VOTE: St. Petersburg Mayoral and City Council District 6 primaries held on Tuesday

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Posted at 6:18 PM, Aug 28, 2017

On Tuesday, August 29, residents of St. Petersburg will head out and vote in the city's Mayoral and City Council District 6 primaries. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark updated the vote-by-mail numbers on Monday. They showed that 67,850 ballots have been mailed, and 35,555 ballots had been returned. 

Incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman is facing a big group on Tuesday, including his leading opponent, Rick Baker. Rick Baker was St. Petersburg's former two-term Mayor. Anthony Cates III, Paul "The Truth" Congemi, Theresa "Momma Tee" Lassiter and Jesse Nevel join the group vying to be next Mayor of St. Petersburg. 

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Justin Bean, Robert Blackmon, Eritha Akile Cainion, Gina Driscoll, Corey Givens Jr., James “Jim” Jackson, James Scott and Maria L. Scruggs make up the District 6 primary ballot. 

The top two candidates in the August 29 primary will move on to the November 7 general election. 

Click here to see the sample ballot for Mayor

Click here to see the sample ballot for Council Member District 6.

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Precincts 112, 116, 127, 128, 228 & 233 have changed locations. Get location changes here

Offices up for Election:


  • Rick Baker
  • *Ernisa Barnwell
  • Anthony Cates III
  • Paul "The Truth" Congemi
  • Rick Kriseman
  • Theresa "Momma Tee" Lassiter
  • Jesse Nevel

*NOTICE TO THE VOTER - A candidate in the race for the office of Mayor has been disqualified pursuant to Section 99.061(7)(a), Florida Statutes. A vote cast for Ernisa Barnwell will not count.

Council Member - District 6

  • Justin Bean
  • Robert Blackmon
  • Eritha Akilé Cainion
  • Gina Driscoll
  • Corey Givens Jr
  • Jim Jackson
  • James Scott
  • Maria L. Scruggs

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More info on Tuesday's 2017 St. Petersburg Primary Election