St. Petersburg voters gave a huge victory to private enterprise in St. Pete, passing the special Rowdies referendum with 87% in favor. The lopsided victory shows that St. Petersburg residents embrace common sense solutions that limit the role of government and prefer private solutions instead.
Based on this victory, Mayor Kriseman should cancel all current Pier contracts and call for a 30 year lease to build a new pier – with private money. The St. Petersburg government should give up on any taxpayer money to build a Rays Stadium.
Complete results are at http://enr.votepinellas.com/FL/Pinellas/68824/186362/en/summary.html