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Winners & Losers from yesterday’s election

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Forget about Bill Foster winning and Kathleen Ford losing, there were plenty of other Winners and Losers who emerged from the St. Petersburg Mayoral Election. Here’s a running list of who really won and who really, really lost. Winners The Architects, the Maestros, or whatever they call campaign managers nowadays: Johnny Bardine, Steve Lipinski and Darden Rice. Bardine, Jim Kennedy’s man on the ground, saved a campaign that had been floundering, Lipinski, Steve Kornell’s campaign manager, has put together a…

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Preview of St. Pete City Council races: Steve Kornell and Angela Rouson square off, Danner lays low and Kennedy could be in trouble

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On the undercard of this November’s municipal elections are five races for the St. Petersburg City Council that range in intensity from the very exciting to the very boring. Here’s how they break down: District 2: Exciting – Incumbent Jim Kennedy is in trouble. How much trouble? I’m not sure. But, having met his opponent Steve Corsetti, I know Kennedy has a race on his hands. Corsetti is the kind of plain-spoken candidate that, for better or worse, appeals to…

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