2016 Tampa Tiger Bay Club State House District 61 candidate forum was held at the Chester H. Ferguson Law Center for hosting the forum on Friday, August 5th at 11 a.m.

Today we’re going to give you a quick introduction to our judicial candidates from County Court Group 10, Miriam Valkenburg.  Circuit Court Group 3, Robin Fernandez-Fuson and Carl Hinson.

This week’s candidates Dianne “Ms. Dee” Hart, Sean Shaw and Walter Smith. Each candidate are of the running under the Democratic party. No Republicans are running for this seat. Adam L. Bantner II, President of the Tampa Tiger Bay Club, moderated the event.

District 61 is responsible for the Downtown Tampa district that spreads from east of 301 at points, west of I-275, south to Progress Village, and north to County Road 581. The winner of the District 61 election will be a part of the process that appropriates the over $82 billion budget throughout the state. 


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