Tag: John Morroni

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 2, 2018

Like any favored candidate, Kathleen Peters is feeling confident with her campaign for Pinellas County Commission, but she’s not taking any chances. “We’ll be knocking on doors right up until Monday evening,” Peters said. “We’re also beefing up some of our social media and reaching folks there.” Peters said her campaign has a couple of […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 27, 2018

Pinellas County Commission candidate Kathleen Peters is touting her voting record standing up for consumers during her tenure in the Florida Legislature. In a mailpiece sent to voters this week by Peters’ political committee, Florida Speaks, Peters highlights her record fighting utility companies and pushing back on monopoly control. “We need electricity to survive but […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorSeptember 24, 2018

The race to replace outgoing state Rep. Kathleen Peters in House District 69 has become one of the closest funding races this election cycle among Florida state races. Republican Ray Blacklidge is leading his Democratic opponent, Jennifer Webb, by a comparatively small margin compared to other political contests that put Democratic challengers at a funding disadvantage. Blacklidge […]

Kate BradshawAugust 28, 2018

If there were a local proxy for the national GOP’s intraparty conflict, it would be Pinellas County Commission District 6. This three-way race pitted Larry Ahern, a Trump Republican legislator from Seminole, against a St. Petersburg activist with Tea Party roots (Barbara Haselden) and a moderate Republican lawmaker, state Rep. Kathleen Peters of Treasure Island. […]

Staff ReportsJuly 17, 2018

Another election cycle, another edition of Politics in Pinellas. The event, hosted biennially by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, is set to draw at least 10 candidates for offices ranging from Pinellas School Board to state Senator. “Are they running for office for the first time or up for re-election? This is your opportunity […]


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