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Will Michaels passes on District 5 run

in The Bay and the 'Burg by
Will Michaels, a well-liked, well-respected activist in St. Petersburg, has decided not to run for the City Council seat being vacated by Jamie Bennett. “Kathy and I have given it a great deal of consideration and have decided this is not a good fit for me at this time. I will continue to participate in voluntary community activities such as CONA, the Bahama Shores Neighborhood Association, Saint Petersburg Preservation, the Woodson Museum, and the St. Petersburg Museum of History.”

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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