Edwin Carlson

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Ed Carlson’s education is a Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS. Carlson is a former US Air Force Captain, Dentist, Martial Arts Grandmaster and football player. In his retirement Carlson has focused on making healthy neighborhoods: by being president of this HOA for 16 years, 10 years of Adopt a Mile of Pinellas trail, 22 artists paint 21 pillars and ten wall beneath Tyrone Overpass, establishing the neighborhood scout and safety program, and created Chief’s Midtown Miracles Martial Arts Program for children. Carlson grew up in the area, graduated high school and started his business in St. Pete, now 10 of his 12 grandkids live here.

Key Issues

Economy (small businesses)

Carlson wants to boost the economy in St. Pete by taking the Tropicana Field deal, raising minimum wage to $15, and by creating an economy that caters to small businesses and is still hospitable to large employers.

Environmental conservation

Carlson wants to invest into the environment, through public safety initiatives based in environmental designed crime prevention, taking care of our parks and lakes, and community health.

Public Health

Carlson wants to invest into the environment, through public safety initiatives based in environmental designed crime prevention, taking care of our parks and lakes, and community health.

Public safety

Carlson wants to invest into the environment, through public safety initiatives based in environmental designed crime prevention, taking care of our parks and lakes, and community health.

Endorsements

State Rep Linda Cheney District 69; Senator Dennis L. Jones PARC president; CEO Karen Higgins

Sources

League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area
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