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Exclusive: Poll shows Pinellas Commissioner Susan Latvala in precarious position versus challenger Beverly Billiris

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A recent poll of 300 high frequency voters by Schroth, Eldon & Associates shows 10-year County Commissioner Susan Latvala would face two competitive elections against well-known challengers in an incumbent hostile political environment. In the Republican Primary, Susan Latvala leads Beverly Billiris by only five points – 28% to 23% with Carl Folkman receiving 5% and 44% of respondents undecided. With much of the attention focusing on the anti-Washington mood of the nation and the slipping in the polls of…

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Pinellas Commissioner Neil Brickfield confirms he is endorsing Marco Rubio

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Pinellas County Commissioner and GOP stalwart Neil Brickfield confirms he has endorsed former Speaker of the Florida House Marco Rubio for the U.S. Senate. Brickfield’s is the most prominent elected official from Charlie Crist’s home-county to have endorsed Rubio. Speaking by phone with Commissioner Brickfield, he insists he has been a long-time supporter of Speaker Rubio and that his decision did not come in the wake of Rubio’s impressive speech last night to the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee.

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