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Scott Wagman

Wagman -- the wild card of the race -- is a 56-year-old well-known philanthropist.

Meet the candidate

Unlike the other major candidates who have extensive City Council experience, Wagman, a 25-year resident of St. Petersburg, is a stranger to most voters. But he also happens to be a millionaire capable of spending loads of money to become better known, has by far the most executive experience, and is supremely, maybe naively, confident. ... Read more

Campaign finances

Through March, Wagman has raised more money in St. Petersburg than any other candidate.

  • Contribution totals in the first quarter*
  • Total raised $53,988 (100.0%)
  • Raised in St. Pete $41,032 (76.0%)
  • Raised in Florida $10,406 (19.3%)
  • Raised in other states $2,550 (4.7%)

  • How Wagman compares to other candidates*
  • Raised by everyone $233,089 (100.0%)
  • Wagman's portion $53,988 (23.2%)

*Totals do not include candidates' loans or donations to their own campaign.


The Race for Mayor
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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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