Pete Boland

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Boland graduated from St. Petersburg College with a degree in mass communication/media studies, and from the Art Institute of Tampa with culinary arts/chef training. He is the former General Manager and/or Operations Manager of multiple local restaurants, and in one position oversaw a 300% increase in food sales.

Key Issues

Housing

Boland supports pushing for affordable housing, through increasing the density of housing by building new homes upwards

Economy

He plans to use the redevelopment of Tropicana Park as an opportunity to create new jobs while considering both local housing and environmental concerns. He also wants to address the red tide issue through raising awareness and pushing aggressively for federal and state aid.

Endorsements

50+ Small Businesses

Sources

MSN