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A.G. GancarskiNovember 8, 2016

The Springfield area of Jacksonville dealt with at least one reported vote experience problem in the first hour of Duval County Election Day voting. The Westside Church of Christ on 8th Street had people “standing with completed ballots and can’t leave until SOE shows up,” tweeted Abel Harding. Harding described a chaotic scene, including a line […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 26, 2015

Jacksonville’s City Council meets on Tuesday, and it could be a meeting dominated as much by interpersonal conflict as by legislation. One topic worthy of note: the presentation of Inspector General Thomas Cline. He gave a shaky performance last week in front of the Inspector General Selection and Retention Committee in presenting his six-month review. […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 23, 2015

On Thursday afternoon, a statement was released by former Jacksonville mayor Alvin Brown regarding the Eureka Garden financing issue, which, as we reported earlier this week, was ultimately controversial. In a letter dated October 18, Tripp Gulliford, the chairman of the Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority, mailed Mayor Lenny Curry with concerns over how “bond issuers […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 20, 2015

Jacksonville City Council chambers was largely empty Tuesday afternoon, except for those proposed for appointments to Jacksonville boards and commissions, a smattering of reporters, political junkies, and a TV camera. The latter parties were there to document the moves that Mayor Lenny Curry contends are necessary to execute his vision, moves that opponents – most prominently Councilman […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 16, 2015

A proposal to appoint four new members to Jacksonville’s Planning Commission will be considered at next week’s City Council meeting, Florida Politics has learned. The moves comes despite two of the members slated for replacement have not yet resigned. The situation will likely dismay and inflame critics of the Lenny Curry administration’s board appointment policy. […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 5, 2015

The July fundraising totals for Donnie Horner, the establishment choice among the six Republicans in the crowded HD11 race to replace term-limited Janet Adkins, are in. An $8,400 July pushes Horner’s grand total up to $52,850. July featured a number of donations from familiar names. Ben Frisch, Chartrand, WW Gay, and the Fiorentino Group all gave $1,000. Local bank executive Abel […]


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