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And then there were two: Another candidate drops out of race for Pinellas School Board

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A second candidate has dropped out of the race for the Pinellas School Board at-large District 2 seat. Jessica Summers of Largo notified the Pinellas Supervisor of Elections office last week that she won’t be running after all. The SOE’s Web site now lists her campaign as “inactive.” Linda Dabney Benware was the first candidate to file and then back out. Summers’ departure leaves two in the race: retired principal Terry Krassner and math/science coach Fonda Huff.

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Another candidate files for Pinellas School Board

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The latest candidate to file for the Pinellas School Board is Fonda Huff, mother of former Rays slugger Aubrey Huff. Huff, 54, of Largo, has been a teacher for 17 years (11 in Florida) and now works as a math/science coach, rotating between Northeast, Osceola, Seminole and St. Petersburg high schools. You can read more about her in this St. Petersburg Times profile from 2003. She’s running for the at-large District 2 seat being vacated by Nina Hayden. Terry Krassner…

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Third candidate files for Pinellas County School Board

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Terry Krassner is the latest candidate to file for the Pinellas County School Board’s at-large District 2 seat. Krassner, who filed today, is the former principal of Westgate Elementary and the daughter of former School Board member Lee Benjamin. She lives in Largo. She joins Jessica Summers and Linda Benware in the race to replace board member Nina Hayden, who is running for state Senate.

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