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Flowers, Clark ahead in early election results



Former St. Petersburg City Council member Rene Flowers had an early but strong lead in the five-way battle for the vacant Pinellas County School Board District 7. Flowers, 47, was picking up 48 percent while the second top vote-getter was Glenton Gilzean Jr., 30, with 15 percent.

In the District 1 at-large race, incumbent board member Janet Clark, 58, was leading, with 35 percent of the early vote. Elliott Stern, 73, a retired businessman, had 25 percent. See the breaking story, based only early voting and partial mail-in results, here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:44pm]


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