Florida Politics: “Lisset Hanewicz raises $13K in March for St. Pete City Council race”

Hanewicz faces Clifford Hobbs III and Douglas O’Dowd in the race.

Lisset Hanewicz maintained her fundraising lead in March in the race for St. Petersburg City Council District 4.

Hanewicz’s campaign raised $13,608 last month, bringing her total contributions to $38,979 since she launched her campaign on Feb. 1.

The former prosecutor for the Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney’s Office had about 55 donors in March, comprised largely of individual contributors and about five businesses. Hanewicz received $1,000 donations from LEMA Construction, Marketing Solution Publications, Solar Sun, Ruth’s List Florida CEO Lucy Sedgwick and former Tampa Bay Rowdies owner and businessman Bill Edwards.

The political committee Ruth’s List Florida also donated $500 to Hanewicz’s campaign. The PAC endorsed Hanewicz as well as District 6 incumbent Gina Driscoll to support maintaining the current female supermajority on the St. Pete City Council.

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