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Rick Kriseman supporters confident mayoral race will go to November

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Supporters of Rick Kriseman knocked on doors and called likely voters on Sunday, less than 48 hours before the primary election in St. Petersburg. “I think the race has narrowed. It’s become a bit closer than what some of the polls have indicated,” predicted state Senator Darryl Rouson, who twice gave pep talks to volunteers at the campaign’s Midtown headquarters on 22nd Street South.

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Mayoral appointment leads to opening on South St. Pete Citizen Advisory Committee

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When St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman appointed attorney Leah McCrae to her new director of education and community engagement position, he inadvertently opened up a spot on the South St. Pete CRA Citizen Advisory Committee. McCrae, who was one of the committee’s original nine members, relinquished her role as a citizen adviser to the South St. Pete CRA to avoid any conflicts of interest her new post might have caused. South St. Pete’s CRA (community redevelopment area) was established by…

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