Best Of 2011

Best Worst Politician: Ken White

Although St. Pete Mayor Bill Foster’s clumsy handling of the Tampa Bay Rays stadium situation has been embarrassing, it’s nothing compared to Kevin White’s indictment. The former Tampa City Councilmember and Hillsborough County Commissioner easily wins CL’s honor in this category this year for the signal achievement of having been arrested by the FBI on corruption charges associated with his chairmanship at the Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission.