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No. 8 on the list of Tampa Bay’s Most Powerful Politicians: Bob Gualtieri

The Republican Sheriff is known in local, state and national circles among policymakers and law enforcement leaders alike. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri continues to be recognized as one of the most influential leaders in Tampa Bay politics, coming in at No. 8 in this year’s list of Tampa Bay’s Most Powerful Politicians.
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Kevin Hayslett becomes fourth Republican to enter CD 13 race with backing from Bob Gualtieri

Hayslett has also been endorsed by Gualtieri's predecessor, Sheriff Jim Coats. Local business owner and former prosecutor Kevin Hayslett is launching a campaign for Florida’s 13th Congressional District, becoming the fourth Republican to enter the race. Hayslett, a Clearwater lawyer who grew up in Pinellas County, introduced himself into...
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Report on conflicted campaign contributions names Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri

The D.C. watchdog group, Common Cause, and Communities for Sheriff Accountability released “The Paid Jailer: How Sheriff Campaign Dollars Shape Mass Incarceration.” The report is the culmination of one year of research, documenting 48 sheriffs across eight states. Donations they say are ethically conflicted, often came from businesses that stand to gain from elections.
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Bob Gualtieri endorses Adam Anderson for HD 65

Anderson entered the race just one day ago and already scooped up a top-name endorser. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri is throwing his weight behind Adam Anderson just one day after the Republican announced his bid to succeed House Speaker Chris Sprowls in HD 65. “There is no more important...
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Sheriff Bob Gualtieri backs Ken Welch for St. Pete Mayor

The cross-party nod could give Welch an important boost. Former Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch earned a high-profile endorsement from across the aisle Wednesday from the county’s top cop — Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. “Ken Welch will be a great Mayor of St Petersburg because he is a collaborator, listener, and...
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Bob Gualtieri disputes ‘Marsy’s Law’ ruling

Gualtieri wants to protect officers names from being released in certain use-of-force cases. A prominent sheriff and a Miami police oversight panel are backing a challenge to an appeals-court ruling that could help shield the identities of law-enforcement officers involved in use-of-force incidents. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and the...
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