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Familiar line-up in District 55 House race

Darryl_rousonCharles_mckenzie_2  State Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, has been in office less than two months, but expect to see him back on the trail soon campaigning against familiar opponents.

Charles McKenzie, a Meadowlawn Middle School teacher and state coordinator for Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow-PUSH Coalition. McKenzie came in second after Rouson in the three-way March Democratic primary.

Calvester_anderson_2 Calvester B. Anderson, the write-in candidate who challenged Rouson in the April general election, has also thrown her name in the race. Anderson, a recent convert to the Republican Party, will run again as a write-in candidate.

--Cristina Silva, Times Staff Writer

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:27am]


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