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The SPblog blasts Scott Wagman again

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Anyone who thinks this blog is tough on Scott Wagman isn’t reading St. Petersblog, affectionately known around these parts as that other blog. The SPblog had laid dormant for most of this year only to return with a vengeance late last month (were you guys serving 180 days in the can?) And, wow, do they hate Scott Wagman: “In the spirit of openness and transparency, St.Petersblog thinks Scott Wagman is a douche.” This was their second post within a week…

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Another day, another story about Scott Wagman violating some campaign rule

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Yesterday, I received a letter from the Florida Elections Commission stating that the FEC believe my complaints against Scott Wagman for putting up these kind of Google ads: are legally sufficient and have offerred Wagman’s campaign the opportunity to agree to a consent order, pay the fine and fix the ads or appeal the decision (FEC 09-160). This is just the latest example of Mr. Houghton-Wagman’s disregard for the norms of electioneering. Just yesterday, Wagman’s campaign was caught placing signs…

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Exclusive: Deveron Gibbons, Kathleen Ford lead race to be next Mayor, according to SP voter survey

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The Times isn’t the only source with for exclusive polling information. I’ve obtained a copy of a comprehensive voter survey of 400 registered St. Petersburg voters. I’ll be sharing the results of this survey throughout the week. For Deveron Gibbons, the glass is either half-empty or half-full. For Kathleen Ford, the glass is surprising filled-up. For the mythical candidate “Undecided,” the cup runneth over. In a survey of voters in St. Petersburg City Council Districts 5,6, and 7, Gibbons was…

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Wengay Newton waxes eloquently about Scott Wagman

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Scott Wagman added another name to his collection of endorsements from black leaders whose sole purpose is to supply quotes to the St. Petersburg Times, with St. Petersburg City Councilman Wengay Newton endorsing Mr. Houghton-Wagman’s campaign for Mayor. Newton’s main criteria for who would make the best Mayor? According to Newton, often the lone voice of dissent on the City Council, that the candidate be like him and not be like everyone else. “He is just like me,” Newton said.…

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