Meet Rick

Rick Kriseman has tackled St. Pete’s biggest challenges. He promised to build a new police station for our officers and our community, resolve the stalemate with the Rays in order to keep the team in Tampa Bay, and build a world-class pier – and he delivered. 



Sunrise PAC is dedicated to continuing the success of Florida’s Sunshine City and helping to ensure progressive, forward-thinking candidates are elected to office.

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