Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Tampa mayor hopefuls Bob Buckhorn, Rose Ferlita to face off in live debate

TAMPA — Mayoral candidates Bob Buckhorn and Rose Ferlita meet Tuesday night in an hourlong debate.

The live debate is sponsored by the St. Petersburg Times and Bay News 9. It will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on Bay News 9.

Ferlita led the March 1 election with the most votes, followed by Buckhorn. Former mayoral candidates Tom Scott and Ed Turanchik have endorsed Buckhorn. Voters will pick Tampa's next mayor in a March 22 runoff.

The debate at Blake High School, 1701 N Boulevard, is free. Interested in getting seats? Call (813) 225-3109.

The debate can also be watched later on Bay News 9 On Demand, Channel 342 on Bright House.

Tampa mayor hopefuls Bob Buckhorn, Rose Ferlita to face off in live debate 03/08/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 1:02pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Nurse backs Kriseman in St. Pete mayor's race


    Council member Karl Nurse has endorsed Mayor Rick Kriseman.

  2. Spring Hill woman, 24, dies when car hits tree in Pasco County


    LAND O' LAKES — A 24-year-old woman died early Saturday morning after her Hyundai Elantra hit a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  3. Florida Insiders: We'll find out soon whether Adam Putnam has a glass jaw


    This month's Florida Insider Poll questions: Who would be the strongest Democratic/Republican nominee for governor? Whom do you expect will win the Democratic/Republican gubernatorial nomination? Which party …

    Florida Insider polls are unscientific surveys of Florida political operatives, money-raisers, lobbyists, political scientists, recovering journalists, activists, and the like
  4. Before Janessa Shannon's death, parents traded accusations of abuse


    TAMPA — Long before Janessa Shannon's remains were discovered in a Hillsborough County nature preserve, her parents tried to convince court officials that she was in danger.

    From her own family.

    Janessa Shannon, 13, was found dead July 12 in the Triple Creek Nature Preserve in Hillsborough County. [National Center for Missing and Exploited Children]