Pinellas Realtor Organization endorses City Council incumbents, Angela Rouson
Here's the press release:
Clearwater, FL (July 15, 2009) – The Board of Directors of the Pinellas Realtor® Organization (PRO) today released its recommendations of candidates for election in the following St. Petersburg City Council races:
District 2: James Kennedy
Distinct 4: Leslie Curran
District 5: Angela Rouson
District 6: Karl Nurse
District 8: Jeff Danner
Representing over 5,600 members, the Pinellas Realtor® Organization is one of the Tampa Bay area’s largest professional trade associations. The organization advances and promotes the real estate profession through professional development programs, government affairs and political advocacy and maintains a high standard of conduct by real estate professionals through professional standards, training and administration.
UPDATE: Spokesman Mathias Bergendahl said candidates filled out a survey and came in for an interview. They were asked about the Hometown Democracy effort, affordable housing and private property rights, among other things.
The organization will screen the final two mayoral candidates after the primary.
Cristina Silva, Times staff writer