Both local dailies came out with their endorsements in the State House District 58 race this morning.
The St. Pete Times endorses Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee Chair Pat Kemp.
The editorial says:
"Kemp brings a serious agenda to this race jobs, consumer and environmental protection, a fairer system for taxation, and available and affordable homeowners' insurance. She has contributed to her community for years, campaigning on behalf of neighborhood protection, the homeless, parks, voters' rights and the Hillsborough River. She would be a strong Democratic voice for the minority party in the Legislature, and her personal ethics would be a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee."
The Times gives Janet Cruz some props, but ultimately concludes,
"But Cruz talks more about the past than the future."
The editorial barely even mentions Gil Sanchez.
Over at mother Trib, the editorial confesses that it's a close call, before siding with Janet Cruz: