Pier and Midtown could be key in St. Pete mayoral election

11/05/13 Janelle Irwin
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Campaign signs line the road near Lakeview Presbyterian Church where midtown St. Pete residents cast their ballots for mayor and city council Tuesday.

photo by Janelle Irwin

Voters in St. Petersburg are deciding Tuesday whether to let Mayor Bill Foster keep his job or replace him with Rick Kriseman. People casting their ballots this morning are predicting a close race.

Dueling signs lined the road in front of the Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg silently willing voters to choose either incumbent Mayor Bill Foster or his opponent, former Democratic state lawmaker Rick Kriseman. For Foster supporters like Marcus Martin, the choice came down to the Mayor

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