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Beckner running for Hillsborough Clerk of Court listen

04/03/15 Devon Crumpacker
MidPoint with WMNF News Friday
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Tags: Hillsborough County, Pollitics, Pat Frank, Victor Crist, Kevin Beckner, Ken Hagan


County Commissioner Kevin Beckner has officially filed to run for Hillsborough’s Clerk of the Circuit Court. This is being seen as somewhat of a curve-ball in the local political world, as Beckner could be running against incumbent Pat Frank, the long-time Hillsborough County political icon and fellow Democrat.

According to Saint Petersblog, Kevin Beckner said it was Frank herself who called him a few months ago to ask if he'd ever considered running for Clerk of the Circuit Courts. Howe...

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Kriseman passes on St. Pete mayor's race listen

02/02/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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St. Petersburg House Democrat Rick Kriseman announced today that he will not run for mayor in St. Pete this year.

The state representative made the announcement on his website. Kriseman was recently re-elected to the State House. Previously, he served on the St. Petersburg City Council for six years. He said he thought long and hard about whether he should enter the race.

Another prominent Democrat who has said he is considering running for mayor is Pinellas County Commissioner Ken We...

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