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Pinellas GOP, Democrats poised to elect party leaders this Monday night

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When it comes to drama with their upcoming party reorganization meetings taking place next week, Pinellas County Republicans and Democrats have nothing on their Hillsborough County brethren. This coming Monday night, the local executive committees for the Republican and Democratic Parties in Pinellas County will be voting for their party leaders, and in both cases, it doesn’t appear to be many changes at hand – at least not yet. Pinellas Democratic Executive Committee Chair Susan McGrath is running to serve a second…

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David Jolly featured guest at fundraiser for congressional candidate Justin Grabelle fundraiser on Feb. 8

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Republican congressional candidate Justin Grabelle has a meet-and-greet fundraising reception scheduled in Pinellas County next month featuring special guest U.S. Rep. David Jolly. Grabelle, 33, is running for Florida’s 11th Congressional District, which includes Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties. He has already been endorsed by current CD 11 U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent, who announced he would not run for re-election. Grabelle had been Nugent’s chief of staff. Jolly, who represents much of Pinellas County, is himself the leading Republican candidate for the…

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Ed Montanari to host May 28 funder at St. Pete’s Green Bench Brewing

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St. Petersburg City Council hopeful Ed Montanari is calling on friends and supporters to join him Thursday, May 28, for a fundraiser in his District 3 campaign. The event begins 5:30 p.m. at the Green Bench Brewing Company, 1133 Baum Avenue, in St. Petersburg. Currently, the event’s host committee has a handful of Pinellas County’s top political and business leaders: state Sen. Jeff Brandes; lobbyist Alan Suskey; Riley Hansen and Lacy Maguire of Poli Solutions Consulting, area business executives Nick…

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