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Lance Eppley

Images from Election Day

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Mayoral candidate Jamie Bennett found his front yard filled with campaign signs put there by his daughter Alexandria. St. Petersburg Firefighters manned the polls for their endorsed candidates Angela Rouson and Kathleen Ford. Rick Baker enjoys lunch at Diner 437. An adviser to Baker said the Mayor held back his endorsement of Bill Foster once Baker learned Foster was comfortably ahead in the polls. With more than half of the electorate voting by mail and turnout low, poll workers, such…

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10 things I think I think about the televised ‘Conversation with the Candidates’

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1. The St. Petersburg Times should be embarrassed by the turnout at last night’s forum. There wasn’t more than 150 people in the audience, none of whom haven’t already made up their mind. The entire balcony was empty! That’s how bad the Times’ “picayune” coverage has been…that no one, and I mean no one, cares enough to show up for the only televised debate of the campaign. Where was the Police Chief or members of his command? Where were the…

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