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Lenny Curry draws challenger in 2019 mayoral race

While Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has not filed for re-election yet, he already has drawn a challenger for the 2019 mayoral race.

Democrat Doreszell “DC” Cohen actually filed in November.

An alumna of the University of Phoenix and Raines High School, Cohen has yet to raise any money for her bid against the mayor and his high-powered political machine.

We’ve reached out to Cohen to find out her reasons for running, and she pledged to get back to us.

When that happens, this piece will be updated.

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A.G. Gancarski has been a working journalist for over two decades, with bylines in national and local publications alike on subjects ranging from pop music to national and global politics. Gancarski has been a correspondent for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014, and has held a column in Jacksonville, Florida's Folio Weekly for two decades. In 2018, he was a finalist for an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies "best political column." Gancarski is a frequent presence on Jacksonville television and radio, including fill-in slots on WJCT-FM's award-winning talk show "First Coast Connect." He can be reached at a.g.gancarski@gmail.com.

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