Nikki Fried to address Jacksonville Dems at Saturday gala

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The state Chair is headed back to Jacksonville for an event important to local Democrats.

Nikki Fried, the Chair of the Florida Democratic Party, has long-standing ties to Duval County, where she will be Saturday night addressing the local party’s Singleton-Hazouri gala.

The Duval County Democratic Party event honors two former Democratic titans: Mary Singleton, the first Black woman to be elected to the City Council in 1967, and former Mayor and City Council President Tommy Hazouri Sr.

Sen. Tracie Davis, Mayor Donna Deegan and Councilman Jimmy Peluso will also speak at the inaugural Singleton Hazouri Gala.

Davis was elected in 2022, defeating former Jacksonville City Councilman Reggie Gaffney in an expensive, bitter Primary.

The two local officials were elected last year, of course, with Deegan overcoming financial disadvantages to become Mayor, and Peluso winning the remapped District 7 that includes Riverside and Avondale, places he had run in when they were in District 14 before local redistricting.

Appropriately given Peluso’s presence, Chair Fried lived in Riverside, an area that is now in the heart of his district and one that was key to his winning election to the City Council in his second try.

Looking to attend? Click here. Act soon, as just seven tickets are left at this writing.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Dont Say FLA

    February 21, 2024 at 9:45 am

    Is Rhonda going to send in his special goon squad to arrest everybody for acknowledging black history? And then of course drop charges when Fried and Book, folks with substantial legal resources, are among those arrested, just like he did with their abortion ban protest?

    • Earl Pitts "Sage Political Expert Emeritas" American

      February 21, 2024 at 6:58 pm

      Great post Beautiful Son/Daughter,
      *ps dont tell Mom about Vickki Sneed; shes just an old friend I used to run with prior to my first little brush with the law back when you were a baby* Sssshhhhh!

    • Not Pushaw

      February 24, 2024 at 8:15 am

      Will Nikki’s friend, the fake scientist attend? Talk about two lunatics.

    • Hung Wiil

      February 24, 2024 at 11:34 am

      It must be lonely in your land of delusion. None of this is based in any reality, none of this will happen, nor has it happened. Don’t Say Ye is very boring.

      • Dont Say FLA

        February 24, 2024 at 2:56 pm

        The arrest of Fried and Book was reported here, as was the charges being dropped when Fried and Book said they looked forward to challenging Rhonda’s law in court. But you think none of it happened. So why do you come here if you don’t even believe the reporting?

  • MH/Duuuval

    February 21, 2024 at 10:48 am

    Appropriate that the Democratic revival start in Riverside, which gave birth to the Allman Brothers — an interracial rock band based on the blues. And, the former Lee HS was the setting for Lynyrd Skynyrd’s emergence.

  • Earl Pitts "Sage Political Expert Emeritas" American

    February 21, 2024 at 12:11 pm

    Good afternoon Duvall,
    I, Earl Pitts American, will be in attendance in the Golden VIP lounge with my entourage and I’m bringing some of Florida’s finest Pole Dancers with me for your entertaunment.
    Earl Pitts American

    • Vickki Sneed

      February 21, 2024 at 6:20 pm

      Thanks Earl it will be great to have you and the girls back again. Just a reminder have the minors dress in yellow again so we will all which ones not to fondle.
      Thanks Big Earl, nf

      • Earl Pitts "Sage Political Expert Emeritas" American

        February 21, 2024 at 6:32 pm

        Thanks for the reminder Beautiful Vickki Sneed,
        I’ve booked the legendary “Earl Suite” again and would love to entertain you and your entourage again for some after-hours “Political Consultation”.
        Big Earl

    • Dont Say FLA

      February 22, 2024 at 9:21 am

      Pops the fine 18, 19 and 20 year old ladies of Florida are banned from working in strip clubs, but are they banned from working political events? Political events are not strip clubs, so I reckon they are eligible. I hope so since we’ll have front row, splash zone seats.

  • MH/Duuuval

    February 25, 2024 at 10:38 am

    So, how’d it go?

    • Earl Pitts "Sage Political Expert Emeritas" American

      February 25, 2024 at 5:20 pm

      It was great MH,
      We all threw caution to the wind, smoked a bunch of great weed, and did things up in The Earl Suite ‘Till Dawn’s Early Light which Peter, our sage Boss here at F9 has advised me not to discuss.
      Thanks MH,
      Earl Pitts American

      • Earl Pitts "Sage Political Expert Emeritas" American

        February 25, 2024 at 5:28 pm

        ….. I’ve been getting a lot of requests for the juicy details of exactly what went on up in The Earl Suite and will be posting a 26 minute compilation on Porn Hub titled DuvallStrongPervs just like that on Thursday once I get all the releases signed.
        Thanks for your interest,
        Earl Pitts “Big Earl” American

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