Tampa Bay Times: “Tampa-based pro-choice group backs Darden Rice in St. Pete mayor’s race”

Ruth’s List Florida, a statewide political advocacy group that backs pro-choice women for political office, has endorsed St. Petersburg City Council member Darden Rice in the mayor’s race.

The endorsement could mean a fundraising boost for Rice, already the frontrunner in raising campaign cash in the race.

Ruth’s List, whose board lists prominent Tampa Bay political insiders including Erin Aebel, Alex Sink and Arthenia Joyner, notifies its members of its endorsements and encourages them to contribute to the candidates.

Lucy Sedgwick, the group’s CEO, said the endorsements sometimes result in “hundreds” of contributions.

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