Pinellas County November 7, 2017 election races and results

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The two hottest races are in Pinellas County on Tuesday with the race for mayor between Rick Baker and Rick Kriseman, and the Penny for Pinellas tax extension.

City of Seminole Council Member (2): FINAL NUMBERS

Tom Christy

  • 19.08% (1,057 votes)

Roger Edelman: 

  • 35.17% (1,949 votes)

Bob Matthews:

  • 34.76% (1,926 votes)

Joseph E. Pacelli:

  • 10.99% (609 votes)

City of St. Petersburg MayorFINAL NUMBERS

Rick Baker:

  • 48.38% (32,017 votes)

Rick Kriseman:

  • 51.62% (34,155 votes)

City of St. Petersburg Council Member District 2: FINAL NUMBERS

Brandi Gabbard:

  • 61.17% (34,098 votes)

Barclay Harless:

  • 38.83% (21,646 votes)

City of St. Petersburg Council Member District 4: FINAL NUMBERS

Jerick Johnston:

  • 27.42% (15,648 votes)

Darden Rice:

  • 72.58% (41,426 votes)

City of St. Petersburg Council Member District 6: FINAL NUMBERS

Justin Bean:

  • 44.96% (25,117 votes)

Gina Driscoll:

  • 55.04% (30,748 votes)

Pinellas County Referendum Question: FINAL NUMBERS

Ten (10) Year Extension of the Penny for Pinellas One-Cent (1¢) Infrastructure Sales Surtax
Shall the levy of the Penny for Pinellas one-cent (1¢) local infrastructure sales surtax be extended for an additional ten (10) years to finance county and municipal projects, including roads, bridges, flood and sewer spill prevention, water quality, trails, parks, environmental preservation, public safety facilities, hurricane sheltering, vehicles, technology, land acquisition for affordable housing, capital projects supporting economic development (pursuant to section 212.055(2)(d)3, Florida Statutes), and other authorized infrastructure projects

FOR the one-cent sales tax:

  • 82.61% (138,950 votes)

AGAINST the one-cent sales tax:

  • 17.39% (29,245 votes)

Clearwater Referendum Question: FINAL NUMBERS

Improvements to and use of Downtown Clearwater Waterfront Shall City Charter Section 2.01(d)(6) be amended as provided in Ordinance 9063-17 to allow construction and maintenance of certain improvements including playgrounds, water features, artwork, a boathouse, Marina office, restrooms, surface parking, roadways, plazas, sidewalks, trails, elevated walkways, boardwalks, benches, picnic tables, water fountains, litter receptacles and similar amenities, to support active and passive uses of the city owned Downtown Waterfront, generally bounded by Pierce St., Drew St., the Bluff and the water?


  • 75.80% (11,452 votes)


  • 24.20% (3,657 votes)

Dunedin Charter Amendment 1: FINAL NUMBERS

Amends Charter to change date when Vice-Mayor is selected by City Commission Shall Section 3.05 of the City Charter be amended to change the date when the Vice-Mayor is selected by the City Commission from the first meeting after the election to the first regular meeting in December?


  • 76.59% (4,479 votes)


  • 23.41% (1,369 votes)

Dunedin Charter Amendment 2: FINAL NUMBERS

Amends Charter to change timeframe when special election is held after vacancy on City Commission Shall Section 3.06(d) of the City Charter be amended to change the requirement of a special election being held within one hundred eighty (180) days, instead of ninety (90) days if a vacancy on the City Commission occurs?


  • 54.34% (3,200)


  • 45.66% (2,689)

Dunedin Charter Amendment 3: FINAL NUMBERS

Amends Charter to require forty eight (48) hours’ notice for Special Commission meetings Shall Section 3.08(a) of the City Charter be amended to require, whenever practicable, that no less than forty-eight (48) hours’ notice be given for Special Commission meetings instead of twelve (12) hours?


  • 91.90% (5,355)


  • 8.10% (472)

Dunedin Charter Amendment 4: FINAL NUMBERS

Amends title of Section 5.01 of the Charter Shall the title of Section 5.01 of the City Charter be amended from the title of Elections to the title of Electors?


  • 65.14% (3,648)


  • 34.86% (1,952)

Dunedin Charter Amendment 5: FINAL NUMBERS

Amends Charter to require the City Commission to establish a code of ethics Shall Section 6.04 of the City Charter be amended to make it mandatory that the City Commission establish a code of ethics for elected officials and employees of the City?


  • 93.22% (5,460)


  • 6.78% (397)

St. Petersburg Charter Amendment: FINAL NUMBERS

Modifying prohibition on Council Members expressing opinions concerning certain decisions on employment and board membership
The City Charter currently prohibits Council Members from directing or requesting the appointment or removal of City employees except senior management employees. Shall the Charter be amended in accordance with ordinance 288‑H to allow Council Members to express opinions concerning creation of new positions classified as management or professional nonmanagement, changes to membership on boards or commissions of the City, and appointment or removal of City Council Office staff?


  • 56.27% (33,911 votes)


  • 43.73% (26,357 votes)

St. Petersburg No. 1 Referendum Question: FINAL NUMBERS

Authorizing agreement not exceeding 20 years for management of baseball complex at Walter Fuller Park May City Council approve an agreement regarding the management and operation of the portion of Walter Fuller Park currently known as the Walter Fuller Baseball Complex under conditions set forth in ordinance 289- H? These conditions include: term not exceeding 20 years; continued use for primary purposes of baseball, other sports, and related activities; no change to current boundary; limits on additional structures; and manager commits to fund minimum of $300,000 in upgrades and improvements.


  • 84.15% (50,001 votes)


  • 15.85% (9,417 votes)

St. Petersburg No. 2 Referendum Question: FINAL NUMBERS

Partially releasing restrictive covenant on former City property now part of The Vinoy Renaissance Resort
After referendum approval in 1984, the Vinoy Park Hotel Company conveyed the City a waterfront park parcel in exchange for the Baywood Park and Edgewater interior parcels, subject to certain restrictions. Shall the City now partially release those restrictions for approximately 2.3 acres of that property to permit The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort to construct a onestory parking garage with elevated tennis courts, subject to conditions set forth in ordinance 290-H?


  • 63.04% (37,978 votes)


  • 36.96% (22,262 votes)

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