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Race for Tampa Mayor: David Straz candidate profile

Posted at 1:34 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 13:34:13-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Seven candidates are in the race to be the City of Tampa’s next Mayor. Election Day is March 5, but eligible voters can cast their ballots as early as Feb. 25.

Early voting begins on Feb. 25 and goes until March 3. Click here for early voting locations.

ABC Action News reporter Carson Chambers invited each candidate to sit down with her and answer the same questions.

ABC Action News is posting each one-on-one interview, so you can understand the candidates’ stances and solutions regarding pressing issues like transportation, infrastructure and affordable housing.

David Straz is a Tampa philanthropist and career banker who focuses on volunteerism at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.

His campaign website is