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Hillsborough’s Dan Raulerson aims for 2018

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State Rep. Dan Raulerson has decided on another term in the Florida House of Representatives. The state’s Division of Elections website shows Raulerson, a Plant City Republican, filed Thursday to run again for his House District 58 seat. If re-elected, it will be Raulerson’s last consecutive term as a state representative: First elected in 2012, he is term limited in 2020. He served as Deputy Majority Whip in 2012-14 and 2014-16. Raulerson, a CPA by trade, has been away from the Capitol while…

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Must-read story: Judge Thomas Freeman, Double-Dipper

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10 Connects Mike Deeson exposes Judge Thomas Freeman’s re-election payment D.R.O.P.  plan Meet Pinellas County Judge Thomas B. Freeman, who has been sitting on the bench for 29 years. In 2006 he signed the Florida Deferred Options Retirement Plan called D.R.O.P.  saying his resignation date would be September 20, 2011. Freeman says at the time it was the best thing for his family. But a loophole in the law allows elected officials to keep on working. That means if Freeman is…

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Janet Long endorsed by FEA, hosting fundraiser Monday

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Good news abound for state Rep. Janet Long’s re-election campaign.  First of all, she received the endorsement and support of the Florida Education Association and the Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association. Also, Long has a fundraiser scheduled for Monday at Pete & Shorty’s.  Lots of good names on the host committee:

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John Morroni and Arthenia Joyner win re-election as qualifying ends

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Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni and state Sen. Arthenia Joyner were poised to win re-election without a fight Friday after qualifying ended without drawing opposition. Developing…

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Peggy O’Shea running for re-election to Pinellas School Board

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Peggy O’Shea has made it official — she has filed to run for a second term on the Pinellas County School Board.

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Peggy O’Shea running for re-election to Pinellas School Board

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Peggy O’Shea has made it official — she has filed to run for a second term on the Pinellas County School Board.

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Bill Dudley files for re-election for the St. Petersburg City Council

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The City of St. Petersburg’s next round of municipal elections isn’t scheduled for another 18 months, but incumbent Bill Dudley isn’t wasting any time waiting to launch his re–election campaign.  Dudley quiety filed for re–election with the City Clerk’s office on March 1.  First elected in 2007 after defeating Ed Montanari in an upset bid for the District 3 seat. Dudley’s tenure on the City Council may be best known not for anything Dudley himself has done, but for the fight that broke out after the City Council’s…

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