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Paul Congemi

The first candidate to announce his bid in 2008, Congemi, a 52-year-old former builder, advocates for the homeless.

Meet the candidate

Congemi, a high school graduate with no political experience, is running a different type of campaign for the city's highest office. He says he won't accept campaign contributions and will donate his first year's salary to homeless charities. And he says he wants to start a charity hospital in St. Petersburg. ... Read more

Congemi's campaign does not have an online presence

Campaign finances

Congemi has made loans to his campaign since 2007, but he has not received any donations.

The Race for Mayor
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What they're saying

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What you're saying

The Timessurveyed 600 registered St. Petersburg voters between June 11-16.

Who's raising money

More than $250,000 has been raised by candidates so far, setting the stage to make this the most expensive mayoral race in city history. See where the money's coming from.

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