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A.G. GancarskiNovember 12, 2018

With Jacksonville’s leading Republican officeholders all in for the Ron DeSantis campaign, October fundraising for their 2019 campaigns was on the back burner. And why not? Though Jacksonville has a Democratic plurality, and statewide candidates Bill Nelson, Andrew Gillum, and Nikki Fried all won here, local Republicans have no reason to doubt their ability to hold serve based on […]

Jacob OglesAugust 27, 2018

The family of U.S. Sen. John McCain, Arizona’s senior senator and the 2008 Republican nominee for president, announced his death after a lengthy battle with cancer. Florida’s political leaders remembered the longtime Senate leader. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, elected in 2010, issued a statement mourning McCain. “John McCain’s sacrifices to his country are immeasurable. With his […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 31, 2018

Christian Whitfield, a Republican whose last run for elected office resulted in a 34-percentage-point loss to state Rep. Kim Daniels in 2016, is launching a bid for Jacksonville City Council. Whitfield is running in At-Large Group 1, a citywide position now held by former Jacksonville City Council President Anna Brosche. Brosche was at odds with Jacksonville Mayor Lenny […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 15, 2016

Another Democrat has filed for the House District 14 seat held by termed-out Jacksonville Democrat Rep. Mia Jones. Gracie McCastler, a former elementary school teacher in Duval County, entered the race Feb. 11, making her the fourth Democrat vying to replace Jones, who has served in the Florida House since 2008. McCastler joins former Jacksonville City Council members […]


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