Former Peterman staffer eyes City Council seat
Gershom Faulkner, former chief of staff for state Rep. Frank Peterman (D-St. Petersburg) and a deputy campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tampa), announced his candidacy his for St. Petersburg City Council Thursday.
Faulkner seeks the seat in District 7, which is being vacated by City Council member Rene Flowers. Flowers is prevented by term limits from seeking another term. (Bill Foster is also prevented from running again in District 3).
The city primary is in September.