Monday, November 20, 2017


Nathaniel Lash

Mayor Rick Kriseman talks to supporters at a primary election party in August. [EVE EDELHEIT | Times]

Rick Kriseman bet on partisanship in the era of Donald Trump, and won

ST. PETERSBURG ó Mayor Rick Krisemanís campaign team had little doubt about one key strategy in his re-election bid this summer.President Donald Trump was seemingly on every voterís mind. And though the mayoral race was supposed to be...
Published: 11/10/17
Updated: 11/13/17
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman (right) defeated former Mayor Rick Baker (left). [Times]

Breaking down the data behind Mayor Rick Krisemanís decisive victory

In two months, Mayor Rick Kriseman turned a 70-vote lead in his bid for reelection into a more than 2,000-vote victory. He and former Mayor Rick Baker finished an August primary in a dead heat, but the incumbent won decisively on Election Day. How did...
Published: 11/08/17

A graphic dive into St. Petersburgís mayoral primary

Months of record-breaking fundraising and intense mud (or sewage) slinging ended in a near dead heat between Mayor Rick Kriseman and former Mayor Rick Baker. The top two candidates overwhelmed four longshots but finished just 70 votes apart. Both...
Published: 09/01/17
Updated: 11/08/17