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Lisa Wheeler-Brown topples Will Newton in contentious St. Pete City Council race

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Lisa Wheeler-Brown is heading to St. Petersburg City Council to represent residents in District 7. In what was expected to be a close race, Wheeler-Brown walked away with a whopping 58 percent of the vote compared with Will Newton’s 42 percent. That’s 5 points higher than the final poll before the election predicted. “It feels great that the voters chose me,” Wheeler-Brown said with an ear-to-ear grin. Prior to speaking with reporters, Wheeler-Brown thanked all of her supporters and endorsers…

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