St. Petersburg voters will decide next mayor Tuesday
Election Day is here, and one of the biggest cities in the Bay Area will choose a new mayor. After seven years of Rick Kriseman at the helm, residents in St. Petersburg will cast their vote Tuesday to decide his replacement.
It's Ken Welch vs Robert Blackmon in the race for St. Pete mayor.
Both candidates have run on platforms of reducing crime, creating more affordable housing, and redeveloping the Tropicana Field site.
For those with mail-in ballots, it's too late to accept those at polling locations. Those will need to be dropped off at a Supervisor of Elections office by 7 p.m. Tuesday:
·315 Court St, Room 117, Clearwater, FL 33756
·13001 Starkey Rd, Largo, FL 33773 (Starkey Lakes Corporate Center)
·501 1st Ave N (5th St N Entrance), St Petersburg, FL 33701
The polls open at 7 a.m. and after they close at 7 p.m. After, St. Petersburg residents should find out who will take the reins to become the next mayor.