Best example of why regular people don't run for office

St. Pete City Council candidate Steve Galvin

After Galvin failed to note, on a questionnaire for the Tampa Bay Times, that he had a child and had been sued for child support, the paper busted him for lying about the incident. A week later his wife, a 23-year attorney for the city, wrote an email about his candidacy on her work computer. Days later, she decided to “retire” from the city workforce.

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