Copley Gerdes

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Copley Gerdes graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in religious studies. Gerdes is a financial advisor at Northwestern Mutual, a business analyst at FrankCrum Inc, and an assistant baseball coach at Saint Leo University. Gerdes volunteers with the Police Athletic League and his church; he and his wife run Love McKinley, an organization supporting families fighting pediatric cancer.

Key Issues

Affordable Housing

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Infrastructure

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Wastewater management

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Covid recovery/Public Health

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Public Space

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Transportation

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Public Safety

Gerdes supports investing in the cities infrastructure, housing, waste water management, transportation, public spaces and putting the community first. Gerdes plans to take an all encompassing approach to these issues, thinking each aspect will have a direct benefit on other issues on his platform.

Endorsements

Stonewall Democrats; Mayor Kriseman; Sun Coast PBA, Equality Florida Action PAC; Pinellas Realtors; St. Petersburg Firefighters and paramedics; Tampa Bay Times City; Council members Lisa Wheeler-Bowman, Amy Foster & Gina Driscoll; School Board member Bill Dudley; Small business leaders Mark Ferguson and Mike McKenna.

Sources

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