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9/22/2020 General

ClearPAC Endorses Legislative, County Commission and School Board Candidates


Contact: Amanda Payne, AMPLIFY Clearwater 727-461-0011

September 22, 2020

ClearPAC Endorses Legislative, County Commission and School Board Candidates

ClearPAC, the political committee affiliated with AMPLIFY Clearwater, and the Chamber’s Board of Directors recognizes the importance of Election Day to the continuing success of local business. After interviews with the candidates, ClearPAC announced endorsements of candidates for the November 3rd election. ClearPAC candidate endorsements include:

House District 65 - Chris Sprowls

House District 66 - Nick DiCeglie

House District 67 - Chris Latvala

House District 68 - Ben Diamond

Pinellas County Sheriff - Bob Gualtieri

Pinellas County Property Appraiser - Mike Twitty

Pinellas County Tax Collector - Charles Thomas

Pinellas County Commissioner, District 1 - Janet Long

Pinellas County Commissioner, District 3 - Charlie Justice

Pinellas County Commissioner, District 7 - Renee Flowers

Pinellas School Board Member, District 1 - Laura Hine

Pinellas School Board Member, District 7 - endorsed both Caprice Johnson Edmond and Karl Nurse

Ray Ferrara, Chairman of ClearPAC said, “We are pleased that the endorsed candidates for public office have a deep commitment to the business community of Clearwater and share our values. We encourage everyone to vote and trust that our endorsements help in your decision-making process.”

About ClearPAC

ClearPAC is a Political Action Committee created in 1988 to support pro-business candidates and to promote issues which impact the business community. ClearPAC works to ensure the election of business-minded candidates to state and local office, and to serve as an endorsement board for those individuals who personify what the business community stands for.

About AMPLIFY Clearwater

Our mission at AMPLIFY Clearwater is to promote and meet the needs of businesses, tourism, and industry and to provide leadership for the advancement of economic vitality and equality for the community of the North Pinellas Region. For more information, please visit