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David Jolly kicks off campaign declaring himself 'a Bill Young Republican,' with Beverly Young at his side

David Jolly announces his candidacy for Congress in front of the Indian Shores Municipal Center on Thursday. His mother, Judith Jolly, is far left. Young's widow. Beverly Young, holds grandson Trace Young, 3, at center.

CHERIE DIEZ | Times

David Jolly announces his candidacy for Congress in front of the Indian Shores Municipal Center on Thursday. His mother, Judith Jolly, is far left. Young's widow. Beverly Young, holds grandson Trace Young, 3, at center.

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Declaring himself "a Bill Young Republican," David Jolly officially kicked off his congressional campaign on Thursday, the same day that two other strong potential GOP candidates decided to bow out.

And although Jolly has spent much of his career working in Washington as an aide to the late congressman, Jolly launched his bid in front of the Indian Shores municipal building by declaring: "This race is about ensuring that somebody from Pinellas County is elected to represent our communities and our neighbors."

And, he added, with Young's widow Beverly standing near him, "We're going to win this race."

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[Last modified: Thursday, November 7, 2013 7:50pm]

    

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