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THE BUZZ: FLORIDA POLITICS

Election season is upon us: Get to know your candidates

Go county by county as we cover all the seats up for grabs in this November's election. Find the Times' recommendations and summaries for all the candidates.

Greenlight Pinellas aims to expand bus service by adding routes and extending hours, but also would add a 24-mile light-rail line between St. Petersburg and Clearwater. [LARA CERRI | Times]

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking the tax swap for Greenlight Pinellas

When it comes to discussing the Greenlight Pinellas mass transit initiative, two things are certain: Taxes and citizens complaining about taxes. If the measure passes on Election Day, the county's sales tax would go up 1 cent. So an opposition group has made the alleged unfairness of it all a cornerstone of its cam …

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