St. Pete Chamber PAC endorses mayoral candidate Bill Foster
Given Kathleen Ford's outburst during the interview process and Bill Foster's close ties to some chamber leaders, this announcement was just a matter of time.
The chamber's political action committee is also backing all the City Council incumbents.
Here's the press release:
St. Pete Chamber PAC selects candidates to support
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – September 30, 2009 – The St. Pete Chamber PAC has made its selection of candidates to support for the upcoming St. Petersburg municipal election. The decisions were difficult and all candidates did a good job during the interview process. However, in the end The PAC made its decisions based on the candidates who would best serve business, industry and quality of life issues, based on The Chamber’s Business & Quality of Life Agenda.
Mayor— Bill Foster
District 2— Jim Kennedy
District 4— Leslie Curran
District 5— Angela Rouson
District 6— Karl Nurse
District 8— Jeff Danner