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First Kriseman television commercial airs Thursday in St. Petersburg mayor's race



With the St. Petersburg mayor’s race in full swing, campaign commercials are coming to your television.

Ads for challenger Rick Kriseman will hit your televisions on Thursday, the first after the primary election. In the 30-second spot, Kriseman talks about the Pier, the Tampa Bay Rays, jobs and neighborhoods. The ad is titled "Potential."

"This is not about me," Kriseman says in the ad. "It's all about the people of St. Pete."

Kriseman, a former City Council member and state lawmaker, is battling Mayor Bill Foster in the Nov. 5 election. It is unclear when Foster will run his ads on televsion. He could not be reached.


[Last modified: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:44pm]


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