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Pinellas School Board candidate Jackson goes live campaign commercial



Pinellas County school board candidate Jim Jackson went live Friday with a new campaign commercial touting his leadership and his 30-plus years experience as a college professor.

Campaign manager Steve Lapinski said the commercial cost $9,000 and began airing Friday morning on a host of Bright House cable channels.

Jackson, who is retired from Miami-Dade College, faces attorney Keisha Bell and retired school administrator Lew Williams in the race to fill the District 7 vacancy left by retiring two-term board member Mary Brown.

See the commercial here:

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:09am]


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