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Fire union endorses challenger in Lealman Fire Commission race

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The St. Petersburg Association of Firefighters, the union that represents Lealman firefighters, has endorsed Jorge Mercado in the upcoming election. Mercado is running against incumbent Jay D. Alexander for Seat 3 on the Lealman Fire District Commission. “I am greatly honored and humbled by having their support,” Mercado said. Mercado is a 26-year resident of Lealman and has an emergency medical technician certification from St. Petersburg College. He works as a master scheduler at DRS Laurel Technologies in Largo. He…

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