St. Petersburg Mayoral Debate Postponed Due to Coronavirus


ST. PETERSBURG -- Wednesday's mayoral debate between candidates Robert Blackmon and Ken Welch has been postponed.

News Channel 8, the debate presenter, says Welch came down with COVID-19 this week. The former Pinellas commissioner offered to do the debate virtually but Blackmon said he wanted an in-person debate.

No makeup date has been announced. Blackmon and Welch will face each other in the November 2nd general election to succeed Rick Kriseman.

Look for more information on the News Channel 8 website:

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