Tag: “A Safe Jacksonville”
Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes. Image via The Associated Press.

A.G. GancarskiMarch 15, 2018
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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Sheriff Mike Williams both showed quiet February fundraising for their re-election bids. Curry, who filed this month for re-election, did not report fundraising yet for his campaign account. The same holds true for the local “Jacksonville on the Rise” committee set up to support the re-election (though with a six-figure ad buy, […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 9, 2018
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How to describe the January fundraising for political committees of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Sheriff Mike Williams? In a phrase: “Ho-hum.” Curry’s “Build Something That Lasts” brought in just $34,000, constituting the committee’s slowest month since May 2017. Except for $5,000 from Comcast, all of that money was local. The bulk of the $15,822 spent went to […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 29, 2017
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Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams filed for re-election Tuesday, opening a campaign account and launching an operation well ahead of the 2019 vote. Despite the formal filing for re-election, it’s clear that Williams has been working in that direction for months. Williams’ political committee, “A Safe Jacksonville,” has raised $154,000, and has $131,000 on hand. The committee’s […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 15, 2017
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“A Safe Jacksonville,” the political committee of Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams, cleared $100K cash on hand in August. August, of course, was the first deployment of the committee’s muscle: a well-timed poll from the committee, dropped during budget hearings, helped the Sheriff make his case that his department needs 100 new officers. Williams’ committee brought in […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 7, 2017

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July was the first month of fundraising for future State House Speaker Paul Renner‘s political committees since he won the honor in late June. Some observers may have anticipated an avalanche of activity, but in reality the committees had modest contributions and spends. “Florida Foundation for Liberty,” Renner’s primary committee, brought in just $25,500 in July […]


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