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"Robert Blackmon is smart, hard-working, successful and passionate about St. Petersburg. He will choose the best interests of our city over partisan politics every time."

— Rick Baker, former Mayor of St Petersburg

— Nick DiCeglie, Florida State Representative - District 66

“Robert demonstrates his commitment to St. Petersburg with thoughtful leadership.  Whether it’s through his success in the private sector creating affordable housing options, or through his environmental efforts, he rolls up his sleeves, accomplishes his goals, and inspires others to do the same.  He is diligent, he’s authentic, and he is passionate about our city. These are the traits that we look for in our public servants, and this is what makes Robert uniquely qualified to serve on City Council.” — Gina Driscoll, St Petersburg City Council - District 6

— Bill Dudley, Pinellas County School Board

“We believe you will honorably serve the citizens of St. Petersburg City Council, District 1 and the interests of the men and women in the Fire and Emergency Medical Services, who have made the protection of life and property their life’s work.” — St. Petersburg Association of Firefighters

— Michael Fridovich, Gulfport City Council


— Brandi Gabbard, St Petersburg City Council - District 2

“Robert Blackmon has the ability to look at problems from a regional perspective.  This is what is needed to move Tampa Bay forward.” — Jimmy Holton, Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority Chair

"As a former fighter pilot, I know what it means to serve your country and fight for what you believe in.  I’m endorsing Robert Blackmon for St. Petersburg City Council because we need more public servants that will fight to protect our beautiful city and grow our economy for everyone." — Ed Montanari, St. Petersburg City Council - District 3

"Robert’s honest, pragmatic and hopeful insight into our community’s problems and needs and willingness to examine the issues and listen closely to the public sets him far apart from the other candidates." — Wengay Newton, Florida State Representative - District 70

— Tyler Payne, Treasure Island Commissioner

— Frank Peterman, Former Florida State Representative - District 55

“Robert Blackmon has the courage to speak the truth on the most important issues such as protecting the environment and mental health in our community. Robert will ensure that St Petersburg has the tools to get this done.”

— Kathleen Peters, Pinellas County Commissioner

“The Sun Coast Police Benevolent Association is proud to inform you of its endorsement of your candidacy for St. Petersburg City Council District 1. We will ask our members, their families and friends to cast their votes for you in the general election.” — Sun Coast Police Benevolent Association

— Pinellas County Realtors Association

"Leadership is more important than partisanship.  Robert Blackmon has unquestionable maturity, refreshing modesty and solid trustworthiness worthy of representing all St. Pete citizens in public office. An authentic listener, Robert will bring energy, purpose and engagement to City Council."

— Darden Rice, St Petersburg City Council - District 4

"Robert is an enthusiastic champion of St. Petersburg. He has tirelessly and selflessly worked for the betterment of our citizenry. I support his candidacy for City Council and look forward to his continued success as a public official."

— Darryl Rouson, Florida State Senator - District 19

“The clear choice is real estate investor Robert Blackmon, who knows the city and the issues well.”

— Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board

— Jackie Toledo, Florida State Representative - District 60

— Bob Ulrich, former Mayor of St Petersburg

— Susan Valdes, Florida State Representative - District 62

“We believe that Robert Blackmon will be a champion of working families of the City of St Petersburg. Robert shares our labor values and understands the role that working families play in the local economy. Robert will represent their interests for us on the city council."

— AFL-CIO West Central Florida Labor Council

Robert Blackmon for City Council District 1
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