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Pier survey results buried in city’s website

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St. Pete Polls president and avid Pier process watcher Matt Florell posted a screen shot of the results from a city-run survey where the public overwhelmingly chose Destination St. Pete Pier as their clear favorite. In his Facebook post, Florell noted that the results had inexplicably been removed from the city’s website. They haven’t. However, the results are now considerably harder to locate on the city’s website dedicated to all things Pier. Up until this weekend, the results were front…

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New poll on St. Pete Pier finds strong support for ‘Destination St. Pete Pier’

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A new St. Pete Polls survey finds that “Destination St. Pete Pier,” is the popular favorite among the citizenry, matching up with the same results that the St. Pete Design Group found earlier this month. The survey was released Friday morning, at exactly the same time that the Pier Selection Committee was meeting to rank its top choices among the seven design teams and concepts. The designs will be ranked in a first-, second-, third-place order. The St. Pete Poll survey…

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What the low turnout on voting for a new St. Pete Pier really tells us…

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The Tampa Bay Times ran a column about the St. Pete Pier yesterday by John Romano. He starts it off by saying, “the people have spoken. Or maybe they’ve just cleared their throats.” It’s a great start to a good column and he makes some very solid points. Turnout for the non-binding vote where St. Pete residents 18 and older had the chance to pick their three favorite pier designs was abysmal. There’s no other way to put it. Of…

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Most popular St. Pete Pier design hasn’t been playing by the rules

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The Destination St. Pete Pier design by the St. Pete Design Group should be in hot water over a little self-promoting, but it doesn’t look like they are. The group finished first out of seven possible designs for a new St. Pete pier and it wasn’t even close. They had thousands of more votes than their closest competition. However, there’s some question as to whether or not the design team played by the rules. Florida Politics obtained a screen shot from a…

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