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Kathleen Peters way out in front of Jennifer Webb in fundraising race in HD 69

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June’s fundraising reports make one thing clear in the race for state House District 69: Kathleen Peters is way out in front. Peters, the Republican incumbent, raised $33,377 in June, giving her $180,883 in her campaign war chest. That’s about three and a half times more than Jennifer Webb, a Democrat making her first run for office. Webb raised $6,985 in June for a total of $51,690. Webb has a fundraiser scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 12 at…

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Ken Peluso leads all other candidates in fundraising for Pinellas School Board races

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When it comes to fundraising, Ken Peluso is the leader of the nine-person pack running for the three open seats on the Pinellas School Board. Peluso, who is running for re-election to the District 4 single-member seat, has raised a total of $20,180. Of that, $3,650 was raised last month. Most of that — $3,000 — was from a loan he made to himself. His opponent in the race, Eileen Long, is trailing with a total of $4,996. 80. The…

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Mike Twitty is winning the fundraising race for Pinellas Property Appraiser

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Political newcomer Mike Twitty has raised almost two and a half times more money than Jim Frishe in the race for Pinellas Property Appraiser. Twitty’s latest report shows he raised $1,650 in June, bringing his total to $133,185. Frishe, a former state Representative, brought in $225 last month for a total $54,962.98. The third person in the race, write-in candidate Joseph John Catalano has raised no money. Twitty could draw further ahead this month. He has a fundraiser scheduled for…

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Bob Gualtieri, James McLynas qualify for Pinellas sheriff’s race

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Incumbent Bob Gualtieri and challenger James McLynas have both qualified in the race for Pinellas County Sheriff. Still not qualified is Josh Black, who has announced he will run. Black has until noon Friday to qualify. Gualtieri, a Republican, is running for his second four-year term as Pinellas sheriff. McLynas, who has no party affiliation, has accused Gualtieri of running a corrupt department. Thus far, his campaign does not appear to be gathering much support, at least financially. At the…

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