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Coquina Key Neighborhood Association to hold forum for District 6 council candidates

International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement-affiliated City Council candidate Eritha "Akile" Cainion pauses between answers during a forum at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront earlier this month. The Coquina Key Neighborhood Association plans to hold another forum on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coquina Key Neighborhood Association Clubhouse, 3850 Pompano Drive SE. [LARA CERRI   |   Times]

International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement-affiliated City Council candidate Eritha "Akile" Cainion pauses between answers during a forum at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront earlier this month. The Coquina Key Neighborhood Association plans to hold another forum on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coquina Key Neighborhood Association Clubhouse, 3850 Pompano Drive SE. [LARA CERRI | Times]

ST. PETERSBURG — The Coquina Key Neighborhood Association is inviting residents to meet the crowded field of candidates running for St. Petersburg's City Council District 6 at a forum Monday evening.

The event, which is being planned with the League of Women Voters, also will include a question-and-answer session.

The District 6 candidates are Justin Bean, Gina Driscoll, Robert Blackmon, Eritha "Akile" Cainion, Corey Givens Jr., James "Jim" Jackson, James Scott and Maria Scruggs.

The program will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coquina Key Neighborhood Association Clubhouse, 3850 Pompano Drive SE.

RSVP's are required, but neighborhood association members get priority. To RSVP, click here. Enter your first and last name and email address. In the subject line, indicate the following: "I will be attending the 7/24 candidate event." An ID is required for entry.

The Aug. 29 primary will determine the top two candidates who will continue to the Nov. 7 general election.

Coquina Key Neighborhood Association to hold forum for District 6 council candidates 07/24/17 [Last modified: Monday, July 24, 2017 10:33am]
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