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Fundraising pace slows in St. Petersburg mayoral race



ST. PETERSBURG — As the Sept. 1 primary election crawls to a finish, campaign donors are giving less and less to the 10 candidates running for mayor.

The group collectively raised less than $20,000 in a 14-day period, a diminutive sum that stands in stark contrast to the record-breaking hauls reported earlier in the campaign.

Corporate executive Deveron Gibbons and real estate investor Scott Wagman easily maintained their positions as financial frontrunners, further expanding the gulf between them and the other candidates, according to the campaign treasurer's reports that were due Friday.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:03pm]


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