Thursday, November 10, 2011
Here's what candidates had to say about the results from Nov. 8 city election for commission seat 1.
Michael Smith won the 2011 city election for seat 1 with 53.97 percent of the votes to incumbent Mary Gray Black who had 46.03 percent. Here's what the candidates had to say about hte election results. Michael Smith “I am very proud of the outcome of the election and thank the citizens of Largo for their support. I believe the people of Largo are looking for what my campaign message is about; bring a New Voice to our Commission. Someone who will work with other Commissioners, but never afraid to offer new ideas to improve Largo. I hope that I can make them proud to have voted for me. I would enjoy any comments or concerns any citizen of Largo has and I will work to see it taken care of. I want to help make Largo a place that is fiscally …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Michael Smith wins city commission seat 1.
The unofficial results of the city election for seat 1 of the city commission are in. Michael Smith won the election by 546 votes over incumbent Mary Gray Black. There were a total of 3,710 for Smith and 3,164 for Black. A total of 6,874 citizens voted in this election. Here are the details from the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office: Candidate Votes from Polls Absentee Votes Percentage of Votes Gray 495 2,669 46.03% Smith 690 3,020 53.97% Find more information on the city’s general election on the Supervisor of Elections website.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Commissioner Mary Gray Black will face Michael Smith, a senior library assistant, in the race for Seat 1.
Although Vice Mayor Robert Murray won’t face a challenge for Seat 2 on the city commission, a battle is brewing for Seat 1. Commissioner Mary Black, who has more than three decades of city government experience, is facing off against Michael Smith, a senior library assistant who says it is time for a new voice on the commission. Residents must register to vote by Oct. 11 to participate in the election. Election Day is Nov. 8. Two voter registration drives will be held at the St. Petersburg College Epicenter in Largo, one from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 30 and another from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 14. Registration applications can also be picked up at City Hall, the Largo Police Department and the Largo Public Library. Citizens can drop off the …