LOUNGE 535 MLK (9th) Streent North

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