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Beaches chamber schedules forums on Madeira Beach candidates, Penny for Pinellas

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The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two forums for voters. The first, planned for 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 is a candidates forum for the March 14 Madeira Beach city election. It will be in the Madeira Beach City Hall, 300 Municipal Drive. Seven are running for three open slots, and all have said they plan to attend the forum. In the mayor’s race, incumbent Travis Palladeno is facing challenger Margaret Black. In the race for the District…

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Judicial campaign conduct forums scheduled May 6-7

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When it comes to elections, judgeships are never “politics as usual.” Thanks to a special set of ethics rules called Canon 7 of Florida’s Code of Judicial Conduct, candidates for judicial office must abide by the strictest standards imposed in any type of election. As candidates are reminded by Chief Justice Peggy A. Quince, “Public respect and confidence are so essential to a judge’s role that they are woven into the selection of judges through the electoral process. The Florida…

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