After weeks of playing nice, at least publicly, the five candidates vying for District 7 of St. Petersburg's City Council are trying to distance themselves from the pack.
Wednesday night's candidate forum at the Enoch Davis Recreation Center was the most spirited one yet, as each candidate tried appealing to the crowd. One common claim by candidates is that they are the most homegrown, the one with the deepest roots who isn't bought and paid for by out-of-town interests.
"We've made sure that everyone we purchase from is local," Sheila Scott Griffin said Wednesday, referring to campaign signs, T-shirts and other campaign expenditures.
But whose money truly is local? Check out this interactive story.